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If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor
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"If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor"

- William Shakespeare

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This quote by William Shakespeare is a reflection on the concept of honor and sacrifice. It recommends that if one is marked to pass away, they should accept their fate and do their finest to lessen the loss to their country. On the other hand, if they are to live, they should be content with the smaller share of honor that comes with less males. This quote talks to the concept of self-sacrifice and the significance of putting the requirements of the nation before one's own. It also suggests that honor is not necessarily connected to the number of people included, but rather to the desire to put the needs of the nation initially. In this method, the quote encourages us to be happy to make sacrifices for the higher great, even if it suggests that we will not get the very same recognition as others.

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William Shakespeare This quote is written / told by William Shakespeare between April 26, 1564 and April 23, 1616. He was a famous Dramatist from England. The author also have 172 other quotes.

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