Posts Tagged ‘king lear’

Shakespeare QuotesWho loses and who wins, who’s in, who’s out.
King Lear 5.3.15, Lear to Cordelia

Shakespeare QuotesOur revels now are ended. These our actors,
As I foretold you, were all spirits, and
Are melted into air, into thin air:
And, like the baseless fabric of this vision,
The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces,
The solemn temples, the great globe itself,
Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve,
And, like this insubstantial pageant faded,
Leave not a rack behind.
The Tempest 4.1.148-56, Prospero to Miranda and Ferdinand

Shakespeare QuotesI stumbled when I saw.
King Lear 4.1.21, Gloucester, blinded, to an old man

Shakespeare QuotesStriving to better, often we mar what’s well.
King Lear 1.4.432, Albany to Goneril

Shakespeare QuotesRipeness is all.
King Lear 5.2.11, Edgar to Gloucester

Shakespeare QuotesDetested kite, thou liest.
King Lear 1.4.254, Lear to Goneril

Shakespeare Quotes Ask me not what I know.
King Lear 5.3.158, Edmund to Albany

Shakespeare QuotesHow sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is
To have a thankless child.
King Lear, 1.4.280-1, Lear to Albany, angered by Goneril

Shakespeare QuotesNothing will come of nothing.
King Lear 1.1.90, Lear to Cordelia

Shakespeare QuotesI should have been that I am had the maidenliest star in the firmament twinkled on my bastardising.
King Lear 1.2.131-3, Edmund