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Be true to thyself. ...
by William Shakespeare

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

Related topics: Values Wisdom

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare PHOTO

 

Expectation is the root of all heartache.
- William Shakespeare

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The golden age is before us, not behind us.
- William Shakespeare

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There is nothing either good or bad,
but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

O! beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-eyed monster which
doth mock the meat it feeds on.
- William Shakespeare

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
- William Shakespeare

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
- William Shakespeare

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

Love sought is good,
but given unsought is better.
- William Shakespeare

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
- William Shakespeare

Love is blind.
- William Shakespeare

In time we hate that which we often fear.
- William Shakespeare

Parting is such sweet sorrow.
- William Shakespeare

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

A peace is of the nature of a conquest;
for then both parties nobly are subdued,
and neither party loser.
- William Shakespeare

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
by any other name would smell as sweet
- William Shakespeare

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench
the fire of love with words.
- William Shakespeare

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Many a man his life hath sold
but my outside to behold.
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
- William Shakespeare

Being born is like being kidnapped.
And then sold into slavery.
- William Shakespeare

An overflow of good converts to bad.
- William Shakespeare

But men are men; the best sometimes forget.
- William Shakespeare

Absence from those we love is self from self -
a deadly banishment.
- William Shakespeare

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great,
some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
- William Shakespeare

And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
- William Shakespeare

As he was valiant, I honour him.
But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
- William Shakespeare

Brevity is the soul of wit.
- William Shakespeare

Boldness be my friend.
- William Shakespeare

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods;
they kill us for their sport.
- William Shakespeare

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
- William Shakespeare

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
- William Shakespeare

Alas, I am a woman friendless, hopeless!
- William Shakespeare

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
- William Shakespeare

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
- William Shakespeare

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
- William Shakespeare

All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.
- William Shakespeare

Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried,
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel;
But do not dull thy palm with entertainment
Of each new- hatch'd, unfledg'd comrade.
- William Shakespeare

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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