Hamlet Quotes to Memorize

Frailty, thy name is woman!Hamlet Soliloquy, Act I, Scene ii (2 Pts)
Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice; Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy judgment.Polonius to Laertes Act I, Scene iii (3 Pts)
This above all — to thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.Polonius to Laertes Act I, Scene iii (5 Pts)
The time is out of joint; O cursed spite, That ever I was born to set it right!Hamlet to Horatio and Marcellus, Act I, Scene v (3 Pts)
POLONIUS: [Aside] Though this be madness, yet there is method in ‘t. Polonius, Act II, Scene ii (2 Pts)
What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculty! in form, in moving, how express and admirable! in action how like an angel! in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world! the paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this quintessence of dust? man delights not me; no, nor woman neither, though, by your smiling, you seem to say so.Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, Act II, Scene ii (8 Pts)
The play’s the thing, Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.Hamlet Soliloquy, Act II, Scene ii (2 Pts)
To be, or not to be, that is the question:Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to sufferThe slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,Or to take arms against a sea of troublesAnd by opposing end them. Hamlet, Act III, scene 1 (6 Pts)
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.Gertrude to Hamlet, Act III, Scene ii (2 Pts)
Good-night, sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.Horatio on Hamlet’s death, Act V, Scene ii (2 Pts)

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