I drink to the general joy o’ the whole table." Macbeth
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If we should fail?
But screw your courage to the sticking place,
And we'll not fail.
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At the word witch, we imagine the horrible old crones from Macbeth. But the cruel trials witches suffered teach us the opposite. Many perished precisely because they were young and beautiful.
Macbeth:"'If we should fail?"
Lady Macbeth: "We fail? But screw your courage to the sticking place, And we'll not fail.
When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
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And you know, I hate to admit this, but I don't always think in terms of Shakespeare. When I eat, I do. When I'm at a restaurant, I'll think, 'Hmm, what would Macbeth have ordered?'
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