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Biography - William Shakespeare:

English poet, playwright and actor.
Born: 1564 - Died: 1616
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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





Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Jamais ne vécut philosophe qui pût en patience endurer le mal de dents.

German
Denn noch bis jetzt gab's keinen Philosophen, der mit Geduld Zahnweh konnt' ertragen.




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Put the world’s greatest philosopher on a plank that is wider than need be: if there is a precipice below, although his reason may convince him that he is safe, his imagination will prevail. Many could not even stand the thought of it without going pale and breaking into a sweat.




Quotes for: philosopher


Quotes

Quotes for: philosopher


Whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities.





Clarity is the good faith of philosophers.





I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'





The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.





The beard does not make the philosopher.
  





To the poet, to the philosopher, to the saint, all things are friendly and sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine.











Quotes for: patience


Quotes

Quotes for: patience


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





Patience and time do more than strength or passion.





Everything comes in time to those who can wait.





It is always the impatience to win that causes someone to lose.





Patience reveals the soul's hidden riches.





Only it takes time to be happy. A lot of time. Happiness, too, is a long patience.











Quotes

William Shakespeare also said...


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





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






Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.





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






Meet the time as it seeks us.





Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.












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