Le più belle frasi di William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare è uno dei più grandi scrittori di tutti i tempi, e un vero e proprio simbolo della lingua inglese! Nato il 23 aprile del 1564 a Stratford-upon-Avon, nel Warwickshire, Regno Unito, e morto nel 1616, Shakespeare, uomo geniale e dalla vita misteriosa, è ricordato per opere immortali come Re Liar, Macbeth, Amleto, Romeo e Giulietta, Riccardo III. Capolavori del teatro di ogni tempo, che hanno fatto di William Shakespeare una leggenda e un vanto per la corona di Sua Maestà.

Ma quali sono le frasi più celebri di questo grande scrittore? Ecco alcune delle più belle, per allenare un po’ il nostro inglese!

  • “To be, or not to be: that is the question”
  • “Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?’”
  • “Now is the winter of our discontent”
  • “All that glisters is not gold.”
  • “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so”
  • “Love sought is good, but given unsought, is better.”
  • “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”
  • “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”
  • “A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
  • “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves”
  • “All the world ‘s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.”
  • “Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move. Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.”
  • “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”
  • “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
  • “‘Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”