WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE QUOTES

"Just live for yourself and before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you pray, forgive. Before you hurt, feel. Before you hate, love. Before you quit, try. Before you die, live."
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
English poet

Quotes on Success:

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Have more than you show, speak less than you know.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
Always the wrong person gives you the right lesson in life.
Knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
The eyes are the window to your soul.

"All that glitters is not gold."

Quotes on Love:

Speak low if you speak love.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
Love goes by haps; Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.
The stroke of death is as a lovers pinch, Which hurts and is desired.
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
I love you more than words can wield the matter, Dearer than eyesight, space and liberty.
Love is like a child, That longs for everything it can come by.
Love is blind, and lovers cannot see, The pretty follies that themselves commit.
Lovers can do their amorous rites by their own beauties.
Love is begun by time, And time qualifies the spark and fire of it.

About

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist. He is popularly known as England’s national poet and the Bard. Shakespeare’s works, including collaborations, consist of 39 plays, 154 sonnets, and two long narrative poems. 

Shakespeare wrote most of his known works between 1589-1613. Till 1608, he wrote mainly tragedies, among them Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth, all considered to be among the finest works in the English language. During the last phase of his life, Shakespeare wrote tragicomedies and collaborated with other playwrights.

John Heminges and Henry Condell were friends and fellow actors of Shakespeare. In 1623 they published the First Folio, a posthumous collected edition of Shakespeare’s dramatic works that included all but two of his plays. 

Shakespeare’s works have withstood the test of time and remain popular till date. His plays have been translated into numerous languages and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.