Macbeth quotes

fair is foul and foul is fair A1S1 – Witchessupernatural
O valiant cousin, worthy gentleman A1S2 – Duncanbrutality a virtue
So foul and fair a day I have not seen A1S3 – Macbethopening line similar to witches
Thou shalt get Kings, though thou be none A1S3 – Third Witchprophecy for Banquo
Why do you dress me in borrow’d robes? Act 1, Scene 3 – Macbeth to Ross
The instruments of darkness tell us truths A1S3 – Banquosceptical of witches
Stars hide your fires; let not light see my black and deep desires A1S4 – Macbeth (aside)
Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here A1S5 – Lady Macbethsupernatural relationsimperatives, urgency
Come, thick night, and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell A1S5 – Lady Macbeth concealment
Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under’t A1S5 – Lady Macbethreligious imagerydeception
Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return to plague th’inventor A1S7 – Macbethfears moral consequences
I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself A1S7- Macbethhubris
Is this a dagger which I see before me A2S1 – Macbethvisions, horror image
I have thee not, and yet I see thee still A2S1- Macbethdagger soliloquy
Had he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done’t A2S2 – Lady Macbethmoral conscience
I could not say ‘Amen’ A2S2 – Macbeth sin – guilt
Macbeth shall sleep no more A2S2 – Macbethinsomniaerratic and tyrannical behaviour
The devil himself could not pronounce a title more hateful to mine ear A5S7 – Young Siwardreligious imageryhatred for Macbeth
This dead butcher and his fiend like queen A5S8 – Malcolm butcher: no remorse fiend: evil and immoral
Out damned spot: out I say A5S1 – Lady Macbeth – guilt
Beware Macduff A4S1 – 1st apparition
None of woman born shall harm Macbeth A4S1 – 2nd apparition
Mother’s womb untimely ripp’d A5S8- Macduff
until Great Birnham wood to high Dunsinane Hill shall come against him A4S1 – 3rd apparition
When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain? A1S1 – 1st witch
We have scorch’d the snake, not killed it A3S2 – Macbeth
O, full of scorpions is my mind A3S2 – Macbeth
They seem to bathe in reeking wounds A1S2 – Captain
Stay, you imperfect speakers, tell me more A1S3 – Macbeth
My thought, whose murder yet us but fantastical A1S3 – Macbeth
There’s no art to find the mind’s construction in the face A1S4 – Duncan
He was a gentleman on whom I built an absolute trust A1S4 – Duncan
Safe toward your love and honor. A1S4 Macbeth
That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false A1S5 – L.Macbeth
Stop up th’ access and passage to remorse A1S5 – L.Macbeth
We will proceed no further in this business A1S7 – Macbeth
False face must hide what the false heart doth know A1S7 – L.Macbeth
Did you not speak / When? / Now? / As I descended? A2S2 – The Macbeths
A little water clears us of the deed A2S2 – L.Macbeth
O horror, horror, horror! A2S3 – Macduff
There’s daggers in men’s smiles A2S3 – Donalbain
I wish your horses swift and sure of foot A3S1 – Macbeth
After life’s fitful fever he sleeps well. A3S2 – Macbeth
But now I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in / To saucy doubts and fears. A3S4 – Macbeth
Hence, horrible shadow! Unreal mockery, hence! A3S4 – Macbeth
You have displaced the mirth, broke the good meeting,With most admired disorder. A3S4 – L.Macbeth
tyrantunder a hand accursed A3S6 – Lennox
Be bloody, bold, and resolute. Laugh to scornThe power of man A4S1 – Apparition
give the edge o’ the sword his wife, his babes A4S1- Macbeth
Bleed, bleed, poor country: Great tyranny A4S3 – Macduff
Where sighs, and groans, and shrieks that rent the air,Are made, not markt A4S3 – Macduff
What, will these hands ne’er be clean? A5S1 – L.Macbeth
Now does he feel his title.Hang loose about him, like a giant’s robe.Upon a dwarfish thief. A5S2 – Angus
“That which should accompany old age, As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have.” A5S3 – Macbeth
I’ll fight till from my bones my flesh be hacked A5S3 – Macbeth
At least we’ll die with harness on our back A5S5 – Macbeth
Bear-like I must fight the course A5S7 – Macbeth
Turn, hell-hound, turn! A5S8 – Macduff
Thou bloodier villain than terms can give thee out. A5S8 – Macduff
It hath cowed my better part of man A5S8 – Macbeth
by self and violent hands / took off her life A5S9 – Malcolm
I am in blood stepped in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er. A3S4 – Macbeth
This supernatural soliciting cannot be ill, cannot be good A1S3 – Macbeth
Keep my bosom franchised and allegiance clear A2 – Banquo
I fear thou play’dst most fouly for it. A3 – Banquo
Juggling fiends no more believed, that palter with us in a double sense A5S8 – Macbeth
That is a step on which I must fall down or o’er leap A1S4 – Macbeth

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