Only a few industrious Scots perhaps, who indeed are dispersed over the face of the whole earth. But as for them, there are no greater friends to Englishmen and England, when they are out on't, in the world, than they are. And for my own part, I would a hundred thousand of them were there [Virginia] for we are all one countrymen now, ye know, and we should find ten times more comfort of them there than we do here.
We know our will is free, and there's an end on't.
[a character in Mr Puff's play within a play,'The Spanish Armanda'] Perdition catch my soul but I do love thee. : Haven't I heard that line before? : No, I fancy not.Where pray? :Yes, I think there is something like it in Othello. : Gad! now you put me in mind on't, I believe there isbut that's of no consequence; all that can be said is, that two people happened to hit upon the same thoughtand Shakespeare made use of it first, that's all.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another: you jig, you amble, and you lisp, and nickname God's creatures, and make your wantonness your ignorance. Go to, I'll no more on't; it hath made me mad.william shakespeare
It is a basilisk unto mine eye, Kills me to look on't.william shakespeare
You taught me language; and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse. The red plague rid you For learning me your language!william shakespeare
Second Murderer: I am one, my liege, Whom the vile blows and buffets of the world Have so incens'd, that I am reckless what I do To spite the world. First Murderer: And I another, So weary with disasters, tugg'd with fortune, That I would set my life on any chance, To mend it, or be rid on't.