Even if he was not the first one to come up with all the words and expressions he is credited with, the truth is that Shakespeare's plays have been played and read once and again. Thanks to his work, the English language has been enriched with vivid language that we repeat over and over every single day... And, basically, that's the long and short of it. So, despite what some people may argue, we can still say that our language is more varied and colourful thanks to the swam of Avon. So, yes! every now and again, let's continue quoting Shakespeare and Bernard Levin!