Shakespeare in Love

Today marks the 400th anniversary of the death of our beloved Shakespeare. For four centuries, Shakespeare has been regarded as the greatest writer and poet in the English language; his sonnets and plays have captured the hearts of millions. To honor the literary genius, Match took a look into our members who love Shakespeare. Turns out, mentioning Shakespeare in your profile increases your chances of success on Match. And especially take notes fellas – mentioning Shakespeare increases your chances of a female response by 27%!

Want to know the top cities with literary singles? Take a look at our top 5 list below:

  1. Fort Collins, CO
  2. Madison, WI
  3. Denver, CO
  4. Ann Arbor, MI
  5. San Francisco, CA

Want to add a Shakespeare quote to your profile or use it in a message? Here are some our favorites:

  • “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is wing’d cupid painted blind.”
  • “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.”
  • “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.”

Happy Birthday Shakespeare! Thanks for keeping love real and alive for 400 years.