William Shakespeare
Quotes : Plays

Shakespeare Quotes

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts.
As You Like it: Act II, Scene VII

To be, or not to be: that is the question.
Hamlet: Act III, Scene I

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Twelfth Night: Act II, Scene V

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
Julius Caesar: Act II, Scene II

One that loved not wisely, but too well.
Othello: Act 5, Scene II

We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
The Tempest: Act IV, Scene I

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!
Macbeth: Act IV, Scene I

Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
MacBeth: Act 5, Scene 5

He will give the devil his due.
Henry IV (Part I): Act I, Scene II

"The better part of valour is discretion".
Henry IV (Part I): Act V, Scene IV

"He hath eaten me out of house and home".
Henry IV (Part II): Act II, Scene I

What's done is done.
Macbeth: Act III, Scene II

I'll not budge an inch.
Taming of the Shrew: Induction, Scene I

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