Who is William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".[b] His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 39 plays,[c] 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna and twins Hamnet and Judith. Sometime between ...
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Sonnet 427 Love 367 I Love You 367 Sweet 218 Time 188 Beauty 171 True 125 Heart 117 Live 113 World 101


William Shakespeare Quotes

  • You cram these words into mine ears against the stomach of my sense.
  • Truth is truth To the end of reckoning.
  • This above all to thine own self be true.
  • They say, best men are moulded out of faults, And, for the most, become much more the better For being a little bad.
  • The worst is not So long as we can say, This is the worst.
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Sister's Cake
 by Eugene Field

I'd not complain of Sister Jane, for she was good and kind,
Combining with rare comeliness distinctive gifts of mind;
Nay, I'll admit it were most fit that, worn by social cares,
She'd crave a change from parlor life to that below the stairs,
And that, eschewing needlework and music, she should take
Herself to the substantial art of manufacturing cake.

At breakfast, then, it would befall that Sister Jane would say:
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