Key quotes from the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, organised into the following themes:
Banquo • ‘What, can the devil speak true?’ His reaction when he hears Macbeth has been named Thane of Cawdor.
Macbeth • ‘Is this a dagger which I see before me, / The handle toward my hand?’ Macbeth hallucinates and sees a dagger on his way to kill Duncan.
The Witches • ‘Fair is foul, and foul is fair’. The witches’ philosophy on life, showing that nothing is ever what it seems.