Mary Steenburgen quotes
“Anything to do with the South resonates with me, because I'm Southern.”
“- H.G. Wells: Amy, I don't want to compromise you. Are you quite certain I'm not forcing you to...
- Amy Robbins: Forcing me? My God, Herbert, I'm practically raping you.
- H.G. Wells: Yeah, that's true.”
“- Nancy Huff: Guys. Guys. Guys!
[both guys wake up and quote last line from their dreams]
- Brennan Huff: I'll kill you, Leonard Nimoy.
- Dale Doback: The clown has no penis.
- Nancy Huff: What kind of dreams are you guys having?”
“- Mrs Carver: I chose you.
- Mr Carver: I got you a real pool for God's sake. Look, there's water in here. Come here, come here. Come here. Get inside the pool. Get inside this pool with your brother. Come here.
- Gilbert: Why did you?
- Mr Carver: Get inside the pool. Yeah, look, real water, boys. Okay, so. . . so I don't, don't give...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Adrian: I can't! It's disgusting!
- Andrew: How can it be disgusting? I don't even have my clothes off.”
“- Adrian: It was a perfect moon lite summer night. He put his hands on my breasts and my blood just started to boil and afterwards I've never been able to rid myself of the guilt.
- Andrew: You enjoyed it?
- Adrian: Definitely! It was hot!”
“There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look at a script and feel like, because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.”
“- H.G. Wells: Amy, wait, listen to me!
- Amy Robbins: I have listened, and a bigger crock of shit I've never heard!”
“- Andrew: You, I have to take to a hypnotist.
- Adrian: Why?
- Andrew: Why? So we can start making love again. Of course, you'd be in trance. But, that's okay!
- Adrian: That's a horrible thing to say.”
“- Amy Robbins: I'm a twentieth century woman. I have a career and a mind of my own. Be reasonable. How am I gonna make it in 1893?
- H.G. Wells: Is your career so important? It's your life we're talking about!
- Amy Robbins: My work is my life. As much as yours or any other man's.”
- Karen: Do you really have to go?
- Gil: My whole life is "have to".
“My journey to maturity began in New York, in 1928. I was married to Charles Rawlings, the newspaper man and yachting enthusiast. I had been trying to write stories that I thought would be most likely to sell - gothic romances were extremely popular - and I had written dozens. I was desperate to express myself. Even as a child I'd been consumed...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- H.G. Wells: Do you still insist that this is all poppycock?
- Amy Robbins: That's not exactly the word I had in mind.”
“I had become a part of Cross Creek. I was more than a writer. I was a wife, a friend, a part of the earth. Who owns Cross Creek? The Earth may be borrowed, not bought, may be used, not owned. It gives itself in response to love and tenderness, offers its seasonal flowering and fruiting. Cross Creek belongs to the wind and the rain, to the sun...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Amy Robbins: I like that suit. Is that what they're wearing in London?
- H.G. Wells: It was when I left.”
“- Clara Clayton: Emmett, do you think we'll ever be able to travel to the moon like we travel across the country on trains?
- Dr. Emmett Brown: Definitely, although not for another eighty-four years and not on trains. We'll have space vehicles, capsules to sail off in rockets, devices that create giantexplosions, explosions that are so powerful...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't dance very well when my partner has a gun in his hand.”
“- Dulcy: It's like swimming. It's a measured stroke. And remember, here's the key: when the sperm count is low, they won't listen to reason. But, when the sperm count is high, they'll do anything you want.
- Adrian: It sounds awfully clinical.
- Dulcy: We're just going over some basics. But, if you love the guy, it should all come together with...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- H.G. Wells: The first man to raise a fist is the man who's run out of ideas.
- Amy Robbins: I love you.”