Romeo and Juliet quotes

“Alas that love, so gentle in his view, Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof!” Benvolio
“O she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hands upon the cheek of night like a rich jewel in an Ethiope’s ear; Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear!” Romeo
“O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Deny they father and refuse they name! Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love, And I’ll no longer by a Capulet.” Juliet
“I have nights cloak to hide me from their sight; And but thou love me, let them find me here; My life we’re better ended by their hate, than death prorogue, wanting of they love.” Romeo
“Doth not rosemary and Romeo begin both with a letter.” Nurse
“.. Mercutio’s soul Is but little way above our heads staying for think to keep him company. Either thou or I, or both, must go with him.” Romeo
“It was the lark, the herald of the morn, no nightingale.” Romeo
“Is crimson in thy lips and in thy cheeks, and death’s pale flag is not advanced here.” Romeo
“This by his voice, should be a Montague. Fetch me my rapier, boy. What dates the slave come hither, covered with an antic face. . .” Tibult
“With thou be gone? It is not yet near day. It was the nightingale, and not the lark, that pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear.” Juliet
“Read o’er the volume of young Paris’ face and find there delight writ with beauty’s pen! Examine every lineament and see how one another lends content.” Lady capulet
“My child is yet a stranger in the world; she hath not seen the change of fourteen years.” Lord Capulet
“These violent delights have violent ends and in their triumph die, like fire and powder, which as they kiss consume: the sweetest honey is loathsome in his own deliciousness. . . Therefore love moderately: long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.” Friar Laurence
“Ask for me tomorrow, you will find me a grave man.” Mercutio
“Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch!” Lord capulet
“Death lies on her like an untimely frost upon the sweetest flower of all the field.” Lord capulet
“But soft! What light through yonder winter breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun!” Romeo
“A plague o’ both your houses! They have made worms, meat of me.” Mercutio
“. . . It’s not so deep as a well, not so wide as a church door; but tis enough, ’twill serve.” Mercutio
“The roses in thy and cheeks shall fade to paly ashes, they eyes’ windows fall, like death, when he shuts up the day of life. . .” Friar Laurence
” what’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Juliet
“A glooming piece this morning with it brings; the sun, for sorrow, will not show his head; go hands, to have more talk of these sad things; some shall be pardoned, and some punished; for never was a story of more woe then this of Juliet and her Romeo.” Prince Escales
” O tell me, friar, tell me in what vile part of this anatomy doth my name lodge: tell me that I may sack the hateful mansion.” Romeo
“See what a scourge is laid upon your hate. That heaven finds to kill your joys with love. And I for winking at your discord too have lost a brace of kinsmen: All are punished.” Prince Escales
“More than the prince of cats, he is the Carraige us captain of compliments the very butcher of silk buttons.” Mercutio
“O, I am fortune’s fool!” Romeo
“It is my lady; O, it is my love! O, that she knew she were.” Romeo
“Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.” Juliet
” if you ever disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.” Prince Escales
“If I profane with my unworthiest hand this holy shrine, the gentle fine is this: my lips, to blushing pilgrims, ready stand to smooth out rough touch with tender kiss.” Romeo
” give me a case to put my visage in. A visor for a visor! What care i what curious eye doth quote deformities? Here are the beetle brows shall blush for me.” Mercutio
“Death that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, Hath had no power yet upon they beauty.” Romeo
“There is thy gold, worse poison to men’s souls, doing more murder in this loathsome world than these poor compounds that thou mayst not sell.” Romeo
“On Lammas Eve at night shall she be fourteen. That shall she, marry, I remember it well. ‘Tis since the earthquake now eleven years. .” Nurse
“. . . She’ll not be hit with Cupid’s arrow. .” Romeo
“He bears him like a portly gentleman; and, to say the truth, Verona brags of him to be a virtuous and well gover’d youth.” Lady Capulet
“My only love, sprung from my only hate! Too early seen unknown and known too late.” Juliet
“O, mickle is the powerful price that Lyza herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities: . . . Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied; and vice sometimes by action dignified.” Friar Laurence
“Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.” Friar Laurence
“Gallup apace, you fiery-footed steeds, towards Phoebus’ lodging; such a Waggoner as Phaethon would whip you to the west and bring in cloudy night immediately.” Juliet

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