Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Macbeth.
Fate and Free Will Quotes
CAPTAIN And Fortune, on his damned quarry smiling, Show'd like a rebel's whore. But all's too weak; For brave Macbeth -well he deserves that name- Disdaining Fortune, with his brandish'd steel, Whi...
BANQUO […] My noble partner You greet with present grace and great prediction Of noble having and of royal hope, That he seems rapt withal. To me you speak not. If you can look into the seeds of...
THIRD WITCH All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter! […] Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none: So all hail, Macbeth and Banquo! (1.3.4-6)
Versions of Reality Quotes
ALL Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air. (1.1.1)
BANQUO You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so. (1.3.1)
The Supernatural Quotes
First Witch When shall we three meet againIn thunder, lightning, or in rain?Second Witch When the hurlyburly's done,When the battle's lost and won.[…]First Witch I come, Graymalkin!Second Witch P...
DUNCAN What bloody man is that? He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state. (1.2.1)
BANQUO My noble partner You greet with present grace and great prediction Of noble having and of royal hope, That he seems rapt withal: to me you speak not. If you can look into the seeds of time,...