Othello (Shakespeare) Quotations

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Othello

  • Loving his own pride
  • Epithets of war
  • Nor all masters cannot be truly follow'd 
  • Thicklips
  • Old Black Ram
  • Beast with two backs
  • Gross clasps of a lascivious Moor
  • 'Tis better as it is
  • From men of royal siege 
  • I love the gentle Desdemona
  • Command with years than with your weapons
  • We must straight employ you
  • Rude am I in my speech
  • Even fall upon my life
  • I loved her that she did pity them
  • The Moor is of a free and open nature
  • O my fair warrior
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Othello

  • O my fair warrior
  • Greatest discords be that e'er our hearts shall make 
  • It frights the isle from her propriety 
  • That you unlace your reputation thus
  • My blood geinds my safer guides to rule 
  • All's well now. sweeting 
  • Sweet, for you
  • I will deny thee nothing
  • To leave me but a little to myself
  • When I love thee not, chao is come again
  • Certain, men should be what they seem
  • Green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on
  • I'll see before I doubt
  • Knows all qualities... of human dealings
  • I am declined into the vale of years
  • A pain upon my forehead here 
  • 'Tis better to be much abused
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Othello

  • Farewell the tranquil mind!
  • Othello's occupation gone!
  • Cords, or knives, poison, or fire
  • I'll tear her all to pieces
  • O, blood, blood, blood!
  • 'Tis a good hand
  • There's magic in the web of it
  • [Falls in a trance]
  • Look, how he laughs already!
  • My heart is turned to stone 
  • Is this the nature whom passion could not shake?
  • Would thou hadst ne'er been born!
  • Else she'll betray more men
  • I would not kill thy unprepared spirit 
  • But why should honour outlive honesty?
  • For, in my sense, 'tis happiness to die
  • Killing myself, to die upon a kiss 
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Iago

  • 'Sblood
  • Serve my turn upon him
  • I know my price
  • For my peculiar end
  • I am not what I am
  • Poison his delight
  • Are your doors lock'd? 
  • Now, now, very now 
  • You are - a Senator
  • Stuff o' the conscience 
  • I lack iniquity 
  • Nine or ten times
  • Magnifico 
  • I am for you!
  • Merely a lust of the blood
  • But for my sport and profit 
  • He has done my office 
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Iago

  • Led by the nose as asses are
  • If not critical 
  • Foul pranks which fair and wise ones do 
  • Let thy soul be instructed 
  • Like a poisonous mineral, gnaw my inwards 
  • Knavery's plain face
  • 'Tis pride that pulls the country down 
  • Reputation is an idle and most false imposition 
  • Good wine is a good familiar creature 
  • This advice is free I give and honest 
  • That shall enmesh them all 
  • Steal away so guilty-like
  • Some monsters in his thought 
  • It is a common thing 
  • Sith love breeds such offence
  • With her, on her; what you will 
  • From this time forth, I never will speak word 
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Desdemona

  • Loved me for the dangers I had pass'd 
  • I am bound for life and education 
  • Duty as my mother show'd to you
  • The riches of the ship
  • If thou shouldst praise me?
  • How if fair and foolish?
  • Framed as fruitful as the free elements 
  • Shall undo her credits with the Moor 
  • His bed shall seem a school 
  • When I have spoke of you dispraisingly 
  • I am obedient 
  • My relief must be to loathe her 
  • I am very sorry that you are not well
  • I had rather have lost my purse 
  • You'll never meet a more sufficient man 
  • This is some minx's token 
  • A fine/fair/sweet woman 
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Desdemona

  • Body and beauty unprovide my mind again 
  • I would do much to atone them 
  • I have not deserved this 
  • I will not stay to offend you
  • I understand a fury in your words but not the words 
  • What ignorant sin have I committed?
  • His unkindness may defeat my life 
  • We must not now displease him 
  • Wouldst thou do such a deed for all the world? 
  • I hope you will not kill me 
  • A guiltless death I die 
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Emilia

  • She has no speech
  • More in the soldier than in the scholar 
  • It grieves my husband 
  • I nothing but to please his fantasy 
  • She'll run mad when she shall lack it 
  • Would it not make one weep?
  • Why, I have lost him too 
  • Here's a change indeed!
  • Some busy and insinuating rogue 
  • [Exit Emilia]
  • A very handsome man
  • I might do't as well i' the dark 
  • Fie upon thee, strumpet!
  • I am bound to speak 
  • Lay me by my mistress' side 
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Roderigo/Cassio

  • Never set a squadron (C)
  • Prattle without practice (C)
  • I'll call aloud (R)
  • My daughter is not for thee (R)
  • Sir, sir, sir - (R)
  • I will incontinently drown myself (R)
  • When death is our physician (R)
  • If I depend on the issue? (R)
  • I am changed; I'll go sell all my land (R)
  • Paragons description and wild fame (C)
  • Make love's quick pants in Desdemona's arms (C)
  • Valiant Cassio (C)
  • 'Tis my breeding (C)
  • I can't believe that in her (R)
  • I'll do it; but it dislikes me (C)
  • To the health of our general! (C)
  • [Exit Roderigo] (R)
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Roderigo/Cassio

  • Reputation! Reputation! Reputation! (C)
  • So drunken and so indiscreet an officer (C)
  • A Florentine more kind and honest (C)
  • Let me hear thee say that Cassio's not alive (C)
  • Throw your vile guesses in the Devil's teeth (C)
  • I think, I' faith, she loves me (C)
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Brabantio/Duke/Lodovico

  • My daughter is not for thee
  • Most reverend signoir 
  • I have charged thee not to haunt
  • Power to make this bitter to thee 
  • This accident is not unlike my dream
  • Chains of magic
  • Wealthy curled darlings of our nation 
  • Bond slaves and pagans
  • Engluts and swallows other sorrows 
  • A maiden never bold 
  • To vouch this, is no proof
  • Her father loved me
  • Thy escape would teach me tyranny
  • Let the Turks of Cyprus us beguile 
  • Deceived her father, and may thee
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Setting

  • At Rhodes, at Cyprus
  • [Brabantio appears above]
  • Most reverend signoir
  • What are you?
  • I have charged thee not to haunt
  • My house is not a grange
  • The Sagittary
  • Trade of war
  • Business of some heat
  • Many of the consuls, raised and met 
  • Neglecting an attempt of ease and pain
  • It is a highwrought flood
  • A Veronesa 
  • Our wars are done 
  • Let the heavens
  • Against the elements 
  • Divine Desdemona/Bold Iago
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Setting

  • Are we turn'd Turks
  • Swords out
  • In action glorious
  • In a town of war
  • 'Tis the soldier's life
  • I know our country disposition well
  • He thought 'twas witchcraft
  • Her own dime, complexion and degree
  • For I am black
  • We can call these delicate creatures ours 
  • 'Tis the plague of great ones
  • The big wars, that make ambition virtue!
  • Pride, pomp and circumstance
  • This hand is moist, my lady
  • She, dying, gave it me
  • Blown his ranks into the air 
  • Talking on the sea-bank with certain Venetians 
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Setting

  • This would not be believed in Venice
  • Cyprus - Goats and monkeys!
  • The Devils themselves showed fear to seize thee
  • Fountain from which my current runs
  • Cistern for foul toads to knot and gender in
  • Fair paper made to write whore upon?
  • O thou public commoner!
  • Lay on my bed my wedding sheets 
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