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The more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite.

The more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? A slightly more complete version of the quote is as follows: My love as deep [as the sea]; the more I give to thee, The more I have, for both are infinite. While this is […]

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My heart is ever at your service.

My heart is ever at your service. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? In the play, the words are spoken by Captain Alcibiades, who first pleads for Timon’s life, then (having been banished from Athens for trying save Timon) later revenges himself on those who exiled him, and conspired against Timon. (Timon of Athens [date uncertain, […]

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All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players.

All the world’s a stage & all the men and women merely players. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? This is one of the more famous quotes of the Bard. It is said by Jaques: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, […]

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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. – William Shakespeare What does that mean? This line is from the Bard’s play “All’s Well That Ends Well“, Act 1 Scene 1, where the line is spoken by the mother to the son. This quote is truly worthy life advice for one who is being sent […]

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…though with a little axe…

Many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest-timber’d oak. – William Shakespeare Quoting directly from The Third part of King Henry the Sixth, Act 2, Scene 1 (5th and 6th lines from the Messenger) “And many strokes, though with a little axe / Hew down and fell the hardest-timber’d oak.” What does […]

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