Twelfth Night Quotations

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Love Quotes

"If music be the food of love, play on" - Orsino - Act 1, Scene 1.

"O, when mine eyes did see Olivia first, Methought she purged the air of pestilence" - Orsino - Act 1, Scene 1.

"Yet a barful strife! Whoe'er I woo, myself would be his wife" - Viola - Act 1, Scene 4. 

"Thy tongue, thy face, thy limbs, actions and spirit Do give thee five-fold blazon" - Olivia - Act 1, Scene 5.

"Make me a willow cabin at your gate, And call upon my soul within the house" - Viola - Act 1, Scene 5.

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Appearance VS Reality Quotes

"Conceal me what I am" - Viola - Act 1, Scene 2.

"Though that nature with a beauteous wall Doth oft close in pollution" - Viola - Act 1, Scene 2.

"Diana's lip Is not more smooth and rubious" - Orsino - Act 1, Scene 4.

"Disguise, I see, thou art a wickedness" - Viola - Act 2, Scene 2.

"This fellow is wise enough to play the Fool" - Viola - Act 3, Scene 1.

"Thou mightst have done this without thy beard and gown. He sees thee not" - Maria - Act 4, Scene 2.

"An apple, cleft in two, is not more twin" - Antonio - Act 5, Scene 1.

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Deception Quotes

"Methinks I feel this youth's perfections" - Olivia - Act 1, Scene 5.

"I am not what I am" - Viola - Act 3, Scene 1.

"Well, I'll put it on, and I will dissemble myself in 't" - Feste - Act 4, Scene 2.

"Alas, Malvolio, this is not my writing" - Olivia - Act 5, Scene 1. 

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Comedy and Carnivalesque

"Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage" - Feste - Act 1, Scene 5.

"Do you not hear, fellows? Take away the lady" - Feste - Act 1, Scene 5.

"What think you of this Fool, Malvolio? Doth he not mend?" - Olivia - Act 1, Scene 5.

"I am indeed not her fool but her corrupter of words" - Feste - Act 3, Scene 1.

"But that's all one, our play is done, And we'll strive to please you every day" - Feste - Act 5, Scene 1.

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Madness

"Pay this debt of love but to a brother" - Orsino - Act 1, Scene 1.

"My masters, are you mad? Or what are you? Have you no wit, manners, nor honesty, but to
gabble like tinkers at this time of night?" - Malvolio - Act 2, Scene 3.

"As mad as he, if sad and merry madness equals be" - Olivia - Act 3, Scene 4.

"Midsummer madness" - Olivia - Act 3, Scene 4.

"Are all the people mad?" - Sebastian - Act 4, Scene 1.

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