Hamlet Quotes

'With mirth in funeral and with dirge in marriage'
Claudius
1 of 136
'Defeated joy'
Claudius
2 of 136
'Our cousin, and our son'
Claudius
3 of 136
'A little more than kin, and less than kind'
Hamlet
4 of 136
'Tis unmanly grief, it shows a will most incorrect to heaven'
Claudius
5 of 136
'The heavens shall bruit again'
Claudius
6 of 136
'O that this too too solid flesh would melt, thaw and resolve itself into/ A dew
Hamlet
7 of 136
'Or that the Everlasting has not fixed his canon 'gainst self slaughter'
Hamlet
8 of 136
'How weary, stale, flat and unprofitable seem to me all the uses of this world'
Hamlet
9 of 136
'Tis an unweeded garden that grows to seed; things rank and gross/ In nature possess it merely.'
Hamlet
10 of 136
'Hyperion to a satyr'
Hamlet
11 of 136
'Frailty, thy name is woman'
Hamlet
12 of 136
'No more like my father than I to Hercules'
Hamlet
13 of 136
'O most wicked speed, to post with such dexterity to incestuous sheets'
Hamlet
14 of 136
'He was a man'
Hamlet
15 of 136
'The canker galls the infants of the spring/ Too oft before their buttons be disclosed'
Laertes
16 of 136
'Do not...show me the steep and thorny way to heaven,/ Whilst like a puffed and reckless libertine himself the primrose path of/ Dalliance treads'
Ophelia
17 of 136
'I shall obey, my lord'
Ophelia
18 of 136
'As he drains his draughts of Rhenish down'
Hamlet
19 of 136
'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark'
Marcellus
20 of 136
'Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder'
Ghost
21 of 136
'Spirit of health or goblin damned'
Hamlet
22 of 136
'The whole ear of Denmark is by a forged process rankly abused'
Ghost
23 of 136
'That incestuous, adulterate beast'
Ghost
24 of 136
'Most lazar - like, with vile and loathsome crust, all my/ Smooth body'
Ghost
25 of 136
'Cut off even in the blossoms of my sin'
Ghost
26 of 136
'Leave her to heaven'
Ghost
27 of 136
'I perchance hereafter shall think meet to put an antic disposition on'
Hamlet
28 of 136
'We both obey...To lay our services freely at your feet, to be commanded'
Guildenstern
29 of 136
'I have found the very cause of Hamlet's lunacy'
Polonius
30 of 136
'Father's death and o'erhasty marriage'
Gertrude
31 of 136
Lord Hamlet is a prince out of thy star'
Polonius
32 of 136
'At such a time I'll loose my daughter to him'
Polonius
33 of 136
'Let her not walk i'th'sun. Conception is a blessing. But not as your daughter/ May concieve
Hamlet
34 of 136
'Though this be madness, yet there is method in't'
Polonius
35 of 136
'You were sent for'
Hamlet
36 of 136
'Goodly frame'
Hamlet
37 of 136
'Sterile promontory'
Hamlet
38 of 136
'Appears no other thing to me but a foul and pestilent congregation of/ Vapours'
Hamlet
39 of 136
'Seemed i'th'air to stick'
Player
40 of 136
'Had he the motive and cue for passion that I have?'
Hamlet
41 of 136
'Drown the stage with tears'
Hamlet
42 of 136
'Unpregnant of my cause, and can say nothing'
Hamlet
43 of 136
'Bloody, bawdy villain'
Hamlet
44 of 136
'Like a whore, unpack my heart with words'
Hamlet
45 of 136
'I am pigeon - livered and lack gall'
Hamlet
46 of 136
'I'll have grounds more relative than this'
Hamlet
47 of 136
'Crafty madness'
Claudius
48 of 136
'With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil'
Polonius
49 of 136
'O heavy burden'
Claudius
50 of 136
'To be or not to be - that is the question'
Hamlet
51 of 136
'Tis a consummation'
Hamlet
52 of 136
'Undiscovered country'
Hamlet
53 of 136
'Thus conscience does make cowards of us all'
Hamlet
54 of 136
'The power of beauty will sooner transform honesty'
Hamlet
55 of 136
'Get thee to a nunnery'
Hamlet
56 of 136
'Wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them'
Hamlet
57 of 136
'God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another'
Hamlet
58 of 136
'You jig, you amble, and you lisp, and nickname god's creatures'
Hamlet
59 of 136
'I say we will have no more marriages. Those that are married already - all/ But one - shall live'
Hamlet
60 of 136
'That unmatched form, that feature of blown youth blasted with ecstacy'
Ophelia
61 of 136
'I do doubt the hatch and the disclose will be some danger'
Claudius
62 of 136
'Commencement of this grief sprung from neglected love'
Polonius
63 of 136
'The mirror up to nature'
Hamlet
64 of 136
'My wit's diseased'
Hamlet
65 of 136
'Hell itself breathes out contagion to this world'
Hamlet
66 of 136
'O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven'
Claudius
67 of 136
'My crown, mine own ambition, my queen'
Claudius
68 of 136
'What form of prayer can serve my turn?'
Claudius
69 of 136
'May one be pardoned and retain th'offence?'
