Hamlet Act 1 Quizlet, Hamlet Act 2 Quizlet, Hamlet Act 3, Hamlet Act 5, Hamlet Act 4

Claudius “Tis unmanly, grief.”
Hamlet “How weary, stale, flat and unprofitable seem to me all the uses in this world.”
Hamlet “The funeral baked meats did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables.”
Polonius “Apparel oft proclaims the man.”
Polonius “Neither a borrower nor a lender be.”
Hamlet “I do not set my life at a pin’s fee.”
Hamlet “The time is out of joint. O cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right.”
Claudius “We pray you, throw to Earth this unprevailing woe, and think of us as a father.”
Hamlet “He was a man. Take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again.”
Hamlet “O villain, villain, smiling, damned villain. That one may smile and smile and be a villain.”
The Ghost “Know, thou noble youth, the serpent that did sting thy father’s life now wears his crown.”
The Ghost “Revenge this most foul and unnatural murder.”
The Ghost “Remember me!”
Marcellus “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.”
Hamlet “Frailty, thy name is woman.”
Polonius “To thine own self be true.”
Polonius “Though this be madness, yet there is method in it.”
Hamlet “The play’s the thing…”
Hamlet “What a piece of work is a man.”
Polonius “Mad for thy love.”
Hamlet “You are a fishmonger.”
Hamlet “Words, words, words.”
Hamlet “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern “We were sent for, my lord.”
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern “On Fortune’s cap, we are not the very button.”
Gertrude “More matter, less art.”
Hamlet “O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I.”
Ophelia “O my lord, my lord. I have been so affrighted.”
Polonius “Brevity is the soul of wit.”
Hamlet To be or not to be, that is the question.
Hamlet …the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune…
Hamlet To die, to sleep – to sleep, perchance to dream.
Hamlet In that sleep of death, what dreams may come, when we have shuffled off this mortal coil.
Hamlet …the undiscovered country, from whose bourne no traveler returns…
Hamlet Get thee to a nunnery!
Ophelia O, woe is me, to have seen what I have seen, see what I see!
Claudius Madness in great ones must not unwatch’d go.
Gertrude The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
Claudius My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
Gertrude Thou hast thy father much offended.
Gertrude O, what a rash and bloody deed this is!
Gertrude O, speak to me no more. These words like daggers enter in mine ears.
Hamlet I must be cruel, only to be kind.
Hamlet For ’tis the sport to have the engineer hoist with his own petard.
Hamlet “Alas, poor Yorick. I knew him.”
Hamlet “What! The fair Ophelia?”
Gertrude “Sweets to the sweet. Farewell.”
Laertes “Hold off the earth awhile til I have caught her once more in my arms.”
Claudius “Gertrude, do not drink.”
Laertes “I am justly killed with mine own treachery.”
Gertrude “The drink, the drink. I am poisoned.”
Horatio “Good night, sweet prince, and flights o angels sing thee to thy rest.”
Fortinbras “Let four captains bear Hamlet like a soldier to the stage.”
Hamlet “Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs?”
Gravedigger (aka Clown) “You lie out on’t, sir, and therefore ’tis not yours. For my part, I do not lie in’t, yet it is mine.”
Hamlet “If thou didst ever hold me in thy heart, absent thee from felicity awhile and in thei harsh world draw thy breath in pain to tell my story.”
Hamlet I do prophesy the election lights on Fortinbras. He has my dying voice.”
Hamlet “Cat will mew but dog will have its day.”
Hamlet The body is with the King, but the King is not with the body.
Hamlet A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm…to show you how a king may go a progress through the guts of a beggar.
Claudius For England!…If thou knew’st our purpose!
Claudius …The present death of Hamlet. Do it, England!
Hamlet What is a man, if his chief good and market of his time be but to sleep and feed?
Hamlet I do not know why yet I live to say “This thing’s to do,” sith I have cause and will and strength and means to do’t.
Hamlet Oh from this time, my thoughts be bloody or be nothing worth!
Laertes O thou vile king, give me my father!
Ophelia There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance…and there is pansies, that’s for thoughts…there’s fennel for you, and columbines…
Hamlet High and mighty, you shall know I am set naked on your kingdom.
Laertes To cut his throat i’ the church!
Claudius What would you undertake to show yourself your father’s son in deed more than in words?
Gertrude One woe doth tread upon another’s heel so fast they follow.
Laertes Too much of water hast thou, poor Ophelia.

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