Hamlet Quotes (Who?)

Hamlet; soliloquy “Thus conscience does make cowards of us all, and thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o’er with the pale cast of though, and enterprises of great pitch and moment, with this regard their currents turn awry, and lose the name of action.”
Laertes to Claudius “I dare damnation. To this point I stand, that both the worlds I give to negligence, let come what comes, only I’ll be revenged most thoroughly for my father.”
Hamlet; soliloquy 2 “I’ll have grounds more relative than this. They play’s the thing wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king.”
Ghost to Hamlet; about Gertrude “…leave her to heaven, and to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, to prick and sting her.”
Hamlet to Gertrude “…I know not ‘seems’. ‘Tis not alone my inky cloak… nor customary suits of solemn black, nor windy suspiration of forc’d breath, no, nor the fruitful river in the eye, nor the dejected haviour of the visage, together will all forms, modes, shows of grief, that can denote me truly; these indeed seem for they are actions that a man might play.”
Polonius to Ophelia; about Hamlet’s love for Ophelia “Marry, I’ll teach you: think yourself a baby, that you have ta’en these tenders for true pay, which are not sterling. Tender yourself more dearly; or, … you’ll tender me a fool.”
Claudius; soliloquy “O! my offence is rank, it smells to heaven; it hath the primal eldest curse upon’t; a brother’s muder!”
Claudius to self “My words fly up, my thoughts remain below; words without thoughts never to heaven go.”
Hamlet to Horatio; about Laertes “For by the image of my cause I see the portraiture of his.”
Gertrude to self (aside) “To my sick soul, as sin’s true nature is, each toy seems prologue to some great amiss: so full of artless jealousy is guilt, it spills itself in fearing to be spilt.”
Polonius to self (aside); about Hamlet “Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.”
Hamlet to Horatio 2 “… if it be not now, yet it will come. the readiness is all.”
Marcellus to Horatio “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.”
Hamlet; soliloquy 3 “To be, or not to be: that is the question: whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing end them?”
Hamlet to self; about Claudius “O, from this time forth, my thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!”

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