“Inherit the Wind” quotes(1960)
Plot – In a small backwater American town, the pastor, together with the city's most influential public officials, decides to press charges against a schoolteacher who is introducing Charles Darwin's evolution of species theories to his students. When a big newspaper decides to take up the defense of the teacher, hiring a prominent lawyer to defend him, prosecutors are obliged to respond heads on by convening an equally illustrious lawyer.
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“Inherit the Wind” Quotes 11 quotes
“- Matthew Harrison Brady: Why is it, my old friend, that you've moved so far away from me?
- Henry Drummond: All motion is relative, Matt. Maybe it's you who've moved away by standing still.”
“Youth can be so pure. What do you know of good or evil? What do you understand of the sum of a man's life?”
“Which is hungrier my stomach or my soul? Hotdog!”
“- Henry Drummond: Ever been in love Hornbeck?
- E. K. Hornbeck: Only with the sound of my own words, thank God.”
“Mr. Brady, it is the duty of a newspaper to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”
“The Bible is a book. It's a good book, but it is not the only book.”
“I don't swear just for the hell of it. Language is a poor enough means of communication. I think we should all the words we've got. Besides, there are damn few words that anybody understands.”
“- Matthew Harrison Brady: I do not think about things I do not think about.
- Henry Drummond: Do you ever think about things that you do think about?”
Progress has never been a bargain. You have to pay for it. Sometimes I think there's a man who sits behind a counter and says, "All right, you can have a telephone, but you lose privacy and the charm of distance. Madam, you may vote but at a price: you lose the right to retreat behind the powder puff or your petticoat. Mister, you may conquer... (continue)(continue reading)