- "Moderate lamentation is the right of the dead, excessive grief the enemy of the living."Act 1, Scene 1, Lines 56-57 Lafew talking about Helena&'s supposed grief of her father.
- "Love all, trust a few Do wrong to none: be able for thine enemy Rather in power in use; and keep thy friend. Under thy own life key." Act 1, Scene 1, Lines 66-69 Countess Rossillion giving advice about love.
- "Twere all one That I should love a bright particular star,And think to wed it, he is so above me."Act 1, Scene 1, Lines 90-92 Helena when she reveals her love for Bertram to the audience.
- "You know, Helen, I am a mother to you." Act 1, Scene 3, Lines 139-138 Countess Rossillion tells Helena when she is trying to find out about Helena's love for Bertram.
- "Make choice and see; Who shuns thy love shuns all his love in me." Act 2, Scene 3, Lines 74-75
- "She had her breeding at my father's charge. A poor physician's daughter, my wife! Disdain Rather corrupt me ever." Act 2, Scene 3, Lines 125-127
- "Make me but like my thoughts and I shall prove.A lover of my drum, a hater of love."Act 3, Scene 4 Bertram speaking about his desire to serve in the war.
- "Alls well that ends well: still the fine's the crown; What the course, the end is the renown." Act 4, Scene 5, Lines 40-41 Helena foreshadowing the end of the play.
- " We lost a jewel of her, and our esteem was made much poorer by it: but your son, As mad in folly, lacked the sense to know Her estimation home." Act 5, Scene 3, Lines 1-4 The King of France talking about Helena's death.
- "I'll love her dearly, ever, ever dearly." Act 5, Scene 3, Line 367 Bertram at the sudden changing point in his thoughts of Helena.