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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

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
La vie n'est qu'une ombre qui passe, un pauvre acteur
Qui s'agite et parade une heure, sur la scène,
Puis on ne l'entend plus. C'est un récit
Plein de bruit, de fureur, qu'un idiot raconte
Et qui n'a pas de sens.





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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: shadow


Quotes

Quotes for: shadow


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





Even a single hair casts a shadow.





Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.





All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.





Men are the dreams of a shadow.
Pindar  





Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in one's own sunshine.











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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