King Richard III Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes from King Richard III
  1. #1
    “A horse! a horse! my kingdom for a horse!”
  2. #2
    “The lights burn blue. It is now dead midnight.
    Cold fearful drops stand on my trembling flesh.
    What do I fear? Myself? There’s none else by.
    Richard loves Richard; that is, I am I.
    Is there a murderer here? No. Yes, I am.
    Then fly! What, from myself? Great reason. Why:
    Lest I revenge. Myself upon myself?
    Alack, I love myself. Wherefore? For any good
    That I myself have done unto myself?
    O no, alas, I rather hate myself
    For hateful deeds committed by myself.
    I am a villain.”
  3. #3
    “Was ever woman in this humour wooed?
    Was ever woman in this humour won?”
  4. #4
    “My conscience hath a thousand several tongues,
    And every tongue brings in a several tale,
    And every tale condemns me for a villain.”
  5. #5
    “So wise so young, they say, do never live long.”
  6. #6
    “An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.”
  7. #7
    “Thou cam’st on earth to make the earth my hell.”
  8. #8
    “Now is the winter of our discontent
    Made glorious summer by this sun of York.”
  9. #9
    “Since every Jack became a gentleman
    There’s many a gentle person made a Jack.”