Laurence Olivier begins his 1948 film adaptation of Hamlet with a voice-over stating, This is the tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind. Such a reading of the play, even when more elegantly articulated, has almost become a cliché.
Foul whisperings are abroad.
This might be the be-all and end-all here, but here, upon this bank and shoal of time, we'd jump the life to come.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Caliban: As I told thee before, I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island.
O, full of scorpions is my mind!