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The most famous quotes from the William Shakespeare play The Merchant of Venice 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 qoutes that you can possibly think of for Merchant of Venice

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A Shakespearean quote such as "To be, or not to be" and the famous "O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?" quote form some of literature's most celebrated lines and if asked to recite one of Shakespeare's most famous quotations the majority of people would choose one of these. However, many expressions that we use every day originated in Shakespeare's plays. We use the Bard's words all of the time in everyday speech, however, we are often totally unaware that we are 'borrowing' sayings from his work - we frequently quote Shakespeare! Will Shake-speare is attributed with writing 38 plays, Famous Shakespearean sonnets and 5 other poems and used about 21,000 different words. Shake-speare is credited by the Oxford English Dictionary with the introduction of nearly 3,000 words into the language. It's no wonder that expressions from his works are an 'anonymous' part of the English language.
 

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Famous Quotation from Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice
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"If you prick us, do we not bleed? if you tickle us, do we not laugh? if you poison us, do we not die? and if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?". - ( Quote Act III, scene I).

"The devil can cite scripture for his purpose". -( Quote Act I, sce. III).

"I like not fair terms and a villain's mind". - ( Quote Act I, scene III)

I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano, A stage, where every man must play a part; And mine a sad one. The Merchant of Venice Quote Act i. scene. 1.

Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.
Quote Act i. sce. 2. 

I dote on his very absence. The Merchant of Venice
Quote Act i. scene. 2.

The devil can cite scripture for his purpose. 
Quote Act i. sce. 3.

Mislike me not for my complexion, The shadow’d livery of the burnish’d sun. 
Quote Act ii. scene. 1. 

It is a wise father that knows his own child. Merchant of Venice
Quote  Act ii. sce. 2.

In the twinkling of an eye. The Merchant of Venice
Quote   Act ii. scene. 2. 

But love is blind, and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit. 
Quote Act ii. sce. 6. 

All that glisters is not gold. The Merchant of Venice
Quote. Act ii. 

Famous Quotes from the William Shakespeare play Merchant of Venice

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