William Shakespeare Love Quotes and Sayings

William Shakespeare Love Quotes and Sayings

William Shakespeare Love Quotes and Sayings

1. Love sought is good, but given unsought is better.

2. Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love.

3. Love is not love that alters when it alteration finds.

4. If thou remember not the slightest folly into which loves hast made thee run, though hast not loved.

#5 The Merchant of Venice, Act II, scene 6, line 36

5. But love is blind, and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit.

6. If music be the food of love, play on.

7. Shall I compare thee to a summer day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate… When in eternal lines to time thou growst So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.

8. Love asks me no questions, and gives me endless support…

9. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eye, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

#10 A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act I, scene 1, lines 132-34

10. The course of true love never did run smooth.

11. So dear I love him that with him, all deaths I could endure. Without him, lives no life.

12. To me, fair friend, you never can be old, for as you were when first your eyes I eyed, such seems your beauty still.

#13 Hamlet (1600-02)

13. Doubt thou the stars are fire. Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar. But never doubt I love.

14. Never play with the feelings of others because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for a life time.

#15 All’s Well That Ends Well, 1600s

15. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.


William Shakespeare love quotes and sayingsWilliam Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s preeminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon” (or simply “The Bard“). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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Sayings by William Shakespeare

1. A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

2. A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.

3. As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.

4. Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

5. Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.

6. Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.

7. Everyone ought to bear patiently the results of his own conduct.

8. Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice.

9. How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

10. When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.

11. Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.

12. It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.

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