Widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, also considered the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Remembered as the "Bard of Avon”, he left behind a rich literary legacy consisting of several poems, sonnets, and plays. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and have maintained their popularity over the past several centuries. His comedies, tragedies, and histories are considered some of the finest works in the English language. Even today, his plays remain highly popular and have been repeatedly adapted and rediscovered by new literary and performance movements. Loved all over the world, his works are often reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts. The rich legacy this great writer left behind includes some highly meaningful quotes that are sure to make you ponder. This collection of quotes by William Shakespeare is sure to make you laugh, cry, and view life with a new perspective!