Othello Key Quotations

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  • Othello Key Quotations
    • Jealousy LOVE
      • "Nothing can or shall content my soul/Till I am evened with him. wife for wife"
      • "I'll pour this pestilence into his ear:/That she repeals him for her body's lust."
      • "O beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on"
      • "If she be false O then heaven mocks itself:/I'll not believe't"
      • "O now forever/ Farewell the tranquil mind; farewell content"
      • "If she be not honest, chaste, and true/There's no man happy: the purest of their wives/Is foul as slander"
      • "They are not jealous for the cause but jealous for they are jealous"
    • Jealousy STATUS
      • "Preferment goes by letter and affection,/Not by old gradation"
      • "I know my price, I am worth no worse a place"
      • "The Moore already changes with my poison"
      • "Let him do his spite/My services...shall out-tongue his complaints"
      • "The lieutenant/is to be saved before the ensign."
      • "Her name that was once as fresh/as Dian's Visage, is now begrimed and black/As Mine own face"
    • Status
      • "Her name that was once as fresh/as Dian's Visage is now as begrimed and black/as mine own face"
      • "Reputation, reputation, reputation! O I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself and what remains is bestial"
      • "The lieutenant is to be saved before the ensign"
      • "To you I am bound for life and education... you are the lord of duty"
      • "My parts, my title, my perfect soul/Shall manifest me rightly"
      • "I know my price, I am worth no worse a place."
    • Gender
      • "Thieves! Thieves! Thieves! ... Thieves, look to your house, your daughter, your bags"
      • "Let husbands know their wives have sense like them"
      • "Nay, it is true or else I am a Turk/You rise to play and you go to bed to work"
      • "You are pictures out of doors...Housewives/In your beds"
      • "What wouldst thou write of me/If thou shouldst praise me?"
      • "O treason of the blood"
      • "She is abused, stolen from me, and corrupted/By spells and medicines"
      • "Look to her Moor, if thou hast eyes to see/She has deceived her father and may thee"
    • Race
      • "An old black ram is tupping your white ewe"
      • "Your daughter covered by a Barbary horse"
      • "Her name is now begrimed and black as mine own face"
      • "You the blacker devil"


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