English Quotations (Romeo and Juliet, TKAM)

“O, I am fortune’s fool!” Romeo
“Within the infant rind of this small flower/Poison hath residence and medicine power;/For this, being smelt, with that part cheers each part;/ Being tasted, slays all senses with the hear.” Friar Laurence
“This is that banish’d Montague,/ That murder’d my love’s cousin, with which grief, It is supposed, the fair creature died;/ And here is come to do some villainous shame/ To the dead bodies: I will apprehend him.” Paris
“Thy lips are warm” Juliet
“I fear too early, for my mind misgives. Some consequence yet hanging in the stars. Shall bitterly begin his fearful date. With this night’s revels, and expire the term. Of a despis├Ęd life closed in my breast. By some vile forfeit of untimely death.” Romeo
“WHat? Drunk all and left no friendly drop for me?” Juliet
“First thing you can do, Ewell, is get your stinkin’ carcass off my property. You’re leanin’ on it an’ I can’t afford fresh paint for it.” Link Deas
“Now don’t you be so confident, Mr. Jem, I ain’t ever seen any jury decide in favor of a coloured man over a white man.” Reverend Skyes
“I don’t care one speck. It ain’t right, somehow it ain’t right to do ’em that way. Hasn’t anybody got any business talkin’ like that – it just makes me sick.” Dill
“you damn morphodite, I’ll kill you!” Scout
“A plague o’ both your houses! I am sped.” Mercutio
“O serpent heart hid with a flowering face! Did ever dragon keep so fair a cave? Beautiful tyrant! Fiend angelical! Dove-feathered raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of divinest show. Just opposite to what thou justly seem’st. A damned saint, an honorable villain!” Juliet
“I could not send it – here it is again-/Nor yet a messenger to bring it here,/ So fearful were they of infection” Friar John
“I have night’s cloak to hide me from their sight;/And but thou love me, let them find me here: My life were better ended by their hate,/ Than death prorogued, wanting of they love.” Romeo
“My poverty, but not my will consents.” Apothecary
“Will you take [walk] me home?” Boo Radley
“Seventeen bullets in him. They didn’t have to shoot him that much.” Atticus
“My only love is my only hate.” Juliet
“I don’t like it Atticus, I don’t like it at all….That man seems to have a permanent running grudge against everybody connected with that case. I know how that kind are about paying off grudges, but I don’t understand why he should harbor one he had his way in court, didn’t he?” Aunt Alexandra
“I think there’s just one kind of folks. Folks.” Scout
“Your father’s right,” she said. “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy … but sin their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” Miss Maudie
“There’s some folks who don’t eat like us,” she whispered fiercely, “but you ain’t called on to contradict ’em at the table when they don’t. That boy’s yo’ comp’ny and if he wants to eat up the table cloth you let him, you hear?” Calpurnia
“When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness’ sake. But don’t make a production of it. Children are children, but they can spot evasion quicker than adults, and evasion simply muddles them.” Atticus
“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” Atticus
“the old house was the same, droopy and sick, but as we stared down the street we thought we saw an inside shutter move. Flick. A tiny, almost invisible movement, and the house was still.” Scout
“Deny thy father, and refuse thy name,/ Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love.” Juliet
” Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,. Who is already sick and pale with grief,. That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she… The brightness in her cheek would shame those stars.” Romeo
“She is the fairies’ midwife, and she comes/in shape no bigger than an agate stone/ On the forefinger of an alderman,/ Drawn with a team of little atomi.” Mercutio
“I defy you, stars.” Romeo
“Young men’s love then lies/ Not truly in their hearts but in their eyes.” Friar Laurence

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