Macbeth Quotes Act 2

(Macbeth soliloquy) Sees a hallucination of dagger, but grabs it and goes to kill Duncan. Is this a dagger I see before me, the handle toward my hand?
(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.
(Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) Macbeth won’t be able to sleep anymore because of what he has done. Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore Cawdor shall sleep no more. Macbeth shall sleep no more.
(Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) Macbeth feels like nothing in the world could ever rid him of the guilt of killing Duncan. Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand.
(Donaldbain to Malcolm) Donaldbain says the closer they are in blood to the king the closer they are to danger. There’s daggers in men’s smiles; the near blood, the nearer bloody.
(Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) Macbeth does not understand why he was not able to say Amen. But wherefore could not I pronounce ‘Amen’? I had most need of blessing, and “Amen” Stuck in my throat.”
(Malcolm to Donaldbain) He does not trust the other Thanes. He thinks that someone else was a part of the murder of his father. He decides to flee to England Let’s not consort with them to show an unfelt sorrow is an office which the false man does easy. I’ll to England.
(Old Man to Ross) The Old Man tells Ross that on the night of the King’s murder many weird things happened like he has never seen. Threescore and ten I can remember well; Within the volume of which time, I have seen hours dreadful and things strange, but this sore night hath trifled former knowings.
(Banquo to Macbeth) He tells Macbeth that he has been having nightmares about the witches. I dreamed last night of the three weird sisters; To you they have showed some truth.

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