Little is known of the world's most famous playwright, to whom 37 plays and 154 sonnets are credited. Nevertheless, Shakespeare's legacy and influence endure many centuries after his death.
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Showing 1 through 16 of 16 quotations by William Shakespeare.
"All the world's a stage,
"And thus I clothe my naked villany
"Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie, Which we ascribe to heaven."
"Life is tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
"This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man."
"What's in a name? That which we call a rose
"This above all: to thine own self be true."
"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt."
"The course of true love never did run smooth."
"Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once."
"I have had a dream, past the wit of man to say what dream it was."
"Oh God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!"
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."
"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."
"For many men that stumble at the threshold are well forewarned that danger lurks within."
"And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything."