Here you will read the top collection of Romeo and Juliet quotes from the famous tragic romance written by William Shakespeare. It is a story about two Italian star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. Today, the main characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers. It is Shakespeare’s most popular play along with hamlet.


“These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triump die, like fire and powder
Which, as they kiss, consume”

“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.”

“Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.”

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“Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.”

“For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”
– Romeo and Juliet Quotes

“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.”

“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.”

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“O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!
Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?
Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest – A dammed saint, an honourable villain!”

“Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs.”

“Come, gentle night; come, loving, black-browed night;
Give me my Romeo; and, when I shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night…”

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“Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.”

“See how she leans her cheek upon her hand.
O, that I were a glove upon that hand
That I might touch that cheek!”

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.”

“Women may fall when there’s no strength in men.”
– Romeo and Juliet Quotes

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“Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.”

“Oh, I am fortune’s fool!”

“You are a lover. Borrow Cupid’s wings and soar with them above a common bound.”

“Under loves heavy burden do I sink.”

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“My only love sprung from my only hate.”

“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 pardon’d, and some punished:
For never was a story of more woe
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”

“Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”
– Romeo and Juliet Quotes By William Sharespeare

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“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

“Turn him into stars and form a constellation in his image. His face will make the heavens so beautiful that the world will fall in love with the night and forget about the garish sun.”

“One fire burns out another’s burning,
One pain is lessen’d by another’s anguish.”

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“Death, that hath suck’d the honey of thy breath hath had no power yet upon thy beauty.”

“Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn.”

“The sweetest honey is loathsome in its own deliciousness. And in the taste destroys the appetite. Therefore, love moderately.”

“He that is strucken blind can not forget the precious treasure of his eyesight lost.”
– Romeo and Juliet Quotes

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“Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books,
But love from love, toward school with heavy looks.”

“It’s easy for someone to joke about scars if they’ve never been cut.”

“And where two raging fires meet together, they do consume the thing that feeds their fury.”

“Not proud you have, but thankful that you have. Proud can I never be of what I hate, but thankful even for hate that is meant love.”

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“These sudden joys have sudden endings. They burn up in victory like fire and gunpowder.”

“Care keeps his watch in every old man’s eye,
And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.”

“I have a soul of lead So stakes me to the ground I cannot move.”
– Famous Romeo and Juliet Quotes

“Some grief shows much of love,
But much of grief shows still some want of wit.”

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Love is a smoke rais’d with the fume of sighs; being purg’d, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes; being vex’d, a sea nourish’d with lovers’ tears; what is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall, and a preserving sweet.”

“It is my soul that calls upon my name;
How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night,
like softest music to attending ears!”

“Death is my son-in-law. Death is my heir.
My daughter he hath wedded. I will die,
And leave him all. Life, living, all is Death’s.”

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“These times of woe afford no time to woo.”

“One fairer than my love? The all-seeing sun
Ne’er saw her match since first the world begun.”

“They are but beggars that can count their worth.”

“True, I talk of dreams; which are children of the idle brain, begot of nothing but vain fantasy; which is as thin of substance as air and more inconstant than the wind.”

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“There’s no trust, No faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, All forsworn, all naught, all dissemblers.”

“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.”

“The world is not thy friend, nor the world’s law.”
– Romeo and Juliet Quotes

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“Affliction is enamoured of thy parts,
And thou art wedded to calamity.”

“Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.”

“How much salt water thrown away in waste
To season love, that of it doth not taste.”
– Romeo and Juliet Love Quotes

shakespeare quotes romeo and juliet“Can I go forward when my heart is here?
Turn back, dull earth, and find thy centre out.”

“Therefore love moderately: long love doth so;
Too swift as tardy as too slow.”

“Thou canst not speak of thou dost not feel.”

“If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark.”

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