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30+Amazing William Shakespeare Quotes

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30+ Amazing William Shakespeare Quotes

If anyone knows anything about literature or even who read literature books in school only, he must be familiar with one name and that name is William Shakespeare. In this article, you will find William Shakespeare love quotes, inspirational quotes etc.

Whatever an author writes is somehow reflects its culture and his background.  The shadow of all the moments of his life is reflected in his writings.  That’s why there is always a curiosity to know about the author before reading his books, plays or quotes.

William Shakespeare Life

William Shakespeare was born on April 26, 1564 and died on April 23, 1616. He was one of the greatest play writers ever born.  He wrote 37 plays in his life along with some poems. Some of his famous plays are Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Merchant of Venice, The comedy of errors, Titus Andronicus and many more.

William Shakespeare Family

William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. His father was a successful merchant and her mother was a locally landed heiress.  He has two older sisters and three younger brothers.  In 1582, he married to Anne Hathaway. They have three Children.

His Education and Work

William Shakespeare learned reading, writing and the classics from the King’s new school in Stratford. He started his literary career in 1590 as a managing partner in Lord Chamberlain’s man in London. William Shakespeare glory starts in 1592.

Till 1597, he wrote 15 plays. Shakespeare has a different form of writing. He was very innovative and allow free flow of words even in traditional flow of writing. He was a master in writing tragedy, comedy, romance, and tragic comedies.

Much of its works get recognized in 18th and 19th century much after his death especially the romantic plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet.

Now let’s have a look at some of its best quotes which are really amazing and great.

William Shakespeare Quotes on Love


“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none”

“Love is too young to know what conscience is.”

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

“Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.”

“As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.”

William Shakespeare Inspirational Quotes


“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.”

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

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

“The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.”


“No legacy is so rich as honesty.”

Shakespeare Quotes on Life Lessons

“Go wisely and go slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.”

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

“Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.”

“Have more than you show, speak less than you know”

“The meaning of life is to find your gift; the purpose of your life is to give it away.”

William Shakespeare Quotes on Success


“I always feel happy, you know why? Because I don’t expect anything from anyone, expectations always hurt. Life is short, so love your life, be happy and keep smiling.”

“Always the wrong person gives you the right lesson in life.”

“Knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.”

“Things are done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.”

“Love me or hate me, both are in my favor, if you love me, I’ll always be in your heart, if you hate me, I’ll always be in your mind.”

William Shakespeare Meaningful Quotes

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.”

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

“Come what come may, time and the hour runs through the roughest day.”

“If love be blind, it best agrees with night”

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win,

By fearing to attempt.”

Shakespeare Quotes from Plays

“When Love speaks, the voice of all the gods makes heaven drowsy with the harmony.”

“Love is a spirit all compact of fire.”

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

“Death, a necessary end, will come when it will come”

“When beggars die, there are no comets seen; the heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.”

William Shakespeare Quotes about Time

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.”

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.”

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.”

“Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.”

“Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.”

These were the some most beautiful and amazing William Shakespeare quotes. If you have read it all, you may have learned something from them. It will hardly take half an hour to read. If these quotes generate a curiosity in you to read more then you may click on the below links to read some of its books.


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