Be Or Not To Be Quotes by Jean-Luc Godard, Tom Robbins, Al Pacino, Jean-Paul Sartre, William Shakespeare, Soren Kierkegaard and many others.
To be or not to be. That’s not really a question.
To be or not to be isn’t the question. The question is how to prolong being.
“To be or not to be is” [by William Shakespeare] beyond anything I can comprehend. I understand it on a superficial level, but the depth of it just boggles my mind. I think it’s probably the greatest of all speeches ever written.
Listen to me: a family man is never a real family man. An assassin is never entirely assassin. They play a role, you understand. While a dead man, he is really dead. To be or not to be, right?
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
For in that sleep of death what dreams may come.
To take arms against a sea of troubles.
The undiscovered country from whose bourn no traveler returns.
The question is not “To be or not to be,” it is what we should be until we are not.
There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.
Devoutly to be wish’d. To die, to sleep; To sleep, perchance to dream—For in that sleep of death what dreams may come,When we have shuffled off this mortal coil, Must give us pause, there’s the respect, That makes calamity of so long life
Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is slicked o’er with the pale cast of thought
To date or not to date that is the question. It’s almost as important as Shakespeare’s to be or not to be which deals with death.
To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don’t be.
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?
To be, or not to be, that is the question.
‘Tis better to bear the ills we have than fly to others that we know not of.