William Shakespeare quote about desire from As You Like It - Can one desire too much of a good thing?
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Can one desire too much of a good thing?
 William Shakespeare, As You Like It (1623). copy citation

Author William Shakespeare
Source As You Like It
Topic desire
Date 1623
Language English
Note Written between 1598 and 1599
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1523/1523-h/1523-h.htm


“And wilt thou have me? ROSALIND Ay, and twenty such. ORLANDO What sayest thou? ROSALIND Are you not good? ORLANDO I hope so. ROSALIND Why then, can one desire too much of a good thing?—Come, sister, you shall be the priest, and marry us.—Give me your hand, Orlando:—What do you say, sister? ORLANDO Pray thee, marry us. CELIA I cannot say the words. ROSALIND You must begin,—"Will you, Orlando"— CELIA Go to:—Will you, Orlando, have to wife this Rosalind? ORLANDO I will.” source

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