Famous Quote

Act 5 Scene 2

"The rest is silence"

What this quote means?

In Act five, Scene two located in Elsinore, Prince Hamlet says, "The rest is silence". Hamlet says this to Horatio and the people as he passes away. Just before saying this he has avenged his father, King Hamlet, by killing his Uncle Claudius. As Hamlet dies he know there is no tomorrow, all of his struggles are over with now. His father's death is no longer a burden, nor is Denmark, or his unlce and mother.