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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

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



Note 

Note




Source: The Merchant of Venice

wikisource - Merchant of Venice (en) 



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



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Vois comme cette petite chandelle répand au loin sa lumière ! Ainsi rayonne une bonne action dans un monde malveillant.

German
Wie weit die kleine Kerze Schimmer wirft! So scheint die gute Tat in arger Welt.




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See also...



A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.

It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.




Quotes for: good


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Quotes for: good


Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.
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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.
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The best is the enemy of good.
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
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Quotes for: world


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Quotes about the world:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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We admire the world through what we love.
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
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In this world we must be a little too good to be good enough.
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Quotes for: light


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Quotes about light:


To love beauty is to see light.
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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.
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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.
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What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.
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All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.
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The light, queen of colours.
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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.

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Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.
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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.
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Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners.
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