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 - England’s National Poet 

William Shakespeare was a famous English poet. He was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon. The son of Mary Arden, and John Shakespeare, he was educated at the King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford. It is at this place he learned Latin and Greek. This great mind can also read the Roman dramatists.

He lived with his family on Henley Street till he turned eighteen. At 18 years of age, he married Anne Hathaway, a woman 7-8 years older than him. They had two beautiful daughters: namely Susanna, and Judith.

Robert Greene's A Groatsworth of Wit suggests to him as a playwright and an actor. In 1585 he went to London to start his internship as an actor. It was during June 1592 and April 1594, due to the plague, the London theatres were closed. During this time, his source of income was Henry Wriothesley, earl of Southampton, his patron.

Those who are not aware of Shakespeare's quotes on life lessons must know that he dedicated the first two poems, The Rape of Lucrece and Venus and Adonis to his patron. Regardless of conservative protests to the glorification of the poem of sensuality, it was very popular. It was also reprinted six times after its publication.

There are many William Shakespeare motivational quotes available today that inspire people of all age groups. It was in the year 1594; he joined the actors’ company of Lord Chamberlain. In 1599, he further joined Chamberlain’s Men that would form an association to operate and build a new playhouse and named Globe. It has become a very popular theatre of that time. Income from this source allowed him to buy New Place in Stratford.

Shakespeare's quotes about life can be seen in these plays and poems. He invented many words, often contorting or combing native roots, French, and Latin. Some of his popular and best known are Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Antony and Cleopatra, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and many more. A printed book of 36 comedies of him, The First Folio, was published in 1623. Shakespeare's quotes on Romeo and Juliet have inspired many lives.

His contribution to the nation is remarkable. He is regarded as the great writer of the English language in history. He was the one who transformed European theatre where he expanded expectations about what could be proficient through modernization in plot, characterization, genre, and language.

After 1612, he retired from his stage life and then returned to the home in Stratford. He depicted up his will in 1616 January. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried at Stratford Church. 



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