Macbeth ambition quotes

‘black and deep desire’ – Macbeth sees his own desire to be an evil thing
‘I’ll fight till from my bones my flesh be hack’d’ – Macbeth by the end of the play he is not afraid to die and has gains confidence from the prophesy from the Witches
‘But screw your courage to the sticking place and we shall not fail’ – Lady Macbeth Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth to stop being a coward about killing Duncan — shows her ruthlessness in executing her ambitious plan
‘The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step on which i must fall down, or else overleap, for in my way it lies’ – Macbeth Sees any other power as a threat to his newly earned position
‘I have no spur … but only vaulting ambition which overleaps itself’ – Macbeth Compares his ambition to a wild horse which he cannot contain, and will eventually lead to his downfall
‘shalt be king hereafter’ – Witches this prophesy triggers Macbeth’s uncontrollable ambition, or did he already have these thoughts but needed affirmation

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