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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #shakespeare

To be or not to be?' That is not the question. What is the question? The question is not one of being, but of becoming. 'To become more or not to become more' This is the question faced by each intelligence in our universe.

Truman G. Madsen

#lds #shakespeare #intelligence

Nine tenths of the ills from which intelligent people suffer spring from their intellect. They need at least a doctor who understands the disease. How can you expect Cottard to be able to treat you? He has made allowances for the difficulty of digesting sauces, for gastric trouble, but he has made no allowance for the effect of reading Shakespeare.

Marcel Proust

#illness #shakespeare #writers #intelligence

Actors are so fortunate. They can choose whether they will appear in tragedy or in comedy, whether they will suffer or make merry, laugh or shed tears. But in real life it is different. Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualifications. Our Guildensterns play Hamlet for us, and our Hamlets have to jest like Prince Hal. The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.

Oscar Wilde

#satire #shakespeare #humor

The very stone one kicks with one's boot will outlast Shakespeare.

Virginia Woolf

#shakespeare #life

You can't just skip the boring parts." "Of course I can skip the boring parts." "How do you know they're boring if you don't read them?" "I can tell." "Then you can't say you've read the whole play." "I think I can live a happy life, Meryl Lee, even if I don't read the boring parts of The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark." "Who knows?" she said. "Maybe you can't.

Gary D. Schmidt

#life #philosophy #reading #shakespeare #life

For 'tis your thoughts that now must deck our kings, Carry them here and there; jumping o'er times, Turning the accomplishment of many years Into an hour-glass: for the which supply, Admit me Chorus to this history; Who prologue-like your humble patience pray, Gently to hear, kindly to judge, our play.

William Shakespeare

#william-shakespeare #life

What do you do when the alienating silence deafens your 'bootless cries'?

Solange nicole

#poetry-life #shakespeare #solange #life

Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds.

William Shakespeare

#shakespeare #love

When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language.

D.H. Lawrence

#literature #shakespeare #love

Ha. "Against my will I am sent to bid you come into dinner." There's a double meaning in that. -Benedick (Much Ado)

William Shakespeare


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