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Quotation by Shakespeare
Theseus. The best in this kind are but shadows; and the worst are no worse, if imagination amend them. Hippolyta. It must be your imagination then, and not theirs. Theseus. If we imagine no worse of them than they of themselves, they may pass for excellent men.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Theseus and Hippolyta, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, sc. 1, l. 211-6.
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