Ghost (I.V.24): 'If thou did'st ever thy dear father love...revenge his most foul and unnatural murder.'
Hamlet (II.II.583): 'Prompted to my revenge from heaven and hell'
Claudius (IV.VIII.126): ‘no place, indeed should murder sanctuarize. Revenge should have no bounds.’
Laertes (IV.V.136): 'Let come what comes, only I'll be revenged/ most throughly for my father.'
Hamlet (III.IV.176): 'I must be their scourge and minister'
Hamlet: 'I am proud, revengeful, ambitious.'
Hamlet (I.V.29): '... that I, with wings as swift/ as meditation or the thoughts of love,/my sweep to my revenge.'
Hamlet: (IV.IV.65): 'O,from this time forth,/ my thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!'
Hamlet (II.II.574): 'I am pigeon livered and lack gall'
Hamlet (I.II.146): 'Frailty thy name is woman'
Laertes (I.II.29-32): 'Then weigh what loss your honour might sustain...if your chaste treasure open to his unmastered importunity.'
Hamlet: 'You dig and you amble and you lisp'
Hamlet (III.I.121): 'Why would'st thou be a breeder of sinners?'
Hamlet (III.I.139): 'Wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them.'
Hamlet (V.I.190): 'Let her paint an inch thick, to this she will come'
Ophelia (III.II.162): 'tis brief my Lord' /Hamlet: 'As woman's love'
Polonius (II.II.163): 'I will loose my daughter to him'
Theme- Lies and secrecy
Hamlet (III.II.377): 'S'blood, do you think I am easier to be played upon than a pipe? call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, you cannot play upon me.'
Claudius (IV.V.91): 'wants not buzzers to infect his ear.'
Gertrude (III.IV.98): 'These words like daggers enter mine ears'
Ophelia: 'th'observed of all observers.'
Hamlet(III.II.329): 'My wit's diseased.'
Hamlet (I.V.172): 'To put an antic disposition on.'
Claudius (III.III.1): 'I like him not. Nor stands it safe with us to let his madness range.'Gertrude (III.IV.106-119): 'Alas he's mad...Alas, how is't with you./ that you do bend your eye on vacancy/ and with th'incorporal air do hold discourse?'
Claudius (IV.V.85): 'Poor Ophelia, divided from herself and her fair judgement.'Gertrude (IV.V.7): 'Her speech is nothing. Yet the the unshaped use of it doth move the hearers to collection.'
Horatio (IV.V.14): 'She may strew dangerous conjectures in ill-breeding minds.'
Ophelia (III.I.151-158): 'O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown!...now that noble and most sovereign reason like sweet bells jangled,out of time and harsh.'
Theme- state of mind vs state (country/city)
Hamlet(II.II.243): 'Denmark is a prison'
Ghost (I.V.63): 'In the porches of my ears did pour...it courses through the natural gates and alleys of the body...'
Laertes (I.III.23): 'On his choice depends the safety and health of this whole state'
Hamlet (II.II.248): 'Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so... I could be bounded in a nutshell and count myself king of infinite space.'
Ophelia (III.I.153): 'Th'expectancy and rose of the fair state'
Ghost (I.V.38): 'So the whole ear of Denmark/ is by a forged process of my death/rankly abused.
Hamlet (I.II.135): 'Tis an unweeded garden that grows to seed.Things rank and gross in nature possess it merely.''
Horatio (I.I.69): 'This bodes some strange eruption to our state.'
Hamlet (III.IV.147): 'rank corruption, mining all unseen, infects within...do not spread compsot on the weeds to make them ranker'
Claudius and Gertrude
Hamlet (IV.II.18): '...He keeps them, like an ape an apple, in the corner of his jaw, first mouthed, to be last swallowed.'
Hamlet (I.II.152): 'My father's brother, but no-more like my father, than I to Hercules'
Hamlet (V.II.65): ‘he that hath killed my king and whored my mother, popped in between th’election and my hopes,’
Ghost (I.V.42): 'That incestuous, that adulterate beast!'
Hamlet (I.V.106): 'O Villain, villain, smiling, damned villain!'
Hamlet (I.II.156): 'O, most wicked speed, to post with such dexterity to incestous sheets!'
Gertrude (III.II.240): 'The lady doth protest too much methinks.'
Ghost (I.V.46): 'My most seeming-virtuous queen'
Private vs Public self/Acting
Hamlet: 'through indirections, find directions out.'
Hamlet: 'now I am alone’...'Soft you now’
Hamlet:‘But break, my heart, for I must hold my tongue’
Hamlet: 'God hath given you one face and you make yourself another.'
King:(to laertes) 'was your father dear to you? Or are you like a painting of sorrow, a face without a heart?'
King: refers to the duel as a 'performance'
Hamlet: ''seems' madam? Nay it is. I know not 'seems'.'
Hamlet (V.II.58): ‘they are not near my conscience’
Hamlet: 'The plays the thing, in which I'll catch the conscience of the king'
Laertes: 'And yet it is almost against my conscience'
Hamlet: 'I give you this plague as a dowry. be you as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shall not escape calumny.'
Ophelia (I.III.136): 'I shall obey, my lord'
Ophelia: 'and I of ladies most deject and wretched.'
Ophelia: 'do not...show me the steep and thorny way to heaven.'
Gertrude: 'I will not speak with her.'
Claudius: 'it springs all from her father's death'
Gertrude: 'as one incapable of her own distress'