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Saturday, August 20, 2011

One of My All-Time Favorite Quotes

"This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man."

~William Shakespeare

These really are words to live one's life by.  Isn't it ironic that Polonius, one of the most foolish characters in Hamlet, is actually the one to deliver the greatest truth presented in the play?

I wonder if Shakespeare did that on purpose?


  1. I have a whole spiel of things to say about that play and what one's true self really is, but I already graduated and I'm not about to write another paper, but I will say this. Yes. It was on purpose. :)

  2. Chess,

    If you have more information about this quote that you would want to share with a fellow English major, then by all means do tell! I would love it if you would enlighten me :)


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