Merry Wives of Windsor: Top Ten Quotes

Slender speaking about Anne Page.
“She has brown hair, and speaks small like a woman.” Act 1, scene 1

Slender speaks to Shallow, regarding his prospective marriage to Anne Page.
“I will marry her, sir, at your request: but if there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married.” Act 1, scene 1

Mistress Quickly, speaking about the bad English of Dr. Caius.
“Here will be an old abusing of Gods patience and the Kings English.” Act 1, scene 4

Pistol speaks to Falstaff after Falstaff refuses to lend him money.
“Why, then the worlds mine oyster,
Which I with sword will open.” Act 2, scene 2

Ford to Falstaff when he is about to offer Falstaff money to seduce Mrs. Ford.
“If money go before, all ways do lie open.” Act 2, scene 2

Anne Page speaking of Slender, her fathers choice of husband for her.
“O, what a world of vile ill-favourd faults
Looks handsome in three hundred pounds a year!” Act 3, scene 4
 

Falstaffs reflections on being dumped into the Thames in a dirty linen basket.
“If I be served such another trick, Ill have my brains taen out, and buttered, and give them to a dog for a new years gift.” Act 3, scene 5

Falstaff, still reflecting on his ducking, referring to his great physical bulk.
“I have a kind of alacrity in sinking.” Act 3, scene 5

Falstaff hopes for good luck on his third attempt to seduce Mrs. Ford.
“This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers. . . . There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance or death.” Act 5, scene 1

In Windsor Park, Falstaff finally realizes that he is the victim of a trick.
“I do begin to perceive that I am made into an ass.” Act 5, scene 5

Merry Wives of Windsor: Top Ten Quotes

Slender speaking about Anne Page.
“She has brown hair, and speaks small like a woman.” Act 1, scene 1

Slender speaks to Shallow, regarding his prospective marriage to Anne Page.
“I will marry her, sir, at your request: but if there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married.” Act 1, scene 1

Mistress Quickly, speaking about the bad English of Dr. Caius.
“Here will be an old abusing of Gods patience and the Kings English.” Act 1, scene 4

Pistol speaks to Falstaff after Falstaff refuses to lend him money.
“Why, then the worlds mine oyster,
Which I with sword will open.” Act 2, scene 2

Ford to Falstaff when he is about to offer Falstaff money to seduce Mrs. Ford.
“If money go before, all ways do lie open.” Act 2, scene 2

Anne Page speaking of Slender, her fathers choice of husband for her.
“O, what a world of vile ill-favourd faults
Looks handsome in three hundred pounds a year!” Act 3, scene 4
 

Falstaffs reflections on being dumped into the Thames in a dirty linen basket.
“If I be served such another trick, Ill have my brains taen out, and buttered, and give them to a dog for a new years gift.” Act 3, scene 5

Falstaff, still reflecting on his ducking, referring to his great physical bulk.
“I have a kind of alacrity in sinking.” Act 3, scene 5

Falstaff hopes for good luck on his third attempt to seduce Mrs. Ford.
“This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers. . . . There is divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance or death.” Act 5, scene 1

In Windsor Park, Falstaff finally realizes that he is the victim of a trick.
“I do begin to perceive that I am made into an ass.” Act 5, scene 5