Category Archives: Motivational Sayings

Shakespeare on Courage and Julian Assange’s Christmas Message

“Courage mounteth with occasion: Let them be welcome then, we are prepared.” (King John, act 2, sc. 1) Comments. Of the many forthcoming or already pronounced “Christmas” messages, the truest to the spirit of the season and the temper of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and a Greeting to Remember and be Remembered by

“Let all the number of the stars give light To thy fair way!”  (Antony and Cleopatra, act 3, sc. 2) Comments. Salutations to all friends and visitors to the “Your Daily Shakespeare”. The webmaster is on his way to Florence … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on England, Model to her Greatness

“O England! model to thy inward greatness, Like little body with a mighty heart” (Henry V, chorus, second act) Comments.  As we know, Shakespeare was what today we would call a strong nationalist. Foreign characters perform poorly, be they French, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Greed for Gold and Consequences

“How quickly nature falls into revolt, When gold becomes her object!” (King Henry IV part 2, act 4, sc.4) Comments.  When the future Henry V tried the crown on his head in the room where his ailing father was dying, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Salad Days and Inexperience

“Those were my salad days, When I was green in judgement.” (Antony and Cleopatra, act 1, sc. 5) Tips for Use.   Unless you are really old you can often attribute your errors to inexperience and get away with it. Though … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Talents and their Use

Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves, for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, ’twere all alike As if we had them not.” (Measure for Measure, act 1, sc.1) Tips … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Procrastination and How to Avoid It

“… that we would do We should do when we would; for this ‘would’ changes And hath abatements and delays as many As there are tongues, are hands, are accidents; And then this ‘should’ is like a spendthrift sigh, That … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Aging Gracefully, Wine & Laughter as Medicines

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come, And let my liver rather heat with wine Than my heart cool with mortifying groans, Why should a man whose blood is warm within Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster?” (Merchant … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Planning, Management Planning and Risk Management

“When we mean to build, We first survey the plot, then draw the model; And when we see the figure of the house, Then must we rate the cost of the erection; Which if we find outweighs ability, What do … Continue reading

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Exception to Shakespeare by Way of Alexander Pope

“True Wit is Nature to Advantage drest, What oft was thought, bit ne’er so well Exprest” (A. Pope, Essay on Criticism) In today’s blog we take a brief excursion outside of the Shakespeare realm. A bit like the Tour de … Continue reading

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