We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Romeo Quotes from Brenton Thwaites, Thomas Gibson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clive Owen, Michael Gambon. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
When I was 16 years old, I joined a drama group called North Queensland Academy of Dramatic Art under a woman called Maggie Shephard-King. She inspired me to audition for the role of Romeo in ‘Romeo and Juliet.’
I’ve always said that ‘Dharma and Greg’ is ‘Romeo and Juliet’ meets ‘The Odd Couple.’
I’m probably not going to get married unless I live with somebody for 10 or 20 years. But these people (Romeo and Juliet) took a chance and they did it. We don’t have the balls that Romeo did.
After drama school I did a seven-month tour of Europe performing in ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ I played Romeo.
When I was doing ‘Tales from Hollywood’ at the National, I was invited to dinner by the choreographer, Kenneth MacMillan. He told me I had the heart of a dancer and asked me if I’d like to come on at the end of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ as a friar. I said I’d love to, but sadly, MacMillan died shortly after.
Romeo and Juliet’ is two love addicts acting out, and look how that ended.
I was in Siena and decided I wanted to write a story set there. Then I discovered that the original story of Romeo and Juliet was set in Siena. It occurred to me that this was too much of a gift – I had to do it. That’s how I ended up writing a parallel story to Romeo and Juliet.
In the Victorian age, actors played Romeo until they were 60 or 70 years old.
When I step out onto the ice to compete ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ I don’t feel like a fighter. I feel very nervous, and it’s very difficult for me to get into the mindset for it.
I love taking photos of all of my family, but Harper is really cute to photograph, and my brother Romeo because of his shaved head. Cruz is just cheeky, so it’s always fun to get a picture of him, too.
I wanted to show people I’m like a modern Romeo. I’m romantic, but I can also be seductive. I can be cool and charismatic, swagger-type.
When ‘Romeo and Juliet’ came along, I fell in love with the way that it was written and how innocent and vulnerable it was and how different it was from ‘True Grit.’ I really liked that.
I stopped acting Romeo and just became Romeo.
People often argue about this. Obviously one of the skills in performance is acting, and you can’t expect every Romeo to really be in love with their Juliet!
‘Romeo & Juliet’ is still relevant and real.
‘Born to play? Hmmm. Probably Romeo… or Hamlet, I guess. Also, I’d be a great Alexander the Great.
There’s a definite rift in ‘Riverdale.’ There’s a civil war between the Southside and the Northside. And Jughead being on the Southside and Betty’s on the Northside, it becomes a bit of a ‘Romeo and Juliet’ situation.
With Romeo and Juliet, you’re talking about two people who meet one night, and get married the same night. I believe in love at first sight-but it hasn’t happened to me yet.
In the English market, I would love to work with Drake and Rihanna. Who doesn’t, right? In the Spanish market, maybe Romeo Santos.
I love ‘Titanic’, I love ‘Romeo & Juliet’, those are my favourite films, and so it’s crazy to think that people wouldn’t connect with ‘Feel Good’, it’s just a love story.
I tried to forget about playing Romeo in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and just think about him as a normal guy, as a normal character, and just try and approach him the same I would every other character.
Sometimes the leads are equally balanced, like in ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ but sometimes they’re just not.
If Romeo can do ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ anything is possible.
Old-school Dire Straits songs are on heavy rotation: ‘So Far Away,’ ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and of course ‘Sultans of Swing.’
Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is my favorite full-length ballet, Sergei Prokofiev’s breathtaking score a favorite composition of music. As a student of martial arts, I loved drawing my sword in defense of my Capulet kin.
You ask yourself, ‘What do you want your legacy to be?’ I’m content at this point to say, ‘Those who follow me.’ Romeo Crennel, Bill Belichick, Sean Payton, to name a few. I think I’ve got a pretty good group, so far.
As soon as we wrote the beat for ‘Romeo,’ I knew it was a running song. I was thinking about it in terms of the body. What do you want to do? It’s not a song you want to dance to.
I really was very impressed with DMX during the whole experience on ‘Romeo Must Die.’ I like working with him. I liked him. And I was very impressed with the reaction of the audience when he was in the picture.
I feel that for the story of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to be impactful, it has to be believable, and there has to be a certain level of chemistry between the two characters.
‘Romeo And Juliet’ is the classic love story. When two lovers are separated and trying to get back to one another, that’s fiercely romantic and something you become glued to.
I’d love to do another film version of ‘Romeo & Juliet.’ I’m not too picky as long as it’s a good story.
‘Romeo and Juliet,’ ‘Manon,’ ‘Giselle’ – they are not stupid stories. They have fantastic characters. They have a big package of emotion.
We want to do for ‘Hamlet’ what Baz Luhrmann did for ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in terms of like a really cool kind of re-imagining.
I’ve never been Romeo who meets a girl and falls for her immediately. It’s been a much slower process for me each time I’ve gone into a relationship.
