Top 100 William Shakespeare Quotes That Are Memorable and Interesting

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE QUOTES : Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. William Shakespeare
Better a witty fool than a foolish wit. William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet, and the “Bard of Avon”. Enjoy the best William Shakespeare quotes below.

William Shakespeare Quotes

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

– William Shakespeare

 

An overflow of good converts to bad.

– William Shakespeare

 

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.

– William Shakespeare

 

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.

– William Shakespeare

 

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.

– William Shakespeare

 

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

– William Shakespeare

 

Boldness be my friend.

– William Shakespeare

 

Brevity is the soul of wit.

– William Shakespeare

 

But men are men; the best sometimes forget.

– William Shakespeare

 

Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.

– William Shakespeare

 

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

– William Shakespeare

 

Death is a fearful thing.

– William Shakespeare

 

False face must hide what the false heart doth know.

– William Shakespeare

 

Farewell, fair cruelty.

– William Shakespeare

 

Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.

– William Shakespeare

 

Give me my robe, put on my crown; I have Immortal longings in me.

– William Shakespeare

 

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.

– William Shakespeare

 

Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself.

– William Shakespeare

 

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

– William Shakespeare

 

How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

– William Shakespeare

 

I must be cruel, only to be kind.

– William Shakespeare

 

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.

– William Shakespeare

 

If music be the food of love, play on.

– William Shakespeare

 

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

– William Shakespeare

 

In a false quarrel there is no true valor.

– William Shakespeare

 

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

– William Shakespeare

 

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE QUOTES : It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in us. William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare Quotes

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in us.

– William Shakespeare

 

It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.

– William Shakespeare

 

Let every eye negotiate for itself and trust no agent.

– William Shakespeare

 

Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.

– William Shakespeare

 

Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.

– William Shakespeare

 

Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.

– William Shakespeare

 

Listen to many, speak to a few.

– William Shakespeare

 

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

– William Shakespeare

 

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.

– William Shakespeare

 

Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.

– William Shakespeare

 

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

– William Shakespeare

 

Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.

– William Shakespeare

 

My crown is called content, a crown that seldom kings enjoy.

– William Shakespeare

 

Nature hath framed strange fellows in her time.

– William Shakespeare

 

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

– William Shakespeare