When love begins to sicken and decay, it useth an enforced ceremony.
 William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar (1623). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source Julius Caesar
Topic love fake
Date 1623
Language English
Note Written in 1599
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But not with such familiar instances, Nor with such free and friendly conference, As he hath used of old. BRUTUS. Thou hast described
A hot friend cooling. Ever note, Lucilius,
When love begins to sicken and decay It useth an enforced ceremony. There are no tricks in plain and simple faith; But hollow men, like horses hot at hand, Make gallant show and promise of their mettle; But when they should endure the bloody spur, They fall their crests and like deceitful jades” source

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