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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #60 on: December 27, 2007, 10:07:12 pm »
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Last of the Mohicans!! 'Nother line:

On the contrary, it is more stirring to my blood than any imagining could be.

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #61 on: December 27, 2007, 10:40:03 pm »
When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home.  The Outsiders
"Gettin' tired of your dumbass missin'!"

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #62 on: December 27, 2007, 11:16:02 pm »
From the dystopic classic 1984.

Winston Smith: [In Winston's diary] Freedom is the freedom to say two plus two equals four. If that is granted all else will follow.



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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #63 on: January 21, 2008, 12:29:07 pm »
"The frontier place is for people like my white son and his woman and their children. And one day there will be no more frontier. And men like you will go too, like the Mohicans. And new people will come, work, struggle. Some will make their life. But once, we were here."

 - Chinagoochcuk, Chief of the Mohawk tribe, final words of The Last of the Mohicans

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #64 on: January 21, 2008, 12:30:21 pm »
Let me ask again: Who said


Do you concur?

and

Even better!

I'll give you another chance to guess!

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #65 on: January 26, 2008, 03:40:54 pm »
One of my favorites from Amadeus:

"How does one kill a man? It's one thing to dream about it.. Very different when- when you... when you have to do it... with your own hands." - Antonio Salieri

I have a lot of favorite lines from books and film but that's one of the first that comes to mind.

Oh, here's more:

"To this day, people still come up to me and ask how I got over his (Sergei Grinkov's) death. My answer is always the same: 'I'm not over it.' In all honesty, I don't think I ever will be." - Scott Hamilton

"Nothing is either good or bad, 'tis thinking makes it so." - William Shakespeare, Hamlet

"Goodness is beauty in the best estate." - Christopher Marlowe

"There is no sin but ignorance." - Christopher Marlowe

"Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position." - Christopher Marlowe

"O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars." - Christopher Marlowe

"Virtue is the fount whence honour springs." - Christopher Marlowe

"Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight?" - Christopher Marlowe

"Only the heart knows how to find what is precious" - Fyodor Dostoyevsky in The Brothers Karamazov

(I have been on a Marlowe kick the past few months LOL)
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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #66 on: February 11, 2008, 10:41:41 pm »

Am watching a rerun of "Red October" with Alec Baldwin and Sean Connery.

One of my favorite lines from the movie and a good one to always keep in mind, especially in an election year:  8)

The late great lamented actor Richard Jordan as Dr. Jeffrey Pelt, the President's Security Advisor addresses Alec Baldwin's character:

"Listen...I'm a politician, which means I'm a cheat and a liar and when I'm not kissing babies, I'm stealing their lollipops.  But it also means I kept my options open..."

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #67 on: February 13, 2008, 12:29:28 pm »
I always liked the first few paragraphs of Out of Africa.   

"I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills..."   It gets right to the point. You know this is going to be a recollection of what has transpired. The next three paragraphs are highly evocative of what East Africa must have been like to Europeans going there in the early 1900s. The air is pure, things like that, all in contrast to highly industrialized Europe.

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #68 on: February 13, 2008, 02:11:47 pm »
Who is Christopher Marlowe? I must get to know this guy, Anya!

And della, I loved Richard Jordan too!!

And karl, I loved Out of Africa!!

Now I'm starting to sound like Corduroy...

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Re: Favorite Lines from Books and Movies
« Reply #69 on: February 13, 2008, 08:46:41 pm »
Who is Christopher Marlowe? I must get to know this guy, Anya!

http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/marlowe.htm

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And della, I loved Richard Jordan too!!

 ;D  His untimely death was a tragedy.  :'(

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And karl, I loved Out of Africa!!

Me too!