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William Shakespeare Profile and Quotes

by Wenbin Nah | Saturday, January 03, 2009 in |

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) English poet and playwright

Major Contributions and Awards
- Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist
- 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems
- His plays remain highly popular even today and are constantly performed and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts throughout the world

Tragedies
Romeo and Juliet
Coriolanus
Titus Andronicus
Timon of Athens
Julius Caesar
Macbeth
Hamlet
Troilus and Cressida
King Lear
Othello
Antony and Cleopatra
Cymbeline

Comedies
All's Well That Ends Well
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Love's Labour's Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Noble Kinsmen
The Winter's Tale

Shakespeare Quotes
"I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart: but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'."
~ William Shakespeare (Famous Writer)

"In time we hate that which we often fear."
~ William Shakespeare

"We know what we are, but not what we may be."
~ William Shakespeare

"Strong reasons make strong actions."
~ William Shakespeare

"Assume a virtue, if you have it not."
~ William Shakespeare

"In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility."
~ William Shakespeare

"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind."
~ William Shakespeare

"Strong reasons make strong actions."
~ William Shakespeare

"Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none."
~ William Shakespeare ("All's Well That Ends Well", Act 1 Scene 1)

"O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?"
~ William Shakespeare ("Romeo and Juliet", Act 2 scene 2)

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet."
~ William Shakespeare ("Romeo and Juliet", Act 2 scene 2)

"Lord, what fools these mortals be!"
~ William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night's Dream", Act 3 scene 2)

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