IAGO. Will you hear me Roderigo?
RODERIGO. Faith, I have heard too much; for your words and performance are no kin together.” (OTH.4.3)
Tips for Use. Extract, ‘Your words and performance are no kin together.’ Good for a politician fighting the incumbent or for a performance review of an employee who talks big but acts small.
In the play. Roderigo complains with Iago that, notwithstanding Iago’s promises, Desdemona is farther away than ever.