Quotation Explorer - 'Shakespeare'

Education - The ability to quote Shakespeare without crediting it to the Bible.
If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. - Martin Luther King Jr.
I want to have a romance so grand,it would have made Shakespeare fumble for words. - Sanober Khan
There is no God but God, and his name is William Shakespeare. - Harold Bloom
I have good reason to be content,for thank God I can read andperhaps understand Shakespeare to his depths. - John Keats
My heart aches for you! But don't despair! I am persuaded you will come about! Recollect what the poet says! I'm not sure which poet, but very likely it was Shakespeare, because it generally is, though why I can't imagine! - Georgette Heyer
I know not, sir whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life. - James M. Barrie
Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Balanchine ballets, et al. don’t redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history. - Susan Sontag
There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune... William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar - Lisa M. Collins
I have never thought that the man of Stratford-on-Avon wrote the plays of Shakespeare. - Lewis F. Powell Jr.
To do something for someone or something you loved- England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history- wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. - Connie Willis
England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare,but the Bible made England. - Victor Hugo
In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. - Orson Welles
When I read Shakespeare I am struck with wonder that such trivial people should muse and thunder in such lovely language. - D.H. Lawrence
I have been right, Basil, haven’t I, to take my love out of poetry, and to find my wife in Shakespeare’s plays? Lips that Shakespeare taught to speak have whispered their secret in my ear. I have had the arms of Rosalind around me, and kissed Juliet on the mouth. - Oscar Wilde
I suppose half the time Shakespeare just shoved down anything that came into his head. - P.G. Wodehouse
I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education. - Tallulah Bankhead
The life of Shakespeare is a fine mystery and I tremble every day lest something turn up. - Charles Dickens
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good. - Robert Graves
We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true. - Robert Wilensky
Ah youth, youth! That's what happens when you go steeping your soul into Shakespeare - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
I cannot marry the facts of William Shakespeare to his verse: Other men had led lives in some sort of keeping with their thought, but this man is in wide contrast. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We needed no Shakespeare to feel -- though, perhaps, like the rest of the world, we needed him to express it. - Inazo Nitobe
I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life. - James M. Barrie
It's amazing how, age after age, in country after country, and in all languages, Shakespeare emerges as incomparable. - M.H. Abrams
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. William Shakespeare - Charmaine J. Forde
Poetry, Shakespeare and opera, are like mumps and should be caught when young. In the unhappy event that there is a postponement to mature years, the results may be devastating. - Dimitris Mita
He didn't give a shit if Shakespeare didn't have glitter back in his day. - Tiffany Ferentini, "Glitter and Glue" Songs of my Selfie
Auden is an accomplished rhymer and Shakespeare is not. - Peter Porter
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