Troilus and Cressida Quotes

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About Troilus and Cressida

This is a 1601 tragey by the great Bard.

It has 30 characters and 25 scenes and the title characters are Troilus, who is the son of Priam (the king of Troy) and also Cressida, who is the daughter to Calchas.  In turn, Calchas is a Trojan priest taking part with the Greeks.

Author / Creator: William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida Quotations

Friend, we understand not one another: I am too
courtly and thou art too cunning. At whose request
do these men play?


Said by: Pandarus
Reference information: Act III, Scene I

You shall not bob us out of our melody: if you do,
our melancholy upon your head!

Said by: Helen
Reference information: Act III, Scene I

He eats nothing but doves, love, and that breeds hot
blood, and hot blood begets hot thoughts, and hot
thoughts beget hot deeds, and hot deeds is love.

Said by: Paris
Reference information: Act III, Scene I

'Twill make us proud to be his servant, Paris;
Yea, what he shall receive of us in duty
Gives us more palm in beauty than we have,
Yea, overshines ourself.

Said by: Helen
Reference information: Act III, Scene I

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