Macbeth Act 3 scene 3-5 quotes

“A light, a light!/’Tis he./Stand to ‘t./It will be rain tonight./ Let it come down./O treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly, fly, fly!Thou may ‘st revenge —O slave!” (3.3.20-26) All three murderers and Banquo
“We have lost best half of our affair.” (3.3.31) Second Murderer
“Thou art the best o’ th’ cutthroats:Yet he’s good that did the like for Fleance.If thou didst it, thou art the nonpareil.” (3.4.19-21) Macbeth
“Then comes my fit again. I had else been perfect,Whole as the marble, founded as the rock,As broad and general as the casing air.But now I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound inTo saucy doubts and fears.—But Banquo’s safe?” (3.4.23-27) Macbeth
“Thanks for that.There the grown serpent lies. The worm that’s fledHath nature that in time will venom breed;No teeth for th’ present.” (3.4.31-34) Macbeth
“Thou canst not say I did it. Never shakeThy gory locks at me.” (3.4.61-62) Macbeth
“O proper stuff!This is the very painting of your fear.This is the air-drawn dagger which you saidLed you to Duncan. Oh, these flaws and starts,Impostors to true fear, would well becomeA woman’s story at a winter’s fire,Authorized by her grandam. Shame itself!Why do you make such faces? When all’s done,You look but on a stool.” (3.4.73-81) Lady Macbeth
“If charnel houses and our graves must sendThose that we bury back, our monumentsShall be the maws of kites.” (3.4.85-87) Macbeth
“The time has beenThat, when the brains were out, the man would die,And there an end. But now they rise againWith twenty mortal murders on their crownsAnd push us from our stools. This is more strangeThan such a murder is.” (3.4.94-99) Macbeth
“What man dare, I dare.Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear,The armed rhinoceros, or th’ Hyrcan tiger;Take any shape but that, and my firm nervesShall never tremble. Or be alive again,And dare me to the desert with thy sword.If trembling I inhabit then, protest meThe baby of a girl. Hence, horrible shadow!Unreal mockery, hence!” (3.4.121-131) Macbeth
“Stones have been known to move, and trees to speak.”(3.4.152) Macbeth
“There’s not a one of them but in his houseI keep a servant fee’d. I will tomorrow—And betimes I will—to the weird sisters.” (3.4.163-165) Macbeth
” I am in bloodStepped in so far that, should I wade no more,Returning were as tedious as go o’er.Strange things I have in head, that will to hand,Which must be acted ere they may be scanned.” (3.4.168-72) Macbeth
“Come, we’ll to sleep. My strange and self-abuseIs the initiate fear that wants hard use.We are yet but young in deed.” (3.4.174-176) Macbeth
“Have I not reason, beldams as you are?Saucy and overbold, how did you dareTo trade and traffic with MacbethIn riddles and affairs of death,And I, the mistress of your charms,The close contriver of all harms,Was never called to bear my part,Or show the glory of our art?” (3.5.3-9) Hecate
“Get you gone,And at the pit of AcheronMeet me i’ th’ morning. Thither heWill come to know his destiny.” (3.5.14-17) Hecate
“And you all know, securityIs mortals’ chiefest enemy.” (3.5.32-33) Hecate

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