51 Best Quotes by Shakespeare on Life

From the Tales By Males team, we are presenting for you the 51 Best Quotes by Shakespeare on Life that will help you to feel the life around you in a more lovable manner.

These quotes will help you from hating your life to loving your life to the fullest. You can read these quotes to cheer up yourself whenever you feeling low or have a downfall in life.

The Ups and downs in life are important to make you realize that you can not always be happy in life but to curse yourself for that downfall is what we do wrong. You are human and you are allowed to feel bad in life but reading these Quotes by Shakespeare on Life will motivate you in your life.

These Quotes by Shakespeare on Life are selected by the Tales By Males editorial team for the people who are going through a downfall in life and looking for pump to keep going on.

These Quotes by Shakespeare on Life selected down from thousands of Quotes by Shakespeare so it can hardly impact the person who is reading it. Our motive is to provide our readers with the legit information that is up to the mark instead of presenting junk.

So let’s jump right into these Quotes by Shakespeare on Life.

Here are the 51 Best Quotes by Shakespeare on Life

  1. “Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.”
  2. “Life every man holds dear, but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.”
  3. “I cannot tell what you and other men think of this life; but, for my single self, I had as lief not be as live to be in awe of such a thing as I myself.”
  4. “This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honor, is but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more, it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
  5. “There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea are we now afloat. And we must take the current when it serves, Or lose our ventures.”
  6. “And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.”
  7. “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with asleep.”
  8. “The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together.”
  9. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”
  10. “O excellent! I love long life better than figs.”
  11. “With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”
  12. “To be, or not to be,—that is the question.”
  13. “I would give all my fame for a pot of ale, and safety.”
  14. “This day I breathed the first time comes round, and where I did begin there shall I end, my life is run his compass.”
  15. “When we are born, we cry, that we come to this great stage of fools.”
  16. “I bear a charmed life.”
  17. “It is silliness to live when to live is torment; and then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician.”
  18. “Why what should be the fear? I do not set my life at a pin’s fee.”
  19. “O gentlemen, the time of life is short! to spend that shortness basely were too long If life did ride upon a dial’s point, Still ending at the arrival of an hour.”
  20. “Thy life’s a miracle.”
  21. “That but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We’d jump the life to come.”
  22. “The sands are numbered that make up my life, Here must I stay, and here my life must end.”
  23. “So weary with disasters, tugged with fortune, That I would set my life on any chance, to mend, or be rid don’t.”
  24. “Reason thus with life, If I do lose thee, I do lose a thing, that none but fools would keep.”
  25. “And a man’s life’s no more than to say ‘One’.”
  26. “Let life be short else shame will be too long.”
  1. “Our virtues would be proud, if our faults whipp’d them not; and our crimes would despair, if they were not cherish’d by our virtues.”
  2. “I love long life better than figs.”
  3. “I hope well of to-morrow; and will lead you, where rather I’ll expect victorious life, then death and honour.”
  4. “Kingdoms are clay: our dungy earth alike feeds beast as man: the nobleness of life is, to do thus.”
  5. “I have set my life upon a cast, and I will stand the hazard of the dye.”
  6. “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage.”
  7. “I am so out of love with life, that I will sue to be rid of it.”
  8. “Mine honour is my life: both grow in one; Take honour from me, and my life is done.”
  9. “You wrong me, and the world shall know it: though you have put me into darkness.”
  10. “When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.”
  11. “But thy eternal summer shall not fade, Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow’st, Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade, When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st, So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.”
  12. “The meaning of life is to find your gift, the purpose of life is to give it away.”
  13. “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
  14. “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”
  15. “Ignorance is the curse of God, knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.”
  1. “When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.”
  2. “As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench the fire of love with words.”
  3. “A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.”
  4. “Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.”
  5. “The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.”
  6. “False face must hide what the false heart doth know.”
  7. “They do not love that do not show their love.”
  8. “If music is the food of love, play on.”
  9. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”
  10. “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”

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