Truly Timeless Wisdom from the Plays and Sonnets.
From profound truths to witty conceits, the works of William Shakespeare are filled with pithy nuggets of advice on all aspects of life. No writer since has given wise counsel in words as beautiful, elegant, and eminently quotable.
Michael Macrone has selected nearly 400 quotations from Shakespeare's plays and sonnets on everything from vice and virtue to marriage and the family. Together these expression form a guide to life that is as fresh and relevant today as the day they were written.