Be Or Not To Be Quotes by Ian Doescher, William Shakespeare, Soren Kierkegaard, Chuck Palahniuk, Mark Twain, Jean-Paul Sartre and many others.
My favorite play is Hamlet. It was my first love when it comes to Shakespeare, and I’ve read it and seen it performed more than just about every other Shakespeare play. I’ve had the “To be or not to be” monologue memorized since I was 15, and it’s just really close to my heart.
The Play’s the Thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King.
The question is not “To be or not to be,” it is what we should be until we are not.
The undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
To be, or not to be; that is the bare bodkin That makes calamity of so long life.
The native hue of resolution is sicklied o’er with the pale cast of thought; and enterprises of great pitch and moment, With this regard, their currents turn awry, and lose the name of action.
Listen to me: a family man is never a real family man. An assassin is never entirely assassin. They play a role, you understand. While a dead man, he is really dead. To be or not to be, right?
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?
To be or not to be. That’s not really a question.
To die, to sleep – To sleep, perchance to dream – ay, there’s the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come.
Though this be madness, yet there is method in’t.
Devoutly to be wish’d. To die, to sleep; To sleep, perchance to dreamвЂ”For in that sleep of death what dreams may come,When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause, there’s the respect, That makes calamity of so long life
Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is slicked o’er with the pale cast of thought