William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Sometime between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part-owner of a play... More

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William Shakespeare #Age

Photo of William Shakespeare A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
William Shakespeare #Age

Photo of William Shakespeare The golden age is before us, not behind us.
William Shakespeare #Art

Photo of William Shakespeare There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face.
William Shakespeare #Best #Men

Photo of William Shakespeare But men are men the best sometimes forget.
William Shakespeare #Best

Photo of William Shakespeare 'Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.
William Shakespeare #Courage #Love

Photo of William Shakespeare Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?
William Shakespeare #Death

Photo of William Shakespeare Cowards die many times before their deaths the valiant never taste of death but once.
William Shakespeare #Death

Photo of William Shakespeare Death is a fearful thing.
William Shakespeare #Death

Photo of William Shakespeare The stroke of death is as a lover's pinch, which hurts and is desired.
William Shakespeare #Death

Photo of William Shakespeare The valiant never taste of death but once.
William Shakespeare #Experience #Sad #Travel

Photo of William Shakespeare I had rather have a fool to make me merry than experience to make me sad and to travel for it too!
William Shakespeare #Faith #Great #Men

Photo of William Shakespeare Faith, there hath been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.
William Shakespeare #Fear #Time

Photo of William Shakespeare In time we hate that which we often fear.
William Shakespeare #Food #Love #Music

Photo of William Shakespeare If music be the food of love, play on.
William Shakespeare #Future

Photo of William Shakespeare It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
William Shakespeare #God

Photo of William Shakespeare God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.
William Shakespeare #God #Intelligence #Knowledge

Photo of William Shakespeare Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
William Shakespeare #God #Work

Photo of William Shakespeare What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
William Shakespeare #God

Photo of William Shakespeare God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another.
William Shakespeare #God

Photo of William Shakespeare O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world!
William Shakespeare #Good

Photo of William Shakespeare There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
William Shakespeare #Good #Men

Photo of William Shakespeare The evil that men do lives after them the good is oft interred with their bones.
William Shakespeare #Good

Photo of William Shakespeare An overflow of good converts to bad.
William Shakespeare #Good #Romantic

Photo of William Shakespeare Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare #Good

Photo of William Shakespeare How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.