“We are what we always were in Salem, but now the little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom, and common vengeance writes the law!” – John Proctor

“I cannot sleep for dreamin’; I cannot dream but I wake and walk about the house as though I’d find you comin’ through some door.” – John Proctor

“Life, woman, life is God’s most precious gift; no principle, however glorious, may justify the taking of it.” – Reverend Hale

“I speak my own sins; I cannot judge another. I have no tongue for it.” – John Proctor

“I have given you my soul; leave me my name!” – John Proctor

“There are wheels within wheels in this village, and fires within fires!” – Reverend Hale

“I cannot blink what I saw, Abigail, for my enemies will not blink it.” – Reverend Parris

“I’ll not conceal it, my hand shakes yet as with a wound!” – Reverend Hale

“I want to open myself! … I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus! I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand. I saw Sarah Good with the Devil! I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil! I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!” – Abigail Williams

“The pure in heart need no lawyers.” – Judge Hathorne

“A person is either with this court or he must be counted against it; there be no road between.” – Judge Danforth

“God is dead!” – John Proctor

“I do not judge you. The magistrate sits in your heart that judges you.” – Elizabeth Proctor

“I think it be evidence, John. I am an official of the court. I cannot keep it.” – Mary Warren WHEN SOMEONE NOT INTERESTED IN YOU QUOTES

“There is a prodigious fear of this court in the country…” – Reverend Hale

“I believe she has vanished. Leaving a fraction of a lie; for she is forever removed from this parish.” – Reverend Parris

“There be no mark upon my life, Mr. Proctor. I am a stranger with them, as you know, I am a stranger now with the court.” – Mary Warren

“I never knew until tonight that the world is gone daft with paranoid.” – John Proctor

“But I will cut off my hand before I will ever reach for you again.” – John Proctor

“Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name?” – John Proctor

“I beg you, stop now before another is condemned! I may shut my conscience to it no more—private vengeance is working through this testimony!” – Reverend Hale

“I denounce these proceedings, I quit this court!” – Reverend Hale

“Your justice would freeze beer!” – John Proctor

“He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him!” – Elizabeth Proctor

“A person is good, or he is evil. And whose souls are white, and whose souls are black, you can’t heap that judgment on me!” – Abigail Williams

“Let you beware, Mr. Danforth. Think you be so mighty that Hell may not turn your wits? Beware of it!” – John Proctor

“I have seen too many frightful proofs in court— the Devil is alive in Salem, and we dare not quail to follow wherever the accusing finger points!” – Reverend Hale