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"My heart doth joy that yet in all my life I found no man but he was true to me."
"Let me have men about me that are fat;
Shamest thou to show thy dangerous brow by night, When evils are most free?"
"The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones."
"There is a tide in the affairs of men,
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune;
Is bound in shallows and in miseries."
"What is it that you would impart to me?
The name of honor more than I fear death.”
"O, what a fall was there, my countrymen ! Then I, and you, and all of us fell down, Whilst bloody treason flourish'd over us.'
"When these prodigies
Do so conjointly meet, let not men say, 'These are their reasons; they are natural.'"'
"Thou hast described
A hot friend cooling; ever note, Lucilius,
"But I am constant as the northern star, Of whose true-fix'd and resting quality There is no fellow in the firmament."
"Who is here so base that would be a bondman? If any, speak; for him have I offended."
"You are not wood, you are not stones, but men.
"His life was gentle, and the elements
So mixed in him that Nature might stand up,
"This was the most unkindest cut of all."
'Swear priests and cowards and men cautelous,
"Thou art the ruins of the noblest man
"If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.'
"Why, now, blow wind, swell billow, and swim bark!
"Cowards die many times before their deaths;
"Break up the senate till another time,
When Cæsar's wife shall meet with better dreams.""
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