“Crimes and Misdemeanors” quotes(1989)
All actors – Bill Bernstein, Martin Landau, Claire Bloom, Stephanie Roth Haberle, Gregg Edelman, George J. Manos, Anjelica Huston, Woody Allen, Jenny Nichols, Joanna Gleason, Alan Alda, Sam Waterston, Zina Jasper, Dolores Sutton, Joel Fogel, Donna Castellano, Thomas Crowe, Mia Farrow, Martin Bergmann, Caroline Aaron, Kenny Vance, Jerry Orbach, Jerry Zaks, Barry Finkel, Steve Maidment, Nadia Sanford, Chester Malinowski, Stanley Reichman, Rebecca Schull, David S. Howard, Garrett Simowitz, Frances Conroy, Anna Berger, Sol Frieder, Justin Zaremby, Marvin Terban, Hy Anzell, Sylvia Kauders, Victor Argo, Lenore Loveman, Nora Ephron, Sunny Keyser, Merv Bloch, Nancy Arden, Thomas L. Bolster, Myla Pitt, Robin Bartlett, Grace Phillips, Randy Aaron Fink, Joel Y. Zion, Major Halley Jr., Walt Levinsky, George Masso, Charles Miles, Derek Smith, Warren Vaché, Pete Antell, Anthony Gorruso, Gary Allen Meyers, Lee Musiker, Tony Sotos, Tony Tedesco, Nancy Cohen, Marilyn Dobrin, Avner Eisenberg, Matthew T. Gitkin, Daryl Hannah, Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, Peter Kalin, Fred Melamed, Benito Mussolini, Mercedes Ruehl, Maggie Wagnershow all
“Crimes and Misdemeanors” Quotes 31 quotes
“Comedy is tragedy plus time!”
“Don't listen to what your teachers tell you, you know. Don't pay attention. Just, just see what they look like and that's how you'll know what life is really gonna be like.”
“Jack lives in the real world. You live in the kingdom of heaven. I'd managed to keep free of that real world but suddenly it's found me.”
“When he tells you he wants to exchange ideas, what he wants is to exchange fluids.”
“I'll be honest. You're not my first choice.”
“Without God the world is a cesspool.”
“My ex-husband and I fell in love at first sight. Maybe I should've taken a second look.”
“- Lester: I told you I'm putty in your hands.
- Halley Reed: What am I gonna do with a handful of putty?”
“Honey, you're the one who stopped sleeping with me, ok. It'll be a year come April 20th. I remember the date exactly, because it was Hitler's birthday.”
“Where I grew up in Brooklyn, everybody was too unhappy to commit suicide.”
“- Cliff Stern: I actually wrote you a love letter.
- Halley Reed: I didn't get it.
- Cliff Stern: It's probably just as well. I plagiarized most of it from James Joyce. You probably wondered why all the references to Dublin.”
“Without the law, it's all darkness.”
I remember my father telling me: "The eyes of God are on us always.". The eyes of God. What a phrase to a young boy. What were God's eyes like? Unimaginably penetrating, intense eyes, I assumed. And I wonder if it was just a coincidence I made my specialty ophthalmology.
“- Ben: It's a human life. You don't think God sees?
- Judah Rosenthal: God is a luxury I can't afford.”
“We are the sum total of our choices.”
“One sin leads to a deeper sin.”
He left a note. He left a simple little note that said "I've gone out the window." This is a major intellectual and he leaves a note that says "I've gone out the window." He's a role-model. You'd think he'd leave a decent note.
“- Lester: If you play your cards right, you could have my body.
- Halley Reed: Wouldn't you rather leave it to science?”
“She's not an insect! You don't just step on her!”
“If it bends, it's funny. If it breaks, it isn't.”