Five insulting Shakespeare quotes to make you laugh

Posted by Bonita Poole on

Ever get bored with the same insults day in, day out?
Think you've heard them all? Check out these hilarious quotes from the Bard himself and acquire yourself a few new insults to impress (or annoy) your friends!

Shakespeare Insults

1. “Away, you three-inch fool!"
The Taming of the Shrew (Act 3, Scene 3)

What better way to insult your shorter-than-you friends!

Shakespeare Insults

2. “I am sick when I do look on thee"
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act 2, Scene 1)

Maybe save this one for when you're really angry...

Shakespeare Insults

3. “I’ll beat thee, but I would infect my hands.”

Timon of Athens (Act 4, Scene 3)

Another way to tell someone they have an infectious personality I suppose...

Shakespeare Insults

4. “More of your conversation would infect my brain.”
Coriolanus (Act 2, Scene 1)

I KNOW you guys want to save this for that certain work colleague in your life...

5. “The rankest compound of villainous smell that ever offended nostril”
The Merry Wives of Windsor (Act 3, Scene 5)

Okay okay, maybe telling someone they're not the most pleasant smelling person in the world is a step too far...
If you're not the type to outright insult someone (in the most humorous of ways of course, we're all friends here!) then why not check out our own Shakespeare insulting badge pack!


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