St George And Shakespear

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St George

Today is St George’s day and in my attempt to lift the intellectual content of this blog here are a list of Shakespearean quotes which you can use to impress women and business partners.

That old song called ‘Brush Up Your Shakespeare’ from the musical Kiss Me Kate basically stated that learning Shakespeare would get you women. Well it not as easy as that but being seen as educated does impress women and knowing Shakespeare is a great starting place. 

So here is a little tip St George is patron saint of a load of places including Georgia, Portugal and Ethiopia. St George would be classed a Turkish if he was alive today and never set foot in England. If he did he would be classed as a immigrant and probably a terrorist as he was part of the crusade in the Middle East.

Anyway here are some old William Shakespeare stuff who was born and apparently died on the same day as St George is venerated in England. Therefore what a great time for a bit of edukashun!

No, I will be the pattern of all patience; I will say nothing.

Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.

What’s done can’t be undone.

Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.

Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.

If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.

They do not love that do not show their love.

Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.

Give thy thoughts no tongue.

Speak low, if you speak love.

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.

Boldness be my friend.

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.

The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.

This above all; to thine own self be true.

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

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

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

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

Kiss Me Kate – Brush Up Your Shakespeare

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