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Shakespeare in Love - 1998 Movie Quotes


Posted ByQuote
  I know something of a woman in a man's profession. Yes, by God I do know about that. (full quote)
265 I don't know. It's a mystery! (full quote)
3225 She's been plucked since I saw her last and not by you. It takes a woman to know it (full quote)
3225 Gentlemen upstage, ladies downstage, are you a lady, MR. KENT! (full quote)
3225 what is the play and what is my part?! (full quote)
3225 1) Who's that 2) Nobody, he's the author (full quote)
  By all the stars in heaven, who is she? (full quote)
5499 I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all. No...not the artful postures of love, not playful and poetical games of love for the amusement of an evening, but love that...over-throws life. Unbiddable, ungovernable- like a riot in the heart, and nothing to be done, come ruin or rapture. Love- like there has never been in a play. (full quote)
FletchFFletch Fifty pounds! A very worthy sum on a very worthy question. Can a play show us the very truth and nature of love? I bear witness to the wager, and will be the judge of it as occasion arises. I have not seen anything to settle it yet. (full quote)
FletchFFletch Have her, then, but you're a lordly fool. She's been plucked since I saw her last -- and not by you. It takes a woman to know it. (full quote)
FletchFFletch The Master of the Revels despises us all for vagrants and peddlers of bombast. But my father, James Burbage, had the first license to make a company of players from Her Majesty, and he drew from poets the literature of the age. We must show them that we are men of parts. Will Shakespeare has a play. I have a theatre. The Curtain is yours. (full quote)
FletchFFletch My story starts at sea... a perilous voyage to an unknown land... a shipwreck... the wild waters roar and heave... the brave vessel is dashed all to pieces, and all the helpless souls within her drowned... all save one... a lady... whose soul is greater than the ocean... and her spirit stronger than the sea's embrace... not for her a watery end, but a new life beginning on a stranger shore. It will be a love story... for she will be my heroine for all time. And her name... Viola. (full quote)
  1. the play must...2. go on! (full quote)
5033 what is the play and what is my part? (full quote)
5033 The title it won't do Romeo and Juliet just a suggestion. (full quote)
FletchFFletch My lady, the house is stirring. It is a new day. It is a new world! (full quote)
8896 Words, words, words...once I had the gift...I could make love out of words...love that overthrows empires, love that binds two hearts together come hellfire and brimstone...for sixpence a line, I could cause a riot in a nunnery. (full quote)
8896 You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die. (full quote)
  I will have poetry in my life and adventure and love. Love above all. Not the artful postures of love but love that overthrows life. Unbitterable, ungovernable. Like a riot in the heart and nothing to be done, come ruin or rapture. Love that there has never been in a play. I will have love or I will end my days. (full quote)
  Love knows no rank or riverbank. It can spark between the Queen and the poor vagabond who plays the King (full quote)
9210 Love knows no rank or riverbank. It can spark between the Queen and the poor vagabond who plays the King (full quote)
9789 I don’t know it’s a mystery (full quote)
9659 1.If they find you here they will kill you! 2.You could break me with a word. (full quote)
10053 1) He dies with such passion, and poetry, as you ever heard..... 2) He dies?? (full quote)
  Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ilium? sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss! (full quote)
  Then you may remain, so long as you remaim silent. Pay attention and you will see how genius creates a legend. (full quote)
  Suffering Cats! (full quote)
12153 that woman is a woman!! (full quote)
7074 This time, the boots are coming OFF! (full quote)
7074 1. The title of the play? 2. Mercutio. 1. I'll take it. (full quote)
12153 Phillip Henslowe: Mr. Fennyman, allow me to explain about the theatre business. The natural condition is one of insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster. Hugh Fennyman: So what do we do? Phillip Henslowe: Nothing. Strangely enough, it all turns out well. Hugh Fennyman: How? Phillip Henslowe: I don't know. It's a mystery. (full quote)
12153 Hugh Fennyman: Uh, one moment, sir. Ned Alleyn: Who are you? Hugh Fennyman: I'm, uh... I'm the money. Ned Alleyn: Then you may remain so long as you remain silent. (full quote)
12153 [Dropping Mr. Henslowe's feet into hot coals.] Hugh Fennyman: Henslowe! Do you know what happens to a man who doesn't pay his debts? His boots catch fire! (full quote)
12153 Lord Wessex: I have spoken with your father. Viola De Lesseps: So, my lord? I speak with him every day. (full quote)
12153 Shakespeare: I have a new play. Marlowe: What's it called? Shakespeare: Romeo and Ethel the Pirate's Daughter. Marlowe: What is the story? Shakespeare: Well, there's this pirate... (full quote)
12153 Marlowe: I thought your play was for Burbage. Shakespeare: This is a different one. Marlowe: A different one you haven't written? (full quote)
12153 Mr. Tilney! Have a care with my name -- you will wear it out! (full quote)
12153 [After sex.] Viola: I would not have thought it: there IS something better than a play! Will: There is. Viola: Even your play. Will: Hmm!? Viola: And that was only my first try! (full quote)
