Category Archives: William Shakespeare Love Quotes

Shakespeare on Modesty and Sex-Appeal

“… Can it be That modesty may more betray our sense Than woman’s lightness?” (Measure For Measure, act 2, sc. 3) Tips for use.  Here we have in verse the unassailable truth that modesty or elegant reserve are more enticing … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Dreams and Love beyond Dreams

“… all this is but a dream, Too flattering sweet to be substantial.” (Romeo and Juliet, act 2, sc.2) Tips for use.  When the outcome of your action or hope went well beyond your expectations. Or when you meet with … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra and Answering a Request from a Woman

“…our courteous Antony, Whom ne’er the word of ‘No’ woman heard speak” (Antony and Cleopatra, act 2, sc. 2) Tips for Use. Whether you may mean it literally or figuratively, whether it is actually true or whether it represents your … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Reply to “I love you” and to Express Surprise

“Madam, you have bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins… (Merchant Of Venice, act 3., sc. 2) Tips for use. Words of love hang on a very thin thread from which it is … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on How to End a Love Letter

“Thine own true knight, By day or night, Or any kind of light, With all his might” (Merry Wives of Windsor, act 2, sc. 1) Tips for use. A good ending, even if mildly overstated, to a love note or … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Love at First Sight, take 3

“Hear my souls speak: The very instant that I saw you, did My heart fly to your service” (Tempest, act 3, sc.1) Comments.  Love at first sight is a common occurrence. Yet somehow it seems strange to associate love at … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Age, Appearance and Sex Appeal by Default

“I was created with a stubborn outside, with an aspect of iron, that, when I come to woo the ladies, I frighten them. But in faith the elder I wax, the better I shall appear: my comfort is that old … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on True Love that Never did Run Smooth

 “… for aught that I could ever read, Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth.” (Midsummer Night’s Dream act 1, sc. 1)  Tips for Use. If you are a third party … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Love as a Fever and All-consuming Passion

“My love is as a fever, longing still For that which longer nurseth the disease…” (SON 147) Tips for Use. When you are consumed with passion and cannot give her up. Or to express the strength of your attachment. In … Continue reading

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Shakespeare on Vows, Love Promises and Promises Broken

“Vows are but breath, and breath a vapour is” (Love’s Labours Lost, act 4, sc. 3) Comments. The line can be interpreted in two ways, or better, adapted to two opposite circumstances. To state that vows are but breath means … Continue reading

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