Well-known quotes from The Comedy of Errors in the order in which they appear in the play.

Antipholus of Syracuse played by David Tennant in the 2000 production of the Comedy of Errors, directed by Blaithin Sheerin.
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I to the world am like a drop of water
That in the ocean seeks another drop,
Who, falling there to find his fellow forth - 
Unseen, inquisitive - confounds himself.
(Antipholus of Syracuse, Act 1 Scene 2)

Every why hath a wherefore.
(Dromio of Syracuse,  Act 2 Scene 2)

Am I in earth, in heaven, or in hell?
Sleeping or waking, mad or well-advised?
Known unto these and to myself disguised?
I'll say as they say, and persever so,
And in this mist at all adventures go.
(Antipholus of Syracuse, Act 2 Scene 2)

Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
(Balthazar, Act 3 Scene 1)

O, villain, thou hast stol'n both mine office and my name:
The one ne'er got me credit, the other mickle blame.
(Dromio of Ephesus, Act 3 Scene 1)

If everyone knows us and we know none,
'Tis time, I think, to trudge, pack and be gone.
(Antipholus of Syracuse, Act 3 Scene 2) 

He is deformed, crooked, old and sere,
Ill-faced, worse bodied, shapeless everywhere,
Vicious, ungentle, foolish, blunt, unkind,
Stigmatical in making, worse in mind.
(Adriana, Act 4 Scene 2)

Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.
(Dromio of Syracuse,  Act 4 Scene 3)

A hungry lean-faced villain,
A mere anatomy
(Antipholus of Ephesus, Act 5 Scene 1)

And now let’s go hand in hand, not one before another.
(Dromio of Ephesus, Act 5 Scene 1)

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