FAMOUS SHYLOCK QUOTES

“If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die?”

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?”

“I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you, walk with you, and so following, but I will not eat with you, drink with you, nor pray with you.”

“You call me misbeliever, cut-throat dog, and spit upon my Jewish gaberdine.”

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? Fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed?”

“I would my daughter were dead at my feet, and the jewels in her ear!”

“I hate him for he is a Christian.”

“I’ll not be made a soft and dull-eyed fool, to shake the head, relent, and sigh, and yield to Christian intercessors.”

“My daughter! O my ducats! Fled with a Christian! O my Christian ducats!”

“What judgment shall I dread, doing no wrong? You have among you many a purchased slave, which, like your asses and your dogs and mules, you use in abject and in slavish parts because you bought them. Shall I say to you, ‘Let them be free, marry them to your heirs? Why sweat they under burdens? Let their beds be made as soft as yours, and let their palates be seasoned with such viands’? You will answer, ‘The slaves are ours.'”

“I do oppose my patient soul to your sterile, unprofitable wrath.” QUOTES ABOUT NOT CARING ANYMORE IN A RELATIONSHIP

“I had it of Leah when I was a bachelor. I would not have given it for a wilderness of monkeys.”

“He hath disgraced me and hindered me half a million, laughed at my losses, mocked at my gains, scorned my nation, thwarted my bargains, cooled my friends, heated mine enemies.”

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?”

“I am as like to call thee so again, to spit on thee again, to spurn thee too. If thou wilt lend this money, lend it not as to thy friends, for when did friendship take a breed of barren metal of his friend? But lend it rather to thine enemy who, if he break, thou mayest with better face exact the penalty.”

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?”

“Let the forfeit be nominated for an equal pound of your fair flesh, to be cut off and taken in what part of your body pleaseth me.”

“You that did void your rheum upon my beard and foot me as you spurn a stranger cur over your threshold, moneys is your suit.”

“I am a Jew. Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions?”

“Signior Antonio, many a time and oft in the Rialto you have rated me about my moneys and my usances. Still I have borne it with a patient shrug, for sufferance is the badge of all our tribe.”