William Shakespeare Quotes (4075 quotes)
“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.”
As You Like It (1599–1600), Act II, scene vii.
Henry the Sixth, Part Three, p. 317, Oxford University Press (2001), ISBN:9780192831415
Hamlet (1600-1601), Act II, scene ii
“Here is my journey's end, here is my butt And very sea-mark of my utmost sail.”
Othello act 5, sc. 2, l. 267 (1602–1604)
“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 (1603), I.3.78
Hamlet (1600-1601), Act III, scene i
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Shakespeare
Born: April 26, 1564
Died: April 23, 1616 (aged 51)
Occupation: Dramatist, playwright, poet, actor
Bio: William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the Bard of Avon. His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”