Claudius
70 of 136
'Now might I do it pat'
Hamlet
71 of 136
'And so he goes to heaven, and so I am revenged'
Hamlet
72 of 136
'That would be scanned'
Hamlet
73 of 136
'When he is drunk asleep...or in th'incestuous pleasure of his/ Bed'
Hamlet
74 of 136
'Such an act...takes off the rose from the fair forehead of an innocent/Love and sets a blister there'
Hamlet
75 of 136
'Like a mildewed ear blasting his wholesome brother'
Hamlet
76 of 136
'At your age the heyday in the blood is tame'
Hamlet
77 of 136
'The rank sweat of an enseamed bed, stewed in corruption, honeying and/Making love
Hamlet
78 of 136
'Lay not a flattering unction to your soul.../It will but skin and film the ulcerous place/ Whilst rank corruption, mining all within/ Infects unseen'
Hamlet
79 of 136
'Thou hast cleft my heart in twain'
Gertrude
80 of 136
'Go not to my uncle's bed./ Assume a virtue if you have it not'
Hamlet
81 of 136
'Mad as the sea and wind when both contend/ Which is the mightier'
Gertrude
82 of 136
'He whips his rapier out, and cries 'a rat, a rat,'/ And in his brainish apprehension kills/ The unseen good old man.'
Gertrude
83 of 136
'It had been so with us had we been there'
Claudius
84 of 136
'The owner of a foul disease'
Claudius
85 of 136
'We must with all our majesty and skill/Both countenance and excuse'
Claudius
86 of 136
'Yet must we not put the strong law on him./He's loved of the distracted multitude.'
Claudius
87 of 136
'Diseases desperate grown/ By desperate appliance are relieved.'
Claudius
88 of 136
'We fat all creatures else/ To fat us, and we fat ourselves for maggots.'
Hamlet
89 of 136
'A king may go a progress through the guts of a beggar'
Hamlet
90 of 136
'For like the hectic in my blood he rages/ And thou must cure me'
Claudius
91 of 136
'Her winks and nods and gestures'
Horatio
92 of 136
'Before you tumbled me,/You promised me to wed'
Ophelia
93 of 136
'O this is the poison of deep grief; it springs/All from her father's death'
Claudius
94 of 136
'That drop of blood that's calm proclaims me *******'
Laertes
95 of 136
'There's such divinity doth hedge a king/ That treason can but peep to what it would'
Claudius
96 of 136
'I dare damnation'
Laertes
97 of 136
'Tears seven times salt/ Burn out the virtue of mine eye'
Laertes
98 of 136
'And we shall jointly labour with your soul/ To give it due content'
Claudius
99 of 136
'In the grapple I boarded them'
Hamlet
100 of 136
'Convert his guilts to graces'
Claudius
101 of 136
'I will work him/ To an exploit, now ripe in my device'
Claudius
102 of 136
'You may choose/ A sword unbated, and, in a pass of practice/ Requite him for your father'
Claudius
103 of 136
'I will do't;/ And for that purpose I'll anoint my sword'
Laertes
104 of 136
'I'll have prepared him/ A chalice for the nonce'
Claudius
105 of 136
'Fell in the weeping brook'
Gertrude
106 of 136
'That skull had a tongue in it, and could sing once'
Hamlet
107 of 136
'How long will a man lie i'th'earth ere he rot?'
Hamet
108 of 136
'If he be not rotten before he die - as/ We have many pocky corpses nowadays that will scarce/ Hold the laying in'
First Clown
109 of 136
'Now how abhorred in my imagination it is! / My gorge rises at it'
Hamlet
110 of 136
'Who is that they follow? / And with such maimed rites?'
Hamlet
111 of 136
'I hoped thou shouldst have been my Hamlet's wife'
Gertrude
112 of 136
'O, treble woe/ Fall ten times on that cursed head.'
Laertes
113 of 136
'Now pile your dust upon the quick and dead/ Till of this flat a mountain you have made'
Laertes
114 of 136
'Who is he whose grief/ Bears such emphasis?'
Hamlet
115 of 136
'I prithee take thy fingers off my throat,/ For though I am not splenative and rash/ Yet have I something in me dangerous'
Hamlet
116 of 136
'I loved Ophelia. Forty thousand brothers/Could not, with all their quantity of love/ Make up my sum.'
Hamlet
117 of 136
'Rashly -/ And praised for rashness for it; let us know/ our indiscretion sometimes serves us well/ When our dear plots do pall'
Hamlet
118 of 136
'There's a divinity that shapes our ends,/Rough hew them how we will'
Hamlet
119 of 136
'Why, man, they did make love to their employment./They are not near my conscience'
Hamlet
120 of 136
'He that hath killed my king and whored my mother,/Popped in between th'election and my hopes'
Hamlet
121 of 136
'For by the image of my cause I see/ The portraiture of his'
Hamlet
122 of 136
'Put your bonnet to his right use'
Hamlet
123 of 136
'There's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow'
Hamlet
124 of 136
'The readiness is all.'
Hamlet
125 of 136
'The king shall drink to Hamlet's better breath/And in the cup an union shall he throw'
Claudius
126 of 136
'Gertrude, do not drink'
Claudius
127 of 136
'And yet 'tis almost 'gainst my conscience'
Laertes
128 of 136
'I am justly killed with mine own treachery'
Laertes
129 of 136
'The foul practice hath turned itself against me'
Laertes
130 of 136
'The king, the king's to blame'
Laertes
131 of 136
'Is thy union here?'
Hamlet
132 of 136
'But I do prophesy th'election lights/ On Fortinbras. He has my dying voice'
Hamlet
133 of 136
'For me, with sorrow I embrace my fortune'
Fortinbras
134 of 136
'Let four captains/Bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage'
Fortinbras
135 of 136
'And for his passage,/The soldiers' music and the rites of war/Speak loudly for him'
Fortinbras
136 of 136

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