William Shakespeare(April 26, 1564 – April 23, 1616), aka the “Bard of Avon”, was a poet and playwright and known as one of the greatest British writers of the English language. He wrote 154 sonnets and 37 plays, which include his most famous works: Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Macbeth.
Here are some of William Shakespeares greatest quotes:
All that glitters is not gold.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
A fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
Scars remind us that the past is real.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.
Have more than you show, speak less than you know.
What’s done cannot be undone.
This above all; to thine own self be true.
Thank you William Shakespeare!
Interesting William Shakespeare Facts:
- The actual birthday of William Shakespeare is unknown, but believed to be near the day he was baptized on April 26th, 1564.
- He had seven siblings.
- He married Anne Hathaway at age 18.
- He invented over 3000 words to the English language.
What are some of your favorite quotes?