12153 Lord Wessex: Is she obedient? Sir Robert de Lesseps: As any mule in Christendom -- but if you are the man to ride her, there are rubies in the saddlebag. Lord Wessex: I like her! (full quote)
12153 My lady, the tide waits for no man, but I swear it would wait for you. (full quote)
  Will here says he's going to make me an apothecary! (full quote)
  Mr. Tileny: That woman is a woman! Ned Alleyn: A woman?? You mean THAT old goat?! (full quote)
  See? The consumptives plot against me. William Shakespeare has a new play, let's go and COUGH through it. (full quote)
  W: nobody knew... B: he knew, i saw 'im kissing her bubbies. (full quote)
  If I could write of the beauty of her eyes, I was born to look in them and know myself. (full quote)
  Oh, more fireworks? They should be soothing after the excitements of Lady Viola's audience. (full quote)
  The Queen of England does not attend exhibitions of public lewdness...so something must be out of joint. (full quote)
  I'm afeared that being asleep, all this is but a dream, to flattering sweet to be substantial (full quote)
  Gentlemen upstage, ladies downstage, ARE YOU A LADY MISTER KENT ??? (full quote)
  Viola: I would not have thought it, there is something better than a play Will: There is. Viola: Even your play! Will: Hm ??? (surprised) Viola: And that was only my first try (kisses him passionatly) (full quote)
  That woman is a WOMAN!!!! (full quote)
  Will: Ned, you are a gentlemen. Ned: And you are a Warrickshire shithouse. (full quote)
5033 If your married my grave is likely to be my wedding bad. (full quote)
5033 I liked it when she stabbed herself. (full quote)
Guamchick23 Then you may remain, so long as you remain silent. Pay attension and you will see how genius creates a legend. (full quote)
7074 Girl: So what's this play about then? Man playing nurse: Well, there's this nurse... (full quote)
9210 1. ...And the name of the piece? 2. Mercutio 1. I will play him (full quote)
10929 --What's it called? --Romeo and Ethel, the Sea Pirate's Daughter. (full quote)
10929 Love is the only inspiration. (full quote)
10929 I don't know. It's a mystery. (full quote)
12153 (1)Tell me how you love her, Will. (2)Like a sickness and its cure together. (full quote)
12153 This is not life, Will. It is a stolen season. (full quote)
12153 (1)I'm done with theater. The playhouse is for dreamers. Look what the dream brought us. (2) It was we ourselves did that. And for my life to come, I would not have it otherwise. (full quote)
12153 (1)I loved a writer and gave up the prize for a sonnet. (2)I was the more deceived. (1)Yes, you were deceived, for I did not know how much I loved you. (full quote)
12153 Love denied blights the soul we owe to God. (full quote)
12153 A broad river divides my lovers: family, duty, fate. As unchangeable as nature. (full quote)
12153 Lord Wessex: How is this to end? Queen Elizabeth: As stories must when love's denied: with tears and a journey. (full quote)
12153 I would stay asleep my whole life, if I could dream myself into a company of players. (full quote)
12153 good sir? I heard you were a poet. But a poet of no words? (full quote)
12153 Good morning, my lord. I see you are open for business -- so let's to church. (full quote)
12153 And tell Shakespeare, something more cheerful next time, for Twelfth Night. (full quote)
12153 Write me well. (full quote)
12153 I love you, Will, beyond poetry. (full quote)
12153 Let us have pirates, clowns, and a happy ending, or we shall send you back to Stratford to your wife! (full quote)
12153 You see -- comedy. Love, and a bit with a dog. That's what they want. (full quote)
14630 Pay attention and you'll see how genius creates a legend. (full quote)
14800 (1) The show must... (2) Go on?! (full quote)
14800 The tide waits for no man but I swear it would wait for you (full quote)
14800 (1) Is she obedient? (2) As any mule in Christendom but if you are the man to ride her there are rubies in the saddlebags. (full quote)
14800 (1) I have spoken with your father. (2) So my lord? I speak with him every day! (full quote)
Emania 1.The show must…you know. 2. Go on! (full quote)
Emania 1. It’s good. 2. Oh? 1. The title won’t do. Romeo and Juliet. Just a suggestion. 2. Thank you Ned. You are a gentleman. 1. And you are a Warwickshire shithouse. (full quote)
18294 1) Who are you? 2) I,uh, I'm the money. 1) Then you may stay, as long as you are silent. (full quote)
19589 Mr. Tilney! Have a care with my name - you will wear it out. (full quote)
22722 Gweyneth: Tell me how you love her? Joseph: Like a sickness and it's cure together (full quote)
22722 By all the stars in heaven, who is she? (full quote)
22722 Time will wait for no man but I swear it will wait for you (full quote)
22722 Maid: The house is stirring- it's a new day Gwyn: It's a new world! (full quote)
krickettbabselbereth But soft what light through yonder window breaks, it is the east and Juliet is the sun. Arise fair sun and kill the envious moon, who is already sick and pale with greif that though her maid art far more fair than she. Be not her maid since she is envious Her vestal livery is but sick and green, and none but fools do wear it, cast it off, it is my lady, o it is my love, o that she knew she were.... (full quote)
29417 1: Gentlemen, a word with one of you. 2:...Are you really going to do it like that? (full quote)
38907 I know something of a woman in a man's profession. Yes, by God I do know about that! (full quote)