Ideas of William Shakespeare, by Theme

[British, 1564 - 1616, Playwright in London.]

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 7. Despair over Philosophy
For there was never yet philosopher/ That could endure the toothache patiently
2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 1. On Reason
Good reasons must give way to better
20. Action / B. Preliminaries of Action / 2. Willed Action / b. Volitionism
The cause of my action is in my will
25. Social Practice / E. Policies / 1. War / b. Justice in war
Our obedience to the king erases any crimes we commit for him