The Tempest Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from The Tempest
  1. #1
    “How features are abroad
    I am skilless of, but, by my modesty,
    The jewel in my dower, I would not wish
    Any companion in the world but you,
    Nor can imagination form a shape
    Besides yourself to like of.”
  2. #2
    “My library was dukedom large enough.”
    The Tempest
  3. #3
    “Thought is free.”
  4. #4
    “You taught me language, and my profit on ’t
    Is I know how to curse. The red plague rid you
    For learning me your language! ”
  5. #5
    “I’ll swear upon that bottle to be thy true
    subject, for the liquor is not earthly. ”
  6. #6
    “Your tale, sir, would cure deafness.”
    The Tempest
  1. #7
    “I prattle
    Something too wildly, and my father’s precepts
    I therein do forget.”
  2. #8
    “If by your art, my dearest father, you have
    Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them.”
  3. #9
    “For I am all the subjects that you have,
    Which first was mine own king.”
  4. #10
    “As you from crimes would pardoned be,
    Let your indulgence set me free.”
  5. #11
    “Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”
  6. #12
    “The rarer action is
    In virtue than in vengeance.”

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  1. #13
    “My high charms work,
    And these, mine enemies, are all knit up
    In their distractions. They now are in my power.”
  2. #14
    “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”
  3. #15
    “Good wombs have borne bad sons.”
  4. #16
    “O wonder!
    How many goodly creatures are there here!
    How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world
    That has such people in ’t!”
  5. #17
    “Those being all my study,
    The government I cast upon my brother
    And to my state grew stranger, being transported
    And rapt in secret studies.”
  6. #18
    “Watch out he’s winding the watch of his wit, by and by it will strike.”
  7. #19
    “All thy vexations
    Were by my trials of thy love, and thou
    Hast strangely stood the test. Here, afore heaven,
    I ratify this my rich gift. ”
  8. #20
    “O, I have suffered
    With those that I saw suffer.”
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