Without the First Folio of Shakespeare's plays, we would not have these common phrases in the English language today.
Fair is foul, and foul is fair...
- Macbeth, 1.1.12
Double, double toil and trouble;
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
- Macbeth, 4.1.10-11
There is something in the wind...
- The Comedy of Errors, 3.1.107
Et tu, Bruté?
- Julius Caesar, 3.1.85
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.
- Julius Caesar, 3.2.82
Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.
- The Tempest, 2.2.40-41
How beauteous mankind is! O, brave new world
That has such people in it.
- The Tempest. 5.1.17-18