Hamlet Quotes

“What, has this thing appear’d again to-night?” Marcellus
“Good Hamlet, cast thy nighted color off, and let thine eye look like a friend on Denmark.” Gertrude
“Therefore our sometime sister, now our queen, the imperial jointress of this warlike state” Claudius
“A little more kin, and less than kind” Hamlet
“Tis sweet and commendable in your nature, Hamlet, to give these mourning duties to your father: but you must know, your father lost a father; that father lost, lost his; and the survivor bound” Claudius
“Frailty, thy name is woman!” Hamlet
“Most wicked speed, to post with such dexterity to incestuous sheets! It is not, nor it cannot come to good” Hamlet
“Foul deeds will rise, though all the earth o’erwhelm them, to men’s eyes” Hamlet
“Neither a borrower nor a lender be” Polonius
“This above all,—to thine own self be true” Polonius
“Be a spirit of health or goblin damned, bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell” Hamlet
“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” Marcellus
“Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder” Ghost
“Rest, rest, perturbed spirit!” Hamlet
“O cursed spite” Hamlet
“Though this be madness, yet there is method in it” Polonius
“Denmark’s a prison” Hamlet
“The play’s the thing wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.” Hamlet
“To be or not to be,—that is the question” Hamlet
“Get thee to a nunnery: why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners?” Hamlet
“Madness in great ones must not unwatch’d go.” Claudius
“In second husband let me be accursed! None wed the second but who kill’d the first” Prologue Queen
“O good Horatio, I’ll take the ghost’s word for a thousand pound. Didst perceive?” Hamlet
“I will speak daggers to her, but use none.” Hamlet
“O wretched state! O bosom black as death! O limed soul, that, struggling to be free” Claudius
“Hamlet, thou hast thy father much offended.” Gertrude
“Mother, you have my father much offended” Hamlet
“Eyes without feeling, feeling without sight, ears without hand or eyes, smelling sans all” Hamlet
“A murderer and a villain; a slave that is not twentieth part the tithe” Hamlet
“O Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain” Gertrude
“Mad as the sea and wind, when both contend with is the mightier” Gertrude
“The body is with the king, but the king is not with the body. The king is a thing,—” Hamlet
“O, from this time forth, my thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!” Hamlet
“O this poison of deep grief; it springs all from her father’s death” Claudius
“Let come what comes; only I’ll be reveng’d most thoroughly for my father” Laertes
“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember” Ophelia
“A document in madness,—thoughts and remembrance fitted” Laertes
“Alas, poor Yorick!—I knew him, Horatio; a fellow of infinite jest” Hamlet
“Sweets to the sweet: farewell!” Gertrude
“I lov’d Ophelia; forty thousand brothers could not, with all their quantity of love, make up my sum” Hamlet
“I do not think so; since he went into France I have been continual practice: I shall win at the odds.” Hamlet
“Here, thou incestuous, murderous, damned Dane, drunk off this potion” Hamlet
“Good-night sweet prince and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!” Horatio

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