World-famous and beloved author – William Shakespeare has lightened the lives of people across the globe via his marvellous pieces of writing. He was an English playwright, poet and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist. 

Below are some of his best quotes and sayings, which will surely have a positive influence on one’s mind: 

  • The fool do think he is wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.” – William Shakespeare, As You Like It 
  • Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. – William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well
  • Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 
  • Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born – great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night. 
  • Doubt thou stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love. – William Shakespeare, Hamlet 
  • The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars but in ourselves. – William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
  • There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. William Shakespeare, Hamlet 
  • This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. – William Shakespeare, Hamlet 
  • It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. – William Shakespeare  
  • If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. – William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night 
  • 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, His acts being seven ages. – William Shakespeare, As You Like It  
  • Words are easy, like the wind; faithful friends are hard to find. – William Shakespeare, The Passionate Pilgrim