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'Seems, madam! Nay, it is; I know not 'seems.''Act I scene ii
'How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable/Seem to me all the uses of this world!'Act I scene ii
'Thrift, thrift, Horatio! The funeral bak'd meats/Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables.'Act I scene ii
'I'll speak to it though Hell itself should gape/And bid me hold my peace.'Act I scene ii
'This above all — to thine own self be true'Act I scene iii
'Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.'Act I scene iv
'The serpent that did sting thy father's life/Now wears his crown.'Act I scene v
'Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit,/And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes,/I will be brief.'Act II scene ii
'More matter with less art.'Act II scene ii
'You cannot, sir, take from me anything that I will more willingly part withal — except my life — except my life — except my life.'Act II scene ii
'There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.'Act II scene ii
'What a piece of work is a man!'Act II scene ii
'O! what a rogue and peasant slave am I!'Act II scene ii
'The play's the thing,/Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king.'Act II scene ii
'To be, or not to be, — that is the question…'Act III scene i
'Nymph, in thy orisons/Be all my sins remember'd.'Act III scene i
'Get thee to a nunnery: why wouldst thou be a breeder of sinners?'Act III scene i
'O! what a noble mind is here o'erthrown!'Act III scene i
'O, woe is me/To have seen what I have seen, see what I see!'Act III scene i
'The lady doth protest too much, methinks.'Act III scene ii
''Sblood, do you think I am easier to be played on than a pipe?'Act III scene ii
'Let me be cruel, not unnatural;/I will speak daggers to her, but use none.'Act III scene ii
'O! my offence is rank, it smells to heaven.'Act III scene iii
'How now! a rat? Dead, for a ducat, dead!'Act III scene iv
'Thou wretched, rash, intruding fool, farewell!/I took thee for thy better.'Act III scene iv
'I must be cruel, only to be kind: Thus bad begins and worse remains behind.'Act III scene iv
'A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm.'Act IV scene iii
'O! from this time forth,/My thoughts be bloody, or be nothing worth!'Act IV scene iv
'Good-night, ladies; good-night, sweet ladies; good-night, good-night.'Act IV scene v
'Too much of water hast thou, poor Ophelia,/And therefore I forbid my tears.'Act IV scene vii
'I lov'd Ophelia: forty thousand brothers/Could not, with all their quantity of love,/Make up my sum.'Act V scene i
'Let Hercules himself do what he may,/The cat will mew, and dog will have his day.'Act V scene i
'The rest is silence'Act V scene ii
'Now cracks a noble heart. Good-night, sweet prince;/And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.'Act V scene ii
'Bear Hamlet, like a soldier, to the stage.'Act V scene ii

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