Shakespeare Quotes and Meanings?


William Shakespeare is the most widely read author in the western world and his quotes are known worldwide. One of his most famous quotes is, 'Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.' This quote means to love everybody, trust cautiously, and treat people with respect. Another famous Shakespeare quote is, Expectation is the root of all heartache. This quote means that we sometimes set our expectations to unattainable heights and get out hearts broken in the process. 'It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves,' is another Shakespeare quote. This quote means that we are each responsible for our own destiny.
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