33 Midsummer Night’s Dream Quotes to Inspire You to Love More

I have often wondered how I can find real love and even love more. But since I read these Midsummer Night’s Dream quotes, my love life has never been the same.

These quotes have changed my opinion on love and guided me toward a great pathway to building stronger relationships. Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comic book written by William Shakespeare, a renowned poet, and playwright of all time.

This play is set in Athens and is made up of several subplots that revolve around the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta. These Midsummer Night’s Dream quotes will help you find true love.

33 Midsummer Night’s Dream Quotes to Inspire You to Love More

​Midsummer Night’s Dream Quotes to Inspire Love in Your Life

#1. “Oh why rebuke you him that loves you so? Lay breath so bitter on your bitter foe.”

#2. “Take pains. Be perfect.”

#3. “Love’s stories written in love’s richest books. To fan the moonbeams from his sleeping eyes.”

#4. “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”

#5. “The course of true love never did run smooth.”

#6. “And yet, to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.”

#7. “O, then, what graces in my love do dwell, That he hath turn’d a heaven unto a hell!”

#8. “Here come the lovers, full of joy and mirth.—Joy, gentle friends! Joy and fresh days of love accompany your hearts!”

#9. “O hell! To choose love by another’s eye.”

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#10. “Who will not change a raven for a dove?”

#11. “So far be distant; and good night, sweet friend. Thy love ne’er alter till thy sweet life end!”

#12. “Things growing are not ripe until their season:”

#13. “Love, therefore, and tongue-tied simplicity in least speak most, to my capacity.”

#14. “But love can transform low and vile things into beauty and dignity, because it does not see with the eyes, but with the mind, and that is why it paints the winged Cupid blind. Nor does love have any sign of discernment in its mind; as wings and blindness are signs of reckless haste. And for her it is said that love is a child, being so often deceived in the choice. And as naughty boys perjure in their games, so rapacious love is perjured everywhere. ”

#15. “How comes this gentle concord in the world, that hatred is so far from jealousy, to sleep by hate, and fear no enmity?”

#16. “Love can transpose to form and dignity.”

#17. “In my opinion, love and quiet simplicity if they speak less, they say more.”

#18. “What forces will be those that animate my love, that can turn a paradise into hell?”

#19. “I love thee. By my life, I do. ”

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#20. “But earthlier happy is the rose distilled, than that which, withering on the virgin thorn, Grows, lives, and dies in single blessedness.”

#21. “If we shadows have offended, Think but this,- and all is mended, – That you have but slumber’d here. While these visions did appear. And this weak and idle theme, No more yielding but a dream, Gentles, do not reprehend; if you pardon, we will mend.”

#22. “A good moral, my lord: it is not enough to speak, but to speak true.”

#23. “Though she be but little, she is fierce!”

#24. “The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.”

#25. “I’ll follow thee and make a heaven of hell, to die upon the hand I love so well.”

#26. “Lovers and madmen have such seething brains. Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend. More than cool reason ever comprehends.”

#27. “For you, in my respect, are all the world. Then how can it be said I am alone. When all the world is here to look on me?”

#28. “Up and down, up and down. I will lead them up and down. I am feared in field in town. Goblin, lead them up and down.”

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#29. “So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition, Two lovely berries moulded on one stem.”

#30. “The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen, man’s hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was.”

#31. “Why should you think that I should woo in scorn? Scorn and derision never come in tears: Look, when I vow, I weep; and vows so born, In their nativity all truth appears. How can these things in me seem scorn to you, Bearing the badge of faith to prove them true?”

#32. “I will not trust you, I, Nor longer stay in your curst company. Your hands than mine are quicker for a fray, My legs are longer though, to run away.”

#33. “Let me play the lion too: I will roar that I will do any man’s heart good to hear me. I will roar that I will make the duke say ‘Let him roar again, let him roar again.”

​Final Thoughts

Whether you feel your relationship has not been strong enough, you can still figure out how to inspire love in your life. These Midsummer Night’s Dream quotes will motivate you to love more and build stronger bonds.

William Shakespeare believed that it’s easy to build a strong relationship if there is unwavering support, loyalty, and mutual respect. With these quotes and many others from his poems and plays, you will figure out a way to find love and love more.

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