Romeo and Juliet Quote Cards

Benvolio: Act-1, Scene 1 Line: 63-64 Page: 584″I do but keep the peace. Put up thy sword, Or manage it to part these men with me.”I am trying to stop the fight. Put your sword away or use it to help me. This shows Benvolio and Tybalt as foils.
Prince: Act-1, Scene 1 Line: 91-92Page: 585″If you ever disturb our streets again, Your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace.”Anyone caught fighting in the streets again will be punished by death.
Nurse: Act-1 Scene 3 Line: 75-76Page: 595″A man, young lady! Lady, such a man As all the world- Why, he’s a man of wax.”The nurse comments on how handsome Paris is.
Mercutio: Act-1 Scene 4 Line: 27-28Page: 596″If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.”If loves rough with you, play rough with love. Mercutio suggests that Romeo cure himself of his depression by becoming intrested in another girl.
Romeo: Act-1 Scene 4 Line: 106-107Page: 599″I fear, too early; for my mind misgives Some consequences yet hanging in the stars.”Romeo has a feeling some consequence of fate will occur at the party and lead him to his premature death.
Romeo: Act-1 Scene 5 Line:50-51Page:601″Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.”Romeo says that he didn’t know what love was until now. He has never seen anyone as beautiful as this woman (Juliet).
Romeo: Act-1 Scene 5 Line:116-117Page:604″Is she a Capulet? O dear account! My life is my foe’s debt.”Romeo finds out that she is a Capulet. He says that his life now belongs to my enemy.
Juliet: Act-1 Scene 5 Line:133-134Page: 605″Go ask his name. -If he be married, My grave is like to be my wedding bed.”If he is already married, then i will die without loving or marrying anyone else. Juliet wants no one but him.
Nurse: Act-1 Scene 5 Line:134-135Page:605″His name is Romeo, and a Montague, The only son of your great enemy.” The nurse tells Juliet that Romeo is a Montague and her enemy.