William Shakespeare Quotes

Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, And vice sometime's by action dignified

 
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William Shakespeare, 1564-1616, English Writer, Romeo and Juliet

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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
  • Born: April 23, 1564
  • Died: April 23, 1616
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Playwright, Poet, Actor

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 39 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.