Hamlet Quotes S1 Exam

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Hamlet

Seems, madam! Nay it is; I know not "seems."(p. 9)

Hamlet

Frailty, thy name is woman. (p. 10)

Polonius

Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, / Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel (p 17)

Polonius

For the apparel oft proclaims the man (p. 17)

Polonius

Neither a borrower nor a lender be (p. 17)

Polonius

This above all: To thine own self be true (p. 17)

Marcellus

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark (p. 22)

Ghost

Taint not thy mind, nor let thy soul contrive / Against thy mother aught. Leave her to heaven (p 25)

Hamlet

The time is out of joint. O cursed spite / That ever I was born to make it right! (p. 28)

Polonius

By heaven, it is as proper to our age / To cast beyond ourselves in our opinions / As it is common for the younger sort / To lack discretion. (p. 33)

Polonius

Since brevity is the soul of wit (p. 36)

Queen

More matter with less art (p. 36)

Polonius

Though this be madness, yet there is method in't (p. 39)

Hamlet

For there is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so (p. 40)

Hamlet

O, God, I could be bounded in a nutshell and count myself a king of infinite space were it not that I have bad dreams (p. 40)

Hamlet

What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason, how infinite in faculty, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god - the beauty of the world, the paragon of animals! And yet to me, what is this quintessence of dust? (p. 42)

Hamlet

Oh what a rogue and peasant slave am I! (p. 49)

Hamlet

For murder, though it have no tongue, will speak / With most miraculous organ. (p. 50)

Hamlet

The play's the thing/ Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king (p50)

Polonius

Tis too much proved - that with devotion's visage/And pious action we do sugar o'er/ the devil himself (p. 52)

Hamlet

To be, or not to be, that is the question:/Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer / The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,/ Or to take arms against a sea of troubles/ And by opposing end them ...... / Thus conscience does make cowards of us all (the whole soliloquy p 53 - 54)

Ophelia

O, What a noble mind is here o'erthrown! (p. 55)

Ophelia

... O, woe is me,/ To have seen what I have seen, see what I see! (p. 56)

Hamlet

Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you , trippingly on the tongue (p. 57)

Hamlet

For anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing, whose end, both at the first and now, was and is, to hold, as 'twere, the mirror up to nature, to show virtue her own feature, scorn her own image, and the very age and body of the time his form and pressure. ( p. 57)

Queen

The lady doth protest too much, methinks (p. 63)

King

O my offence is rank, it smells to heaven/ It hath the primal eldest curse upon't,/ a brother's murder (p. 69)

Hamlet

Assume a virtue if you have it not (p. 77)

Hamlet

I must be cruel, only to be kind. (p.77)

King

Madness in great ones must not unwatche'd go

King

The present death of Hamlet. Do it England ( p 84)

Hamlet

What is a man,/ If his chief good and market of his time/ Be but to sleep and feed? A beast , no more. (p 85).

Hamlet

Oh from this time forth/ My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth (p. 86)

King

O, this is the poison of deep grief (p. 88)

King

When sorrows come, they come not single spies,/ But in battalions (p. 89)

Laertes

Let come what comes; only I'll be revenged/ Most thoroughly for my father (p 91)

Laertes

O heavens, is't possible a young maid's wits/ Should be as mortal as an old man's life? (p. 91)

Ophelia

There's rosemary, that's for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember ( p. 92)

Ophelia

You must wear your rue with a difference (p. 92)

King

Revenge should have no bounds (p. 98)

Queen

Ther is a willow grows aslant a brook,/ That shows his hoary leaves in the glassy stream (p100)

Queen

Sweets to the sweet. Farewell (p 107)

Hamlet

There's a divinity that shapes our ends,/ Rough-hew them how we will - (p. 110)

Hamlet

The readiness is all. (p 116)

Hamlet

The rest is silence (p. 120)

Horatio

Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince,/ And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest. (p. 120)

Fortinbras

Bear hamlet like a soldier to the stage; /For he was likely, had he been put on/ To have proved most royal (p. 122).

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