「All art is political. Otherwise, it would just be decoration. And all artists have something to say. Otherwise, they'd make shoes.」
「How could one love the moon after having seen the sun?」
「I find your words the most wondrous heard on our stage. On any stage. Ever. You are the soul of the age.」
「My lord, I... I am not worthy of this charge. I betrayed you.
I have made it my life's work to know the character of men. I know you. You may have betrayed me but you will never betray my words.」
「You, your friends, your blasphemous theater have brought nothing but ruin and dishonor to this family.
Ruin? Dishonor? My lady, you, your family, even I, even Queen Elizabeth herself will be remembered solely because we had the honor to live whilst your husband put ink to paper.」
「He was something l could never be. An undeniable perfection that plagued my soul.」
「Though our story is finished, our poet's is not. For his monument is everliving, made not of stone, but of verse. And it shall be remembered as long as words are made of breath. And breath of life.」