Hamlet quotes: Revenge, action, inaction

1.5, Hamlet: The time is out of joint. The time is out of joint. O, cursed spite,/ That ever I was born to set it right!
1.5, Hamlet tells the Ghost that he is ‘bound to hear’ his story
5.2, Hamlet: there’s a divinity There’s a divinity that shapes our ends
3.2, Hamlet, after seeing Claudius’ reaction to the play: Now I could Now I could drink hot blood
3.4, Hamlet says he will ‘speak daggers’ to his mother
4.4, Hamlet compares himself to Fortinbras’ divine ambition
4.4, Hamlet: from this time forth,/ from this time forth,/ my thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth
1.5, Hamlet: I, with wings I, with wings as swift/ as meditation or the thoughts of love,/ may sweep to my revenge
5.2, Hamlet: and is’t not to be damned/ and is’t not to be damned/ to let this canker of our nature come/ in further evil?
5.2, Laertes’ dying words: ‘the king, the king, the king’s to blame
1.5, Ghost asks Hamlet to ‘revenge revenge his foul and most unnatural murder
1.5, Ghost is ‘doomed for a certain term to walk the night/ doomed for a certain term to walk the night/ and for the day confined to fast in fires
1.5, Ghost tells Hamlet to ‘leave her leave her to heaven
Act 3, Hamlet: ‘those that are married already, those that are married already, all but one shall live’
5.2, Hamlet on Laertes: ‘for by the image… for by the image of my cause, I see/ The portraiture of his
1.1, Horatio describes Fortinbras as ‘of unimproved of unimproved mettle hot and full
Act 3, Ghost: this visitation this visitation is but to whet thy almost blunted purpose
1.5, Ghost: ‘and in the porches of my ears did pour and in the porches of my ears did pour/ The leperous distilment
4.5, Laertes after hearing his father is dead: ‘to hell allegiance! to hell allegiance! vows to the blackest devil!
4.5, Laertes: ‘I dare… I dare damnation
1.1, Hamlet: my fate my fate cries out
‘bloody, bawdy villain! bloody, bawdy villain!/ remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain!/ Oh, vengeance!
Ophelia refers to Hamlet as ‘the expectancy… the expectancy and rose of the fair state
Hamlet: ‘to die, to sleep;/ to die, to sleep;/ to sleep: perchance to dream; ay, there’s the rub

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