"to thine own self be true" - Polonius
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Hamlet
"To the celestial, and my soul's idol, the most beautified Ophelia---
Doubt thou the stars are fire,
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar,
But never doubt I love.
O dear Ophelia, I am ill at these numbers. I have
not art to reckon my groans; but that I love thee best,
O most best, believe it. Adieu.
Thine evermore, most dear lady, whilst this
machine is to him, HAMLET." - in a letter written to Ophelia
"I am but mad north-northwest" - Hamlet
"The play's the thing
Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the King." - Hamlet
"Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind." - Ophelia
"Madness in great ones must not unwatched go." - Claudius
"Give me that man
That is not passion's slave, and I will wear him
In my heart's core." - Hamlet
"are you like the painting of a sorrow,
a face without a heart?" - Claudius
"Imperious Caesar, dead and turned to clay,
Might stop a hole to keep the wind away." - Hamlet
"Let Hercules himself do what he may,
The cat will mew, and dog will have his day." - Hamlet
"There is special providence in the fall of a sparrow.
If it be now, 'tis not to come; if it be not to come,
it will be now; if it be not now, yet it will come.
The readiness is all." - Hamlet
"the rest is silence" - Hamlet as he dies
"Now cracks a noble heart. Goodnight, sweet Prince.
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest." - Horatio
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