Romeo and Juliet Quotes

” O, I am fortunes fool” ~Romeo~Romeo says this after her kills Tybalt~Shows the emotional nature of Romeo impulsive behavior
“If you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.” ~Prince Escalus~The Prince says this after the Capulet’s and Montague’s fight~Shows the price that they’ll pay if they fight in the streets again
” O, teach me how I should forget to think.” ~Romeo~Romeo says this to Benvolio asking him how to forget Rosaline~this shows the crazy nature of Romeo’s love for women
“But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart; My will to her consent is but a part.” ~Capulet~ Say’s this to Paris to show how he could marry Juliet and how him saying yes is only a piece
” Compare her face with some I shall show, And I will make thee swan a crow,” ~Benvolio~Says this to Romeo about Rosaline and saying how shes so beautiful it makes everyone else less~shows how Romeo is still obsessed with Rosaline
” Read o’er the volume of young Paris’s face, And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen.” ~Lady Capulet~explains to nurse and Juliet how Paris is very handsome and looks like beauty’s pen drew his face(a reason to marry him)~shows how looks was a big part in the play
” True, I talk of dreams; Which are the children of an idle brain. Beggot of nothing but vain fantasy” ~Mercutio~ Says this while telling Romeo not to take his dreams to serious~shows how Mercutio is real with Romeo
” O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night.” ~Romeo~Says this when he sees Juliet at the party~Shows how looks is all Romeo seeks
” O dear account! my life is my foe’s debt.” ~Romeo~says this when he finds out that Juliet is a Capulet~ means that his life belongs to his enemy
” My only love sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown and known to late!” ~Juliet~Says this when he finds out Juliet is a Capulet~means that she fell in love with him before she knew who that was
“Blind is his love, and best befits the dark.” ~Benvolio~says this to Romeo~means that romeo cannot see the real world being blinded by love and his blindness only works in the dark
” If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark.” ~Mercutio~says this while talking about Romeo~means if love blinds people, they will never hit the correct mark
” what’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” ~Juliet~says this thinking to herself~try’s to convince herself that a name is just a meaningless word that has nothing to do with the person
” With love’s light wings did I o’er perch these walls; For stony limits cannot hold love out.” ~Romeo~says this to Juliet after she asked how he got to her~means that love helped him climb the walls, and that neither walls or her family will stop him
” I should have been more strange, I must confess.” ~Juliet~ says this to Romeo~means that she should’ve hid her real feelings from Romeo than falling in love to easily
” Revolts from true birth, stumbling on abuse, virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, and vice sometimes by acting dignified.” ~Friar Lawrence~says this to himself in his garden~means that war and false information are being taught to you throughout life
” So soon forsaken? Young men’s love then lies, Not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.” ~Friar Lawrence~says this to himself in his garden~means that men don’t love women for their personality but for their looks
” Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” ~Friar Lawrence~says this to Romeo when he asks him to marry them~means that they go through life fast but they think wisely and slow
” Why, is not this better now than groaning for love? Now art thou sociable, now art thou Romeo: now art thou what.” ~Mercutio~says this to Romeo~means that what is better than love, be sociable and find it
” O, she is lame! love’s heralds should be thoughts, Which ten times faster glide than the sun’s beams.” ~Juliet~says this thinking to herself~means that she thinks love’s messengers should be thoughts which travel ten times faster than sunbeams
” Boy, this shall not excuse the injuries That thou hast done me:therefore turn and draw.” ~Tybalt~says this to Romeo during and argument~shows how Tybalt will start a fight with anyone
” I do protest I never injured thee, But love thee better than thou canst devise.” ~Romeo~says this back to Tybalt~says he won’t hurt but fight for love
” I thought all for the best.” ~Romeo~says this to Tybalt~he doesn’t want to hurt
” Help me into some house, Benvolio, Or shall I faint. A plague o’ both your houses! They have made worms’ meat of me. I have it, And soundly too. Your houses.” ~Mercutio~says this after Tybalt stabs him~says this as a curse to the people
” This day’s black fate on mo days doth depend; This but begins the woe others must end.” ~Romeo~says this to Benvolio~means/says the awful day will be followed by more of the same
” Why dost thou stay?” ~Benvolio~says to Romeo~means fate has made a fool of me

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