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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

  

by William Shakespeare

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Romeo and Juliet Quotes

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Love Quotes

BENVOLIO […] What sadness lengthens Romeo's hours?ROMEO Not having that, which, having, makes them short.BENVOLIO In love?ROMEO Out—BENVOLIO Of love?ROMEO Out of her favor, where I am in love.(...

Hate Quotes

                                Enter Chorus.Two households, both alike in dignity(In fair Verona, where we lay our s...

Sex Quotes

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. GREGOR...

Youth Quotes

LORD CAPULET What noise is this? Give me my long sword, ho!LADY CAPULETA crutch, a crutch! Why call you for a    sword?                 Enter...

Art and Culture Quotes

BENVOLIO Why Romeo, art thou mad? ROMEO Not mad, but bound more than a madman is, Shut up in prison, kept without my food, Whipped and tormented and good e'en, good    fellow. (1.2.56-60)

Transience Quotes

CAPULET Welcome, gentlemen. I have seen the day That I have worn a visor and could tell A whispering tale in a fair lady's ear, Such as would please. 'Tis gone, 'tis gone, 'tis gone (1.5.25-28)

Mortality Quotes

CHORUSThe fearful passage of their death-marked love […] Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage;  (Prologue.9, 12)

Gender Quotes

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.GREGORY The quarre...

Fate and Free Will Quotes

                                 Enter ChorusTwo households, both alike in dignity(In fair Verona, where we lay...

Marriage Quotes

CAPULETMy child is yet a stranger in the world.She hath not seen the change of fourteen years.Let two more summers wither in their prideEre we may think her ripe to be a bride.PARIS Younger than sh...

Family Quotes

                                  Enter ChorusTwo households, both alike in dignity(In fair Verona, where we lay...

Foolishness and Folly Quotes

ABRAHAM Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?SAMPSON I do bite my thumb, sir.ABRAHAM Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?SAMPSON, aside to Gregory Is the law of our side, if I    say 'Ay'...

Exile Quotes

LADY CAPULET I beg for justice, which thou, prince, must give. Romeo slew Tybalt; Romeo must not live. PRINCE Romeo slew him, he slew Mercutio. Who now the price of his dear blood doth owe? MONTAG...

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