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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Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them. Uncategorized
Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself. Uncategorized
Don't trust the person who has broken faith once. Uncategorized
All that live must die, passing through nature to eternity. Uncategorized
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find. Uncategorized
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. Uncategorized
He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. Uncategorized
There is no education like adversity. Uncategorized
Enduring habits I hate.... Yes, at the very bottom of my soul I feel grateful to all my misery and bouts of sickness and everything about me that is imperfect, because this sort of thing leaves me with a hundred backdoors through which I can escape from enduring habits. Uncategorized
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. Uncategorized
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. Uncategorized
Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven. Uncategorized
Hell is empty and all the devils are here. Uncategorized
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another. Uncategorized
Absence from those we love is self from self - a deadly banishment. Uncategorized
If music be the food of love, play on. 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
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. Uncategorized
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Uncategorized