Macbeth Quotes Act 3

…and I fear thou play’dst most folly for it. (Banquo soliloquy) Banquo admits he has suspicious Macbeth was the murderer of Duncan.
To be thus is nothing, but to be safely thus. Our fears in Banquo stick deep. (Macbeth soliloquy) To be king is nothing, but to be securely stationed in a position of power is much better. Macbeth thinks Banquo will turn him in.
It is concluded. Banquo, thy soul’s flight, if it find heaven, must find it out tonight. (Macbeth soliloquy) Macbeth has successfully arranged Banquo’s death.
Naught’s had, all’s spent, where our desire is got without content. (Lady Macbeth soliloquy) They have their goal but not the happiness they expected to come with it.
Things without all remedy should be without regard; what’s done is done. (Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) She wants him to be happy and move on because there is no way to change what has happened.
We’ve scorched the snake, not killed it. (Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) They cannot stop their violence because the need for power will never end.
Duncan is in his grave. After life’s fitful fever he sleeps well. (Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) Macbeth thinks maybe death is better than being in a position where power and life are always being threatened and you can trust no one.
Things bad begun make themselves strong by ill. (Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) The only way to make this right is by continuing to attack.
Oh treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly! Fly fly! (Banquo to Fleance) Banquo died and Fleance lived; Banquo knows Macbeth sent the murderers
The worm that’s fled hath nature that in time will venom breed, no teeth for the present. (Macbeth to murderer) He knows Fleance is a threat to the throne.
Thou canst not say that I did it; never shake thy gory locks at me. (Macbeth to Ghost of Banquo) Macbeth claims that his use of the murderers makes him not guilty. He tells the ghost to leave.
Do not muse at me, my most worthy friends, I have a strange infirmity which is nothing to those that know me. (Macbeth to lords) Macbeth adopts Lady Macbeth’s idea that the reason for his strange outbursts is a disease.
I am in blood stepped so far that, should I wade no more, returning were so tedious as go o’er. (Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) He is in too deep. Just as much effort is required to fight than to surrender.
You lack the season of all natures, sleep. (Lady Macbeth to Macbeth) She tells him to reconsider his violent approach.
We are but young indeed. (Macbeth to Lady Macbeth) Macbeth agrees with Lady MacBeth and thinks that he needs to calm down.
Some holy angel fly to the court of England and unfold his message ere he come. (Lennox to lord) Macduff has gone to England to get troops for overthrowing Macbeth.

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