Looking for Henry VI Part 3 quotes? Read our selection of the very best Henry VI Part 3 quotes, along with speaker, act and scene. The final play in Shakespeare’s trilogy of Henry VI history plays shows no let up in the strong characterization and dialogue that throws up some memorable quotes.

Read on below for the most well known Henry VI Part 3 quotes:

Farewell, faint-hearted and degenerate king,
In whose cold blood no spark of honour bides.

Westmorland (Act 1, Scene 1)

Frowns, words, and threats
Shall be the war that Henry means to use.

King Henry VI (Act 1, Scene 1)

Father, do but think
How sweet a thing it is to wear a crown,
Within whose circuit is Elysium,
And all that poets feign of bliss and joy.

King Henry VI ( (Act 1, Scene 2)

My father’s blood
Hath stopped the passage where thy words should enter.

Lord Clifford (Act 1, Scene 3)

O, tiger’s heart wrapped in a woman’s hide

Duke of York (Act 1, Scene 4)

Women are soft, mild, pitiful and flexible,
Thou stern, obdurate, flinty, rough, remorseless.

Duke of York (Act 1, Scene 4)

To weep is to make less the depth of grief:
Tears then for babes; blows and revenge for me.

King Henry VI (Act 2, Scene 1)

The smallest worm will turn being trodden on.

Clifford (Act 2, Scene 2)

O God! Methinks it were a happy life,
To be no better than a homely swain,
To sit upon a hill, as I do now,
To carve out dials quaintly, point by pint,
Thereby to see the minutes how they run:

King Henry VI (Act 2, Scene 5)

What makes robbers bold but too much lenity?

Lord Clifford (Act 2, Scene 6)

Let me embrace the sour adversaries
For wise men say it is the wisest course.

King Henry VI (Act 3, Scene 1)

My crown is in my heart, not on my head.

King Henry VI (Act 3, Scene 1)

Why, I can smile, and murder whiles I smile,
And cry “Content” to that which grieves my heart,
And wet my cheeks with artificial tears,
And frame my face to all occasions.

King Henry VI (Act 3, Scene 2)

I was the chief that raised him to the crown,
And I’ll be chief to bring him down again

Earl of Warwick (Act 3, Scene 3)

Yet hasty marriage seldom proveth well.

Gloucester (Act 4, Scene 1)

What Fates impose, that men must needs abide;
It boots not to resist both wind and tide.

King Edward IV (Act 4, Scene 3)

For trust not him that hath once broken faith.

Lady Grey (Act 4, Scene 4)

Fearless minds climb soonest unto crowns.

Duke of Gloucester (Act 4, Scene 7)

What is the body when the head is off?

King Edward IV (Act 5, Scene 1)

Why, what is pomp, rule, reign, but earth and dust?
And live we how we can, yet die we must.

Earl of Warwick (Act 5, Scene 2)

Thy mother felt more than a mother’s pain
And yet brought forth less than a mother’s hope

King Henry VI (Act 5, Scene 6)

Down, down to hell, and say I sent thee thither.

Richard (Act 5, Scene 6)

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

Duke of Gloucester (Act 5, Scene 6)

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