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Is "Strong reasons make strong actions" a quotation from King John?

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shakesk | Elementary School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 10, 2008 at 8:54 AM via web

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Is "Strong reasons make strong actions" a quotation from King John?

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robertwilliam | College Teacher | (Level 2) Senior Educator

Posted November 10, 2008 at 8:55 AM (Answer #1)

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Yes. It's from King John, and spoken by Louis as the final couplet at the very end of Act 3, Scene 4:

LOUIS.
Strong reasons makes strong actions: let us go:
If you say ay, the king will not say no.

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