The fashion of the world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it.
 William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing (1600). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source Much Ado About Nothing
Topic trouble world cost
Date 1600
Language English
Note Written between 1598 and 1599


“You'l ne're run mad Neece
Bea. No, not till a hot Ianuary
Mess. Don Pedro is approach'd.
Enter don Pedro, Claudio, Benedicke, Balthasar, and Iohn the bastard. Pedro. Good Signior Leonato, you are come to meet your trouble: the fashion of the world is to auoid cost, and you encounter it
Leon. Neuer came trouble to my house in the likenes of your Grace: for trouble being gone, comfort should remaine: but when you depart from me, sorrow abides, and happinesse takes his leaue
Pedro.” source

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