Jonathan Pryce movie quotes

Jonathan Pryce movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Jonathan Pryce quotes
  • “- Sam Lowry: Are you alive? Well you don't deserve to be! It was a bomb, I knew it!
    - Jill Layton: Here's your bomb! A bribe for corporate stooges like you. Come on, make yourself useful.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Sam Lowry
    Kim Greist - Jill Layton
  • “- Lady Ottoline Morrell: You know as well as I do it's a sickness with Carrington. A girl of that age still a virgin. It's absurd.
    - Lytton Strachey: I was still a virgin at her age.
    - Lady Ottoline Morrell: But that's my whole point. Don't you see? So was I. Is there to be no progress?”

    Penelope Wilton - Lady Ottoline Morrell
    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
    [Tag:maidenhood, sex]
  • “I've come to the conclusion there's no such thing as a beautiful Welsh boy. At any rate, all I've seen have been unparalleled frumps.”
    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
    [Tag:beauty, ethnicity, men]
  • “If there was a chance that your decision meant that I should somehow or other lose you, I don't think I could bear it. You and Ralph and our life at Tidmarsh are what I care for most in the world.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
  • “- Hieronymus Karl Frederick Baron von Munchausen: So, Mr. Jackson, still the rational man? How many people have perished in your logical little war?
    - The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson: There are rules in life! We cannot fly to the moon. We cannot defy death. We must face facts, not folly. You don't live in the real world.”

    John Neville - Hieronymus Karl Frederick Baron von Munchausen
    Jonathan Pryce - The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson
    [Tag:reality, rules, war]
  • “- Lytton Strachey: The truth is, I've always been better at living than I ever was at writing.
    - Dora Carrington: What's wrong with that?”

    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
    Emma Thompson - Dora Carrington
  • “I don't know what the world has come into: women in love with buggers and buggers in love with womanizers.”
    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
  • “- Wai Lin: What are you waiting for, shoot him!
    - James Bond: I told you, we're gonna finish this together!
    - Elliot Carver: How romantic! Do you realize how absurd your position is?
    - James Bond: No more absurd than starting a war for ratings.
    - Elliot Carver: Great men have always manipulated the media to save the world.”

    Michelle Yeoh - Wai Lin
    Pierce Brosnan - James Bond
    Jonathan Pryce - Elliot Carver
  • “Your little body's slowly breaking down. You're losing speed, you're losing strength, not style. That goes on flourishing forever, but your eyes, your smile do not have the sparkle of your fantastic past. If you climb one more mountain, it could be your last.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Juan Perón
  • “Words are the new weapons, satellites the new artillery.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Elliot Carver
    [Tag:media, weapons, words]
  • “- Sultan: What about the virgins?
    - The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson: Please, forget the virgins. We're out of virgins!”

    Peter Jeffrey - Sultan
    Jonathan Pryce - The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson
  • Sorry, I'm a bit of a stickler for paperwork. Where would we be if we didn't follow the correct procedures?”
    Jonathan Pryce - Sam Lowry
  • “- Elliot Carver: Mr. Jones, are we ready to release our new software?
    - Philip Jones: Yes, sir. As requested, it's full of bugs, which means people will be forced to upgrade for years.
    - Elliot Carver: Outstanding.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Elliot Carver
    Rolf Saxon - Philip Jones
  • “- Lytton Strachey: Any luck with the famous Carrington conundrum?
    - Mark Gertler: The same ignorance. Fear and Ignorance. Now its been going on for four years and I'm at my wits end.
    - Lytton Strachey: Well, it's no use asking my opinion. I'm afraid when it comes to a creature with a cunt, I'm always infinitely désorienté.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
    Rufus Sewell - Mark Gertler
  • “There's no news, like bad news.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Elliot Carver
  • “- Elliot Carver: Good Morning, Mr. Bond. Elliot Carver. I believe you have two things that belong to me!
    - James Bond: What are you talking about?
    - Elliot Carver: The encoder, in the dash of your car... and my wife, in your hotel room!”

    Jonathan Pryce - Elliot Carver
    Pierce Brosnan - James Bond
  • “Funerals, bad marriages, lost loves, lonely beds. That is our diet. We suck that misery and find it sweet. We search for more always. We can smell young boys ulcerating to be men a thousand miles off. And hear a middle-aged fool like yourself groaning with midnight despairs from halfway around the world.”

    Jonathan Pryce - Mr. Dark
    [Tag:misery, senses, sorrow]
  • “- Sam Lowry: I only know you got the wrong man.
    - Jack Lint: Information Transit got the wrong man. I got the right man. The wrong one was delivered to me as the right man, I accepted him on good faith as the right man. Was I wrong?”

    Jonathan Pryce - Sam Lowry
    Michael Palin - Jack Lint
  • “My dearest and best, Do you know how difficult I find it to express my feelings, either in letters or talk? Do you really want me to tell you that I love you as a friend? But of course that is absurd. And you do know very well that I love you as something more than a friend, you angelic creature, whose goodness has made me happy for years. Your...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
    [Tag:crying, feeling, love]
  • “I have heard rumors to the effect that there are actually people who enjoy writing. Can this be true? I loathe it. All that work and at the end of it some slim volume. What is the point? I ask myself.”
    Jonathan Pryce - Lytton Strachey
  • “This sort of behavior is demoralizing for the ordinary soldiers and citizens who are trying to lead normal, simple, unexceptional lives. I think things are difficult enough as it is without these emotional people rocking the boat.”

    Jonathan Pryce - The Right Ordinary Horatio Jackson
  • “- Mrs. Ida Lowry: Sam! Can't you do something about these terrorists?
    - Sam Lowry: It's my lunch hour. Besides, it's not my department.”

    Katherine Helmond - Mrs. Ida Lowry
    Jonathan Pryce - Sam Lowry
    [Tag:police, terrorism]