Lady Macbeth Ambition quotes

(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Because of your use of violence you are not able to sleep. You lack the season of all natures, sleep.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) This is why Lady Macbeth couldn’t kill Duncan herself. First time we see her “soft side.” Has he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done it.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Lady Macbeth finds the guilt easy to get rid of. A little water clears us of this deed. How easy it is, then.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Lady Macbeth says that she has finished the plan but is not ashamed or afraid like her husband. My hands are of your colour; but I shame to wear a heart so white.
(Lady Macbeth soliloquy) She thinks Macbeth is too kind to be king. He doesn’t have the killer instinct to get to the top. Yet I do fear thy nature; It is too full of the milk of human kindness.
(Lady Macbeth soliloquy) Asks the spirits to dehumanize or dewomanize her. She wants to be free of any sympathy or weakness. Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth how he should make sure his face should not be readable when he goes through with the murder. Your face…is as a book where men may read strange matters.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth to look innocent but strike quickly like a serpent. Look like the innocent flower but be the serpent under it.
(Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) Encourages Macbeth one more time to kill Duncan. This also refers to a lute(a guitar like instrument). She is also, in a way, saying she is playing Macbeth. But screw your courage to the sticking place, and we will not fail.

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