Famous Quotations from Othello
Othello, the story of a valiant Moorish general in the service of Venice who falls prey to the devious schemes of Iago, is packed with memorable quotations. Here are the most famous of them all.
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy!
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.
I will wear my heart upon my sleeve.
'Tis neither here nor there.
A foregone conclusion.
One that loved not wisely but too well.
We cannot all be masters, nor all masters
Cannot be truly followd.
Pomp and circumstance.
Put out the light, and then put out the light:
If I quench thee, thou flaming minister.
It makes us or it mars us.
Reputation, reputation, reputation! Oh, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.
Lectures on Othello: Play Construction and the Suffering and Murder of Desdemona
Lectures on Othello: Othello's Jealousy
The Moral Enigma of Shakespeare's Othello
Othello as Tragic Hero
Stage History of Othello
Othello: Plot Summary
Othello: Q & A
How to Pronounce the Names in Othello
Iago Character Introduction
Othello Character Introduction
Desdemona Character Introduction
Iago's Motives: The Relationship Between Othello and Iago
Shakespeare and Race: The Relationship Between Othello and Desdemona
Othello: Essay Topics
Shakespeare's Sources for Othello
The Problem of Time in Othello
Shakespeare Quotations (by Play and Theme)
Why Shakespeare is so Important
Shakespeare's Boss: The Master of Revels