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Born in April 26, 1564 / Died in April 23, 1616 / United Kingdom / English

Quotes by William Shakespeare

False face must hide what the false heart doth know.
When we are born we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.
I dote on his very absence.
Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
He lives in fame that died in virtue's cause.
Lawless are they that make their wills their law.
Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself.
If you have tears, prepare to shed them now.
He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
He does it with better grace, but I do it more natural.
Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
Farewell, fair cruelty.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
To their right praise and true perfection!
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
Words, words, mere words, no matter from the heart.
Art made tongue-tied by authority.
I bear a charmed life.
My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.
The wheel is come full circle.
How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.