All Othello quotes

who hast had my purse as if the strings were thine – Roderigio
I know my price, I am worth no worse a place – Iago
bookish theoric…mere prattle without practice is all his soldiership – Iago
In following him I follow but myself – Iago
But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve for daws to peck at: I am not what I am – Iago
thick lips – Roderigio
thieves, thieves!Look to you house, your daughter and your bags! thieves! thieves!…’re robbed – Iago
an old black ram is tupping your white ewe – Iago
devil Iago
Barbary horse – Iago
“you’ll have coursers for/cousins and jennets fo germans” – Iago
“your daughter and the moor are making the beast with two backs” – Iago
“knave of common hire, a gondolier… extravagant and wheeling stranger” – Roderigio
“the gross clasps of a lascivious Moor” – Roderigio
“lead to the Sagittary the raisèd search” – Iago
“O heaven! How got she out? O treason of the blood!” – Brabantio
“Let him do his spite/…for I love the gentle Desdemona” – Othello
“I must be found./My parts, my title and my perfect soul shall manifest me rightly” – Othello
“he hath tonight boarded a land caract” – Iago
“thou hast practised on her with foul charms/ Abused her delicate youth with drugs and minerals” – Brabantio
“a maid so tender, fair and happy” – Brabantio
“so opposite to marriage that she shunned/ the wealthy curlèd darling” – Brabantio
“valiant Moor/Othello” – Senator & Duke
“my particular grief is so floodgate and o’bearing nature” – Brabantio
“Ay, to me(she is dead): she is abused, stol’n from me and corrupted” – Brabantio
“Whoe’er he be in that this foul proceeding/Hath thus beguiled your daughter of herself,/and you of her, the bloody book of law /shall yourself read in the bitter letter” – Duke
“rude I am in my speech” – Othello
“I won his daughter” – Othello
“A maiden never bold” – Brabantio
“To fall in love with what she feared to look upon” – Brabantio
“to vouch this is no proof” – Duke
“her father loved me, oft invited me,/still questioned me to the story of my life” – Othello
“She’d come again a with a greedy ear devour up my discourse” – Othello
“She wished/that heaven had made her such a man…she and bade me, if I had a friend that loved her/I should but teach him how to tell my story/and that would woo her” – Othello
“I think this tale would win my daughter too” – Duke
“I do percieve here a divided duty” – Desdemona
“I am glad at soul I have no other child,/for thy escape would teach me tyranny” – Brabantio
“the robbed that smiles steals something from the thief:/ He robs himself that spends a bootless grief” – Duke
“That I would love the Moor to live with him,/My downright violence and storm of fortunes/ may trumpet to the world.” – Desdemona
“My heart’s subdued/even to the very quality of my lord” – Desdemona
“I saw Othello’s visage in his mind” – Desdemona
“Let me go with him – Desdemona – “Let her have your voice” – Othello
“I therefore beg it not/to please the palate of my appetite” – Othello
“A man he is of honesty and trust:/ to his conveyance I assign my wife” – Othello
“If virtue no delighted lack/your son-in-law is far more fair than black” – Duke
“Look to her Moor, if thou hast eyes to see:/ She has deceived her father and may thee” – Brabantio
“I will incontinently drown myself” – Roderigio
“Our bodies are our gardens” – Iago
“I take this that you call love to be a sect or scion” – Iago
“Put money in thy purse” – Iago
“She must change for youth: when she is sated with his body” – Iago
“a frail vow betwixt an erring barbarian and a supersubtle Venetian” – Iago
“I hate the Moor” – Iago
“It is thought abroad that ‘twixt my sheets/ he has done my office” – Iago
“Smooth dispose” – Iago
“free and open nature” – Iago
“I have’t: it is engend’red: hell and night/must bring this monstrous birth to the world’s light” – Iago
“warlike Moor Othello” – Gentleman
“worthy governor…. brave Othello” – Montano
“he hath achieved a maid” – Cassio
“th’essential vesture of creation/ does tire the engineer” – Cassio
“tempests…/as having a sense of beauty, do omit/their mortal natures, letting go safely by/the divine Desdemona” – Cassio
“our great captain’s captain” – Cassio
“Alas she has no speech” – Desdemona – “in faith: too much” – Iago
“You rise to play and go to bed to work” – Iago
“What wouldst write of me, if thou shouldst praise me?” – Desdemona
