Barbra Streisand movie quotes

Immagine di Barbra Streisand
Identikit and personal data
Name
Barbra
Last name
Streisand
Born
April 24, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York
Gender
female
Nationality
North American
Profession
film director, actor, film producer, singer, composer
Zodiac sign
Taurus
Barbra Streisand movie quotes, phrases and lines
43 in english
Barbra Streisand quotes
  • “- Rose Morgan: Why don't you get the coffee?
    - Hannah Morgan: I've buried a husband, I've raised two daughters. I've made my coffee.”

    Barbra Streisand - Rose Morgan
    Lauren Bacall - Hannah Morgan
    [Tag:coffee, mother, wife]
  • “- Bernie Focker: Why can't you support my dreams the way I've always supported yours? When you wanted to try new sex positions for your research, I was your guinea pig!
    - Roz Focker: You volunteered!
    - Bernie Focker: I pulled my hamstring doing a reverse cowgirl!
    - Roz Focker: That's because you did it backwards.”

    Dustin Hoffman - Bernie Focker
    Barbra Streisand - Roz Focker
    [Tag:experiment, sex]
  • “You want to know what I do for a living? Ask me. My time is very expensive, Mr. MacMillan. Probably more than yours. I get 500 dollars an hour. How much do you get? I get four-hundred dollars for a straight lay, three-hundred for a hand job, and five-hundred for head. If you want to wear my panties, that's another hundred.”

    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
  • “Sometimes people love you so much their love is like a goddamn gun that keeps firing straight into your head. They love you so much you go right into a hospital.”

    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
    [Tag:hospital, love]
  • “- Rozalin Focker: See that's Greg getting circumcised.
    - Bernie Focker: We had the ceremony at my parents' house. There was a cold snap and the heat conked out. Tell it.
    - Rozalin Focker: The heater conked out. No matter how hard he tried, the mohel couldn't coax Greggie's tiny little turtle from it's shell.
    - Greg Focker: You know what? Let's...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Barbra Streisand - Rozalin Focker
    Dustin Hoffman - Bernie Focker
    Ben Stiller - Greg Focker
  • “- Tom Wingo: This is not about me!
    - Susan Lowenstein: Then, why are you so upset?”

    Nick Nolte - Tom Wingo
    Barbra Streisand - Susan Lowenstein
  • “- Susan Lowenstein: How did you deal with his death?
    - Tom Wingo: I shut down like a broken motor.”

    Barbra Streisand - Susan Lowenstein
    Nick Nolte - Tom Wingo
    [Tag:death, feeling]
  • “- Francis MacMillan: Do you believe Dr. Morrison is acting out of a personal motive?
    - Claudia Draper: No, I'm sure he believes what he believes. He thinks whores are girls who hang out on 8th Avenue and stick needles in their arms. He knows whores aren't nice white girls from nice white families. He knows that just as sure as he knows his wife...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Robert Webber - Francis MacMillan
    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
  • “- Aaron Levinsky: Mrs. Draper, could you tell me your understanding of the legal concept of justifiable force?
    - Claudia Draper: That's when someone's beating your brains out the back of your head, you're allowed to stop them any way you can.”

    Richard Stephen Dreyfuss - Aaron Levinsky
    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
  • “- Tom Wingo: I cry sometimes, Lowenstein. I cry at weddings, at the Olympics. I'm real big at the national anthem.
    - Susan Lowenstein: But not over Luke?
    - Tom Wingo: What the hell for? It wouldn't bring him back.
    - Susan Lowenstein: No. But it might bring you back.”

    Nick Nolte - Tom Wingo
    Barbra Streisand - Susan Lowenstein
    [Tag:crying, death, loss]
  • “- Francis MacMillan: Did you exchange your jewels and furs for food at the supermarket?
    - Claudia Draper: Now isn't that silly?
    - Francis MacMillan: Well, did you?
    - Claudia Draper: No.
    - Francis MacMillan: Well, then how'd you pay for your food? I assume you didn't live on caviar.”

