It is a wise father that knows his own child.
Oh! how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
Out of this nettle - danger - we pluck this flower - safety.
Present mirth hath present laughter, what's to come is still unsure.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
You know that love will creep in service when it cannot go.
Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.
If she be made of white and red, Her faults will ne'er be known, For blushing cheeks by faults are bred, And fears by pale white shown: Then if she fear or be to blame, By this you shall not know, For still her cheeks possess the same, Which native she doth owe.
I am not worthy of the wealth I owe, nor dare I say 'tis mine, and yet it is; but, like a timorous thief, most fain would steal what law does vouch mine own.