Merle Oberon quotes
“Because I'm a resident of England, Britannia taxes my Hollywood income as well. I bought a house at Regent's Park so I pay property taxes on that too. My agent gets 10 percent, incidentals account for another 10 percent and living expenses for 25 percent. So there's always a deficit. No wonder Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Leslie Howard don't...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I really look so different off the screen that at a recent luncheon a certain prominent Hollywood actress who sat next to me didn't recognize me and all through luncheon accepted me as a girl apparently trying to break into pictures and gave me words of advice and warning. But when someone told her my name was Merle Oberon she became embarassed...” (continue)(continue reading)
“No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me - now - standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever.”
“- Cathy: Looking at you tonight I could not help but remember how things used to be.
- Heathcliff: They used to be better.”
“Very exciting - being transferred from the business world into the world of art.”
“- Cathy: Don't pretend life hasn't improved for you.
- Heathcliff: Life has ended for me.”
“Husbands expect their wives to keep their figures.”
“I've always heard that the ideal marriage should be something of a mystery. That your husband should remain a kind of stranger to you. Someone whose acquaintance you'd like to renew every day.”
“- Alexander Sebastian: That's almost great.
- Jill Baker: Who painted it?
- Alexander Sebastian: A woman. No man could be so malicious.”
“- Jill Baker: I will not be psycho-analyzed.
- Extra in Ladies Room: That's a very middle-class attitude.
- Jill Baker: I'm a perfectly normal woman.”
“- Dr. Vengard: Whatever comes and whatever goes, there's no denying it worries you a lot. So, please drop all your inhibitions, release your inner-self, and speak freely. What comes and what goes?
- Jill Baker: Hiccups!”
“Ellen, I am Heathcliff. Everything he's suffered, I've suffered. The little happiness he's ever known, I've had too. Oh, Ellen, if everything in the world died and Heathcliff remained, life would still be full for me.”
“He seems to take pleasure in being mean and brutal. And yet, he's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”