Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love quotes

58 total quotes (ID: 529)

Edmund Tylney, Master of the Revels
Multiple Characters
Ned Alleyn
Philip Henslowe
Queen Elizabeth
Viola De Lesseps
William Shakespeare


This is not life, Will. It is a stolen season.


Good morning, my lord. I see you are open for business - so let's to church.

Write me well.

I love you, Will, beyond poetry.

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.

[Authorizing Lord Wessex to marry Viola] 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.

Mr. Tilney! Have a care with my name - you will wear it out!

I know something of a woman in a man's profession. Yes, by God, I do know about that.

And tell Master Shakespeare, something more cheerful next time, for Twelfth Night.

The natural condition is one of insurmountable obstacles on the road to imminent disaster.

Let us have pirates, clowns, and a happy ending, or we shall send you back to Stratford to your wife!

You see - comedy. Love, and a bit with a dog. That's what they want.

[on first hearing the tragic ending to Romeo and Juliet] Well, that will have them rolling in the aisles.

I'm a dead man and buggered to boot!

Pay attention and you will see how genius creates a legend.