The Merchant of Venice

Famous lines

In sooth, I know not why I am so sad:
It wearies me; you say it wearies you...

Antonio, Act 1, Scene 1

I like not fair terms and a villain's mind.

Bassanio, Act 1 Scene 3

The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.

Antonio, Act 1, Scene 3

It is a wise father who knows his own child.

Lancelot Gobbo, Act 2, Scene 1

All that glisters is not gold.

Morocco, Act 2, Scene 7

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?

Shylock, Act 3, Scene 1

The pound of flesh, which I demand of him,
Is dearly bought; 'tis mine and I will have it.

Shylock, Act 4, Scene 1

The quality of mercy is not strain’d;
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath...

Portia, Act 4, Scene 1

The man that hath no music in himself,
Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds,
Is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.
The motions of his spirit are dull as night
And his affections dark as Erebus.
Let no such man be trusted.

Lorenzo, Act 5, Scene 1

How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

Portia, Act 5, Scene 1

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