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1. "The greatest crime in a Shakespeare play is to murder the king."
Author: Alex Cox
2. "I don't think my looks are modern. I always imagined I'd end up doing Chekhov, Ibsen and Shakespeare all my life and never play a contemporary character."
Author: Alex Kingston
3. "I admire Shakespeare enormously. But since I can't be him, I'm glad that his marriage was unhappy and he's dead."
Author: Bauvard
4. "I got an M.F.A. in acting from NYU, and part of our training is to learn how to use swords in combat situations in a performance and Shakespeare plays where you have to fight."
Author: Danai Gurira
5. "When we study Shakespeare on the page, for academic purposes, we may require all kinds of help. Generally, we read him in modern spelling and with modern punctuation, and with notes. But any poetry that is performed - from song lyric to tragic speech - must make its point, as it were, without reference back."
Author: James Fenton
6. "Romeo and JulietRomeo and Juliet is a tragic play written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two teenage "star-cross'd lovers" whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding households. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and, along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal "young lovers". (From Wikipedia)"
Author: Jane Austen
7. "I'm John Clare now. I was Byron and Shakespeare formerly."
Author: John Clare
8. "It's Shakespearean, Bill; lots of the important stuff in Shakespeare happens offstage - you just hear about it."
Author: John Irving
9. "If Shakespeare had to go on an author tour to promote Romeo and Juliet, he never would have written Macbeth."
Author: Joyce Brothers
10. "Slipping in blood, by his own hand, through pride,Hamlet, Othello, Coriolanus fall.Upon his bed, however, Shakespeare die,Having endured them all."
Author: Louise Bogan
11. "I realized that after years of studying Shakespeare and Chekhov and regional repertory theater, what I really wanted to do was bust in and rob a bank and jump in the screaming getaway car and tear through the city and get in a shootout."
Author: M. C. Gainey
12. "We must make haste then, not only because we are daily nearer to death, but also because the conception of things and the understanding of them cease first."
Author: Marcus Aurelius
13. "And Prometheus was flying directly toward them.William Shakespeare shifted uncomfortably in his seat. "Now, I've never been a warrior,and I know little about tactics,but shouldn't we be flying in the other direction?" They were close enough now to see the wide-eyed anpu in the nearest craft."We will," Prometheus said. "Just as soon as the missiles explode.""Which missiles?" Shakespeare asked."The two just behind us."
Author: Michael Scott
14. "Apparently the complete works of Shakespeare packed quite a wallop. To think, my mother said I'd never find use for an English degree. Ha! I'd like to see her knock someone silly with an apron and a cookie press."
Author: Rachel Vincent
15. "When King Lear dies in act five, do you know what Shakespeare has written? He has written, 'He dies.' No more. No fanfare, no metaphor, no brilliant final words. The culmination of the most influential piece of dramatic literature is, 'He dies.' Now I am not asking you to be happy at my leaving but all I ask you to do is to turn the page and let the next story begin.-- Mr. Magorium"
Author: Suzanne Weyn
16. "... All who have brought about a state of sex-consciousness are to blame, and it is they who drive me, when I want to stretch my faculties on a book, to seek it in that happy age ... when the writer used both sides of his mind [the male and female sides of his mind] equally. One must turn back to Shakespeare then, for Shakespeare was androgynous; and so were Keats and Sterne and Cowper and Lamb and Coleridge. Shelley perhaps was sexless. Milton and Ben Jonson had a dash too much of the male in them. So had Wordsworth and Tolstoy."
Author: Virginia Woolf
17. "In the summer of 2009, I was at the Shakespeare lab at the public theater in New York."
Author: William Mapother

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