All the world’s a stage and all the men and women merely players.

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All the world’s a stage & all the men and women merely players. – William Shakespeare

What does that mean?
This is one of the more famous quotes of the Bard. It is said by Jaques: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts…” in the play As You Like It, Act II, sc. vii.

This as an interesting comparison between actors in their plays, and the rest of us in our lives. Actors will play different parts in different plays throughout their careers. Sometimes they will play multiple parts in the same play.

Similarly, we have different roles in our lives. At work or at school, in social situations, or with family and friends. We might be the lead at school, but a lesser player…

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