GUILDENSTERN: That’s a sign of your ambition! The thing you strive for is simply a shadow of your dreams.
HAMLET: A dream itself is but a shadow. . .
Should we go back to court? I feel out of sorts.
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN: We’re at your service.
HAMLET: No no, I wouldn’t class you with my servants because, frankly, my servants are terrible.
But tell me, as my friends . . .
What are you doing here at Elsinore?