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Quotes By William Shakespeare

Nationality
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DOB
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26-04-1564
DOD
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23-04-1616

Dramatist William Shakespeare was born on 26th April 1564 AD. A British citizen, William Shakespeare was born in United Kingdom. William Shakespeare was 52 years old when he died on 23th April 1616 AD. In his life William Shakespeare was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

- The Tempest , William Shakespeare

If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.

- Twelfth Night , William Shakespeare

When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.

- Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Collection) , William Shakespeare

We know what we are, but not what we may be.

- William Shakespeare

Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

- William Shakespeare

Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.

- The Passionate Pilgrim , William Shakespeare

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

- William Shakespeare

This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.

- Hamlet , William Shakespeare

Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.

- Twelfth Night , William Shakespeare

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

- All's Well That Ends Well , William Shakespeare

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.

- Julius Caesar , William Shakespeare

Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love.

- Hamlet , William Shakespeare

I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed!

- William Shakespeare

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

- As You Like It , William Shakespeare

You speak an infinite deal of nothing.

- The Merchant of Venice , William Shakespeare

Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

- Julius Caesar , William Shakespeare

My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.

- The Taming of the Shrew , William Shakespeare

Forever, and forever, farewell, Cassius! If we do meet again, why, we shall smile; If not, why then this parting was well made.

- William Shakespeare

Farewell the tranquil mind; farewell content! Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue!

- William Shakespeare

I count myself in nothing else so happy As in a soul rememb'ring my good friends.

- William Shakespeare

The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.

- William Shakespeare

I love thee, I love but thee With a love that shall not die Till the sun grows cold And the stars grow old.

- William Shakespeare

All days are nights to see till I see thee, And nights bright days when dreams do show thee to me.

- William Shakespeare

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; The more I give to thee The more I have, For both are infinite.

- Romeo and Juliet , William Shakespeare

A friend is one that knows you as you are and understands where you have been, accepts what you have become and still gently allows you to grow.

- William Shakespeare

Graze on my lips; and if those hills be dry, stray lower, where the pleasant fountains lie.

- William Shakespeare

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

- William Shakespeare

I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.

- William Shakespeare

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.

- Measure for Measure , William Shakespeare

Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.

- William Shakespeare

He who has injured thee was either stronger or weaker than thee. If weaker, spare him; if stronger, spare thyself.

- William Shakespeare

Love is not love when it is mingled with regards that stand aloof from the entire point.

- William Shakespeare

Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.

- Julius Caesar , William Shakespeare

Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.

- Julius Caesar , William Shakespeare

Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head.

- William Shakespeare

He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man.

- William Shakespeare

The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.

- Julius Caesar , William Shakespeare

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...

- As You Like It , William Shakespeare

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

- A Midsummer Night's Dream , William Shakespeare

The art of our necessities is strange, and can make vile things precious.

- William Shakespeare

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