Julius Caesar: Language

“Language is a powerful weapon, and in the hands of a skilled person, it can be used to manipulate others.”

—Julius Caesar.

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William Shakespeare: Lend me your ears

Sketch of William Shakespeare.

Sketch of William Shakespeare. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them The good is oft interred with their bones.”
William Shakespeare

 

 

William Shakespeare: Honorable men

This was long thought to be the only portrait ...

This was long thought to be the only portrait of William Shakespeare that had any claim to have been painted from life, until another possible life portrait, the Cobbe portrait, was revealed in 2009. The portrait is known as the ‘Chandos portrait’ after a previous owner, James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos. It was the first portrait to be acquired by the National Portrait Gallery in 1856. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“For Brutus is an honourable man;
So are they all, all honourable men.”
William Shakespeare, “Julius Caesar“, Act 3 scene 2