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The Merchant of Venice

In sooth, I know not why I am so sad. It wearies me, you say it wearies you.
The Merchant of Venice sad
My ventures are not in one bottom trusted, Nor to one place.
The Merchant of Venice trust
Now, by two-headed Janus, Nature hath fram'd strange fellows in her time.
The Merchant of Venice time
Though Nestor swear the jest be laughable.
The Merchant of Venice laugh
You have too much respect upon the world: They lose it that do buy it with much care.
The Merchant of Venice world
Antonio: I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; A stage, where every man must play a part, And mine a sad one. Gratiano Let me play the fool.
The Merchant of Venice art
Why should a man whose blood is warm within, Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster?
The Merchant of Venice war
There are a sort of men, whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond; And do a willful stillness entertain, With purpose to be dress'd in an opinion Of wisdom, gravity, profound conceit; As who should say, I am Sir Oracle, And when I ope my lips, let no dog bark!"
The Merchant of Venice wisdom
I do know of these, That therefore only are reputed wise, For saying nothing.
The Merchant of Venice wise
Fish not with this melancholy bait, For this fool-gudgeon, this opinion.
The Merchant of Venice wit
Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in all Venice. His reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff: you shall seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search.
The Merchant of Venice man
In my school-days, when I had lost one shaft, I shot his fellow of the self-same flight The self-same way, with more advised watch, To find the other forth; and by adventuring both, I oft found both.
The Merchant of Venice light
In Belmont is a lady richly left; And she is fair, and fairer than that word, Of wondrous virtues. Sometimes from her eyes I did receive fair speechless messages.
The Merchant of Venice time
Her sunny locks Hang on her temples like a golden fleece.
The Merchant of Venice sun
They are as sick that surfeit with too much, as they that starve with nothing. It is no mean happiness, therefore, to be seated in the mean; superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.
The Merchant of Venice happiness
If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men’s cottages princes’ palaces.
The Merchant of Venice men
The brain may devise laws for the blood; but a hot temper leaps o’er a cold decree.
The Merchant of Venice law
He doth nothing but talk of his horse.
The Merchant of Venice
God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man.
The Merchant of Venice man
When he is best, he is a little worse than a man; and when he is worst, he is little better than a beast.
The Merchant of Venice man
I dote on his very absence.
The Merchant of Venice
My meaning in saying he is a good man, is, to have you understand me that he is sufficient.
The Merchant of Venice man
Ships are but boards, sailors but men: there be land-rats and water-rats, water-thieves and land-thieves.
The Merchant of Venice men
I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following; but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you.
The Merchant of Venice you
If I can catch him once upon the hip, I will feed fat the ancient grudge I bear him. He hates our sacred nation; and he rails, Even there where merchants most do congregate, On me, my bargains, and my well-won thrift, Which he calls interest.
The Merchant of Venice hate
The devil can cite scripture for his purpose. An evil soul producing holy witness, Is like a villain with a smiling cheek; A goodly apple rotten at the heart: O, what a goodly outside falsehood hath!
The Merchant of Venice art
For when did friendship take A breed for barren metal of his friend?
The Merchant of Venice friendship
O father Abram! what these Christians are, Whose own hard dealings teaches them suspect The thoughts of others!
The Merchant of Venice thoughts
I like not fair terms and a villain's mind.
The Merchant of Venice mind
Ships are but boards, sailors but men: there be land-rats and water-rats, water-thieves and land-thieves.Shylock, scene iii
The Merchant of Venice men
The brain may devise laws for the blood; but a hot temper leaps o’er a cold decree.Portia, scene ii
The Merchant of Venice law

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