“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” (Hamlet 1.5)
Tips for Use. Evasive answer to questions of the type, ‘Why this?’ or ‘Why did you do this?’ when you do not want to give a reason. Change ‘Horatio’ to name of party you are talking to. In “Your Daily Shakespeare” see also ‘Philosophy, there is a reason for everything’.
In the play. Hamlet, returning from the conversation with the Ghost, hints (to Horatio) at the reality of metaphysical phenomena.