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“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-ey'd monster, which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.(Iago, Act II, scene iii)”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
Iago”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“For she had eyes and chose me.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-ey'd monster, which doth mock
The meat it feeds on. That cuckold lives in bliss,
Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger:
But O, what damnèd minutes tells he o'er
Who dotes, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves!

(Act 3, scene 3, 165–171)”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“I would not put a thief in my mouth to steal my brains.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Rude am I in my speech, And little blessed with the soft phrase of peace.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“She lov'd me for the dangers I had pass'd,
And I lov'd her that she did pity them”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Good name in man and woman, dear my lord,
Is the immediate jewel of their souls:
Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing;
’twas mine, ’tis his, and has been slave to thousands;
But he that filches from me my good name
Robs me of that which not enriches him,
And makes me poor indeed.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Tis within ourselves that we are thus or thus”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Excellent wretch! Perdition catch my soul But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, Chaos is come again.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Thou weigh'st thy words before thou givest them breath.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“It is silliness to live when to live is torment, and then have we a prescription to die when death is our physician.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“I kissed thee ere I killed thee. No way but this,
Killing myself, to die upon a kiss.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“what cannot be saved when fate takes, patience her injury a mockery makes”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“I hold my peace, sir? no;
No, I will speak as liberal as the north;
Let heaven and men and devils, let them all,
All, all, cry shame against me, yet I'll speak.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Were I the Moor I would not be Iago.
In following him I follow but myself;
Heaven is my judge, not I for love and duty,
But seeming so for my peculiar end.
For when my outward action doth demonstrate
The native act and figure of my heart
In compliment extern, ’tis not long after
But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
For daws to peck at. I am not what I am”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Drown thyself? Drown cats and blind puppies.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“And his unkindness may defeat my life, But never taint my love.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“I pray you, in your letters,
When you shall these unlucky deeds relate,
Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate,
Nor set down aught in malice. Then must you speak
Of one that loved not wisely but too well;
Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought,
Perplexed in the extreme. . .”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“So will I turn her virtue into pitch,
And out of her own goodness make the net
That shall enmesh them all. ”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“If after every tempest come such calms,
May the winds blow till they have waken'd death!”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“This look of thine will hurl my soul from heaven.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Virtue? A fig! 'Tis in ourselves that we are thus or thus.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
tags: iago
“O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains!" - Cassio (Act II, Scene iii)”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“And what’s he then that says I play the villain?”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Trifles light as air are to the jealous confirmations strong as proofs of holy writ.”
William Shakespeare, Othello
“Then must you speak
Of one that loved not wisely but too well,
Of one not easily jealous but, being wrought,
Perplexed in the extreme; of one whose hand,
Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away
Richer than all his tribe; of one whose subdued eyes,
Albeit unused to the melting mood,
Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees
Their medicinable gum. Set you down this,
And say besides that in Aleppo once,
Where a malignant and a turbaned Turk
Beat a Venetian and traduced the state,
I took by th' throat the circumcised dog
And smote him thus.”
William Shakespeare, Othello

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