When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools
 William Shakespeare, King Lear (1623). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source King Lear
Topic foolishness crying birth
Date 1623
Language English
Note Written between 1603 and 1606
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Thou know'st, the first time that we smell the air We wawl and cry. I will preach to thee. Mark.
Glou. Alack, alack the day!
Lear. When we are born, we cry that we are come
To this great stage of fools. This' a good block.
It were a delicate stratagem to shoe A troop of horse with felt. I'll put't in proof,
And when I have stol'n upon these sons-in-law, Then kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill!” source

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