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Funny Quotations from Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love is a comedy romance-drama film about the famous writer as he meets and falls in love with a woman that inspires one of his most famous works of his career, "Romeo and Juliet". The film follows the life of William Shakespeare and his love affair with Viola de Lesseps, a woman who poses as a man in order to work in theater. Directed by John Madden. Starring Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Judi Dench, and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Shakespeare in Love is a fictional story, but many elements within it are actually true. This movie won seven Oscar awards, including Best Actress (Gwyneth Paltrow), Best Writing, and Best Picture. It was nominated for an additional six films. Read some humorous quotes from the film Shakespeare in Love below.

Lord Wessex: I have spoken with your father.
Viola De Lesseps: So, my lord? I speak with him every day.
Hugh Fennyman: Uh, one moment, sir.
Ned Alleyn: Who are you?
Hugh Fennyman: I'm, uh... I'm the money.
Ned Alleyn: Then you may remain so long as you remain silent.
Queen Elizabeth: You are an eager boy. Did you like the play?
John Webster: I liked it when she stabbed herself, Your Majesty.
Viola De Lesseps: This is not life, Will. It is a stolen season.
Queen Elizabeth: Mr. Tilney! Have a care with my name - you will wear it out!
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?
Viola De Lesseps: Good sir? I heard you were a poet. But a poet of no words?
Lord Wessex: Is she obedient?
Sir Robert de Lesseps: As any mule in Christendom - but if you are the man to ride her, there are rubies in the saddlebag.
Lord Wessex: I like her!
William Shakespeare: It is not a comedy I'm writing now.
Lord Wessex: How is this to end?
Queen Elizabeth: As stories must when love's denied: with tears and a journey.
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