Romeo and Juliet Quotes

“I’ll look to like if looking liking move: But no more deep will I endart mine eye than your consent gives strength to make it fly” (Juliet) Juliet is reacting to Lady Capulet telling her to marry Paris, her reaction is that she mat not want to marry paris, but she will respect her mother’s choice
Alas that love, whose view is muffled still, should without eyes see pathways to his will… Why then, O brawling love, O loving hate, O anything of nothing first create (Romeo) Romeo is speaking to benvolio about his perception of love
And yet I wish but for the thing I have: My bounty is as boundless as the sea, My love as deep; the more I give to thee, The more I have for both are infinite. (Juliet) Juliet values her wealth as a Capulet, but really loves Romeo. Juliet wishes that she can have Romeo, and be able to still keep her riches
Well, do not swear: although I joy in thee, I have no joy of this contract to-night: It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say ‘It lightens.” (Juliet) Although Juliet loves Romeo, she is not ready to/does not want to marry Romeo at this time. She thinks things are going way to fast. She eventually changes her mind quickly and tells Romeo to set up their marriage the next morning
My life were better ended by their hate, than death prorogued, wanting of thy love. (Romeo) Romeo is in the balcony to try to show his love and desire for Juliet, and to convince her to marry him
“A plague o’ both you households!” (Mercutio) Mercutio is sending a curse and the motague and capulet families because of his death in the fight and blames his death on the montague and capulet feud
O sweet Juliet, Thy beauty made me effeminate And in my temper soften’d valour’s steel (Romeo) Romeo is blaming his anger which lead to killing Tybalt n Juliet because marrying her changed his perspective of fighting which ended up killing Mercutio and Tybalt
O deadly sin! O rude unthankfullness! (Friar Lawrence) Friar Lawrece is mad a Romeo for not being grateful for only being banished from Verona instead of being killed, but Romeo is mad that he won’t see Juliet anymore
It is an honor that I dream not of (Juliet) Shows that Juliet has not thought about marriage even though she is at marrying age
The valiant Paris seeks you for his love (Lady Capulet) Lady Capulet is praising Paris for his courage and braveness to further convince Juliet to marry Paris
This night you shall behold him at our feast; Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face, And find delight writ there with beauty’s pen; Examine every married lineament; And see how one another leads content And what obscured in this fair volume lies. Find written in the mar gent of his eyes This precious book of love, this unbound lover. (Lady Capulet) This is an extended metaphor that Lady Capulet overly compliant Paris. She compliments him on his looks, and compares him to a book
O, that I were a glove upon that hand, That I might touch that cheek! (Romeo) This shows Romeo’s dessire for Juliet to marry him
O, speak again, bright angel! (Romeo) Romeo likes Juliet not just because of looks, but he likes her personality and the way she talks
O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny thy father and refuse thy name; (Juliet) Juliet is finally showing desire for Romeo and wants Romeo of herself to deny their family so they can be together
What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; (Juliet) Juliet is wondering why Romeo is a montague is is showing that a family name shouldn’t matter
My ears have not yet drunk a hundred words (Juliet) Juliet is saying that the relationship between her and Romeo is going way to fast
If they do see thee, they will murder thee (Juliet) Juliet is concerned/showing concern that someone will see Romeo with her and kill Romeo
Alack, there lies more peril in thine eye Than twenty of their swords: look thou but sweet (Romeo) Shows Romeo’s desire to marry Juliet and does not care about risking his life for Juliet
I am no pilot; yet, wert thou as far As that vast shore wash’d with the farthest sea, I would adventure for such merchandise (Romeo) And extended metaphor, Romeo is comparing Juliet to a treasure
Dost thou love me? (Juliet) Juliet is showing that she is not talking back to what Romeo had to say
Then say, Jove laughs. O gentle Romeo, If thou dost love, pronounce it faithfully: Or if thou think’st I am too quickly won, Juliet is showing concern towards the future of their relationship, and their marriage, and wondering is she should have played this love differently and not talk out in the balcony
My true love’s passion: therefore pardon me, And not impute this yielding to light love Which the dark night hath so discovered (Juliet) Juliet is finally showing desire for marriage and wants to marry Romeo
Lady, by yonder blessed moon I swear That tips with silver all these fruit-tree-tops– (Romeo) O,swear not by the moon, the inconsistent moon, that monthly changes in her circled orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable (Juliet) Romeo and Juliet are both concerned about their marriage because they are form different families and how things may change in their life
O blessed, blessed night! I am afeard. Being in night, all this is but a dream, (Romeo) Romeo is showing fear that everything is going to well and something bad will eventually happen
O calm, dishonorable, vile submission! (Mercutio) Mercutio is telling Romeo that he has had enough of his nonsense
Gentle Mercutio, put they rapier up. (Romeo) Romeo is telling mercutio to stop fighting with Tybalt
Ay, ay, a scratch; (Mercutio) Mercutio is joking around with benvolio about his injuries right before he is about to die
No, tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a chruch-door, but this enough twill serve (Mercutio) This is mercutio’s way of telling everyone that he is about to die
Come gentle night, come, loving, black-brow’d night, Give me my Romeo; and, when he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine (Juliet) Juliet is waiting for Romeo and thinks of the night as a positive time were they can see each other without anyone seeing them, and compares Romeo to the stars (imagery)
Be patient, for the world is broad and wide (Friar Lawrence) Friar Lawrence is telling Romeo that he is only thinking about himself and that Romeo should be greatful for the lighter punishment and is not listening to Friar Lawrence
Tell me not, friar, that thou hear’st of this, Unless thou tell me how I may prevent it: If, in thy wisdom, thou canst give no help (Juliet) Juliet is trying to get a resolution from Friar Lawrence so she can see Romeo again
This day’s black fate on more days doth depend (Romeo) Romeo is stating everything that happens to him that is out of control
Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now! (Romeo) This when Romeo decides that he will become a murderer and kill Tybalt
Either thou, or I, or both, must go with him (Romeo) Romeo is telling Tybalt that ethier Tybalt, Romeo, are both of them will die
O, I am foutunes fool (Romeo) Shows that Romeo made the desision on his own to kill Tybalt
Twist my extremes and me this bloody knife Shall play the umpire, arbitrating that (Juliet) Juliet is threatening to kill herself if Friar Lawrence does not find a resolution for her a Romeo to find each other again
And I will do it without fear or doubt, to live an unstain’d wife to my sweet love (Juliet) Juliet is worried about betraying Romeo because of her forced marriage with Paris
O, bid me leap, rather than marry Paris, from off the battlements of yonder tower; or walk in thievish ways; of bid me lurk where serpents are; chain me with roaring bears (Juliet) Juliet is telling Friar Lawrence that no matter what, she can’t marry Paris and does not want to
Lady, come from that nest of death, contagion, and unnatural sleep. (Romeo) Romeo is talking to Juliet at her deathbed

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