Merchant of Venice quotes

how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank Lorenzo
I am never merry when I hear sweet music Jessica
The man that hath no music in himself nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils Lorenzo
The stage where everyman must play a part, and mine, a sad one Antonio
it is a good Devine that follows his own instructions Portia
The devil can cite scripture for his purpose Antonio
it is a wise father that knows his own child Lancelot
truth will come to light, murder cannot be hid long– a man’s son may, but in the end, truth will out Lancelot
if thou keep promise, I shall end this strife, become a Christian and thy loving wife Jessica
there is some ill a-brewing towards my rest, for I did dream of money bags tonight shylock
farewell, and if my fortune be not crossed, I have a father, you a daughter, lost. Jessica
all things that are, are w/ more spirit chases than enjoyed Gratiano
that light we see is burning in my hall. how far that little candle throws his beams! so shines a good deed in a naughty world. portia
how many things by season seasoned are to their right praise and true perfection portia
but love is blind, and lovers cannot see the pretty follies that themselves commit Jessica
let all of his complexion choose me so portia
o, these deliberate fools, when they do choose, they have the wisdom by their wit to lose Portia
hath not a Jew eyes? Shylock
there is no (vice) so simple but assumed some mark of virtue on his outward parts Bassanio
making them lightest that wear most of it Bassanio
seeming truth which cunning times put on to entrap the wisset Bassanio
I’ll have my bond. I will not hear thee speak. I’ll have my bond, and therefore speak no more. Shylock
sins of my father are to be laid upon chidren Lancelot
all that glistens is not gold Morocco
weakest kind of fruit drops earliest to the ground Antonio
i never knew so young a body with so old a head Duke (Bellario’s letter)
he’s well paid that is well satisfied Portia