Albert Finney quotes
“There's something interesting in that woman's smile. I might learn to like her. Hang her in my bathroom.”
“They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that's true. What they don't tell you is that when it starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up.”
“A man learns nothing from winning. The act of losing, however, can elicit great wisdom. Not least of which is, how much more enjoyable it is to win. It's inevitable to lose now and again. The trick is not to make a habit of it.”
“Most men, they'll tell you a story straight through. It won't be complicated, but it won't be interesting either.”
“In arrogance man knows nothing of what exists. There exists on this earth such as we dare not imagine; life as certain as our death, life that will prey on us as surely as we prey on this earth.”
“Hell is my natural habitat.”
“- Dewey Wilson: They kill...
- Old Indian: The sick. The abandoned. Those who will not be missed.
- Dewey Wilson: More than that.
- Old Indian: They kill to survive. They kill to protect.”
“There are thousands of children all over this beloved land of ours, scavenging the larders for something sweet. If only they came to me, I could tell them of the one person in England who has an inexhaustible supply of chocolate. It is I who have to carry her on, dead, as Cordelia. It is I who have to lift her up in my arms. Thank Christ, I...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I mustn't judge others - as I judge myself.”
“Convinced that death, like all tradesmen, would be unable to find my front door, and always having believed wills to be an open invitation to the reaper.”
“I've been nothin' but myself since the day I was born, and if you can't see that it's your failin', not mine.”
“A blue suit is the most versatile of accoutrements. More important than the suit itself, is the man who fits it for you. Once you find a good tailor, you must never give his name away; not even under the threat of bodily harm.”
“- Alfie Byrne: She is like a dove that has strayed. She is like a Narcissus trembling in the wind. She is like a silver flower.
- Robbie Fay: You know what I think?
- Alfie Byrne: What, Bosie?
- Robbie Fay: I think you're soft on her.”
“- James Bond: You ready?
- Kincade: I was ready before you were born, son.”
“Sometimes, the only way to catch an uncatchable woman is to offer her a wedding ring.”