“She was trapped. From the first time he met her. She was trapped. Like a bird in a cage. But he couldn't see it. He liked her, but he was the type who couldn't see what was in front of his face. And there she was, in pain. You can get soppy about someone, you can't see these things, and he was... soppy sod. She had faith in him. She believed in...” (continue) (continue reading)
“Mona Lisa” quotes(1986)
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“Mona Lisa” Quotes 6 quotes
“- Simone: She needs me George.
- George: And you needed me to get her.
- Simone: Haven't you ever needed someone?
- George: All the time.”
“- George: You like her, don't you?
- Simone: Of course I like her.
- George: Yeah, but you like her in that special way. In the songs.”
“- Simone: Sometimes they fall for what they think I am.
- George: And what do they think you are?
- Simone: What you think. A black whore.”
“- Simone: Being cheap is one thing. Looking cheap is another. That really takes talent...
- George: Some women are whores. Some whores are black. You take what you're given, don't you?”
“- George: She's a woman of substance. A lady.
- Thomas: I thought you said she was a tart. A tall thin black tart.
- George: Maybe, but she's still a fucking lady.”