Othello Quote Revision


Character- Othello

'Let him do his spite' 'But that I love the gentle Desdemona' - calm, collected, strongwilled; start of the play, finding out Brabantio knows about Desdemona and himself. Act 1, Scene 2

'If I were now to die,/ twere now to be most happy' 'But let your sentence even fall upon my life'

'I'll see before I doubt, when I doubt proveHe doesn't want to believe it

'Her name, that was as fresh as Dian's visage, is now bregrimmed and black as mine own face'

'If she be false, O then heaven mocks itself!'

'How shall I murder him, Iago?'

'I will chop her into messes' 'Devil! (He strikes her)

'I took you for that cunning whore of venice who married with Othello'

'She was a whore'

'Of one that loved not wisely, but too well,/ of one not easily jealous but being wrought' 

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Character- Desdemona


'That I did love the Moor to live with him’-Act 1, Scene 3

'Let me go with him'- Act 1, scene 3

‘You are the lord of duty./ I am hitherto your daughter, but here’s my husband’

‘Believe me, I had rather have lost my purse’- Act 3, Scene 4

‘Who, he? I think the sun where he was born/ Drew all such humours from him’- Act 3, Scene 4

'I do not know. I am sure I am none such'- Act 3, Scene 4

'O banish me lord, but kill me not' 

'But half an hour!'

'But while I say one prayer'

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Character - Iago

'Even now, now, very now, an old black ram/ is tupping your white ewe...Or else the devil will make grandsire of you' - 1, 1

I hate the Moor,/ And it is thought abroad, that 'twixt my sheets/ has done my office' - 1, 3

'In double knavery- How, how? Let's see./ After some time, abuse Othello's ear/ that he is too familiar with his wife' 1, 3

'O, beware, my lord, of jealousy!/ It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock/ the meat it feeds on' - 3, 3

'The Moor already changes with my poision' - 3, 3

'One may smell in such a will most rank,/ foul disproportion thoughts unnatural'  - 3, 3

'she did deceive her father, marrying you,' .... 'and so she did' - 3, 3

'look to your wife; observe her well with Cassio' - 3, 3 

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Character - Iago

'Now will I question Cassio of Bianca,/ A huswife that by selling her desires' - 4,1 

'Have your daugher covered with a Barbary horse' - 1, 1

'For that I do suspect the lusty Moor / Hath leaped into my seat' - 2, 1

'If I can fasten but one cup upon him' -2, 3

'Demand me nothing. What you know, you know./ From this time forth I never will speak word' - 5, 2

'I am not what I am'' - 1, 1

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Character - Emilia

'They are not ever jealous for the cause,/ But jealous for they are jealous. It is a monster/ begot upon itself, born on itself' -   3, 4

'When they change us for others? Is it sport?/ I think it is. And doth affection breed it?... The ills we do, their ills instruct' - 4, 3

'I am glad i have found this napkin./ this was her first rememberance from the Moor./ My wayward husband hath a hundred times/ wooed me to steal it. ... I nothing but to please his fantasy' - 3,3

'Nobody. I myself. Farewell/ commend me to my kind lord. O, farewell' - 5, 2

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