Hamlet Quotes

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  • Leadership Quotes in Hamlet.
    • "his choice depends / The safety and health of this whole state"
      • Laertes 'whole state', Noun phrase.
      • A lot depends on Hamlet and even though he is not admiring him here, he still acknowledges that he is a leader.
    • "our whole kingdom / To be contracted in one brow of woe".
      • 'our' collective, refers to the kingdom as belonging to everyone.
      • persuasive leadership skills.
    • "Hail to your lordship!"
      • 'Lordship' - Proper Noun, shows Marcellus acknowledges his status.
      • 'Hail', Noun - he tells others to respect Hamlet.
    • "Unto young Hamlet; for, upon my life".
      • 'Young Hamlet' noun phrase, proper noun and adjective.
      • 'my life', Pronoun, shows Horatio's loyalty to Hamlet and that he views him as a leader.
    • "For he was likely, had he been put on, / To have proved most royally"
      • If Hamlet had the chance to become Kind he would've been a great leader.
      • 'Proved most Royally'
    • "I'll take the ghosts word for a thousand pound. Didst percieve?..."
      • 'I'll take' -  pronoun and verb. Action contrasts with Hamlets lack of acting.
      • A leader always considers every option, as Hamlet does, as an audience we know he is a thinker and considers all aspect before taking action.


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