Romeo and Juliet Quotes
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"A pair of star crossed lovers"
chorus speaking of Romeo and Juliet
"Throw your mistempered weapons to the ground"
Prince yells at the brawlers, men fighting, both Capulet and Montague
"Here's much to do with hate, but more with love"
Romeo is talking to Benvolio about Cupid, the God of love in Roman mythology
"Earth hath swallowed all my hopes but she; She is the hopeful lady of my earth"
Capulet is referring to his daughter Juliet He thinks she is too young.
"One fairer than my love? The all-seeing sun Ne'er saw her match since first the world begun"
Romeo is talking to Benvolio. Benvolio is trying to lure him to the party. They are talking about Rosaline
"Thou was the prettiest babe the e'er I nursed"
Nurse is talking about Juliet
"The valiant Paris seeks you for his love"
Lady Capulet is trying to convince Juliet to marry Paris
"O, then I see Queen Mab hath been with you."
Mercutio is mocking Romeo. Mercutio grabs every one's attention on stage as he mocks Romeo. This is his famous monologue.
"What lady's that which doth enrich the hand of yonder night"
Romeo is speaking to a servingman about Juliet
"For saints have hands that pilgrims' hands do touch, and palm to palm is holy palmers' kiss"
Juliet is speaking to Romeo
"Thus from my lips, by thine my sin is purged"
Romeo kisses Juliet
"If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark"
Mercutio is talking to Benvolio about Romeo
"But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the East and Juliet is the sun"
Romeo speaks to Juliet at the balcony...Romeo's famous balcony soliloquy
"O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?"
Juliet questions Romeo's name. Romeo is the enemy's name. Juliet does not know Romeo is below the balcony
"O gentle Romeo, If though dost love, pronounce it faithfully"
Juliet talking to Romeo (Juliet's famous monologue)
"Within the infant rind of this sweet flower poison hath resistence and medicine power..."
Friar speaks by himself. Romeo enters secretly as Friar explains how his flower has the power to heal as well as kill.
"Alas, poor Romeo, he is already dead...run through the ear with a love song..."
Mercutio is talking to Benvolio about Romeo
"Gentlemen, can any of you tell me where I may find the young Romeo?"
Nurse asks both Romeo and Mercutio
"Sweet, sweet, sweet nurse, tell me, what says my love?"
Juliet asks the nurse about Romeo
"You shall not stay alone till holy church incorporate two in one."
Friar talks to both Juliet and Romeo about marriage
"O, I am fortune's fool!"
Romeo is talking to Benvolio about Juliet
"Prince, as thou art true, for blood of ours shed , blood of Montague."
Lady Capulet talking about her dead Tybalt???
"Tybalt is dead, and Romeo is banished..."
Juliet talking to nurse
"Tis torture and not mercy." Romeo talking to Friar
Romeo is talking to Friar
"She shall be married to this noble earl."
Capulet is talking to Paris about getting Juliet married asap
"Farewell, farewell! One kiss and I'll descend."
Juliet talks to Romeo. He decides to leave when nurse tells Juliet that her mother is coming to her chamber (room)
"Doth she count her blest, unworthy as she is, that we have wrought so worthy a gentleman to be her bride?"
Capulet talking to Lady Capulet about Juliet. They want her to marry Paris not Romeo!!!
"Take thou this vial"
Friar gives vial to Juliet to drink to fake her death
"I have a faint cold fear thrills through my veins."
Juliet talking to herself...soliloquy
"Romeo, Romeo, Romeo, I drink to thee."
Juliet speaks to herself again about Romeo...soliloquy
"Alack, my child is dead, and with my child my joys are buried."
Capulet talking to Paris, nurse and Friar about Juliet's death
"O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!"
Romeo talks to the seeping Juliet
"O comfortable my Friar! Where is my lord?" Juliet wakes up and is talking to Friar; she wants to know where Romeo is
Juliet wakes up and is talking to Friar, she wants to know where Romeo is
"Drunk all, and left no friendly drop to help me after?"
Juliet is talking about the cup of poison she finds in Romeo's hand. Cheif watchman walks in
"See what a scourge is laid upon your hate, that heaven finds means to kill your joys with love..."
Prince yells at Capulet and Montague...see what hate can do
"For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo."
Prince is talking to Capulet, Montague, and the Friar. Both R&J lay dead on the floor