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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

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



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Source: The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice

Internet Archive - Shakespeare - Othello, the moor of Venice (en) 




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Notre corps est notre jardin, et notre volonté en est le jardinier.

German
Unser Körper ist unser Garten, und unser Wille der Gärtner.




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We must cultivate our garden.

All of us harbour in ourselves hidden gardens and plantations;




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A healthy mind in a healthy body.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
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With most people the heart grows old with the body.
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The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
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Pessimism comes from the temperament, optimism from the will.
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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
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We have more strength than will; and it is often merely for an excuse we say things are impossible.
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Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
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The will of man is his happiness.
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Quotes for: garden


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If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
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What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
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I want death to find me planting my cabbages, but careless of death, and still more of my unfinished garden.
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William Shakespeare also said...


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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Weigh oath with oath, and you will nothing weigh.
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