Famous Quotations from Twelfth Night

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Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is packed with common expressions and famous lines. Here are the most memorable of them all.

1.
If music be the food of love, play on;
Give me excess of it.
(1.1.1), Duke Orsino

2.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.
(2.5.130), Malvolio

3.
My purpose is, indeed, a horse of that colour.
(2.3.158), Maria

4.
Out of the jaws of death.
(3.4.340), Antonio

5.
This is very midsummer madness.
(3.4.53), Olivia

6.
O mistress mine, where are you roaming?
O, stay and hear; your true love’s coming,
(2.3.39), Feste

7.
I’ll be revenged on the whole pack of you.
(5.1.384), Malvolio

8.
Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
(1.5.32), Feste

9.
There is no darkness but ignorance.
(4.2.41), Feste

10.
I was adored once too.
(2.3.171), Sir Andrew