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11/01/2012 01:10 pm ET Updated Jan 01, 2013

Sage Political Advice from Shakespeare's Plays

From the adage-filled tragedy Hamlet to the pastoral comedy As You Like It, the Bard's plays are veritable gold mines of advice for politicians -- and the body politic.

With only a few days left for would-be electoral winners to wow the voting public, they might consider these words of wisdom for office seekers of every stripe, taken straight from Shakespeare himself.

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Political Advice From Shakespeare


Kim Askew and Amy Helmes are authors of the Shakespeare-inspired YA series Twisted Lit, featuring Tempestuous and Exposure