“We are oft to blame in this- ‘Tis too much proved- that with devotion’s visage (face) and pious action we do sugar o’er the devil himself.” Polonius to King
“To be, or not to be, that is the question” Hamlet to Himself
“To die, to sleep; To sleep, perchance to dream. Ay, there’s the rub.” Hamlet to Himself
“For in that sleep of death what dreams may come, when we have shuffled off this mortal coil, must give us pause.” Hamlet to Himself
“Thus conscience does make cowards of us all.” Hamlet to Himself
“Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.” Ophelia to Hamlet
“Get thee to a nunnery. Why wouldst thous be a breeder of sinners?” Hamlet to Ophelia
“Wise men know well enough what monsters you make of them.” Hamlet to Ophelia
“Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.” King to Polonius
“Purpose is but the slave to memory” Player King to Player Queen
“The lady doth protest too much methinks” Queen to Hamlet
“…my wit’s diseased” Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
“Call me what instrument you will, though you can fret me, you cannot play upon me” Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
“I will speak daggers to her, but use none.” Hamlet to Queen
“Oh, my offense is rank! It smells to heaven.” Claudius to Himself
“My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent.” Claudius to Himself
“Forgive me my foul murder? That cannot be, since I am still possessed of those effects for which I did the murder.” Claudius to Himself
“My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words with out thoughts never to heaven go.” Claudius to Himself
“Assume a virture, if you have it not.” Hamlet to Queen
“I must be cruel only to be kind.” Hamlet to Queen
“That I essentially am not in madness, but mad in craft.” Hamlet to Queen
“I’ll lug the guts into the neighbor room.” Hamlet to Queen
“When he needs what you have gleaned, it is but squeezing you , and, sponge, you shall be dry again.” Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
“Not where he eats, but where ‘a is eaten.” Hamlet to Claudius
“Till I know ’tis done, Howe’er my haps, my joys were we’er begun.” King to Himself
“‘This thing’s to do’, sith I have cause, and will, and strength, and means to do’t.” Hamlet to Himself
“Oh, from this time forth my thoughts be bloody or be nothing worth!” Hamlet to Himself
“When, sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.” King to Queen
“That skull had a tongue in it and could sing once.” Hamlet to Horatio
“Sweets to the sweet! Farewell.” Queen to Ophelia
“The cat will mew, and the dog will have this day.” Hamlet to Laertes
“I am justly killed with mine own treachery,” Laertes to Hamlet
“For he was likely, had he been put on, to have proved most royal.” Fortinbras to Horatio