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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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  • Try what repentance can: what can it not?
  • Yet what can it when one cannot repent?
  • Confess yourself to heaven; Repent what’s past; avoid what is to come; And do not spread the compost on the weeds, To make them ranker.
  • ] I do repent; but heaven hath pleas’d it so, To punish me with this, and this with me, That I must be their scourge and minister.

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  • Prisoners who show repentance are more likely to be released on parole.
  • And wet his grave with my repentant tears-
    William Shakespeare  --  King Richard III

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