William Shakespeare quotes on Beauty, life lessons, and friendship
Shakespeare quotes on beauty, life lessons, and friendship are beautiful quotes to inspire and motivate you on your homemaking journey. Not only are they perfect for your own self to read and appreciate, but they are also a good thing to share with your family and friends.
William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet, and actor, perhaps the greatest writer in the English language. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. Shakespeare’s works are widely read, studied, and performed throughout the world. He wrote about 38 plays and 154 sonnets, as well as a variety of other poems. Shakespeare’s plays include
- Henry VIII
- Midsummer Night’s Dream
- King Lear
- Julius Caesar
- The Merchant of Venice
- The Gentlemen of Verona
- King John
- Twelfth Night
- Merry Wives of Windsor
- Comedy of Errors
- Taming of the Shrew
- Much Ado About Nothing
Some of the following are the most famous quotes taken from Shakespeare’s sonnets and these plays.
Enjoy this little adventure of looking at beauty, life, and friendship through Shakespeare’s words!
Shakespeare Quotes on Beauty
Is she kind as she is fair?
For beauty lives with kindness.
Beauty itself doth of itself persuade the eyes of men without an orator.
Virtue is beauty, but the beauteous evil.
Are empty trunks o’erflourished by the devil.
To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I ey’d, Such seems your beauty still.”
One beautiful heart is better than thousand beautiful faces. So choose people having beautiful hearts rather than faces.”
Could beauty, my lord, have better commerce than with honesty?
Shakespeare Quotes on Life Lessons
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.
Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
Listen to many. Speak to a few.
For sweetest things turn sourest by their deeds. Lilies that fester smell far worse than weeds.
Be great in act as you have been in thought.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
Come what come may, time and the hour run through the roughest day.
We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players;
Shakespeare Quotes about Friendship
Never play with the feelings of others because you may win the game, but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for a lifetime.
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
Absence from those we love is self from self-a deadly banishment.
The course of true love never did run smooth
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove.
Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good night till it be morrow
Did you enjoy these quotes from Shakespeare plays and sonnets? I hope they inspired you as a homemaker to create a place of beauty, goodness, and deep friendship for your family and those who enter. They need a place to rest and flourish in life. Let love and kindness be known to them through you as you grow in virtue!