"But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We'd jump the life to come. But in these cases We still have judgment here."
"If the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch With his surcease success."
That tears shall drown the wind. I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on the other
"And pity, like a naked new-born babe, Striding the blast, or heaven's cherubim, horsed Upon the sightless couriers of the air, Shall blow the horrid deed in every eye,"
Prithee, peace. I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more is none
"Was the hope drunk Wherein you dressed yourself? Hath it slept since? And wakes it now, to look so green and pale At what it did so freely?"
Macbeth wishes that the murder of Duncan would come with out consequences, but he knows that isn't the case
"When you durst do it, then you were a man; And, to be more that what you were, would Be so much more the man."
Many people love Duncan and is death would bring sorrow. Macbeth has only the reason to kill Duncan, his ambition
We fail? But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we'll not fail. When Ducan is asleep-
Will I with wine and wassail so convince That memory, the warder of the brain, Shall be a fume, and the receipt of reason A limbeck only. What cannot you and I perform upon The unguarded Duncan? What not put upon His spongy officers, who shall bear the guilt Of our great quell?
Lady Macbeth scolds Macbeth for his lack of resolve
When we have marked with blood those sleepy two Of his own chamber and used their very daggers, That they have dont't?
As we shall make our griefs and clamour roar Upon his death?
Lady Macbeth has won the agrument, but Macbeth still has doubt
If we should fail?
Lady Macbeth reassures Macbeth that they will succeed. She tells him what they must do for their accession to the throne
Lady Macbeth plans to Display grief so all suspicion will divert from them. Macbeth repeats his wive's advice to put on a mask of deceive
Away, and mock the time with fairest show: False face must hide what the false heart doth know.