20 Love Quotes From Shakespeare Plays

ShakespeareShakespeare is one of the greatest writers who ever lived. He’s written sonnets, plays, poetry. You’ll see Shakespeare being quoted more often than anyone else. There’s a reason why movies, songs, writers and lovers use his work to convey their messages over and over again – his stuff works.

Like any other artist using Shakespeare’s work for their purpose you can use it to artistically send long distance relationship quotes to your lover.

“This bud of love by summer’s ripening breath, May prove a beauteous flower when next we meet” – Romeo & Juliet

“A heart to love, and in that heart, Courage, to make’s love known” – Macbeth

“Kiss me, Kate, we shall be married o’Sunday” – The Taming of the Shrew

“Love is begun by time, And time qualifies the spark and fire of it” – Hamlet

“I will not be sworn but love may transform me to an oyster” – Much Ado About Nothing

“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boisterous, and it pricks like thorn.” – Romeo and Juliet

“Hear my soul speak: The very instant that I saw you, did my heart fly to your service.” – The Tempest

“I would not wish any companion in the world but you” – The Tempest

“Come what sorrow can, It cannot countervail the exchange of joy, That one short minute gives me in her sight” – Romeo & Juliet

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:

So long as men can breathe or eyes can see,
so long lives this, and this gives life to thee.”
-Sonnet 18

“And when love speaks, the voice of all the gods makes heaven drowsy with the harmony.” – Love’s Labour’s Lost

“If music be the food of love, play on” – Twelfth Night

“She’s beautiful, and therefore to be wooed; She is woman, and therefore to be won” – Henry VI

“Love sought is good, but given unsought is better” – Twelfth night

“I love you more than words can wield the matter, Dearer than eyesight, space and liberty” – King Lear

“The course of true love never did run smooth” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.”
-Romeo and Juliet

“Doubt thou the stars are fire;
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt I love.”

“One half of me is yours, the other half yours
Mine own, I would say; but if mine, then yours,
And so all yours.”
-The Merchant of Venice

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