Romeo and Juliet Love Quotes
These 10 quotes are useful to learn and know so that you can talk about the presentation of love in Romeo and Juliet.
Terms in this set (10)
'She doth teach the torches to burn bright.'
Juliet is the brightest thing in Romeo's life. She stands out to him over everyone else.
'You kiss by the book.'
Juliet thinks Romeo kisses well!
'Thus with a kiss I die.'
Romeo kills himself by drinking the poison he has acquired, kissing Juliet as his final act.
'My only love sprung from my only hate!'
Juliet is in turmoil over her love for Romeo, a Montague, and therefore an enemy.
Romeo and Juliet are destined to 'self-destruct'. We are told this in the Prologue.
'My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand to smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss.'
Romeo wants to kiss Juliet as soon as he meets her! He describes his lips using religious vocabulary.
'palm to palm is holy palmers' kiss'
Juliet responds with the same religious language, describing how them holding hands is like two hands in prayer.
'But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.'
Romeo continues to describe Juliet as being 'bright' when he sees her on the balcony.
'too rash, too unadvised, too sudden'
In the balcony scene, Juliet starts to panic and doubt her relationship with Romeo.
'O my love! my wife, death, that hath sucked the honey of thy breath, hath had no power yet upon thy beauty.'
Romeo finds Juliet's body in the tomb and remarks on how she doesn't 'look' dead. He doesn't realise that she isn't!