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14 Quotes that Prove Shakespeare Is Actually Still Relevant to Your Life

18 November 2016 by TodayTix
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Shakespeare is forever. You’ll see.

words tobe or not to be written on old typewriter

On Party Etiquette:

“Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.” – Twelfth Night
Because no one likes the clueless dude at the party who thinks he’s smarter than everyone and won’t STFU.

On Social Media:

“They do not love that do not show their love.” – Two Gentlemen of Verona
Keep hitting that like button, guys, because that’s how people know you care about them.

On Online Dating:

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Think twice before you swipe left.

William Shakespeare

On Fashion:

“I see that the fashion wears out more apparel than the man.” – Much Ado About Nothing
Should you really buy those crazy expensive, super trendy designer shoes? Because you know they’re gonna be out of style soon. Maybe invest in a nice pair of clogs instead.

On Facebook Comments:

“I am not bound to please thee with my answer.” – Merchant of Venice
If you’ve got something to say to someone, say it via Facebook comment. They may not like it, but they can always delete it.

On Being In a Bad Mood:

“If I be waspish, best beware my sting.” – The Taming of the Shrew
People have moods. Sometimes those moods are bad. When that happens, stay away.

Vintage composition of handwriting, quill pen and ink. Selective focus on ink and pen. Text is from Shakespeare's Sonnet 18.

On Sleeping:

“Why, go to bed, and sleep.” – Othello
It’s 9:00pm on a Saturday, should you rally and meet your friends at the bar or do what you really want to do, which is go to sleep? Go to sleep! Sleeping is always a great idea.

On Facial Hair:

“Methinks I am marvellous hairy about the face.” – Midsummer Night’s Dream
Facial hair FTW, because beards are marvelous.

On Life:

“This above all: to thine own self be true.” – Hamlet
Aww. This one doesn’t need any explanation.