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« on: December 30, 2006, 01:00:08 am »

Ok we all know of famous lines from movies and books...these are some of my favorites...ya'll be nice I don't always remember the movie...definitely won't remember the actor...and heck the quote may not be perfect....

I am just having fun here!!

ya'll post yours too!

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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2006, 01:03:01 am »

I find myself using these all the time...but no one recognizes them so they just think I am nuts!!  laugh

"Well, well, well!!"

"Don't look at me I just got here myself"

and

"Nothing a week in the tropics wouldn't fix"

from "Mad Max"
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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2006, 01:07:20 am »

"The sons of dreams outlive the sons of man"

"That I was born to; this I am...I must make the best of it I can"

-The Persian Boy by Mary Renault
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2006, 01:15:54 am »

"count upon nothing, but make your own nest against the storm"

"I lit the nightlamp and set it by the bed, and watched with him, til at morning the embalmers came to take him from me and fill him with everlasting myrhh."


-The Persian Boy by Mary Renault
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injest
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« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2006, 01:51:47 am »

"There is the light and the dark and all things that live have the power to choose"

The Persian Boy
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injest
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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2006, 01:54:29 am »

"Grief not, for old age will not come to you...but to another, whom the Gods will make ready..."

The Last of the Wine
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injest
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« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2006, 07:25:33 am »

"be as you wish to seem"

Mary Renault
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injest
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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2006, 12:45:42 pm »

EEK "The Wizard of Oz"! (and she even knows the actors!!)  Tongue

we didn't have color TV til I was a teenager (this was back in the dark ages before we could see any movie whenever we wanted) I was SHOCKED the first time I saw it in color! made quite a difference!

but Barbara reminded me there is a line in that movie I DO use on occassion...

"Are you a GOOD witch or a BAD witch?"

but I sub horse or dog...so I will ask a dog.."Are you a GOOD dog or a BAD dog?" The owners always think I am insane... Undecided laugh

 laugh laugh laugh
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« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2006, 10:38:22 pm »

"The sky looked like a big broken off piece of something blank he had forgotten about"

--Flannery O'Conner in Wise Blood.

I just love Flannery O'Conner, she says the widest things.
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« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2006, 10:46:26 pm »

“Jasper had the palest blue eyes I’d ever looked into. They were hydrangea blue, the blue of a summer mid-afternoon, or, rather, the blue that you find at the base of a flame. I never got tired of looking into them, of having Jasper to look at, or of having Jasper look at me. Jasper was, I thought, as handsome as a man can be, without his being Italian.

Sometimes in Rome, in fact every day in Rome, I have seen men more handsome than Jasper. You can see better-looking men than Jasper every day in the Piazza del Popolo or on the Via del Corso. In Rome, even the policemen are so handsome that Dominic, full of grappa one night, could not resist flirting with a group of them, at three in the morning, in the Piazza Barberini. They were amused, thank God.

But this is Rome, it is only in Rome.

It could be Florence, Siena, Bologna, Genoa, Venice, but it isn’t. It just isn’t true there. It is only in Rome that you will be overcome by the dark, opulent beauty of the men.

Dominic said that God knew what He was doing when He made Italians.

Of course, this is what all Italians say.”

From “Such Times,”
by Christopher Coe
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