Quotes from book
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime and along with Hamlet, is one of his most frequently performed plays. Today, the title characters are regarded as archetypal young lovers.


William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo

„But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.“

—  William Shakespeare, book Romeo and Juliet

Romeo, Act II, scene ii.
Variant: What light through yonder window breaks?
Source: Romeo and Juliet (1595)

William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo

„Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.“

—  William Shakespeare, book Romeo and Juliet

Variant: Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.
Source: Romeo and Juliet

Help us translate English quotes

Discover interesting quotes and translate them.

Start translating
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo

„Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow,
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.“

—  William Shakespeare, book Romeo and Juliet

Variant: Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.
Source: Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare photo

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

Similar authors

William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare697
English playwright and poet 1564 - 1616
John Fletcher photo
John Fletcher51
English Jacobean playwright
Joseph Addison photo
Joseph Addison226
politician, writer and playwright
Alexander Pope photo
Alexander Pope158
eighteenth century English poet
John Donne photo
John Donne114
English poet
Samuel Johnson photo
Samuel Johnson359
English writer
John Milton photo
John Milton190
English epic poet
Friedrich Schiller photo
Friedrich Schiller109
German poet, philosopher, historian, and playwright
Robert Burns photo
Robert Burns113
Scottish poet and lyricist
Miguel de Cervantes photo
Miguel de Cervantes173
Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright
Similar authors
William Shakespeare photo
William Shakespeare697
English playwright and poet 1564 - 1616
John Fletcher photo
John Fletcher51
English Jacobean playwright
Joseph Addison photo
Joseph Addison226
politician, writer and playwright
Alexander Pope photo
Alexander Pope158
eighteenth century English poet
John Donne photo
John Donne114
English poet