The very best of William Shakespeare

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  1. Saddleworth2

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    Thought it might be fun to ask fellow Mooners what their favourite Shakespeare play and quote are. My favourite play is Macbeth. Very difficult to choose a quote as there are so many good ones that are still as relevant today as when they were written:

    • "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts."
      'Act 2, Scene 7 As you like it

    • "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."
      Act 5, Scene 1 A you like it
    • "Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." Act 5 Scene 5 Macbeth
     
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  2. Not Kenneth Branaghs biggest fan though!
     
  3. BlueTG

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  4. billymumphrey

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    I'm partial to the "Honourable Man" speech in Julius Caesar.
     
  5. Banned Tosspot

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    Can't wait for the season to start....
     
  6. kippax4ever

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    Can only speak for my own experience.
    But not many schools in Manchester did
    Willie Shakespeare.to be honest.never mind trying to understand the fker.
     
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  7. Zin 'messiah' Zimmer

    Zin 'messiah' Zimmer

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    I’d have to say a midsummer nights dream, with....

    “O, when she's angry, she is keen and shrewd! She was a vixen when she went to school; And though she be but little, she is fierce.”
     
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    William, William, it was really nothing.
     
  9. discopop

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    I do believe in one of his finer sonnets he included the line “who the fucketh art Man Utd”
     
  10. Saddleworth2

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    “If I be waspish, best beware my sting.”
     
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