    Robert Webber - Francis MacMillan
    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
    [Tag:food, jewels, money]
  • “- Katie: Wouldn't it be lovely if we were old? We'd have survived all this. And everything would be easy and uncomplicated, the way it was when we were young.
    - Hubbell: Katie, it was never uncomplicated.”

    Barbra Streisand - Katie
    Robert Redford - Hubbell
    [Tag:memory, past, youth]
  • “Why is it people who want the truth never believe it when they hear it?”
    Barbra Streisand - Yentl
    [Tag:belief, truth]
  • “- Bernie Focker: Roz, I'm not going through manopause. I'm just trying to find my 'true north'.
    - Roz Focker: True north? What are you... a compass or something?
    - Bernie Focker: No, but let's face it, I'm a stay-at-home dad whose kid hasn't lived at home in 25 years.”

    Dustin Hoffman - Bernie Focker
    Barbra Streisand - Roz Focker
    [Tag:ambition, father]
  • “- Yentl: I envy them.
    - Yentl's Father: The booksellers?
    - Yentl: No, not the booksellers, the students. Talking about life, the mysteries of the universe and I'm learning how to tell a herring from a carp.”

    Barbra Streisand - Yentl
    Nehemiah Persoff - Reb Mendel 'Papa'
    [Tag:envy, students]
  • “- Dr. Herbert A. Morrison: Would you like a cup of coffee?
    - Claudia Draper: Not unless there's Thorazine in it.
    - Dr. Herbert A. Morrison: Sorry, only milk and sugar.
    - Claudia Draper: Pass.”

    Eli Wallach - Dr. Herbert A. Morrison
    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
    [Tag:coffee, medicine]
  • “I know women who marry men they despise so they can drive a Mercedes and spend summers in the Hamptons.”
    Barbra Streisand - Claudia Draper
  • “- Yentl: We don't have to hide my studying from God, then why the neighbors?
    - Yentl's Father: Why? Because I trust God will understand. I'm not so sure about the neighbors.”

    Barbra Streisand - Yentl
    Nehemiah Persoff - Reb Mendel 'Papa'
  • “You have to tell me exactly what I do after the Kid wins. Do I just jump into the ring? Or do I apologize to the loser? Or maybe I just wave to the fans?”
    Barbra Streisand - Hillary Kramer
    [Tag:attitude, winning]
  • “- Avigdor: I can't believe this, I'm arguing with a woman!
    - Yentl: It's not the first time.”

    Mandy Patinkin - Avigdor
    Barbra Streisand - Yentl
    [Tag:argument, women]
  • “- Rozalin Focker: Well you know, honey, many unplanned pregnancies happen because the man is such a sexual dynamo, and the woman craves his sperm on an unconscious but very powerful level.
    - Greg Focker: Mom, I'm truly not comfortable having this conversation with you. I've been telling you that since I was eleven.”

    Barbra Streisand - Rozalin Focker
    Ben Stiller - Greg Focker
  • “This thing that we call a wedding ceremony is really the final scene of the fairy tale. They never tell you what happens after. They never tell you that Cinderella drove the Princecrazy with her obsessiveneed to clean the castle, cause she missed her day job, right?”
    Barbra Streisand - Rose Morgan
  • “- Katie: You'll never find anyone as good for you as I am, to believe in you as much as I do or to love you as much.
    - Hubbell: I know that.
    - Katie: Well then why?”

    Barbra Streisand - Katie
    Robert Redford - Hubbell
  • “- Hubbell: You never give up, do you?
    - Katie: Only when I'm absolutely forced to.”

    Robert Redford - Hubbell
    Barbra Streisand - Katie
  • “- Yentl: I'd like this one, please.
    - Bookseller: Sacred books are for men.
    - Yentl: Why?
    - Bookseller: It's the law.
    - Yentl: Where's it written?
    - Bookseller: It doesn't matter where it's written, it's the law.
    - Yentl: Well if it's the law it must be written somewhere, perhaps in here. I'll take it.”

    Barbra Streisand - Yentl
    Jack Lynn - Bookseller
    [Tag:books, law, women]
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