Macbeth key quotes – 10 posters & worksheet for KS3/4

What's included?

PDF of 10 printable quote posters from Macbeth, plus a quote worksheet in PDF and Word Doc format

Key Stage

KS3, KS4


Years 7-11


This download includes ten posters featuring Macbeth key quotes, plus a worksheet (in PDF and Word doc formats) with these quotes on. Students can use this worksheet to make notes on as you read through the play.

Macbeth key quotes


“Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown and put a barren sceptre in my grip” – Act I, Scene III

“I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself, and falls on the other” – Act I, Scene VII

“Is this a dagger which I see before me?” – Act II, Scene I

“Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?” – Act II, Scene II

“To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more: it is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.”
– Act V, Scene V

Lady Macbeth

“Look like th’ innocent flower but be the serpent under ’t” – Act I, Scene V

“Unsex me here and fill me from the crown to the toe topful of direst cruelty” – Act I, Scene V

“Out, damned spot! Out, I say!” – Act V, Scene I

The Witches

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair” – Act I, Scene I

“By the pricking of my thumbs something wicked this way comes” – Act IV, Scene I

Browse more Shakespeare quote posters and worksheets for other plays. Download our free Macbeth essay two-lesson resource pack.

Macbeth key quotes posters
Macbeth key quotes – 10 posters & worksheet for KS3/4

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