Rupert Everett quotes
“I am my own Judas.”
“- Oscar Wilde: I met Christ in prison.
- Reggie Turner: And what was she in for?
- Oscar Wilde: Don't joke, Reggie. In the cell, there is only God and man.”
“- Oscar Wilde: After three days in hell, Jesus rose from the dead, broke open his tomb, discarded his cerements and took his place forever in the heart of man. After 700 days of hard labour, my tomb is opened. I have tiptoed to the boattrain and am born again through him, with him and in France.
- Robert Robbie Ross: Very good, Oscar. We'll...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Reggie Turner: How do you like your new name?
- Oscar Wilde: Almost as much as I loathe the old one.”
“All I'm saying, Reggie, dear, is I have lived in the grip of vice and pleasure. It was wrong and I have paid. Perhaps the slate is wiped clean, perhaps it is not, who knows? At any rate, I am now ready to return to life.”
“- Sir Robert Chiltern: Do you know, Arthur, I sometimes wish I were you.
- Lord Arthur Goring: Do you know, Robert, sometimes I wish you were too. Except that you would probably make something useful out of my life, and that would never do.”
“One learns so much about life in the army. Yeah. Killing people.”
“I really don't see what is so romantic about proposing. One may be accepted - one usually is, I believe - and then the excitement is ended. The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”
“Exile is a dreadful thing for one who knows his rightful place.”
“Hey! I'm Jules' fiancé, George! Just stopped by for a little preconjugal visit if you catch my drift!”
“- Sir Robert Chiltern: You could always get married.
- Lord Arthur Goring: It's the always bit that alarms me.”
“The misery! The exquisite tragedy! The Susan Hayward of it all!”
“Where do you keep your champagne? Near the furnace?”
“- Jack: Algy, you're always talking nonsense.
- Algy: It's better than listening to it.”
“- Julianne Potter: He just came in for few hours to uh, to uh, fuck me.
- George Downes: Huh! Takes a few hours.”
“- Lord Arthur Goring: I am glad you have called. I am going to give you some advice.
- Mrs. Laura Cheveley: Oh pray, don't. One should never give a woman something that she can't wear in the evening.”
“- Lady Gertrude Chiltern: It is Robert himself who wishes to retire from public life.
- Lord Arthur Goring: Rather than risk losing your love, he would do anything.”
“The only way to behave to a woman is to make love to her if she is pretty, and to someone else if she is plain.”