ClockQuotes

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.

– William Shakespeare

5 responses to “ClockQuotes

  1. Keri Hulme

    This is part of one of the many set pieces from Shakespeare we were required to learn by heart at high school in the 1960s in New Zealand…didnt find that difficult, and recovered from schooling to love Wm. S again but-
    this itched when I first learned it. ‘Cowards die many times before their deaths’ *because* cowards have empathy, sympathy, and imagination? “The valiant only
    (a variant reading)
    ‘taste of death but once” – because they are testosterone-driven sword-whacking fools?
    Hmm.
    Shakespeare’s irony is known-

  2. Keri Hulme

    This is part of one of the many set pieces from Shakespeare we were required to learn by heart at high school in the 1960s in New Zealand…didnt find that difficult, and recovered from schooling to love Wm. S again but-
    this itched when I first learned it. ‘Cowards die many times before their deaths’ *because* cowards have empathy, sympathy, and imagination? “The valiant only
    (a variant reading)
    ‘taste of death but once” – because they are testosterone-driven sword-whacking fools?
    Hmm.
    Shakespeare’s irony is known-

  3. Keri Hulme

    O woe! New iMac meese double-click so easily: my apologies for a double posting-

  4. my apologies for a double posting.Realy Cool.I LOve Shakespeare 😀
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  5. “A thousand deaths is not cowardice, it is only repetition.”