Quotes: hamlet

Quotes 1 till 6 of 6.

1
  • Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
    Thomas Gray
    - +
     0
    Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
    T. S. Eliot
    - +
     0
    No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be: am an attendant lord, one that will do to swell a progress, start a scene or two, advise the prince.
  • Beau Willimon
    Beau Willimon
    - +
     0
    Richard III is not likeable. Macbeth is not likeable. Hamlet is not likeable. And yet you can't take your eyes off them. I'm far more interested in that than I am in any sort of likeability.
  • Orson Welles
    Orson Welles
    American film maker 1915-1985
    Orson Welles
    - +
     0
    The essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it.
  • Jean Genet
    Jean Genet
    French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
    Jean Genet
    - +
     0
    Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?
1