Rex Harrison movie quotes

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Identikit and personal data
Name
Reginald Carey
Last name
Harrison
Pseudonym
Rex Harrison
Born
March 5, 1908
Died
June 2, 1990
Gender
male
Nationality
English
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Pisces
Rex Harrison Movies
Rex Harrison movie quotes, phrases and lines
21 in english
Rex Harrison quotes
  • “- Professor Henry Higgins: All right, Eliza, say it again.
    - Eliza Doolittle: The rine in spine sties minely in the pline.
    - Professor Henry Higgins: [sighs] The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.
    - Eliza Doolittle: Didn't ah say that?”

    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    Audrey Hepburn - Eliza Doolittle
    [Tag:talking]
  • “We'll play a little game I invented. One of us opens the atlas at random, sticks a pin in the open page, wherever it lands, that's where we go.”
    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
  • “- Dr. Dolittle: It must be a near perfect civilization.
    - Matthew: Oh, then, what are we doing in prison?
    - Willie Shakespeare: Purely a precaution, old boy. A sort of quarantine. You see, most of the white men who have come here in the past, usually started killing people before they've been introduced. Extraordinary.”

    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
    Anthony George Newley - Matthew Mugg
    Geoffrey Holder - William Shakespeare X
    [Tag:conquest]
  • “- Tommy Stubbins: What do you want us to do? Go to the North Pole?
    - Dr. Dolittle: Unfortunately, there isn't time. It isn't pleasant up there.
    - Tommy Stubbins: But, the North Pole hasn't been discovered yet?
    - Dr. Dolittle: Not officially. And I never say anything about it; because, I promised the polar bears I wouldn't.”

    William Dix - Tommy Stubbins
    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
  • “Autumn comes, Summer dies, I see the passing of the years in your eyes, and when we part, they'll be no tears, no good-byes, I'll just look into your eyes...”

    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
    [Tag:farewell, seasons]
  • “Did you know that an ant has more intelligence than a hippopotamus? And that a grasshopper, in relation to his size, has more power in his hind legs than a kangaroo. Absolutely, fascinating! There's no doubt about it, animals are much more interesting than people.”
    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
    [Tag:animals]
  • “- Dr. Dolittle: I've come to the conclusion, with the possible exception of yourself, I have nothing in common with the human race.
    - Matthew: You know, the trouble with you Doctor Dolittle, is you prefer animals to people.
    - Dr. Dolittle: But, animals are so much more fun than people!”

    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
    Anthony George Newley - Matthew Mugg
  • “- Dr. Dolittle: Tell me, Stubbins... what would you do if you had two heads?
    - Tommy Stubbins: I'd join a circus, sir!
    - Dr. Dolittle: Exactly.”

    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
    William Dix - Tommy Stubbins
    [Tag:originality]
  • “- Tommy Stubbins: How did you become a veteran?
    - Dr. Dolittle: Stubbins, the word is veterinarian. To say, animal doctor, is just pretentious.”

    William Dix - Tommy Stubbins
    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
    [Tag:animals, doctors]
  • “I do not understand the human race has so little love for creatures with a different face. Treating animals like people is no madness or disgrace. I do not understand the human race.”
    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
  • “These fish languages, they really only work underwater. It's fascinating! The basic system is mouth movements and bubbles signals. At the moment, I can only make big bubbles and they keep on telling me I'm shouting.”

    Rex Harrison - Dr. John Dolittle
  • “It's appalling, but celebrities have no secret. My life in and 3,000 miles from Hollywood would have been considerably easier if I'd been homosexual inasmuch as my private relationships would then have remained private.”
    Rex Harrison
  • “There even are places where English completely disappears; in America they haven't used it for years.”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    [Tag:america, language]
  • “Why can't a woman be more like a man?”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    [Tag:men, women]
  • “You see, the great secret, Eliza, is not a question of good manners or bad manners, or any particular sort of manners, but having the same manner for all human souls. The question is not whether I treat you rudely, but whether you've ever heard me treat anyone else better.”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    [Tag:manners, rudeness]
  • “I find that the moment a woman makes friends with me she becomes jealous, exacting, suspicious, and a damn nuisance. And I find that the moment I make friends with a woman I become selfish and tyrannical. So here I am, a confirmed old bachelor and likely to remain so.”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
  • “- Professor Henry Higgins: You mean to say you'd sell your daughter for fifty pounds?
    - Colonel Hugh Pickering: Have you no morals, man?
    - Alfred P. Doolittle: Nah. Nah, can't afford 'em, guv'nor. Neither could you, if you was as poor as me.”

    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    Wilfrid Hyde-White - Colonel Hugh Pickering
    Stanley Holloway - Alfred P. Doolittle
  • “- Colonel Hugh Pickering: Are you a man of good character where women are concerned?
    - Professor Henry Higgins: Have you ever met a man of good character where women are concerned?
    - Colonel Hugh Pickering: Yes, very frequently.
    - Professor Henry Higgins: Well, I haven't.”

    Wilfrid Hyde-White - Colonel Hugh Pickering
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    [Tag:character, men]
  • “I can do without anyone. I have my own soul! My own spark of divine fire!”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
  • “You're not bad-looking; you're really quite a pleasure to look at sometimes. Not now, of course, when you've been crying, you look like the very devil; but when you're all right, and quite yourself, you're what I would call... attractive.”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
    [Tag:beauty, crying]
  • “The majesty and grandeur of the English language, it's the greatest possession we have. The noblest thoughts that ever flowed through the hearts of men are contained in its extraordinary, imaginative, and musical mixtures of sounds.”
    Rex Harrison - Professor Henry Higgins
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