A couple weeks ago, Pathaniaabhishek’s blog tagged me to do one quote a day for three days. Check out his blog here, which will take you to the first day of his 3 Days Quote Challenge.
I was going to do this earlier, but I really wanted to concentrate on my Poetry Month. However, now that it’s over, I’m free!
The rules of the challenge are as follows:
- Thank the person who nominated you.
- Post a quote for three consecutive days (1 quote for each day).
- Share why this quote appeals so much to you.
- Nominate 3 different bloggers for each day.
So first, thank you, Abhishek, for nominating me!
My first quote is…
Listen to Many,
Speak to few.
— Hamlet, William Shakespeare
I love Shakespeare, so it’s no surprise that his quotes should be my favorites. I have tons of quotes I love by him, but this one, spoken by Polonius in Hamlet, holds a special place in my heart. The real quote is actually “Give every man thy ear but few thy voice,” but it has been translated down in modern terms to this quote.
It’s meaningful to me because we live in a world where so many people do not know how to listen. We constantly think of our own troubles, rarely of others’. I myself constantly must hold myself back for blurting out the first thing that comes into my head, so this quote in particular is very meaningful to me.