Macbeth Quotes and to whom

Macduff “Approach the chamber, and destroy your sight with a new Gorgon.”
Donalbain “Where we are, there’s daggers in men’s smiles.”
Macbeth “So foul and fair a day I have not seen.”
Banquo “But ’tis strange,And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths,Win us with honest trifles, to betray usIn deeper consequence.”
Ross “He bade me, from him, call thee Thane of Cawdor,In addition, hail, most worthy thane,For it is thine.”
Lady Macbeth to Macbeth “Glamis thou art, and Cawdor, and shalt beWhat thou art promised. Yet I do fear they nature; It is too full o’ th’ milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way.”
Duncan (dramatic irony) “This castle hath a pleasant seat; the airNimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses.”
Ross to Lady Macduff “My dearest coz, I pray you, school yourself. But, for your husband, He is noble, wise, judicious, and best knowsThe fits o’ th’ season.”
Murderer to Lady Macduff and Son of Macduff “Where is your husband? He’s a traitor.What, you egg! Young fry of treachery!”
Malcolm to Macduff “Had I the power, I shouldPour the sweet milk of concord into hell,Uproar the universal peace, confound all unity on earth.If such a one be fit to govern, speak:I am as I have spoken.”
Lady Macbeth to Macbeth “O, these flaws and starts, Imposters to true fear, would well become A woman’s story at a winter’s fire, Authorized by her grandam.When all’s done, You look but on a stool.”
Porter (in prose) “Here’s a knocking, indeed! Knock, knock, knock! Who’s there, i’ th’ name of Beelzebub?”
Apparition “Be bloody, bold, and resolute! Laugh to scorn The pow’r of man, for non of woman bornShall harm Macbeth!”
Murderer “Most royal sir, Fleance is scap’d”
Lady Macbeth “We fail?But screw your courage to the sticking placeAnd we’ll not fail.”
Banquo to Macbeth “Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all.As the weird woman promised, and I fearThou play’dst most foully for it. Yet it was saidIt should not stand in thy posterity.”
Gentlewoman to Lady Macbeth “Since his majesty went into the field, I have seen her rise from her bed, thrown her nightgown upon her, unlock her closet, take forth paper, fold it, write upon it, read it, afterwards seal it, and again return to bed; yet all this while in a most fast sleep”
Macbeth (soliloquy) “Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.”
Doctor to Lady Macbeth “This disease is beyond my practice. Yet I have known those which have walked in their sleep who have died holily in their beds.”
witch to witches “A sailor’s wife had chestnuts in her lap,And mounched, and mounched, and mounched.’Give me,’ quoth I. […] Her husband’s to Aleppo gone, master o’ the TigerBut in a sieve I’ll thither sail.”
Macduff to Lady Macbeth “Tis not for you to hear what I can speak: The repetition in a woman’s ear Would murder as it fell.”
Son of Macduff “Why should I? Poor birds are not set for. My father is not dead, for all your saying.”
Siward to his son “Why then, God’s soldier be he! Had I as many sons as I ahve hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer death: And so his knell is knelled.”

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