William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet, and the “Bard of Avon”. Wikipedia
Born: April 23, 1564, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Died: April 23, 1616, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Poems: Shakespeare’s Sonnets, more
Did you know: William Shakespeare is the best-selling fiction author of all time (estimated 4 billion copies of work sold). wikipedia.org
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
Life … is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.
Men at some time are the masters of their fates: The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.
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