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Romeo + Juliet Quotes

Romeo + Juliet is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Romeo + Juliet completed its run in 1970.

It features Baz Luhrmann as producer, Nellee Hooper in charge of musical score, and Donald McAlpine as head of cinematography.

Romeo + Juliet is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Romeo + Juliet is 120 minutes long. Romeo + Juliet is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo, Claire Danes as Juliet, Harold Perrineau as Mercutio, Jesse Bradford as Abra, Pete Postlethwaite as Father Laurence, John Leguizamo as Tybalt, Diane Venora as Lady Capulet, and Dash Mihok as Benvolio.

Romeo + Juliet Quotes

Claire Danes as Juliet

  • (Claire Danes) "Romeo, what's here? Poison? Drunk all, and left no friendly drop to help me after?"
  • (Claire Danes) "How art thou out of breath when thou hast breath to say to me that thou art out of breath? Is the news good or bad, answer to that."
  • (Claire Danes) "O, swear not by the moon, the inconstant moon, who monthly changes in her circled orb, lest that thy love prove likewise variable."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "What shall I swear by?"
  • (Claire Danes) "Do not swear at all. Or, if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self, which is the god of my idolatry, and I'll believe thee."
  • (Claire Danes) "Be not so long to speak; I long to die."
  • (Claire Danes) "If they do see thee they will murder thee."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I have night's cloak to hide me from their eyes, but thou love me, let them find me here. My life were better ended by their hate than death prorogued, wanting of thy love."
  • (Claire Danes) "Not proud you have, but thankful you have. Proud can I never be of what I hate."
  • (Claire Danes) "Goodnight, goodnight. Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow."
  • (Claire Danes) "And when I shall die, take him and cut him up in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will fall in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun."
  • (Claire Danes) "You kiss by the book."

Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo

  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Either thou, or I, or both must go with him."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I am forgetful"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I am Fortune's fool."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "But, soft. what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Well, Juliet, I will lie with thee tonight."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I defy you, stars."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Tybalt, the reason that I have to love thee doth much excuse the appertaining rage to such a greeting. Villain am I none. Therefore farewell. I see thou knowest me not."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Tempt not a desperate man."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I dreamt a dream tonight."
  • (Harold Perrineau) "And so did I."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "And what was yours?"
  • (Harold Perrineau) "That dreamers often lie."
  • (Harold Perrineau) "O. Then I see Queen Mab hath been with you. She is the fairies' midwife, and comes in a shape no bigger than an agate-stone, on the fore-finger of an alderman, drawn with a little team of atomies, over men's noses as they lie asleep. Her chariot is an empty hazelnut. Her wagoner a small grey-coated gnat. And in this state, she gallops, night by night, through lovers' brains and then they dream of -- love. O'er lawyers fingers who straight dream on fees. Sometimes she driveth o'er a soldier's neck, and then dreams he of cutting foreign throats. And then, being thus frighted, swears a prayer or two and sleeps again."
  • (Harold Perrineau) "This is the hag, when maids lie on their BACKS, that presses them. And learns them first to bear, making them women of good carriage. This is she. THIS IS SHE."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Be satisfied."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn."
  • (Harold Perrineau) "If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking and you beat love down."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "He that hath the steerage of my course, direct my sail."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "The world is not thy friend, nor the world's law."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "O, wilt thou leave me so unsatisfied?"
  • (Claire Danes) "What satisfaction canst thou have tonight?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "The exchange of thy love's faithful vow for mine."
  • (Claire Danes) "I gave thee mine before thou didst request it."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Did my heart love 'til now? Forswear its sight. For I never saw true beauty 'til this night."

Jesse Bradford as Abra

  • (Jesse Bradford) "Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?"
  • (Sampson) "I will bite my thumb at them, which is a disgrace to them, if they bear it."
  • (Gregory) "Go forth. I will back thee."
  • (Jesse Bradford) "Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?"
  • (Sampson) "I -- I do bite my thumb, sir."
  • (Jesse Bradford) "Do you bite your thumb at us, sir?"
  • (Sampson) "Is the law of our side if I say aye?"
  • (Gregory) "NO."
  • (Sampson) "No, sir, I do not bite my thumb at you, sir, but I bite my thumb, sir."
  • (Gregory) "Do you quarrel, sir?"
  • (Jesse Bradford) "Quarrel, sir? No, sir."
  • (Sampson) "But if you do, sir, and for you, I serve as good a man as you."
  • (Jesse Bradford) "No better?"
  • (Sampson) "Uh -- uh --"
  • (Gregory) "Here comes our kinsman, say better."
  • (Sampson) "Yes, sir, better."
  • (Jesse Bradford) "You lie."

Harold Perrineau as Mercutio

  • (Harold Perrineau) "If love be rough with you, be rough with love. Prick love for pricking and you beat love down."
  • (Harold Perrineau) "A plague o' both your houses. They have made worms' meat of me."
  • (Harold Perrineau) "Ask for me tomorrow, and you shall find me a grave man."

Dash Mihok as Benvolio

  • (Dash Mihok) "The quarrel is between our masters."
  • (Gregory) "And us, their men."
  • (Dash Mihok) "Part, fools. Put up your swords. You know not what you do."
  • (Dash Mihok) "Why, Romeo, art thou mad?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Not mad, but bound more than a mad man is. Shut up in prison, kept without my food, whipped and tormented."
  • (Dash Mihok) "Rome-O."

Diane Venora as Lady Capulet

  • (Diane Venora) "The valiant Paris seeks you for his love."
  • (The Nurse) "A man, young lady. Lady, such a man as all the world. Why, he's a man of wax."
  • (Diane Venora) "Verona's summer hath not such a flower."
  • (The Nurse) "Nay, he's a flower. In faith, a very flower --"
  • (Diane Venora) "Nurse."
  • (Diane Venora) "This night you shall behold him at our feast. Read over the volume of young Paris' face and find delight writ there with beauty's pen. This precious book of love, this unbound lover to beautify him, only lacks a cover. So shall you share all that he doth possess, by having him making yourself no less."
  • (The Nurse) "Nay, bigger. Women grow by men."
  • (Diane Venora) "Speak briefly. Could you like of Paris' love?"
  • (Claire Danes) "I'll look to like, if looking liking move. But no more deep will I endart mine eye than your consent gives strength to make it fly."
  • (Diane Venora) "Romeo slew Tybalt. Romeo must not live."

John Leguizamo as Tybalt

  • (John Leguizamo) "What would you have with me?"
  • (Harold Perrineau) "Good King of Cats, only one of your nine lives."
  • (John Leguizamo) "Romeo, thou art a villain."
  • (John Leguizamo) "Turn thee, Benvolio, and look upon thy death."
  • (Dash Mihok) "I do but keep the peace. Put up thy sword."
  • (John Leguizamo) "Peace? Peace. I hate the word, as I hate hell, all Montagues, and thee."

Pete Postlethwaite as Father Laurence

  • (Pete Postlethwaite) "These violent delights have violent ends, and in there triumph die like fire and powder, which as they kiss, consume. The sweetest honey is loathsome in its own deliciousness. Therefore, love moderately."
  • (Pete Postlethwaite) "Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene. From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes, a pair of star-crossed lovers take their life."

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