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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare

Known during his lifetime as a gifted actor, poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, was also an impresario, owning the most successful of all London theaters, The Globe, which opened in 1599. During his life, Shakespeare authored an estimated 37 plays, 154 sonnets, two narrative poems and two" lost plays". He is only known to have graduated from grammar school, there being no records of…

Date of Birth: April 26, 1564
Date of Death: April 23, 1616


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"Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." William Shakespeare
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"In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em." William Shakespeare
The complete works of William Shakespeare: Volume 5, (1881) pg. 185 Spoken by the character Malvolio in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Malvolio himself has been described as Puritan, and hating things of fun and pleasure. Throughout the play he is the target of abuse by the other characters. Add Category or Author

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"My words fly up, my thoughts remain below: Words without thoughts never to heaven go" William Shakespeare
Hamlet Act III scene iii Spoken by the antagonist of the play, Claudius (uncle to Hamlet himself). The quote above is when he realizes he will not be able to repent and continues to sin against accepted social morals. Add Category or Author

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"The more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite." William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet Act II, scene ii "Spoken by Juliet to Romeo, the lines before the quote read, "My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep..." Add Category or Author

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"To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first." William Shakespeare
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"This above all: To your own self, be true." William Shakespeare
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"A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow." William Shakespeare
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"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind." William Shakespeare
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"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt." William Shakespeare
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"But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, All losses are restored and sorrows end." William Shakespeare
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"They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love never did run smooth. Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love." William Shakespeare
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"The course of true love never did run smooth." William Shakespeare
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"Love is a wonderful, terrible thing" William Shakespeare
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"To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days." William Shakespeare
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"Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find." William Shakespeare
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"Ambition should be made of sterner stuff - Julius Caesar" William Shakespeare
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"Friendship is constant in all other things, Save in the office and affairs of love." William Shakespeare
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"A woman would run through fire and water for such a kind heart." William Shakespeare
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"How far that little candle throws his beams!" William Shakespeare
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"There was a star danced, and under that was I born." William Shakespeare
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"Many can brook (endure) the weather that love not the wind" William Shakespeare
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Documents that Mention William Shakespeare

Denise Gangnes - February 03, 2012 , Shakespeare or not Shakespeare Quotes that May Surprise You!
Robb Zerr - March 23, 2012 , Speaking of Greatness, Shakespeare
Robb Zerr - April 05, 2012 , William Shakespeare's Recipe for Witches Brew




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