“Insignificance” quotes

Movie Insignificance
Title Insignificance
Year 1985
Director Nicolas Roeg
Genre Drama, Comedy
All actors – Michael Emil, Theresa Russell, Tony Curtis, Gary Busey, Will Sampson, Patrick Kilpatrick, Ian O'Connell, George Holmes, Richard M. Davidson, Mitchell Greenberg, Raynor Scheine, Jude Ciccolella
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  • “You can never understand anything by agreeing, by making definitions. Only by turning over the possibilities. That's called thinking. If I say I know, I stop thinking. As long as I keep thinking, I come to understand. That way, I might approach some truth.”
    Michael Emil - Professor
  • “I am not stupid. Heh, heh. I just enjoy giving the appearance of being stupid. You see, from an early age I've reveled in the appearance of stupidity which is given me a great deal of time to think. So I been thinking... No more TV. No more TV dinners. If you like, no more baseball.”
    Gary Busey - The Ballplayer
  • “- Actress: I only said I knew, because you said you knew.
    - Professor: I lied. Knowledge isn't truth. It's just mindless agreement. You agree with me, I agree with someone else, we all have knowledge. We haven't come any closer to the truth.”

    Theresa Russell - Actress
    Michael Emil - Professor
  • “Between you and me, let me tell you somethin'. Don't ever put a woman up on a pedestal. Cuz it'll just give her a chance to kick your teeth right down your throat.”

    Gary Busey - The Ballplayer
  • “Stop talking so goddamn smart! I've heard enough! It just sounds like words! I've heard enough of your words! I came here to know you, and all you've done is hide behind words! What are you hiding from? What are you afraid of?”
    Theresa Russell - Actress
    [Tag:fear, talking, words]