Viola De Lesseps: I have never undressed a man before.
William Shakespeare: It is strange to me, too.

Viola De Lesseps: You have never spoken so well of him before
William Shakespeare: He was not dead before.

Queen Elizabeth: You are an eager boy. Did you like the play?
John Webster: I liked it when she stabbed herself, Your Majesty.

Lord Wessex: I have spoken with your father.
Viola De Lesseps: So, my lord? I speak with him every day.

William Shakespeare: I have a new play.
Christopher Marlowe: What's it called?
William Shakespeare: Romeo and Ethel the Pirate's Daughter.
Christopher Marlowe: What is the story?
William Shakespeare: Well, there's this pirate... In truth I have not written a word.

Christopher Marlowe: I thought your play was for Burbage.
William Shakespeare: This is a different one.
Christopher Marlowe: A different one you haven't written?

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

Queen Elizabeth

Lord Wessex: I cannot shed blood in her house, but I will cut your throat anon. Do you have a name?
William Shakespeare: Christopher Marlowe, at your service.

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Shakespeare in Love Quotes

[to her Nurse] 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.

Viola De Lesseps

Good sir? I heard you were a poet. But a poet of no words?

Viola De Lesseps