Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave My heart into my mouth.
I love your Majesty According to my bond, no more nor less.

Cordelia (Act 1, Scene 1)

How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!
Lear (Act I, Scene 4)

He's mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horse's health,
a boy's love, or a whore's oath.

The Fool (Act 3, Scene 6,)

The worst is not, So long as we can say, 'This is the worst.'
Edgar (Act 4, Scene 1)

Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life, And thou no breath at all?
Lear (Act 5, Scene 3)

I have a journey, sir, shortly to go; My master calls me. I must not say no.
Kent (Act 5, Scene 3)

The weight of this sad time we must obey, Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.
The oldest hath borne most; we that are young Shall never see so much nor live so long.
Edgar (Act 5, Scene 3)