Looking For Shakespeare Quotes? Read On!
This Shakespeare quotes page links to all sorts of Shakespeare quotes, along with their modern translations.
Shakespeare is the most quoted English writer of all time, with his plays and sonnets enduring popularity around the world. It’s not surprising given the volume and quality of works that Shakespeare wrote that virtually everyone can quote at least a few words of Shakespeare – even if at times they don’t know they’re doing it!
Whilst reading quotes is a great way to take in the language in your own time, hearing Shakespeare’s word performed can really bring them to life. Listen to these students performing 37 well known Shakespeare quotes in 2 minutes.
It isn’t just beautiful prose and iambic pentameter that should come to mind when asked to quote Shakespeare. Shakespeare was the first person recorded using up to 1,700 words and dozens of phrases for the first time ever, many of which have fallen into daily usage. Such common phrases include: