Romeo and Juliet Quotes

But soft! What light through the yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the Sun! Romeo; Though it is late at night, Juliet’s surpassing beauty makes Romeo imagine that she is the sun, transforming the darkness into daylight.
O Romeo, romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?Deny thy father and refuse thy name! Juliet; She asks why Romeo must be a Montague, the son of her family’s greatest enemy.
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other would smell as sweet. Juliet; A name means nothing and a rose called anything else would still smell sweet.
Young men’s love then liesNot truly in their hearts, but in their eyes. Friar Laurence; Sees Romeo immediately fall in ‘love’ after just seeing her beauty and not waiting to experience her personality.
Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. Juliet; Juliet expresses her sorrow of parting, but their parting is sweet because the next time they meet, their wedding will take place.
O, I am fortunes fool! Romeo; Romeo sees himself as subject to the whims of fate. (After killing Tybalt and being banished).
A plague o’ both your houses Mercutio; Curses both Montagues and Capulets because their feud indirectly killed him. Mercutio’s words foreshadows the loss that both families will soon feel.
Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man. Mercutio; I’ll be in the grave tomorrow. (Jokingly but also ironic cause he actually will be).
Affliction is enamored of thy parts,And thou art wedded to calamity Friar Laurence; You are deeply in love, but your love is married to disaster.
I think she will be ruled in all aspects by me; nay more, I doubt it not. Lord Capulet; He thinks Juliet will be fine with him deciding her marriage.
And trust me love, In my eyes so do you. Dry sorrow drinks our blood. Adieu! Adieu! Romeo; You also look pale, because your sorrow makes your blood go to your heart.
Here’s to my love. O true apothecary!The drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die. Romeo; This one is for my love. The potion is quick, just as the Apothecary had promised.
For never was a story of more woe Than this of Juliet and her Romeo. Prince; Last line of the play, he’s saying that no other tale has been this sad.
What drawn, and talk of peace? I hate the word as of I hate all Montagues and thee. Tybalt; Have our sword up and talk about peace? I hate peace, just like I hate Montagues!
It is an honor I dream not of. Juliet; Talks about marriage and about how it is just a dream for her at this point.

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