What are Shakespeare’s Most Famous Quotes? ” To be, or not to be: that is the question : “This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, “Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.” -Julius Caesar, Act II, Scene II. “Men at some time are masters of their fates:
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. I wasted time , and now doth time waste me.
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. That one may smile and smile and be a villain. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in our philosophy .
15 Words Invented by Shakespeare Bandit. Henry VI, Part 2. 1594. Critic. Love’s Labour Lost. 1598. Dauntless. Henry VI, Part 3. 1616. Dwindle. Henry IV, Part 1. 1598. Elbow (as a verb) King Lear. 1608. Green-Eyed (to describe jealousy) The Merchant of Venice. 1600. Lackluster. As You Like It. 1616. Lonely. Coriolanus. 1616.
The 100 Most Famous Quotes of All Time “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. “If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.” –
21 of the World’s Most Powerful Quotes Updated For Today “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Gandhi. “Everybody is a genius. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” — George Bernhard Shaw. “He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because he fears.” — Michel De Montaigne.
Speech: “To be, or not to be , that is the question” While William Shakespeare’s reputation is based primarily on his plays, he became famous first as a poet.
Many people believe William Shakespeare is the best British writer of all time. His many works are about life, love, death, revenge, grief, jealousy, murder, magic and mystery. He wrote the blockbuster plays of his day – some of his most famous are Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Hamlet.
Shakespeare , however, had the wit and wisdom to steal plots and ideas from a lot of the plays of that era and top them with better poetry. He also had more insight into characters’ feelings and motives, and cleverer handling of light and dark, change of pace, and the weighing up of right and wrong.
Famous Quotations from Macbeth Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Fair is foul, and foul is fair. (1.1.13), Weird Sisters. Out, damned spot! out, I say! Something wicked this way comes. The milk of human kindness. It is a tale. This is a sorry sight. When shall we three meet again.
That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet” ( Quote from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare , ca.
Only at the last does he break off, uttering his enigmatic last words : ‘The rest is silence’. These may indicate that Hamlet sees death as offering the relief he desires or that he chooses to stop speaking in favor of contemplating his approaching death. It might be that he simply cannot speak any longer.
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But the truth is everyone in Hamlet acts shamelessly and for us the moral of the play is the production of shame in its audience. Not too much, just enough. “Stay, Illusion!” Illusion is the only means to action.