“had tongue at will and yet was never loud….see suitors following and not look behind….she was a wight, if ever such wights were… to suckle fools and chronicle small beer” – Iago
“most lame and impotent conclusion” – Desdemona
“with as little a web I will ensnare as great a fly as Cassio” – Iago
“If it were now to die/’twere now to be most happy, for I fear/my soul hath her content so absolute/ that not another comfort like to this/succeeds in unknown fate” – Othello
“O, you are well-tuned now!/But I’ll set down pegs that make this music/ as honest as I am” – Iago (aside)
“Her eye must be fed: and what delight shall she have to look on the devil?” – Iago
“When the blood is made dull with the act of sport, there should be a game to inflame it and to give satiety a fresh appetite” – Iago
“find some occasion to anger Cassio” – Iago
“a constant, loving, noble nature. And a dare think to Desdemona he’ll prove a most dear (word play) husband” – Iago
“I do love her too,/not out of absolute love….but partly to diet my revenge” – Iago
“I do suspect the lust Moor hath leaped into my seat” – Iago
“nothing can or shall content my soul/till I am evened with him, wife for wife” – Iago
“I fear Cassio with my night-cap too” – Iago
“the purchase made the fruits are to ensue” – Othello
“she is sport for Jove” – Iago
“What an eye she has! Methinks a parley to provocation” – Iago – “An inviting eye, yet methinks right modest” – Cassio
“most exquisite…fresh and delicate creature…perfection” – Cassio
“Are we turned turks, to ourselves do that/which heaven has forbid the Ottomites? For Christian shame, put by this barbarous brawl” – Othello
“All’s well sweeting:/Come away to bed” – Othello
“Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself and what remains is bestial” – Cassio
“reputation is an idle and most false imposition: oft got without merit and lost without deserving” – Iago
“Our general’s wife is now the general” – Iago
“importune (sexual connotations) her to help to put you in your place again” – Iago
“I’ll pour pestilence into his ear” – Iago
“I will turn her virtue into pitch” – Iago
“And out of her own goodness I will make the net/ that will enmesh them all” – Iago
“I never knew a Florentine more kind and honest” – Cassio
“My lord shall never rest/I’ll watch him tame and talk him out of patience/ his bed shall seem a school, his board (table) a shrift (confessional)” – Desdemona
“I’ll intermingle everything he does with Cassio’s suit” – Desdemona
“I cannot think it/that he would steal away so guilty-like/seeing your coming” – Iago
“Why then, tomorrow night, on Tuesday morn/On Tuesday noon, or night; on Wednesday morn:/I prithee name the time, but let it not/exceed three days” – Desdemona
“When I love thee not/chaos is come again” – Othello
“Men should be what they seem” – Iago
“Good name in man and woman, dear my lord/ is the immediate jewel of their souls” – Iago
“But he that filches from me my good name/robs me of that which not enriches him/and makes me poor indeed” – Iago
“O, beware my lord, of jealousy:/it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on” – Iago
“Think’st thou I’d make a life of jealousy,/to follow still the changes of the moon with fresh suspicions?” – Othello
“For she had eyes and chose me. No Iago/ I’ll see before I doubt” – Othello
“And on the proof, there is no more but this:/ Away at once with love and jealousy” – Othello
“In Venice they do let heaven see the pranks/ They dare not show their husbands” – Iago
“She did deceive her father, marrying you:/And when she seemed to shake and fear your looks/she loved them most” – Iago
“To seel her father’s eyes up close as oak” – Iago
“I do not think but Desdemona’s honest” – Othello
“Set on thy wife to observe” – Othello
“Why did I marry?” – Othello
“This fellow’s of exceeding honesty” – Othello
“If I do prove her haggard,/though that her jesses were my dear heartstrings,/I’d whistle her off and let her down the wind/to prey at fortune” – Othello
“Haply, for I am black/and have not those soft parts of conversation/that chamberers have” – Othello
“O curse of marriage!/that we can call these delicate creatures ours/and not their appetites” – Othello
“I had rather be a toad/and live upon the vapour of a dungeon/than keep a corner for the thing I love/for other’s uses” – Othello
“If she be false, heaven mocked itself!” – Othello
