This famous Othello quote has been taken from an extract, passage or line from a famous speech in the Othello play. This famous speech or quote from Othello provides an illustration of or an allusion to a famous scene or incident within the play. This important quote from Othello may be familiar surrounding the theme of this Shakespearean tragedy. The famous and important Othello quote, or soliloquy, by William Shakespeare, can often follow the theme of jealousy, love, hate, revenge, irony, envy and ambition 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 Othello, but we are often totally unaware that we are 'borrowing' a famous saying or quotation from a Shakespearean play!