QUOTES IN MERCHANT OF VENICE

“All that glisters is not gold.” – Act II, Scene VII

“The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.” – Act I, Scene III

“I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano; / A stage where every man must play a part, / And mine a sad one.” – Act I, Scene I

“The quality of mercy is not strained.” – Act IV, Scene I

“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? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?” – Act III, Scene I

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.” – Act V, Scene I

“I am never merry when I hear sweet music.” – Act V, Scene I

“Mislike me not for my complexion, / The shadowed livery of the burnished sun.” – Act II, Scene I

“I dote on his very absence.” – Act III, Scene II

“Let me play the fool: / With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” – Act I, Scene I

“Love is blind and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit.” – Act II, Scene VI COLLEEN HOOVER BOOK QUOTES

“My daughter! O my ducats! O my daughter! / Fled with a Christian! O my Christian ducats!” – Act II, Scene VIII

“In sooth, I know not why I am so sad. / It wearies me; you say it wearies you.” – Act I, Scene I

“By my soul, I swear there is no power in the tongue of man to alter me.” – Act IV, Scene I

“You speak an infinite deal of nothing.” – Act I, Scene I

“Happiness depends on ourselves.” – Act V, Scene I

“I like not fair terms and a villain’s mind.” – Act I, Scene III

“Let me have judgment, and the Jew his will.” – Act IV, Scene I

“The world is still deceived with ornament.” – Act III, Scene II

“What’s mine is yours, and what is yours is mine.” – Act V, Scene V

“The villainy you teach me, I will execute, and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction.” – Act I, Scene III