Famous Quotes / Quotations from The Comedy of Erro
The quotes from The Comedy of Errors are amongst Shakespeare's most famous and include 'time comes stealing'. Details of this famous quote, and others, follow, complete with information regarding the Act and the Scene, allowing a quick reference to the section of the play that these quotations can be found in. Please click here for the full text of the script of the play.
"For slander lives upon succession,
For ever housed where it gets possession". (Act III, Scene I)
"It is thyself, mine own self's better part;
Mine eye's clear eye, my dear heart's dearer heart;
My food, my fortune, and my sweet hope's aim;
My sole earth's heaven, and my heaven's claim." (Act III, Scene II)
"Time is a very bankrupt, and owes more than he's worth to season.
Nay, he's a thief, too: have you not heard men say,
That time comes stealing on by night and day?" (Act IV, Scene II)
Shakespeare makes mention of America The Comedy of Errors, Antipholus of Syracuse asks, "Where America, the Indies?" (Act III, Scene II)