Sir John Gielgud quotes
“If projectile vomiting ever becomes an Olympic event, you would do your country proud.”
- Arthur Bach: Oh, stay with me, Hobson. You know I hate to be alone.
- Hobson: Yes, bathing is a lonely business.
- Arthur Bach: Except for fish.
- Hobson: I beg your pardon? Did you say "except for fish"?
- Arthur Bach: Yes... fish all bathe together. Although they do tend to eat one another. I often think... fish must get awfully tired of... (continue)(continue reading)
“Your English style will no doubt put all the other gentlemen to bed.”
“Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself.”
“Before you can do something you must first be something.”
“- Arthur Bach: What are you doing later tonight?
- Linda Marolla: Oh, I have plans for tonight. What should I wear?
- Hobson: Steal something casual.”
“You must play as if there's no tomorrow.”
“Mr. Gandhi will find that it takes a great deal more than a pinch of salt to bring down the British Empire.”
“- Prime Minister Lord Salisbury: You have us at a disadvantage, Mr. Holmes. I think it might be better if you tell us your story in your own way and permit me to be the judge of whether it is true or not.
- Sherlock Holmes: You may take it to be true, sir!”
“- Barney Caine: Doctor, Mr. Reimeck told us that you had been captured by the Russians.
- Dr. Esau: The Mongolians came into the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute. They swarmed into my office still wearing their white winter uniforms in May. They kept flushing my toilet over and over. Can you believe? The German nation defeated by men who have never seen...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Poor drunks do not find love, Arthur. Poor drunks have very few teeth, they urinate outdoors, they freeze to death in summer. I can't bear to think of you that way.”
“We aren't hunting a fox, we're hunting a man. He's an oldish man, with a wife. Oh, I know it's war and it's our job to do it, but that doesn't prevent it being murder - simple murder!”
- Arthur Bach: What can I do Hobson? I mean what would you do if you were me?
- Hobson: The word "bathe" comes to mind.
“- Arthur Bach: Yesterday I sold some blood at a hospital.
- Hobson: Hospital? I should've thought a local distillery would have paid you much more.”
“- King Arthur: A knight is sworn to valor.
- Bowen: A knight is sworn to valor.
- King Arthur: His heart knows only virtue.
- Bowen: His heart knows only virtue.
- King Arthur: His blade defends the helpless.
- Bowen: His blade defends the helpless.
- King Arthur: His might upholds the weak.
- Bowen: His might upholds the weak.
- King Arthur:...” (continue)(continue reading)
“If I begin to die, please take this off my head. This is not the way I wish to be remembered.”
“- Hobson: Thrilling to meet you, Gloria.
- Gloria: Hi.
- Hobson: Yes... You obviously have a wonderful economy with words, Gloria. I look forward to your next syllable with great eagerness.”