I started to shed the monstrous aesthetic affectation of my youth so as to make room for the monstrous philistine postures of middle age, but it was some years before I was bold enough to decline an invitation to "Hamlet" on the grounds that I knew who won.
I would rather play Hamlet with no rehearsal than TV golf.Jack (John Uhler) Lemmon
Hamlet, Kiekegaard, Kafka are ironists in the wake of Jesus. All Western irony is a repetition of Jesus' enigmas/riddles, in amalgam with the ironies of Socrates.Harold Bloom
The playbill, which is said to have announced the tragedy of Hamlet, the character of the Prince of Denmark being left out.walter scott
Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude Forefathers of the Hamlet sleep.thomas gray
This being great news to me, I pressed Kivoi for further information. He said, 'You will see both mountains at some distance from my Hamlet, when there shall be a clear sky. It is ten days' journey from here to the white mountain in Jagga [Kilimanjaro], but only six to that of Kikuyu [Mount Kenya].' ~ Johann Ludwig Krapf
Twilight's soft dews steal o'er the village-green, With magic tints to harmonize the scene Stilled is the hum that through the Hamlet broke When round the nuns of their ancient oak The peasants flocked to hear the minstrel play, And games and carols closed the busy day.samuel rogers
The play bill which is said to have announced the tragedy of Hamlet, the character of the Prince of Denmark being left out.walter scott
In Iran one cannot stage Hamlet , Richard III or Macbeth because no Iranian should see the death of a prince or a king on the stage. He might jump to conclusions, as if contemporary Iranian history itself is devoid of attempts at regicide.