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The most famous quotes from the William Shakespeare play The Tempest are listed below. Please click the Play Index for access to full details of the Tempest, 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 quotes that you can possibly think of for The Tempest

Famous Quotes and Quotations from the plays of William Shakespeare
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.

William Shakespeare Quotes and Quotations - Plagiarism!
The words of the Bard can be found everywhere! Shakespearean quotations can be heard on the radio and television on a daily basis. The advertising media love to make use of the Bard's sayings. Famous authors have even used Shakepearean quotations as titles for their books such Aldous Huxley and 'Brave New World'. And speaking of famous authors did you know that "What the dickens" was one of the qoutes used by Shakespeare, long before Charles Dickens was born? Other famous Shakespearean quotations such as "I 'll not budge an inch", "We have seen better days" ,"A dish fit for the gods" are all used frequently and, almost as a parody, the expression it's "Greek to me" is often used to describe a frustrated student's view of Shakespeare's work!
 

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People are fascinated by the works of William Shakespeare. Everyone has an opinion and the most Famous quotes about William Shakespeare have been included. These quotes include the words of Keats, Milton, Mark Twain, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Oscar Wilde.


Famous Quotes from The Tempest

William Shakespeare quotes / quotations from The Tempest
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Full fathom five thy father lies;
Of his bones are coral made;
Those are pearls that were his eyes:
Nothing of him that doth fade
But doth suffer a sea-change
Into something rich and strange. 
Quote from The Tempest. Act i. Scene. 2. 

A very ancient and fish-like smell. The Tempest Quote. Act ii. Scene. 2. 

Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows. 
Quote from The Tempest Quote. Act ii. Scene. 2. 


Where the bee sucks, there suck I - In a cowslip’s bell I lie. 
Quote from The Tempest. Act v. Scene. 1. 

"We are such stuff as dreams are made on, rounded with a little sleep" Quote from the Tempest 

Famous Quotes from the William Shakespeare play The Tempest

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