“her first remembrance of the Moor” – Emilia
“My wayward husband hath a hundred times/wooed me to steal it” – Emilia
“she reserves it for evermore/to kiss and to talk to” – Emilia
“I nothing but to please his fantasy” – Emilia
“A good wench: give it to me” – Iago
“Trifles light as air/are to the jealous confirmations strong/as proofs of holy writ” – Iago
“The Moor already changes with my poison” – Iago
“Avaunt, be gone! Thou hast set me on the rack” – Othello
“O, you mortal engines, whose rude throats/th’immortal Jove’s dread clamours (thunder) counterfeit/Farewell! Othello’s occupation’s gone” – Othello
“give me the ocular proof” – Othello
“I think my wife be honest and think she is not/I think thou art just and thou art not” – Othello
“My name, that was as fresh/as Diana’s visage, is now as black and begrimed/as mine own face” – Othello
“‘Sweet Desdemona/let us be wary, let us hide our loves’… kiss me hard…laid his leg/o’er my thigh…’cursed fate that gave thee to the Moor'” – Iago
“Arise, black vengeance, from thy hollow hell!…Swell bosom, with thy fraught,/For ’tis of aspics’ tongues!” – Othello
“O, blood, blood, blood!” – Othello
“my bloody thoughts with violent pace/shall ne’er look back, ne’er ebb to humble love,/till that a capable and wide revenge/swallow them up” – Othello
“Within these three days let me hear thee say/that Cassio’s not alive” – Othello
“I had rather lost my purse/ full of crusadoes” – Desdemona
“my noble Moor/is true of mind and made of no such baseness/as jealous creatures are, it were enough/to put him to ill thinking” – Desdemona
“I think the sun where he was born/drew all such humours from him” – Emilia
“This hand is moist…this argues fruitfulness and liberal heart” – Othello
“the hearts of old age gave hands,/but our new heraldry is hands, not hearts” – Othello
“while she kept it ‘Twould maker her amiable and subdue my father/entirely to her love, but if she lost it/Or made a gift of it, my father’s eye/should hold her loathed and his spirits should hunt/after new fancies” – Othello
“there’s magic in the web of it” – Othello
“They are all but stomachs, and we all but food:/ they eat us hungerly and when they are full/they belch us” – Emilia
“My lord is not my lord” – Desdemona
“They are not ever jealous for the cause…it is a monster/begot upon itself, born on itself” – Emilia
“most fair Bianca… sweet love” – Cassio
“Take me this work out” – Cassio
“This is some token from a newer friend” – Bianca
“I do attend here on the general/And think it no addition, nor my wish,/to have him see me womaned” – Cassio
“It is not words that shakes me thus. Pish! Noses, ears and lips. is’t possible? Confess? Handkerchief? O devil! [falls into a trance]” – Othello
“A horned man’s a monster and a beast” – Othello
“There’s many a beast then in a populous city” – Iago
“his unbookish jealousy must conster/poor Cassio’s smiles, gestures and light behaviours/quite in the wrong” – Cassio
“I marry? What? A customer?” – Cassio
“She haunts me in every place…thither comes the bauble and falls me thus about my neck… so hangs and lolls and weeps upon me, so shakes and pulls me…such another fitchew” – Cassio
“Let the devil and his dam haunt you!” – Bianca
“my heart is turned to stone” – Othello
“She could sing the savageness out of a bear” – Othello
“I will chop her into messes” – Othello
“Do it not with poison: strangle her in bed even the bed she hath contaminated” – Iago
“My lord, this would not be believed in Venice” – Lodovicio
“If that the earth could teem with woman’s tears every drop she falls would prove a crocodile” – Othello
“Ay, you did wish that I would make her turn:/sir, she can turn, and turn and yet go on/and turn again” – Othello
“Is this the nature (Othello’s) whom passion could not shake?” – Lodovicio
“I durst, my lord, to wager she is honest, lay down my soul at stake” – Emilia
“simple bawd…subtle wh*re… a closet lock and key of villainous secrets” – Othello
“Heaven knows that thou art false as hell” – Othello
“Am I the motive of your tears, my lord?” – Desdemona
“Thou young and rose-lipped cherubin/ Ay here look grim as hell!” – Othello
“Alas, what ignorant sin have I committed?” – Desdemona
“Strumpet… *****” – Othello
“No, as I am a Christian: to preserve This vessel for my lord from any other foul unlawful touch” – Desdemona
