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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  • Kypartner: we know what we are, but know not what we may be. william shakespeare
  • Thierry_ubi: [8:47 am] we know what we are, but know not what we may be. -william shakespeare
  • Armadill2010: this bud of love, by summer's ripening breath, may prove a beauteous flower when next we meet. (william shakespeare)
  • Righxt: 48. “a friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – william shakespeare
  • Jay_beecher: it's days like today that always remind me of that famous line by william shakespeare: "hayfever, thou really art a f*cking c*nt".
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Sonnet 11: As Fast As Thou Shalt Wane, So Fast Thou Grow'st
 by William Shakespeare

As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou grow'st
In one of thine, from that which thou departest,
And that fresh blood which youngly thou bestow'st,
Thou mayst call thine when thou from youth convertest.
Herein lives wisdom, beauty, and increase;
Without this folly, age, and cold decay,
If all were minded so, the times should cease,
And threescore year would make the world away.
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