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William Shakespeare

Quote of William Shakespeare - To be, or not to be...


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


Note  

Note



To be, or not to be, that is the question:
Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune;
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them?



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

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Translation  

Translation

(German, French, Spanish, Italian)


German
Sein oder Nichtsein, das ist hier die Frage.”
William Shakespeare - Die Tragödie von Hamlet, Prinz von Dänemark

French
Être ou ne pas être : telle est la question.”
William Shakespeare - La Tragique Histoire d'Hamlet, prince de Danemark

Spanish
Ser o no ser, esa es la cuestión.”

Italian
Essere o non essere, questo è il problema.”




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Only he who loves something is something; to be nothing and to love nothing are identical.”
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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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Nothing can come of nothing.”
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Brevity is the soul of wit.”
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
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