"What fools these mortals be" - A Famous Quote by William Shakespeare
This famous quote originated in the play by William Shakespeare. This section provides answers to the following questions about this famous Shakespeare quote:
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Shakespeare Quote - "What fools these mortals be"
Captain of our fairy band,
Helena is here at hand,
And the youth, mistook by me,
Pleading for a lover's fee.
Shall we their fond pageant see?
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
A Midsummer Nights Dream Act 3, Scene 2
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 "What fools these mortals be" quote, are an 'anonymous' part of the English language. Many people continue to use this "What fools these mortals be" quote by William Shakespeare in famous quotes about life.
"What fools these mortals be"