- Passionate .
- Impatient .
- Generational .
- Honest .
- Respectful .
- Hot-headed/irrational .
- "Then she will die...but her death will kill another." (Messenger speech) "His arms flung around her waist, clinging to her, wailing for his bride."
- "Rage your heart out, rage with friends who can stand the sight of you." (Looses patience with Creon's stubbornness).
- "You've seen trees by a raging winter torrent...but not the stubborn- they're ripped out, roots and all." (Hints at Creon's Hamartia).
- "I see my farther offending justice-wrong."
- "'She deserves a glowing crown of gold'-so they say." (Acts as a voice for the people).
- "I haven't the skill...to tell you when, if ever, you make a slip in speech...though someone else may have a good suggestion." "Father, I am your son...I obey you."
- Look less to ,my years and more to what I do."
- (Messenger speech) "Haemon lunged and missed! And then, doomed, desperate with himself, suddenly leaning his whole weight on the blade, he buried it in his body, halfway to the hilt."