I personally am a very big fan of ‘Romeo + Juliet.’ It had a visceral power to it that I thought was just exhilarating. It was a very arresting and very disturbing and deeply compelling version of the play.
Doing Shakespeare in the Park has always been a dream. Everyone else says Hamlet, but I want to play Romeo.
I think the first thing I did was several scenes from Romeo and Juliet.
Make no mistake: I love women. I’m married to one, I was birthed by one, and I played one in my high school production of ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ No one else could fit into the bodice.
I have one car that works; it’s fast and safe: an Audi 5. And I have two old cars that never work: an old Peugeot convertible, and an Alfa Romeo Giulia.
I played Romeo when I was younger, and I think I did a couple kind Romeo-like parts after that, and I kind of went, ‘I mustn’t do this again. I must always choose something that I don’t know if I’m a good enough actor to play.’
I drove from Naples to the Amalfi coast in an Alpha Romeo 1969 Spider, which was lovely. There have been lots of movies made down there, and I felt a bit like James Bond – the driving is quite hairy. The locals have mopeds, but you wouldn’t catch me on a bike on those roads. A tank would be safer!
Look, three love affairs in history, are Abelard and Eloise, Romeo and Juliet and the American media and this President at the moment. But this doesn’t matter over time. Reality will impinge. If his programs work, he’s fine. If it doesn’t work, all of the adulation of journalists in the world won’t matter.
Most of the famous love affairs of literature or film were quite short. What was ‘Romeo & Juliet’? How long were they together? A few days.
I look in the mirror and say to myself, Can it be you once played Romeo?
I’ve done classical theaters. I played Hamlet myself and Romeo.
I did a crazy version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ once, and I played Romeo.
I made little Super 8 extravaganzas when I was a kid, the first being my own version of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and where I played all the parts except for Juliet.
This Romeo character is something I decided to create, like my alter ego. So the name Romeo was invented from the original Romeo and Juliet. I wanted to show people I’m like a modern Romeo.
There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.
My first professional role was in ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and I played Tybalt, who was Romeo’s enemy, in a small production of that in the U.K.
The classic, ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ for me, is the iconic story of young love.
A lot of people say to me, ‘Is this good, to do to a Shakespeare piece?’ And I think, ‘You know, ‘West Side Story’ did it very cleverly, in a different way.’ But if you look at ‘Bonnie and Clyde,’ ‘Titanic,’ ‘Avatar,’ ‘Grease,’ ‘Brokeback Mountain’… they’re all ‘Romeo and Juliet’ stories.
I thought Leonardo DiCaprio was amazing in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Romeo and Juliet.’
I think when I was 12, when, like, ‘Titanic’ and ‘Romeo + Juliet’ came out, my friends and I made our own Leonardo DiCaprio fan club. I definitely had a thing for him.
I feel like every night, when you see a really good production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ or something, you should hope that it ends differently. That’s why we watch our favorite movies again and again.
It’s pretty hard to play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ with someone and not fall in love.
When she offered me ‘Arshinagar,’ Aparna’s interpretation of ‘Romeo & Juliet,’ my first instinct was to say no.
Olivia Hussey from Zefferelli’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ makes the intense vulnerability of true love look magnificent.
When I was in England doing Romeo and Juliet as a child star, I was interviewed by the British press, who are even more vicious and cruel than the Americans. So I have been extremely guarded ever since.
For me personally, I feel that a film that doesn’t end with a happy ending has a far bigger reach. It lingers on far more. Unrequited love stories have much more impact on the audiences. If ‘Romeo and Juliet’ had been happily married and had kids and dogs, I don’t think it would have been a classic.
Rafa is hilarious. He’s my fun one. Leo is my real sensitive one; he’s so sensitive and so sweet and wants to take care of everybody. Romeo is Mr. Independent – he’s so independent. He looks the most like me, I think, because he’s got my coloring and, I think, my features a little bit more.
Barriers tend to intensify romance. It’s called the ‘Romeo and Juliet effect.’ I call it ‘frustration attraction.’
I think by around the time I was about 8 or 9, the idea of filmmaking probably took hold. I made little Super 8 extravaganzas when I was a kid, the first being my own version of ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and where I played all the parts except for Juliet.
I don’t know if anyone knows if they’re ever any good, but I went to drama school in Scotland, in a classical acting course, and my first year, I remember one of my tutors telling me that I couldn’t act, and I should give up and all this sort of thing, and then, they cast me as Romeo in ‘Romeo and Juliet.’
I read too many romance novels during my formative years. I have a penchant for romantic comedies. I understand why ‘Romeo and Juliet’ came to such a pass.
When I started dating I had this kind of Romeo and Juliet, fateful romantic idea about love which was almost that you were a victim and there was a lot of pain involved and that was how it should be.