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William Shakespeare

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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
Source: The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Car rien n'est en soi bon ou mauvais, la pensée le rend tel.”
William Shakespeare - La Tragique Histoire d'Hamlet, prince de Danemark

German
Denn an sich ist nichts weder gut noch schlimm; das Denken macht es erst dazu.”
William Shakespeare - Die Tragödie von Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark




See also  

See also...



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Then donʼt conclude that what is not beautiful is ugly or what is not good is bad.”
Plato - Symposium

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What is done out of love always takes place beyond good and evil.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil

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True and False are attributes of speech, not of things. And where speech is not, there is neither Truth nor Falsehood.”
Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan




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Quotes for: to think:


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He who thinks little, errs much.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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I think, therefore I am.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Men should strive to think much and know little.”
Democritus
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
Henri Bergson
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Quotes for: good:


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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
Abbé Pierre
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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Quotes for: evil:


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One of the most important and most difficult arts is to unlearn vice.”
Antisthenes
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The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.”
Albert Camus - The Plague
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Antisthenes used to say that the most useful science was to unlearn evil.”
François Fénelon
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.”
Albert Einstein
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.”
François Rabelais
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Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - Art Poétique
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William Shakespeare also said...


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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”
William Shakespeare - Romeo und Julia
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Meet the time as it seeks us.”
William Shakespeare
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Weigh oath with oath, and you will nothing weigh.”
William Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Nothing can come of nothing.”
William Shakespeare - King Lear
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Brevity is the soul of wit.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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