Top 10 inspiring William Shakespeare quotes

The course of true love never did run smooth.

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.

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.

Ignorance is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

Listen to many, speak to a few.

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.