Wooing Quotes and Quotations
Come live in my heart and pay no rent.
There is a tide in the affairs of women Which, taken at the flood, leads - God knows where.
"Yes," I answered you last night; "No," this morning, sir, I say: Colors seen by candle-light Will not look the same by day.
And let us mind, faint heart ne'er wan A lady fair.
Tis enough - Who listens once will listen twice; Her heart be sure is not of ice, And one refusal no rebuff.
Never wedding, ever wooing, Still a lovelorn heart pursuing, Read you not the wrong you're doing In my cheek's pale hue? All my life with sorrow strewing; Wed or cease to woo.
If I am not worth the wooing, I surely am not worth the winning.
Thrice happy's the wooing that's not long a-doing, So much time is saved in the billing and cooing.
Why don't you speak for yourself, John?
Perhaps if you address the lady Most politely, most politely, Flatter and impress the lady Most politely, most politely, Humbly beg and humbly sue, She may deign to look on you.
The time I've lost in wooing, In watching and pursuing The light that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea and one on shore; To one thing constant never.
A fool there was and he made his prayer (Even as you and I!) To a rag and a bone and a hank of hair (We called her the woman who did not care) But the fool he called her his lady fair - (Even as you or I!)
Men are April when they woo, December when they wed.
The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
She's beautiful and therefore to be woo'd: She is a woman, therefore to be won.
O gentle Romeo, If thou dost love, pronounce it faithfully. Or if thou think'st I am too quickly won, I'll frown and be perverse and say thee nay, So thou wilt woo: but else, not for the world.