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Definition English dramatist and poet frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language and who wrote such works as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet (1564-1616)
  • As Shakespeare said, "The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose."
Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • In the play As You Like It Shakespeare wrote "A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool."
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • It was Shakespeare who coined the expression, "All that glitters is not gold."
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • We enjoy Shakespeare in the Park programs during the summer.
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • The complete works of Shakespeare use about 20,000 different words.
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • Shakespeare's plays are frequently performed — sometimes modernized through setting without altering the text.
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • In the excitement of meeting a man who had read Shakespeare he had momentarily forgotten everything else.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Shakespeare = English dramatist and poet frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language
  • Shakespeare's birthplace.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • Shakespeare = English dramatist and poet frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language and who wrote such works as Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • The only famous authors he could think of were Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, and Mark Twain.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • William Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • The merest schoolgirl, when she falls in love, has Shakespeare or Keats to speak her mind for her; but let a sufferer try to describe a pain in his head to a doctor and language at once runs dry.
    John Green  --  Turtles All the Way Down
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • It's exciting to hear them talking about poetry and science and philosophy—about Shakespeare and Milton; Newton and Einstein and Freud; about Plato and Hegel and Kant, and all the other names that echo like great church bells in my mind.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • Shakespeare = writer of plays and poetry frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language (1564-1616)
  • Were she better or you sicker, then the stars would not be so terribly crossed, but it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he had Cassius note, "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves."
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • Her long hair was streaked with gray, tangled and matted, and her eyes had sunk deep into their sockets, but still she reminded me of the mom she'd been when I was a kid, swan-diving off cliffs and painting in the desert and reading Shakespeare aloud.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language
  • But, with all my love for Shakespeare, it is often weary work to read all the meanings into his lines which critics and commentators have given them.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • See, Shakespeare isn't so bad.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Tears of a Tiger
  • Shakespeare = Writer of plays and poetry frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language (1564-1616)
  • Shakespeare talks about how the rose has perfume that makes it beautiful on the inside.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • If I had a whole book of Shakespeare they could keep me in the hospital for a year.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • He called me Shakespeare.
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet
  • If ever a mind was incandescent, unimpeded, I thought, turning again to the bookcase, it was Shakespeare's mind.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • Shakespeare = English poet and dramatist frequently cited as the greatest writer in the English language (1564-1616)
  • How many copies of Shakespeare and Plato?
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
Shakespeare = author widely regarded as the greatest in the English language and whose works include Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet

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