Famous William Shakespeare Quotes

03 Mar 2020 By Cool & Famous Quotes

Shakespare is an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. Shakespare quotes are known for their beauty, some comical; some for their everyday truths and some for their wisdom.

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Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
–William Shakespeare

 

Don't waste your love on somebody, who doesn't value it.
–William Shakespeare

 

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. I would not change it.
–William Shakespeare

 

Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
–William Shakespeare

 

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
–William Shakespeare

 

Of all the wonders that I have heard,It seems to me most strange that men should fear;Seeing death, a necessary end,Will come when it will come.(Act II, Scene 2)
–William Shakespeare

 

Under loves heavy burden do I sink.--Romeo
–William Shakespeare

 

They do not love that do not show their love.
–William Shakespeare

 

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.
–William Shakespeare

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The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
–William Shakespeare

 

My only love sprung from my only hate!Too early seen unknown, and known too late!Prodigious birth of love it is to me,That I must love a loathed enemy.
–William Shakespeare

 

Doubt thou the stars are fire;Doubt that the sun doth move;Doubt truth to be a liar;But never doubt I love.
–William Shakespeare

 

Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake- its everything except what it is! (Act 1, scene 1)
–William Shakespeare

 

I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell,To die upon the hand I love so well.
–William Shakespeare

 

I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.
–William Shakespeare

 

...Who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make love known?
–William Shakespeare

 

Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
–William Shakespeare

 

So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
–William Shakespeare

 

Doubt thou the stars are fire;Doubt that the sun doth move;Doubt truth to be a liar;But never doubt I love .
–William Shakespeare

 

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
–William Shakespeare

 

[Thou] mad mustachio purple-hued maltworms!
–William Shakespeare

 

Life ... is a taleTold by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing.
–William Shakespeare

 

And yet,to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.
–William Shakespeare

 

Me, poor man, my libraryWas dukedom large enough.
–William Shakespeare

 

Out, out brief candle, life is but a walking shadow...a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
–William Shakespeare

 

O, wonder!How many goodly creatures are there here!How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,That has such people in't!
–William Shakespeare

 

How art thou out of breath when thou hast breathTo say to me that thou art out of breath?
–William Shakespeare

 

I pray you, do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine.
–William Shakespeare

 

And worse I may be yet: the worst is notSo long as we can say 'This is the worst.
–William Shakespeare

 

I do love nothing in the world so well as you- is not that strange?
–William Shakespeare

 

[Thine] face is not worth sunburning.
–William Shakespeare

 

Love is merely a madness; and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do; and the reason why they are not so punish'd and cured is that the lunacy is soordinary that the whippers are in love too.
–William Shakespeare

 

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
–William Shakespeare

 

Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.
–William Shakespeare

 

Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.
–William Shakespeare

 

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
–William Shakespeare

 

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
–William Shakespeare

 

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.
–William Shakespeare

 

These violent delights have violent ends.
–William Shakespeare

 

For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.
–William Shakespeare

 

love is blindand lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit
–William Shakespeare

 

His life was gentle; and the elementsSo mixed in him, that Nature might stand upAnd say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN!
–William Shakespeare

 

Like madness is the glory of this life.
–William Shakespeare

 

Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit.
–William Shakespeare

 

O teach me how I should forget to think (1.1.224)
–William Shakespeare

 

Women may fall when there's no strength in men.Act II
–William Shakespeare

 

I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.
–William Shakespeare

 

The course of true love never did run smooth.
–William Shakespeare

 

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
–William Shakespeare

 

Eyes, look your last! Arms, take your last embrace! And, lips, oh you the doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss a dateless bargain to engrossing death!
–William Shakespeare

 

If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking and you beat love down.
–William Shakespeare

 

Love moderately. Long love doth so.Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.*Love each other in moderation. That is the key to long-lasting love. Too fast is as bad as too slow.*
–William Shakespeare

 

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
–William Shakespeare

 

Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
–William Shakespeare

 

For which of my bad parts didst thou first fall in love with me?
–William Shakespeare

 

This above all: to thine own self be true.
–William Shakespeare

 

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