When Shakespeare Speaks – Quotes by the Bard himself

Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon needs no introduction. After being born in 1564, he is even today considered the God of literary world and quite popular in the world. Be it Hamlet, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear or Romeo or Juliet itself- his every work speaks for itself.  So why not let his words of some 500 years back speak out for you. 


“Awake, dear heart, awake. Thou hast slept well. Awake.”

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”

“What’s in a name? A rose by any name would smell as sweet.”

“Though she be but little, she is fierce.”

“To be, or not to be; that is the question.”

“The course of true love never did run smooth.”

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not our stars, but in ourselves.”

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.”

“Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.”

“Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.”

“What’s past is prologue.”

“If we are true to ourselves, we cannot be false to anyone.”

“Nothing will come of nothing.”

“All things are ready, if our mind be so.”

“Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
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Hey Peeps, I'm currently pursuing Masters in English. And yes, as the blog suggests I too am going through the sad, confused, happy, exciting and adventurous part of life. I am writing this blog hoping to make a little difference in someone's life and bringing a little ray of hope into it.

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