“Mrs. Miniver” quotes

Movie Mrs. Miniver
William Wyler directed this movie in 1942
Title Mrs. Miniver
Year 1942
Director William Wyler
Genre Drama, Romance, War
All actors – Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Henry Travers, Richard Ney, Henry Wilcoxon, Christopher Severn, Brenda Forbes, Clare Sandars, Marie De Becker
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  • “This is not only a war of soldiers in uniform. It is a war of the people, of all the people, and it must be fought not only on the battlefield, but in the cities and in the villages, in the factories and on the farms, in the home, and in the heart of every man, woman, and child who loves freedom!”
    Henry Wilcoxon - Vicar
    [Tag:freedom, purpose, war]
  • “I know how comfortable it is to curl up with a nice, fat book full of big words and think you're going to solve all the problems in the universe. But you're not, you know. A bit of action is required every now and then.”
    Teresa Wright - Carol Beldon
  • “I think it's lovely having flowers named after you.”
    Greer Garson - Mrs. Miniver
    [Tag:flowers, name]
  • “Why in all conscience should these be the ones to suffer? Children, old people, a young girl at the height of her loveliness. Why these? Are these our soldiers? Are these our fighters? Why should they be sacrificed?”
    Henry Wilcoxon - Vicar
  • “In war, time is so precious to the young people.”
    Greer Garson - Mrs. Miniver
    [Tag:time, war, youth]
  • “This is the people's war! It is our war! We are the fighters! Fight it then! Fight it with all that is in us, and may God defend the right!”
    Henry Wilcoxon - Vicar
    [Tag:fighting, people, war]
  • “We have buried our dead, but we shall not forget them. Instead they will inspire us with an unbreakable determination to free ourselves and those who come after us from the tyranny and terror that threaten to strike us down.”
    Henry Wilcoxon - Vicar
  • “The homes of many of us have been destroyed, and the lives of young and old have been taken.”
    Henry Wilcoxon - Vicar