The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.
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- Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once.
- Ambition should be made of sterner stuff.
- As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
- Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
- A walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more.
- That, if then I had waked after a long sleep, will make me sleep again; and then, in dreaming, the clouds me thought would open and show riches ready to drop upon me; that, when I waked I cried to dream again.