Othello: Act 3 Quotes

s3 DESDEMONA (D’s innate goodness; will be their downfall) “My lord shall never rest; I’ll watch him tame and talk him out of patience”
s3 IAGO (Iago tempts O to jealousy) “O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on”
s3 OTHELLO (tormented by idea of D cheating) “O curse of marriage, that we can call these delicate creatures ours”
s3 OTHELLO (better than unfaithful marriage) “I had rather be a toad”
s3 IAGO (showing fiction can be made fact in ones head by anger/jealousy) “Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons, which at the first are scarce found to distaste”
s3 OTHELLO (Iago’s thoughts have infected his own) “Arise, black vengeance, from thy hollow hell!”
s3 OTHELLO (destructive thoughts, desire for revenge) “… my bloody thoughts, with violent pace”
s4 DESDEMONA (unawareness of O’s mental state) “My noble Moor, is true of mind and made of no such baseness as jealous creatures are”
s4 EMILIA (how men only want women for sex) “They are all but stomachs, and we all but food”
s4 EMILIA (E recognises O’s jealousy; sees that jealousy is often unfounded and fuels itself) “But jealous souls will not be answered so. They are not ever jealous for the cause, but jealous for they’re jealous. ‘Tis a monster begot upon itself, born on itself”

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