English playwright and poet; b. 1564; d. 1616
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
He is winding the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike.
He that is proud eats up himself; pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle.
How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.
Life is a tale told by an idiot -- full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.