50 Best William Shakespeare Quotes About Love and Life

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was a renowned English poet, playwright, and actor born in 1564. He is best known for his fictional work and widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist.

His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of the uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. They also continue to be studied and reinterpreted.50 Best William Shakespeare Quotes About Love and Life

Shakespeare produced most of his known works between 1589 and 1613. His early plays were primarily comedies and histories and are regarded as some of the best works produced in these genres. He then wrote mainly tragedies until 1608, among them Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth, all considered to be among the finest works in the English language. In the last phase of his life, he wrote tragicomedies (also known as romances) and collaborated with other playwrights.


“All that glitters is not gold” -William Shakespeare

“Hell is empty and all the devils are here.” -William Shakespeare

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”-William Shakespeare

“A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” -William Shakespeare

“There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” -William Shakespeare

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” -William Shakespeare

“To do a great right do a little wrong.” -William Shakespeare

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” -William Shakespeare

“God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.” -William Shakespeare

“The course of true love never did run smooth.” -William Shakespeare

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

“This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” -William Shakespeare

“If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge?” -William Shakespeare

“Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” -William Shakespeare

“No legacy is so rich as honesty.” -William Shakespeare

“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.” -William Shakespeare

“Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.” -William Shakespeare

“Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.” -William Shakespeare

“One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” -William Shakespeare

“The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.” -William Shakespeare

“There’s no art to find the mind’s construction in the face.” -William Shakespeare

“Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.” -William Shakespeare

“Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.” -William Shakespeare

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” -William Shakespeare

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” -William Shakespeare

“When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.” -William Shakespeare

“We know what we are, but not what we may be.” -William Shakespeare

“Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.” -William Shakespeare

“You speak an infinite deal of nothing.” -William Shakespeare

“Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
Seeing that death, a necessary end,
Will come when it will come.” -William Shakespeare 

“My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.” -William Shakespeare

“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.” -William Shakespeare

“Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.” -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

“I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” -William Shakespeare

“Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.” -William Shakespeare

“Did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” -William Shakespeare

“Life … is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.” -William Shakespeare

“Expectation is the root of all heartache.” -William Shakespeare

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

“Look like the innocent flower,
But be the serpent under it.” -William Shakespeare

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” -William Shakespeare

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

“Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” -William Shakespeare

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

“What’s done cannot be undone.” -William Shakespeare

“Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.” -William Shakespeare

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

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.” -William Shakespeare

“Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.” -William Shakespeare

“Some are born great, others achieve greatness.” -William Shakespeare

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