" Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under 't. "

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(Act I, Scene V)

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This famous and celebrated Shakespearean quote detailed in this Macbeth section is well known as an important example of the famed verbal and spoken communication, soliloquy, citation or quotation as used in the Macbeth drama. This famous Macbeth quote has been taken from an extract, passage or line from a famous speech in the Macbeth play.

This famous speech or quote from Macbeth provides an illustration of or an allusion to a famous scene or incident within the play. This important quote from Macbeth may be familiar surrounding the theme of this Shakespearean tragedy.


Famous Macbeth Quote by William Shakespeare

 The famous and important Macbeth quote, or soliloquy, by William Shakespeare, can often follow the theme of ambition, the supernatural, insanity, revenge, irony and madness and featured in this great literary work. We use Shakespeare's words all of the time in everyday speech, which might include a quote from Macbeth,  but we are often totally unaware that we are 'borrowing' a famous saying or quotation from a Shakespearean play! The Shakespeare characters strongly featured in many a Macbeth quotation or quote are Macbeth, Lady Macbeth and the three witches. A famous Macbeth quote by William Shakespeare, the great Bard and dramatist

" Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under 't. "


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Famous Macbeth Quote by William Shakespeare