Romeo and Juliet Quotes

[love] When Juliet wants Romeo to change his name so that she can love him without the family feud getting in the way. “deny thy father, refuse thy name”
[love] When Romeo describes what kind of a home Verona is and how he cannot fathom a life outside those walls. “heaven is where Juliet lives”
[love] When Romeo describes Juliet’s beauty. “like a rich jewel in an Ethiop’s ear”
[love] When Romeo describes how he feels for Juliet “my lips two blushing pilgrims
[feud] In the prologue describing the feud between the families. “ancient grudge break to new mutiny”
[feud] The Prince showing the parents what the feud has done to there children. “See what scourge is laid upon your hate”
[feud] Romeo referring to his dilemma on whether he should love someone he should hate. “O brawling love, O loving hate”
[feud] Juliet describing what kind of person she has fallen in love with. “I must love a loath├Ęd enemy
[feud] Juliet talking about her only love. “my only love sprung from my only hate”
[feud] In the prologue Shakespeare describes what needs to happen to end the feud. “doth with their death bury their parent’s strife”
[feud] When Juliet refuses to marry Paris and in turn says this. “I’de rather marry Romeo of whom I hate”
[feud] Montague talking about the outcome of the family’s hatred with one another. “poor sacrifices of our enemity”
[feud] Friar Lawrence talking about his motives of marring the couple. “turn household rancour to pure love”
[fate] When Romeo tells the stars that he is going against what is written in the stars (although we know otherwise). “I defy you stars”
[fate] Shakespeare describing what kind of lovers they are. “star cross’d lovers”
[fate] In the prologue Shakespeare establishing the fact that it was fate that the lovers were born into these two families. “of forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star cross’d lovers take their life”
[fate] Friar Lawrence describing to Juliet that fate has meddled with their plans. “A greater power that we contradict”
[fate] When Friar Lawrence blames fate for his wrongdoings. “What unkind hour is guilty of this lamentable chance”
[fate] When Friar Lawrence blames misfortune for his letter to Romeo not reaching him on time. “Unhappy fortune”
[fate] When Juliet confides in fate to make sure Romeo gets to Mantua safely. “O fortune fortune…. be fickle fortune”
[fate] When Romeo feels he is being used by fate to make these tragic outcomes happen. “I am fortune’s fool!”
[fate] When Mercutio believes that there is no such thing as fate. “Thou talks’t of nothing”
[fate] Mercutio’s feelings towards fate and chance. “Begot of nothing but vain fantasy”
[fate] When Mercurio realises that his death is brought upon but a petty feud which has nothing to do with him nor fate and believes truly that the two houses and the family feud is responsible of the outcomes of the play. “a plague a’both your houses”
[fate] When Romeo foreshadows some of his misfortune’s as if his destiny is predetermined. “I fear too eerily for my mind misgives, some consequence yet hanging in the stars shall bitterly begin on this fearful night”
[fate] When Shakespeare describes how fate has marked Romeo and Juliet’s love. “death-marked love”
[fate] When Juliet foreshadows her own death. “my grave shall be my wedding bed”
[fate] When Juliet foreshadows Romeo’s death as if it is predetermined. ” O god I have an ill-divining soul. Methinks I see thee now thou art below, as one dead in the bottom of a tomb”
[haste] Juliet describing their love. “too rash, too ill advis’d, too sudden
[haste] The friar describing Romeo’s passion. “violent delights have violent ends”
[haste] When Juliet hastily thinks up a way to be with her dead beloved. “and with this knife I’ll help it presently”
[haste] When Romeo learns of Juliet’s death and makes a hasty decision to kill himself to be with her. ” hire post horses, I will hence tonight”
[haste] Friar Lawrence’s advise to Romeo on being slow and steady. “Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast”
[haste] Describing Romeo’s haste as told by himself. “O let us hence, I stand on sudden haste”