We have selected some well-known quotes from each of Shakespeare's plays.

Quotations by play*

  • All's Well That Ends Well

  • Antony and Cleopatra

  • As You Like It

  • The Comedy of Errors

  • Coriolanus

  • Cymbeline

  • Hamlet

  • Henry IV Part I

  • Henry IV Part II

  • Henry V

  • Henry VI Part I

  • Henry VI Part II

  • Henry VI Part III

  • Henry VIII

  • Julius Caesar

  • King John

  • King Lear

  • Love's Labour's Lost

  • Macbeth

  • Measure for Measure

  • The Merchant of Venice

  • The Merry Wives of Windsor

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • Much Ado About Nothing

  • Othello

  • Pericles

  • Richard II

  • Richard III

  • Romeo and Juliet

  • The Taming of the Shrew

  • The Tempest

  • Timon of Athens

  • Titus Andronicus

  • Troilus and Cressida

  • Twelfth Night

  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona

  • The Two Noble Kinsmen

  • The Winter's Tale

* Please note, our quote attributions are based on the RSC's Complete Works edition.


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