Christopher Marlowe was an English poet, translator and playwright, who lived in the Elizabethan era and is regarded as the most capable playwright of his era. He studied at The King’s School and then went on to study at Corpus Christi College at University of Cambridge, from where he received his BA degree in 1584. He went on to acquire a post graduate degree as well. His career as playwright started off with the play titled ‘Dido, Queen of Carthage’ which was published in 1594. Other noted works that belong to Marlowe include ‘Tamburlaine the Great’, ‘The Jew of Malta’, ‘Edward the Second’, ‘The Massacre of Paris’ and ‘Doctor Faustus’ among others. The plays were all popular and his work and writings inspired his contemporaries. Perhaps the most sought-after playwright in the English language, William Shakespeare owes his evolution to this great playwright. Marlowe was also a poet and some of his noted poems include ‘The Passionate Shepherd of His Love’, ‘Hero and Leander’ and the translated works of Ovid titled ‘Amores’. He also translated Lucan’s ‘Pharsalia’. Marlowe was definitely one of the leading lights of his generation and his works, writings, poems and thoughts are till date quoted by people. Here is a collection of notable quotes by Christopher Marlowe. These quotes have been excerpted from his popular plays and writings.