FRIAR LAWRENCE: May the heavens smile upon this holy rite—and not cause us to regret it later.
ROMEO: Amen, amen. But whatever sorrows come, they cannot ruin the joy I feel from one minute in her presence.
Just join our hands with your holy words, and then love-devouring Death can do what he dares—it will be enough just to call her mine.
FRIAR LAWRENCE: Sudden delights have sudden ends, and once they are achieved they explode, like gunpowder. Even the sweetest honey can grow cloying and make us sick.
Therefore, love each other in moderation. That is the key to long-lasting love. Too fast is as bad as too slow.
FRIAR LAWRENCE: Ah, here comes the lady.