Famous Quotes

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2004

"Fair is foul, and foul is fair:

Hover through the fog and filthy air."

- Witches, Act I, Scene 1

"Yet do I fear thy nature;

It is too full o' the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way."

- Lady Macbeth to her husband, Act I, Scene 5

"Double, double toil and trouble;

Fire burn and cauldron bubble."

- Witches, Act IV, Scene 1

"By the pricking of my thumbs,

Something wicked this way comes."

- Second witch, Act IV, Scene 1

"Out, damned spot! Out, I say!"

- Lady Macbeth, Act V, Scene 1

"Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day, to the last syllable of recorded time; and all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."

- Macbeth upon hearing of his wife's death, Act V, Scene 5

"Despair thy charm;

And let the angel whom thou still hast serv'd

Tell thee, Macduff was from his mother's womb

Untimely ripp'd."

- Macduff to Macbeth, Act V, Scene 7

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