William Shakespeare baptized — 23 April is known as one of the greatest writers and playwrights in history. To be, or not to be: Space can not be conceived by the most luxuriant imagination, holding, as it does, all worlds, and capable of holding another universe besides, and with room to spare.
We have seen better days. Lord, what fools these mortals be! Is it too daring to fancy Shakespeare this Presider? Such a man would never even have dreamed of writing up a cynical theme, unless he happened to be out of sorts, sick perhaps, cross, or not himself.
And Shakespeare, with all the genius and all the sincere, passionate acrimony which he displays in Timon and in Troilushas done no more than exhibit the nervous depression of an optimist - a sort of peevishness, very different from the logic, the cruelty, and the perverse beauty of true cynicism.
The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life. A man can die but once. William Shakespeare Quotes About Life 1.
The Merry Wives of Windsor That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she. Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears: Keep writing short stories.
But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? I think Shakespeare never errs in his logical sequence in character.
Laurence Olivier Wonderful women! The Merchant of Venice Haydon, May When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder That such trivial people should muse and thunder In such lovely language. Lads and girls all must, as chimney-sweepers, come to dust. Dame Ellen Terry One of the greatest geniuses that ever existed, Shakespeare, undoubtedly wanted taste.
Horace WalpoleLetter to Wren, Scorn not the Sonnet; Critic, you have frowned, Mindless of its just honours; with this key Shakespeare unlocked his heart. As You Like It Antony and Cleopatra By heaven, methinks it were an easy leap to pluck bright honor from the pale-faced moon, or dive into the bottom of the deep, where fathom-line could never touch the ground, and pluck up drowned honor by the locks.
His genius is penetrative as cold midwinter entering every room, and making warmth shiver in ague fits. As You Like it 2. To thine own self be true. A rose by any name would smell as sweet.
Without that exercise, the muscles seize up. Wherefore art thou Romeo? Nothing will come of nothing. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.
The course of true love never did run smooth. He doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus; and we petty men walk under his huge legs, and peep about to find ourselves dishonourable graves.
Have you ever thought how much we all, and women especially, owe to Shakespeare for his vindication of women in these fearless, high-spirited, resolute and intelligent heroines? While there were so many profound words written in what could be considered too short a lifetime, here is a list of 50 of the most famous Shakespeare quotes.
Who sits under its pines at noon, lies beside its streams for rest, walks under its lengthening shadows as under a cloud, and has listened to the voices of its water falls, thrilling the night and calling to the spacious firmament as if with intent to be heard "very far off," has thus learned the mountain, vast of girth, kingly in altitude, perpetual in sovereignty.“I believe it was Shakespeare, or possibly Howard Cosell, who first observed that marriage is very much like a birthday candle, in that 'the flames of passion burn brightest when the wick of intimacy is first ignited by the disposable butane lighter of physical attraction, but sooner or later the heat of familiarity causes the wax of boredom.
Shakespeare has inspired writers and poets like no other author over the centuries. Here are the top 20 quotes about Shakespeare from great creative minds.
T. S. Eliot "We can say of Shakespeare, that never has a man turned so little knowledge to. William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell (). “The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare”, p Never durst poet touch a pen to write Until his ink were temper'd with Love's sighs.
Writing for him is so spectacular, he's so funny and wry and every scene he's in he just takes. There's a scene in 'Eclipse' where Bella tells him she's a virgin, and it's the funniest, most awkward scene I've ever seen on film. Find Stephen King quotes on writing, Ernest Hemingway quotes on writing, and creative writing quotes from other famous authors such as Mark Twain, William Shakespeare, and Henry David Thoreau amongst other famous writer quotes.
"Shakespeare was the most cheery, healthy, and open-air Englishman of them all. Such a man would never even have dreamed of writing up a cynical theme, unless he happened to be out of sorts, sick perhaps, cross, or not himself.Download