Quotes About William Shakespeare

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Quotes About William Shakespeare

Dylan is so brilliant. To me, he makes William Shakespeare look like Billy Joel.
— George Harrison —

William Shakespeare: Can you love a fool?
Viola De Lesseps: Can you love a player?

— Marc Norman

William Shakespeare: I have a wife, yes, and I cannot marry the daughter of Sir Robert De Lesseps. You needed no wife come from Stratford to tell you that, and yet, you let me come to your bed.
Viola De Lesseps: Calf-love. I loved the writer and gave up the prize for a sonnet.

— Marc Norman

I have always derived great comfort from William Shakespeare. After a depressing visit to the mirror or an unkind word from a girlfriend or an incredulous stare in the street, I say to myself: 'Well. Shakespeare looked like shit.' It works wonders.

— Martin Amis

I'm taking inorganic chem and physics not because I want to but because I have to. Not every doctor wants to be a scientist. Some of us just want to take care of sick people. I can't help thinking that medicine is more closely aligned to the humanities than to the sciences. I can't help thinking that I could learn more about being a good doctor from William Shakespeare than I could from Isaac Newton. After all, isn't understanding people at least as important as understanding pathology?

— Michael J. Collins

Nicholas Sparks recently went on record as saying he is a greater novelist than Cormac McCarthy. This is true in the same sense that I am a better novelist than William Shakespeare.

— Roger Ebert

When we reflect upon the works of William Shakespeare it is of course an amazement to consider that one man could have produced such a sumptuous, wise, varied, thrilling, ever-delighting body of work, but that is of course the hallmark of genius. Only one man had the circumstances and gifts to give us such incomparable works, and William Shakespeare of Stratford was unquestionably that man-whoever he was.

— Bill Bryson

William Shakespeare was a brilliant writer and he only wrote the truth. So, if I don't believe it, I have to work really hard to see what that truth is so that I do; that's the only way I can make it believable for the audience.

— Condola Rashad

There is no God but God, and his name is William Shakespeare.

— Harold Bloom

Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love. -William Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost

— Cassandra Clare

I think William Shakespeare was the wisest human being I ever heard of. To be perfectly frank, though, that's not saying much.

— Kurt Vonnegut

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