Famous Quotes from the play King Lear
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William Shakespeare play King Lear
Famous quotes from King Lear
The most famous quotes from the William Shakespeare play King Lear are listed below. Please click the Play Index for access to full details of the play, together with the cast of characters and the full text of the script. The script of the play will provide details of any of the quotes that you can possibly think of for King Lear
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Famous Quotes from King Lear
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"How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!" - ( Quote Act I, Scene IV).
"I am a man more sinned against than sinning". - ( Quote Act III, Scene II).
"My love's more richer than my tongue". King Lear Quote (Act I, Scene I).
"Nothing will come of nothing." King Lear Quote (Act I, Scene I).
"Have more than thou showest, speak less than thou knowest, lend less than thou owest". - ( Quote Act I, Scene IV).
"The worst is not, So long as we can say, 'This is the worst.' " . King Lear Quote (Act IV, Scene I).
Famous Quotes from the William Shakespeare play King Lear