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20+ Hamlet Quotes

Hamlet is Shakespeare's longest play and is considered among the most powerful and influential works of world literature. The story of Shakespeare's Hamlet was derived from the legend of Amleth, preserved by 13th-century chronicler Saxo Grammaticus in his Gesta Danorum, as subsequently retold by the 16th-century scholar Fran├žois de Belleforest. This is a collection of 20+ Hamlet quotes and sayings.

1. There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
2. To die, to sleep - To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come.
3. Though this be madness, yet there is method in't.
4. Listen to many, speak to a few.
5. Conscience doth make cowards of us all.
6. This above all: to thine own self be true.
7. Sweets to the sweet.
8. God hath given you one face, and you make yourself another.
9. Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.
10. If we are true to ourselves, we can not be false to anyone. William Shakespeare
11. To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand.
12. The Devil hath power, To assume a pleasing shape.
13. Give every man thine ear, but few thy voice; Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.
14. Get thee to a nunnery.
15. There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.
16. A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm.
17. There's rosemary, that's for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember.
18. Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
19. A knavish speech sleeps in a fool's ear.
20. This is the very ecstasy of love, whose violent property ordoes itself and leads the will to desperate undertakings.
21. Let the doors be shut upon him, that he may play the fool no where but in's own house.
22. Words without thoughts never to heaven go.
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