Quotes: The Lady Doth Protest Too Much

"The lady doth protest too much..." And yet, she persisted. This famous line comes from Shakespeare's Hamlet, and is spoken by Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. She's saying that, because an actress in a play is "protesting too much," it seems insincere. Which, to Hamlet, indicates his mother's guilt in the conspiracy to murder his father. It's kinda like when someone argues a little too profusely that they're not responsible for a fart. Whatever, dude. We all know it was you.

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