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William Shakespeare

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Biography : English poet, playwright and actor.
Born: 1564 - Died: 1616
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  



To be, or not to be, that is the question.

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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.

William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.
William Shakespeare - Much Ado About Nothing  






What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;

William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia  



What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;

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Meet the time as it seeks us.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Cymbeline  






Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice  






Nothing can come of nothing.
William Shakespeare - King Lear  






Brevity is the soul of wit.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice  



How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.




It is a wise father that knows his own child.
William Shakespeare  






If music be the food of love, play on.
William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night  






Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
William Shakespeare - All's Well That Ends Well  






For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






What's done cannot be undone.
William Shakespeare - Macbeth  






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 - The Tragedy of Julius Caesar  






All things are ready, if our mind be so.
William Shakespeare  






Thou canst not speak of that thou dost not feel.
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia  






The rest is silence.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






All the world's a stage.
William Shakespeare - As you like it  






I have lived long enough : my way of life
Is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf.

William Shakespeare - Macbeth  






Weigh oath with oath, and you will nothing weigh.
William Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream  






All that glisters is not gold.
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice  






A good moral, my lord: it is not enough to speak, but to speak true.
William Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream  



A good moral, my lord: it is not enough to speak, but to speak true.




We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
William Shakespeare - The Tempest  






What is past is prologue.
William Shakespeare - The Tempest  






For there was never yet philosopher
That could endure the toothache patiently.

William Shakespeare  






Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
William Shakespeare - Venus and Adonis  






My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  






This above all: to thine own self be true.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark  



This above all: to thine own self be true.




Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.
William Shakespeare - Henry IV, Part 2  










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