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35 William Shakespeare Quotes On Wisdom

Of all the facts about William Shakespeare, one of the strangest of all is that, even though he is considered as the best writer of the English Language that there has ever been, Shakespeare didn’t actually write all the words of some of his plays. However, several people say that William Shakespeare didn’t write any of his works at all and that William Shakespeare was just a pen name that was used by some other writers of his time. Whatever the truth, many of Shakespeare’s words and expressions are still used in the English Language today. These William Shakespeare quotes are interesting and fun to read.

It is a fact about William Shakespeare that he was a productive writer. He wrote 154 poems and 38 plays, but not all the words that are attributed to the bard of Avon were his own. It was pretty common in those days for writers to give some of their writing to others and Shakespeare was no exclusion. One of the stranger truths about William Shakespeare is that it is believed that his own children could well have been uneducated. It is known that his father signed with his mark, rather than his signature, and William Shakespeare was possibly the only person in his family who could read and write.

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35 William Shakespeare Quotes

  1. Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him”. William Shakespeare
  2. “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” William Shakespeare
  3. “Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” William Shakespeare
  4. “But, for my own part, it was Greek to me”. William Shakespeare

  5. “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” William Shakespeare

  6. “By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.” William Shakespeare
  7. “Though she be but little, she is fierce!” William Shakespeare
  8. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” William Shakespeare
  9. “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” William Shakespeare
  10. God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.” William Shakespeare

  11. “To be, or not to be: that is the question.” Williams Shakespeare
  12. “But, soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.” William Shakespeare
  13. “I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” William Shakespeare
  14. “Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.” William Shakespeare
  15. “All that glitters is not gold.” William Shakespeare

  16. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” William Shakespeare
  17. “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.” William Shakespeare
  18. “Lord, what fools these mortals be!” William Shakespeare
  19. “My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.” William Shakespeare
  20. “Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry”. William Shakespeare

  21. “The course of true love never did run smooth.” William Shakespeare
  22. “Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.” William Shakespeare
  23. “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.” William Shakespeare
  24. “The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.” William Shakespeare
  25. “The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief.” William Shakespeare

  26. “Out, out, brief candle! 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.” William Shakespeare
  27. “Full fathom five thy father lies, of his bones are coral made. Those are pearls that were his eyes. Nothing of him that doth fade, but doth suffer a sea-change into something rich and strange.” William Shakespeare
  28. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” William Shakespeare
  29. “This above all: to thine own self be true”. William Shakespeare
  30. “As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.” William Shakespeare

  31. “Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.” William Shakespeare
  32. “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.” William Shakespeare
  33. “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” William Shakespeare
  34. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” William Shakespeare
  35. “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” William Shakespeare

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