SHHS Mrs. Kim – Romeo and Juliet – Identify Speaker Quotes

Juliet ‘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.’
Romeo ‘I dreamt a dream tonight.’
Lady Capulet ‘We will have vengeance for it, fear thou not.’
Lord Capulet ‘I’ll have this knot knit up tomorrow.’
Prince Escalus ‘And let mischance be slave to patience—Bring forth the parties of suspicion.’
Romeo ‘I am no pilot’
Friar Laurence ‘It argues a distempered head So soon to bid ‘good morrow’ to thy bed.’
Benvolio ‘That gallant spirit hath aspired the clouds, Which too untimely here did scorn the earth.’
Sampson ‘I am a pretty piece of flesh.’
Romeo ‘Thou talk’st of nothing.’
Tybalt “What, drawn and talk of peace? I hate the word as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee. Have at thee, coward.”
Romeo “O, she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night as a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear – Beauty too rich for use, for earth too dear.”
Romeo “He jests at scars that never felt a wound. But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?”
Friar Laurence “The sun not yet sighs from heaven clears, thy old groans yet ringing in mine ancient ears. Lo, here upon thy cheek the stain doth sit of an old tear that is not washed off yet.”
Juliet “Come, night. Come, Romeo. Come, thou day in night, for thou wilt lie upon the wings of night whiter than new snow upon a raven’s back.”
Romeo “There is no world without Verona walls but purgatory, torture, hell itself. Hence ‘banished’ is ‘banished from the world,’ and world’s exile is death.”
Lord Capulet “Monday, ha ha! Well, Wednesday is too soon. O’ Thursday let it be. – O’ Thursday, tell her…”
Friar Laurence “Hold, daughter, I do spy a kind of hope, which craves as desperate an execution as that is desperate which we could prevent.”
Lord Capulet “Ha, let me see her! Out, alas she’s cold. Her blood is settled, and her joints are stiff. Life and these lips have long been separated.”
Friar Laurence “Come, I’ll dispose of thee among a sisterhood of holy nuns. Stay not to question, for the watch is coming. Come, go…”
Friar Laurence Violent Beginnings lead to Violent Ends
Juliet Romeo, Romeo, where art thou Romeo.
Mercutio AND Romeo I had a dream last night. So Did I. What was it. That Dreamers often lie. In bed asleep. — also an example of a pun
Juliet O, swear not by the moon, the fickle moon, the inconstant moon, that monthly changes in her circle orb, Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.
Juliet Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Mercutio A plague o’ both your houses!
Romeo I do protest, I’ve never injured thee, but love thee better than thou canst devise till thou shalt know the reason of my love.
Lord Capulet Hang thee, young baggage! Disobedient wretch! I tell thee what get thee to church a Thursday or never after look me in the face.
Juliet Yea, noise! Then I’ll be brief! O happy dagger! This is thy sheath; there rust and let me die.
Nurse Alas! Help! Help! My lady’s dead!
Sampson “‘Tis true, and therefore women, being the weaker vessels, are ever thrust to the wall. Therefore I will push Montague’s men from the wall, and thrust his maids to the wall.”
Romeo Love is a smoked raised with the fumes of sighs; Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers eyes
Romeo These happy masks that kiss fair ladies’ brows, Being black puts us in mind they hide the fair.
Lord Capulet Earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she,She is the hopeful lady of my earth.But woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart;My will to her consent is but a part.
Benvolio One pain is lessened by another’s anguish
Nurse Go, girl, seek happy nights to happy days.
Romeo Is love a tender thing? It is too rough,Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn.
Mercutio If love be rough with you, be rough with love
Mercutio Five times in that ere once in our fine wits
First Servingman Be brisk awhile, and the longer liver take all
Chorus But passion lends them power, time means, to meet, Temp’ring extremities with extreme sweet
Benvolio Blind is his love and best befits the dark
Mercutio “If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark.”
Juliet “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet”
Juliet This bud of love, by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet
Juliet Parting is such sweet sorrow
Friar Laurence Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied, and vice sometime by action dignified
Friar Laurence Care keeps his watch in every old man’s eye, And where care lodges, sleep will never lie
Nurse Two may keep counsel, putting one away
Friar Laurence That after-hours with sorrow chide us not — (prose) nothing unfortunate happens later to make us regret it
Friar Laurence Therefore love moderately; long love doth so; Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
Prince Escalus Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill. — (prose) showing mercy by pardoning killers only causes more murders
Friar Laurence Adversity’s [trouble’s] sweet milk, philosophy
Paris “These times of woe afford no time to woo.” — (prose) these times of pain are bad for romance
Juliet Then, window, let day in, and let life out.
Lady Capulet Some grief shows much of love,But much of grief shows still some want of wit.
Juliet “Love give me strength, and strength shall help afford.”
Lord Capulet Flower as she was, deflowered by him [death]…death is my son-in-law
Romeo Then I defy you, stars!
Balthasar “I do beseech you, sir, have patience.Your looks are pale and wild and do importSome misadventure.”
Romeo There is thy gold, worse poison to men’s souls
Lord Montague “O thou untaught! What manners is in this,To press before thy father to a grave?”
Prince Escalus “See what a scourge is laid upon your hate / That heaven finds means to kill your joys with love.”
Prince Escalus “A glooming peace this morning with it brings.The sun for sorrow will not show his head.Go hence to have more talk of these sad things;Some shall be pardoned, and some punished;For never was a story of more woeThan this of Juliet and her Romeo.”

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