William Shakespeare Quotes Go Viral On The Bard’s 450th Birthday

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To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question that William Shakespeare never asked himself. The Bard was born 450 years ago today and social media users are celebrating by sharing some of the iconic author’s most famous quotes.

You don’t have to be a scholar to know some William Shakespeare quotes. In fact, you probably use some words that the Bard invented without even knowing it.

Phrases like “fair play” and “brave new world…” Words like “addiction” and “cold-blooded” and “swagger…” These are often attributed to William Shakespeare.

Here are some other quotes from the world’s most well-known playwright.




William Shakespeare wrote nearly 40 plays during his life, as well as hundreds of sonnets and poems. His most famous works, like Hamlet, Romeo And Juliet, and MacBeth, are still being read and performed today.

Here’s the trailer for a new rendition of Romeo And Juliet starring Hailee Steinfeld.

Do you have a favorite William Shakespeare quote or play? What about a movie? The Bard may have been born 450 years ago but his influence is still being felt today. Happy Birthday Bill!

Dan Evon

Dan Evon was born, raised, and currently lives in Chicago. He is the Editor-In-Chief at Social News Daily. Over the last six years Evon has helped build several web platforms to millions of monthly readers. Dan is an expert is social media platform building and a freelance content consultant specializing in trending, evergreen and news content.


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