Well-known quotes from Antony and Cleopatra.

Antony and Cleopatra 1999 directed by Simon Pimlott. Mark Antony played by Alan Bates. Cleopatra played by Frances De La Tour.
Photo by Donald Cooper © RSC – Image Licensing

'...and you shall see in him
The triple pillar of the world transformed
Into a strumpet's fool' 
(Philo, Act 1 Scene 1)

'Let Rome in Tiber melt, and the wide arch
Of the ranged empire fall: here is my space'
(Antony, Act 1 Scene 1)

'O, happy horse, to bear the weight of Antony' 
(Cleopatra, Act 1 Scene 5)

'My salad days
When I was green in judgement, cold in blood.' 
(Cleopatra, Act 1 Scene 5)

'Age cannot wither her, not custom
Stale her infinite variety:' 
(Enobarbus, Act 2 Scene 2)

'Egypt, thou know'st too well
My heart was to thy rudder tied by th'strings
And thou shouldst tow me after.' 
(Antony, Act 3 Scene 11)

'I found you as morsel cold upon
Dead Caesar's trencher' 
(Antony, Act 3 Scene 13)

'The odds is gone
And there is nothing left remarkable
Beneath the visiting moon' 
(Cleopatra, Act 4 Scene 15)

'Antony shall be brought drunken forth, and I shall see
Some squeaking Cleopatra boy my greatness
I'th'posture of a whore' 
(Cleopatra, Act 5 Scene 2)

'Now boast thee, death, in thy possession lies
A lass unparalleled' 
(Charmian, Act 5 Scene 2)

'She shall be buried by her Antony
No grave upon the earth shall clip in it
A pair so famous.' 
(Octavius, Act 5 Scene 2)

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