Baptized April 26, 1564 | Died April 23, 1616
Greatest writer in the English language
"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool."
"I wasted time, and now doth time waste me."
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."
"All the world's a stage, and allthe men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages."
"Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt."
"Expectation is the root of all heartache."
"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."