The Tempest

Quotations

Prospero: What seest thou else
In the dark backward and abysm of time?

Act i, Sc. 2

Prospero:
I, thus neglecting worldly ends, all dedicated
To closeness and the bettering of my mind

Act i, Sc. 2

Prospero:
like one
Who having into truth, by telling of it,
Made such a sinner of his memory,
To credit his own lie

Act i, Sc. 2

Prospero:
my library
Was dukedom large enough

Act i, Sc. 2

Ariel:
I will be correspondent to command,
And do my spiriting gently.

Act i, Sc. 2

Prospero:
Fill all thy bones with aches, make thee roar
That beasts shall tremble at thy din.

Act i, Sc. 2

Miranda:
There’s nothing ill can dwell in such a temple:
If the ill spirit have so fair a house,
Good things will strive to dwell with’t.

Gonzalo: Here is everything advantageous to life.
Antonio: True; save means to live.

Act ii, Sc. 1

Trinculo:
misery acquaints a man with strange bed-fellows

Act ii, Sc. 2

Ferdinand: here’s my hand.
Miranda: And mine, with my heart in’t

Stephano: He that dies pays all debts.

Act iii, Sc. 2

Alonso:
a kind
Of excellent dumb discourse

Act iii, Sc. 3

Prospero: We are such stuff
As dreams are made on; and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

Act iv, Sc. 1

Gonzalo: Now would I give a thousand furlongs of sea for an acre of barren ground, long heath, brown furze, any thing. The wills above be done! but I would fain die a dry death.

Act i. Sc. 1.