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Flashcards in Hamlet Quotes Deck (24):
1

"Be wary..."

"Be wary then. Best safety lies in fear."
-Laertes

2

"When the..."

"When the blood burns, how prodigal the soul lends the tongue vows."
-Polonius

3

"The apparel..."

"The apparel oft proclaims the man."
-Polonius

4

"Give thy..."

"Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportioned thought his act."
-Polonius

5

"Give every..."

"Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment."
-Polonius

6

"Neither a..."

"Neither a borrower nor a lender be, for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry."
-Polonius

7

"This above..."

"This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man."
-Polonius

8

"It is..."

"It is common for the younger sort to lack discretion."
-Polonius

9

"Brevity is..."

"Brevity is the soul of wit."
-Polonius

10

"Nothing either..."

"Nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
-Prince Hamlet

11

"What a..."

"What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension, how like a god!"
-Prince Hamlet

12

"To be..."

"To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand."
-Prince Hamlet

13

"I must..."

"I must be cruel only to be kind."
-Prince Hamlet

14

"Rich gifts..."

"Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind."
-Ophelia

15

"For some..."

"For some must watch while some must sleep, thus runs the world away."
-Prince Hamlet

16

"For use..."

"For use almost can change the stamp of nature."
-Prince Hamlet

17

"Thus the..."

"Thus the native hue of resolution is sicklied o'er with the pale cast of thought."
-Prince Hamlet

18

"There's a..."

"There's a design at work in all art. Surely you know that."

19

"When sorrows..."

"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."
-Claudius

20

"We know..."

"We know what we are, but know not what we may be."
-Ophelia

21

"A knavish..."

"A knavish speech sleeps in a foolish ear."
-Prince Hamlet

22

"Rightly to..."

"Rightly to be great is not to stir without great argument, but greatly to find quarrel in a straw when honor's at the stake."
-Prince Hamlet

23

"Cat will..."

"Cat will mew, and dog will have his day."
-Prince Hamlet

24

"Good night..."

"Good night, sweet prince and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!"
-Horatio