"All that glitters is not gold" - A Famous Quote by William Shakespeare
This famous quote originated in the play by William Shakespeare - the actual word is 'Glisters' but over time this is commonly referred to as 'Glitters'. This section provides answers to the following questions about this famous Shakespeare quote:

  • Who said that?

  • Which play the quote come from?

  • What was the name of the speaker?

  • In which Act or Scene can the whole quote, or saying, be found?


Shakespeare Quote - "All that glitters is not gold"


Prince of Morocco:
"All that glisters is not gold."


The Merchant of Venice (Act II, Scene vii)

 

Famous Shakespeare Quote
Although set in different times many of the most famous quotes about life and love by William Shakespeare are still relevant today.  Did you know that William Shakespeare is credited by the Oxford English Dictionary with the introduction of nearly 3,000 words into the language. It's no wonder that expressions from his works in literature, including the "All that glitters is not gold" quote, are an 'anonymous' part of the English language. Many people continue to use this "All that glitters is not gold" quote by William Shakespeare in famous quotes about life.

"All that glitters is not gold"

"All that glitters is not gold"

  • Who said that?
  • Which play did the quote come from?
  • What was the name of the speaker?
  • In which Act or Scene can the whole quote, or saying, be found?
  • Short Famous Quotes about life from Famous Shakespeare Quotes

William Shakespeare


All that glitters is not gold

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