35 Best William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet Love Quotes

Romeo and Juliet, a famous love tragedy written by William Shakespeare, an English poet, playwright, and actor, was first published in 1595. The basic story of Romeo and Juliet was adapted from the Italian tale The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet. In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare has portrayed the ups and downs of two youngster lovers of two feuding families, Montague and Capulet. Romeo Montague falls in love with Juliet Capulet at first sight. In this tragic love story, both Romeo and Juliet finally suicide and devote their life for love. In this post, you’ll read our selected top 35 William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet love quotes. The following Romeo and Juliet quotes express a mix feeling of love, depression, revenge, and despair. Hope you’ll enjoy!

35 William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet love quotes

“Love moderately. Long love doth so. Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“You are a lover. Borrow Cupid’s wings/ and soar with them above a common bound.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Best William Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet love quotes

“Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, /Too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Don’t waste your love on somebody, who doesn’t value it.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Her blood is settled, and her joints are stiff; / Life and these lips have long been separated: / Death lies on her like an untimely frost / Upon the sweetest flower of all the field.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Alas, that love, so gentle in his view, /Should be so tyrannous and rough in proof!” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Out of her favour, where I am in love.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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

“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…” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Lovers can do their amorous rites by their own beauties” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“My only love sprung from my only hate.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“O teach me how I should forget to think.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake- it is everything except what it is!” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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

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“Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books, /But love from love, toward school with heavy looks.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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

“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.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“This bud of love by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. Then your love would also change.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“There’s no trust, No faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, All forsworn, all naught, all dissemblers.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“If love be blind, love cannot hit the mark.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Under loves heavy burden do I sink.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (Here are more love quotes)

“O, here Will I set up my everlasting rest, And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars From this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last! Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O you The doors of breath, seal with a righteous kiss A dateless bargain to engrossing death!” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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

Romeo and Juliet love quotes by William Shakespeare

“If love be rough with you, be rough with love; Prick love for pricking, and you beat love down.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Some grief shows much of love, But much of grief shows still some want of wit.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“See how she leans her cheek upon her hand.  O, that I were a glove upon that hand That I might touch that cheek!” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (You may like these love quotes too)

“Alas, that love, whose view is muffled still, /Should, without eyes, see pathways to his will! /Where shall we dine? O me! What fray was here? /Yet tell me not, for I have heard it all. / Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love. / Why, then, O brawling love! O loving hate! / O any thing, of nothing first create! / O heavy lightness! Serious vanity! / Mis-shapen chaos of well-seeming forms! / Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health! / Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is! / This love feel I, that feel no love in this. / Dost thou not laugh?” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“O, speak again, bright angel! for thou art/As glorious to this night, being o’er my head/ As is a winged messenger of heaven” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“Did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight! For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

“O then, dear saint, let lips do what hands do: /They pray: grant thou, lest faith turn to despair.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

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