Romeo and Juliet Key Quotations


Romeo and Juliet Key Quotations
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Romeo and Juliet Key Quotations
  1. Family
    1. "Two households, both alike in dignity"
      1. "Deny thy father and refuse thy name"
        1. "And I'll no longer be a Capulet"
        2. "Henceforward I am ever ruled by you"
        3. Conflict
          1. "From ancient grudge break to new mutiny"
            1. "Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean."
              1. "O calm, dishonorable, vile submission!"
            2. "Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?"
              1. "That quench the fire of your pernicious rage"
                1. "Fetch me my rapier, boy."
                  1. "O brawling love, O loving hate"
                    1. "A villain that is hither come in spite"
                      1. "A villain that is hither come in spite"
                        1. "My only love sprung from my only hate!"
                        2. Fate
                          1. "A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;"
                            1. "Some consequence yet hanging in the stars"
                              1. "By some vile forfeit of untimely death"
                                1. "My grave is like to be my wedding bed."
                                  1. "O, I am fortune's fool!"
                                    1. "I doubt it not; and all these woes shall serve"
                                      1. "O Fortune, Fortune! "
                                        1. "Is it e'en so?—Then I defy you, stars!— "
                                          1. "Unhappy fortune! "
                                          2. Gender
                                            1. "My naked weapon is out. Quarrel, I will back thee."
                                              1. "We may think her ripe to be a bride"
                                                1. "Stand an you be a man."
                                                  1. "Stand an you be a man."
                                                    1. "!I tell thee what: get thee to church o' Thursday, Or never after look me in the face."
                                                      1. "Speak not; reply not; do not answer me."
                                                    2. Sex
                                                      1. "Therefore women, being the weaker vessels"
                                                        1. "Ay, the heads of the maids, or their maidenheads"
                                                        2. "Thou wilt fall backward when thou hast more wit"
                                                          1. " When maids lie on their backs,/ That presses them and learns them first to bear"
                                                            1. "But you shall bear the burden soon at night."
                                                              1. "Spread thy close curtain, love-performing night"
                                                                1. "And death, not Romeo, take my maidenhead"
                                                                2. Love
                                                                  1. "Out of her favor, where I am in love."
                                                                    1. "My only love sprung from my only hate!"
                                                                      1. "That I must love a loathèd enemy."
                                                                      2. "It is the east, and Juliet is the sun. Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon"
                                                                        1. "My lips, two blushing pilgrims, ready stand/ To smooth that rough touch with a tender kiss."
                                                                          1. "Thus from my lips, by thine, my sin is purged."
                                                                            1. "You kiss by th' book."
                                                                          2. "For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night."
                                                                            1. "A choking gall, and a preserving sweet."
                                                                              1. "Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs"
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