Shakespeare’s Quotable Quotes from Romeo and Juliet
By Tricia Cooney
“here is much to do with hate, but more with love,
“My child is yet a stranger in the world, She hath not seen the change of fourteen years, Let two more summers wither in their pride Ere we may think her ripe to be a bride.”
I ii 9-11
P 744 (text)
My daughter Juliet is only 13
Let’s wait two more years, then she will be ready to be married.
LINE SEARCH!! I ii 24-28 Look this up! What is being said?
Party – my house tonight!
Young, beautiful girls will be there
You will forget about marrying Juliet so soon.
…if you be not from the house of Montagues, I pray come and crush a cup of wine. Rest you merry.
I ii 82-84
If you are NOT a Montague you are welcome to come to the party.
This is how Romeo finds out there will be a party and that Rosaline will be there.
Check several lines earlier for confirmation of who will be hosting the party.
“Go, girl, seek happy nights to happy days”
I iii 106
Nurse is speaking to Juliet
The Nurse is her friend and counsel
The Nurse encourages Juliet to find a suitable husband so she can have a happy life.
“With Rosaline my ghostly father? No I have forgot that name and that names woe.”
II iii 46
Romeo is speaking to Friar Lawrence
Romeo tells Friar Lawrence that he has forgotten Rosaline and all the heartache associated with her.
Romeo has fallen in love with Juliet and he feels certain of this because he no longer remembers Rosaline.
“Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.”