Though this be madness, yet there is method in it. Hamlet
— William Shakespeare

One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. hamlet
William Shakespeare hamlet quote

Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Hamlet
— William Shakespeare

The essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it.
— Orson Welles

Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?
— Jean Genet