“At blow and thrust, even as again they were When you yourself did part them. More of this matter cannot I report. But men are men; the best sometimes forget; Though Cassio did some little wrong to him, As men in rage strike those that wish them best,
Yet surely Cassio, I believe, receiv'd From him that fled some strange indignity, Which patience could not pass.
OTHELLO. I know, Iago, Thy honesty and love doth mince this matter, Making it light to Cassio.”