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Shakespeare Quotes

Shakespeare is the most quoted English writer of all time, and second in history only to the writer of the Bible. It’s not surprising given the volume and quality of works that Shakespeare wrote – along with the enduring popularity of his plays and sonnets around the world – that virtually everyone can quote Shakespeare, even if at times they don’t know they’re doing it!

This Shakespeare quotes page links to all sorts of Shakespeare quotes, along with their modern translations. Take your pick from the selection of quotes by Shakespeare below:

Top Shakespeare Quotes

It was a tough one picking them, but check out our 50 most famous Shakespeare quotes of all time. And a sneak preview of the most searched for Shakespeare quotes online:

Want to impress a loved one? Have a look at the 50 top Shakespeare love quotes, along with their translations into modern English.

Feeling peckish? Read Shakespeare’s top 20 quotes about food & drink.

And how about having a read through the top 20 quotes about Shakespeare from writers over the years.

Shakespeare Quotes by Play

Shakespeare Soliloquies

As well as the shorter Shakespeare quotes, we’ve translated a number of Shakespeare’s soliloquies into modern English to help with your understanding. Not sure what a soliloquy is? See soliluquys from a number of Shakepseare’s major works:

Shakespeare quotes in image form

Which is your favorite Shakespeare quote?

It goes without saying, but sometimes Shakespeare quotes are better heard than read! Checkout our Shakespeare movies page which discusses a selection of the most well known and interesting Shakespeare film adaptations, and movies about Shakespeare.

This page lists a wide range of Shakespeare quotes. For more Shakespeare quotes check out Famous Shakespeare quotesShakespeare soliloquies and Shakespeare monologues along with their modern translations; A selection of Shakespeare love quotes from the master of the romantic turn of phrase; Shakespeare’s sonnets translated into modern English, and No Sweat Shakespeare’s series of Shakespeare’s plays re-written as modern English ebooks.

Are there any Shakespeare quotes missing? Let us know below in the comments section.

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