Famous Quotations from Othello

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Othello, the story of a valiant Moorish general in the service of Venice who falls prey to the devious schemes of Iago, is packed with memorable quotations. Here are the most famous of them all.

1.
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy!
It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.
(3.3.189-91), Iago

2.
I will wear my heart upon my sleeve.
(1.1.66), Iago

3.
‘Tis neither here nor there.
(4.3.62), Emilia

4.
A foregone conclusion.
(3.3.474), Othello

5.
One that loved not wisely but too well.
(5.2.390), Othello

6.
We cannot all be masters, nor all masters
Cannot be truly follow’d.
(1.1.44), Iago

7.
Pomp and circumstance.
(3.3.394), Othello

8.
Put out the light, and then put out the light:
If I quench thee, thou flaming minister.
(5.2.9-10), Othello

9.
It makes us or it mars us.
(5.1.5), Iago

10.
Reputation, reputation, reputation! Oh, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial.
(2.3.265), Cassio