“I took you for that cunning ***** of Venice that married with Othello. You mistress [Enter Emilia] that Have office opposite to Saint Peter and keeps the gate of hell! (hell=slang for vagina)” – Othello
“Tonight lay on my bed My wedding sheets: remember” – Desdemona
“The Moro’s abused by Some villainous knave” – Emilia
“Alas, Iago what shall I do to Win my lord again?” – Desdemona
“His unkindness may defeat my life But never taint my love” – Desdemona
“I cannot say the word ‘*****’ it Does abhor me now I speak the word” – Desdemona
“The jewels you have had from me to deliver Desdemona Would have half corrupted a votarist” – Roderigio
“Harltory (Bianca) – Iago
“If I do die before Prithee shroud me in one of these same sheets” – Desdemona
“She was in love and her love proved Mad and did forsake her” – Desdemona
“Lodovicio is a Proper man” – Emilia
“If I court more women you’ll Sleep with more men” – Desdemona (willow song)
“small vice” – Emilia
“who would not make her husband a a cuckold to make him a monarch” – Emilia
“Their wives have sense like them: they see and smell and have their palates for both sweet and sour” – Emilia
“The ills we do, their ills instruct us so” – Emilia
“minion (wh*re)…strumpet…thy bed, lust-stained, shall with lust’s blood be spotted” – Othello
“O my dear Cassio! My sweet Cassio! O Cassio Cassio Cassio!” – Bianca
“I do suspect this trash to be a party in this injury” – Iago
“This is the fruits of whoring” – Iago
“O fie upon thee strumpet!” – Emilia
“I am no strumpet but of life as honest as you that thus abuse me” – Bianca
“I’ll not shed her blood nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow, and smooth as monumental alabaster” – Othello
“she must die else she’ll betray more men” – Othello
candle: “If I quench thee…I can again thy former light restore vs. “when I have plucked thy rose, I cannot give it vital growth again: It needs must wither” – Othello
“Be thus when thou art dead and I will kill thee and love thee after” – Othello
“Think on thy sins” – Othello – “They are the loves I bear to you” – Desdemona
“I never did offend you in my life, never loved Cassio… I never gave him token” – Desdemona
“O perjured woman thou dost stone my heart and makes me call what I intend to do a murder, which I thought a sacrifice” – Othello
“Had all his hairs been lives my great revenge had stomach for them all” – Othello
“Alas, he is betrayed and I undone!” – Desdemona
“Banish me…tomorrow… half an hour…one prayer” – Desdemona
“It is too late [smothers her]” – Othello
“She’ll sure speak to my wife: my wife, my wife! what wife? I have no wife.” – Othello
“Methinks it should be now a huge eclipse of sun and moon, and that th’affrighted globe did yawn at alteration” – Othello
“A guiltless death I die… nobody: I myself. Farewell” – Desdemona
“O, more the angel she, and you the blacker devil” – Emilia
“she was false as water” – Othello – “thou art rash as fire to say that she was false” – Emilia
“Had she been true, if heaven would make me such another world of one entire and perfect chrysolite, I’d not have sold her for it” – Othello
“My husband? (repeated)” – Emilia
“You have done well, that men must lat their murders on your neck” – Emilia
“Go, charm your tongue” – Iago – “I will not charm my tongue” – Emilia
“Fie, your sword upon a woman?” – Gratiano (Iago threatens to stab Emilia)
“Lay me by my mistress’ side” – Emilia
“when we meet at compt this look of thine will hurl my soul from heaven” – Othello
“whip me, ye devils…blow me about in winds, roast me in sulphur. Wash me in steep-down gulfs of liquid fire!” – Othello
“Nought I did in hate, but all in honour” – Othello
“I will never speak a word” – Iago
“Speak of me as I am” – Othello
“Then must speak of one that loved not wisely but too well” – Othello
“Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away richer than all his tribe” – Othello
“in Aleppo once where a malignant and turbaned Turk beat a Venetian and traduced the state I took by the throat the circumcised dog and smote him thus (stabs himself) – Othello
“All that is spoke is marred” – Gratiano
“I kissed thee ere I killed thee: no way but this/killing myself, to die upon a kiss” – Othello
“This I did fear, but I thought he had no weapon, for he was great of heart” – Cassio
“Myself will straight aboard and to the state/ this heavy act with heavy heart relate” – Lodovicio