William Shakespeare quote about wisdom from Hamlet (1623) - Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice;
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William Shakespeare quotes · Hamlet quotes · Wisdom quotes · Listening quotes · Speech quotes

Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice;

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Date
1623
Language
English
Reference
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Act I, Scene 3
Note
Written between 1599 and 1602 Polonius line
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Meaning and analysis

Kwize Master This quote is part of Polonius' advice to his son who is about to embark on a sea voyage. He suggests to be careful without isolating himself, and therefore to listen to as many people as possible while revealing himself as little as possible.
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William Shakespeare quote about wisdom from Hamlet (1623) - Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice;
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William Shakespeare quote about wisdom from Hamlet (1623) - Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice;
William Shakespeare quote about wisdom from Hamlet (1623) - Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice;