King Lear – Act 4 Scene 1 Quotes

I have no way and therefore want no eyes ; I stumbled when I saw. Gloucester contemplates suicide as he begins to realise the wrongs he has done.
As flies wanton boys are we to the gods. They kill us for their sport. A depressed Gloucester uses this image to describe his own despair and heartbreak.
‘Tis the times’ plague, when madmen lead the blind. Gloucester finds that the mad leading the blind is much like the world around him.