Famous quotes from Measure for Measure The most famous quotes from the play are listed below. Please click the Play Index for access to full details of the play, together with the cast of characters and the full text of the script. The script of the play will provide details of any of the quotations that you can possibly think of for Measure for Measure.
Famous Quotations from the plays A Shakespearean quote such as "To be, or not to be" and the famous "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" quote form some of literature's most celebrated lines and if asked to recite one of Shakespeare's most famous quotations the majority of people would choose one of these. However, many expressions that we use every day originated in Shakespeare's plays. We use the Bard's words all of the time in everyday speech, however, we are often totally unaware that we are 'borrowing' sayings from his work - we frequently quote Shakespeare! Will Shake-speare is attributed with writing 38 plays, Famous Shakespearean sonnets and 5 other poems and used about 21,000 different words. Shake-speare is credited by the Oxford English Dictionary with the introduction of nearly 3,000 words into the language. It's no wonder that expressions from his works are an 'anonymous' part of the English language and that most people quote him without knowing that the words that they quote were penned by the Great Bard of Stratford.
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Famous quotes about William Shakespeare People are fascinated by Shakespeare language and his works. Everyone has an opinion and the most Famous Shakespearean quotations have been included. These quotations include the words of Keats, Milton, Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Oscar Wilde.
Famous Quotes from Measure for Measure
William Shakespeare quotes / quotations "Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt". - ( Quote Act I, Scene IV).
"Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall". - ( Quote Act II, Scene I).
"The miserable have no other medicine but only hope". - ( Quote Act III, Scene I).