“Mansfield Park” quotes(1999)
Plot – Fanny Price is 10-years-old when she leaves her poor family in Portsmouth to go to live with her relatives in Northamptonshire. Fanny always felt in debt to her uncles for spending her childhood in Mansfield Park with the healthy family. However, her aunt Norris and her cousins, Maria and Julia, always humiliated her. Her only friend is Edmund, the younger Bertram’s son.
All actors – Hannah Taylor Gordon, Talya Gordon, Lindsay Duncan, Bruce Byron, James Purefoy, Sheila Gish, Harold Pinter, Elizabeth Eaton, Elizabeth Earl, Philip Sarson, Amelia Warner, Frances O'Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, Victoria Hamilton, Hugh Bonneville, Justine Waddell, Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Charles Edwards, Sophia Myles, Hilton McRae, Anna Popplewell, Danny Worters, Gordon Reid, Jack Murphy, Peter Curtis, Emma Flett, Wendy Woodbridge, Eliza Darby, Richard Oliffshow all
“Mansfield Park” Quotes 25 quotes
“- Henry Crawford: There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved.
- Fanny Price: Mr. Crawford, do not speak nonsense.
- Henry Crawford: Nonsense?
- Fanny Price: You are such a fine speaker that I'm afraid you may actually end in convincing yourself.”
“Fanny, you really must begin to harden yourself to the idea of... being worth looking at.”
“A woman's poverty is a slavery even more harsh than a man's.”
“Life seems nothing more than a quick succession of busy nothings.”
“I have no talent for certainty.”
“Maria was married on Saturday. In all important preparations of mind she was complete, being prepared for matrimony by a hatred of home, by the misery of disappointed affection, and contempt of the man she was to marry. The bride was elegantly dressed and the two bridesmaids were duly inferior. Her mother stood with salts, expecting to be...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Edmund Bertram: Your entire person is entirely agreeable.
- Fanny Price: Yes, well, tonight I agree with everyone.”
“No man dies of love but on the stage.”
“- Edmund Bertram: Oh, don't be an imbecile.
- Fanny Price: Oh, but imbecility in women is a great enhancement to their personal charms.
- Edmund Bertram: Fanny, you're being irrational.
- Fanny Price: Yet another adornment. I must be ravishing.”
“- Henry Crawford: What? A compliment? Heavens rejoice, she complimented me!
- Fanny Price: I complimented your dancing, Mr. Crawford, keep your wig on.”
“- Henry Crawford: You dance like an angel, Miss Price.
- Fanny Price: One does not dance like an angel alone, Mr. Crawford.”
“- Fanny Price: I do not trust him, sir.
- Sir Thomas Bertram: What do you distrust?
- Fanny Price: His nature, sir. Like many charming people, he conceals an almost absolute dependence on the appreciation of others.
- Sir Thomas Bertram: And what is the terrible ill in that?
- Fanny Price: His sole interest is in being loved, sir, not in loving.”
“- Edmund Bertram: She does not think evil, but she speaks it. It grieves me to the soul.
- Fanny Price: The effect of education, perhaps.
- Edmund Bertram: Perhaps I can uneducate her.”
“- Edmund Bertram: Is there anything to be done?
- Dr. Winthrop: Wait.
- Edmund Bertram: Wait?
- Dr. Winthrop: Yes. Time can do almost anything.”
“- Susan Price: Your tongue is sharper than a guillotine, Fanny.
- Fanny Price: The effect of education, I suppose.”
“Surely you and I are beyond speaking when words are clearly not enough.”
“I often wonder that history should be so dull, for a great deal of it must be invention.”
“Run mad as often as you choose but do not faint.”
“There are as many forms of love as there are moments in time.”