William Shakespeare

Country United Kingdom
Born Sunday, 26 April 1564
Quotes 675
William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself. Uncategorized
God bless thee; and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty! Uncategorized
Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught. Uncategorized
For they are yet ear-kissing arguments. Uncategorized
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood. Uncategorized
Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude. Uncategorized
Be great in act, as you have been in thought. Uncategorized
Assume a virtue, if you have it not. Uncategorized
And since you know you cannot see yourself, so well as by reflection, I, your glass, will modestly discover to yourself, that of yourself which you yet know not of. Uncategorized
Action is eloquence. Uncategorized
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. Uncategorized
As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words. Uncategorized
If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge? Uncategorized
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. Uncategorized
Expectation is the root of all heartache. Uncategorized
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. Uncategorized
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. Uncategorized
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. Uncategorized
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. Uncategorized
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. Uncategorized