Romeo And Juliet Impulsive Quotes

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The play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a profound story of two ill-fated lovers and their journey through their short naive love story. Romeo makes impulsive decisions based on unrequited love, friendship, and romantic love, which bring about his tragic death. Romeo reveals that love causes people to act irrationally. In Romeo and Juliet, it was Rosaline’s unrequited love that caused Romeo to act impulsively. After Romeo’s encounter with Juliet in Capulet’s orchard, Friar Lawrence foreshadows that Romeo never really loved Rosaline at all and that it was just naivety. “Young men’s love then lies not truly in their hearts, but in their eyes.” (II.iii.67-68) In this quote, Friar Lawrence is referring to Romeo that he only loves with his “eyes” and not with his heart. He is saying that to Romeo love is physical beauty and that if Romeo does find someone prettier than Juliet, he will to them as he did from Rosaline to Juliet. Romeo’s love for Rosaline was irrational. Secondly, before the Capulet ball, Romeo ignored his intuition when he had a bad feeling about what was going to happen that night. “I fear too early, for my mind misgives some consequences in the stars.”(I.iv.106-107) In the quote, Romeo foreshadows that the events of that night, might…show more content…
This shows what love does to Romeo, making irrational decisions. Following that, Romeo’s Speed at which he averted his feelings to Rosaline to Juliet was very rash. During Lord Capulet's ball, Romeo shows how quickly he moved on from Juliet, in a matter of seconds. “O she doth teach the torches to burn bright! It seems she hangs upon the cheek of night as a rich jewel on an Ethiop’s ear…”
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