act 4 scene 4

What reasons does hamlet suggest for his own lack of action? 

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Hamlet spends a soliloquy berating his cowardly inaction. He wishes he was more like young Fortinbras who can find "quarrel in a straw". Instead Hamlet finds himself overthinking things and backing down from a fight,

But I am pigeon-livered and lack gall. To make oppression bitter, or ere this. I should have fatted all the region kites.