Dr Faustus Quotes



“Base of stock”

“His waxen wings did mount above his reach.”

Scene 1:

Faustus: “Yet art thou still but Faustus, and a man.”

Faustus: “Couldst thou make men to live eternally, Or, being dead, raise them to life again.”

Faustus: “These metaphysics of magicians, and necromantic books are heavenly!”

“A sound magician is a mighty god.”

Faustus: “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves.”

Scene 2:

Scholar 1: Faustus has “fallen into that damned art.”

Scholar 1: “Nothing can reclaim him.”

Scene 3:

Faustus: “gloomy shadow of the earth.”

Faustus; “Thou art too ugly to attend on me...return an old Franciscan friar.”

Meph. : “I am a servant to great Lucifer…I came now hither of mine own accord.”

Meph. : “when we hear one rack the name of God…We fly in hope to get his glorious soul.”

Faustus: “This word damnation terrifies not him for he confounds hell in Elysium.”

Meph. : “Why this is hell, nor am I out of it.”

Scene 4:

Clown: “little pretty frisking flea…I’ll tickle the pretty wenches’ plackets!”

Scene 5:

Faustus: “Despair in God, and trust in Belzebub.”

Faustus: “Offer luke-warm blood of new-born babes.”

Faustus: “I, John Faustus of Wittenberg…do give both body and soul to Lucifer.”

Faustus: “Tush, these are trifles and mere old wives’ tales.”

Faustus: “I’ll willingly be damned here.”

Faustus: “What God can hurt thee, Faustus? Thou art safe.”

Faustus: “Assure my soul to be great Lucifer’s.”

Faustus: “My heart’s so hardened I cannot repent.”

Faustus: “I am resolved!


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