Originally posted by tnun:
who would fardels bear. always liked that one. oops, now I've just skewered myself with but a bare bodkin.
... or hoisted by your own petard ...
The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good.
-- Robert Graves (1895 - 1985)
I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
-- James M. Barrie (1860 - 1937)
Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations.
-- Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)
After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.
-- H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956), on Shakespeare
We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.
-- Robert Wilensky, speech at a 1996 conference
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