“Simon Birch” quotes

Movie Simon Birch
Mark Steven Johnson directed this movie in 1998
Title Simon Birch
Year 1998
Director Mark Steven Johnson
Genre Drama, Comedy
All actors – Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt, David Strathairn, Dana Ivey, Beatrice Winde, Jan Hooks, Cecilley Carroll, Sumela Kay, Sam Morton, Jim Carrey, John Mazzello, Holly Dennison, Peter MacNeill, Addison Bell, Roger McKeen, Sean McCann, John Robinson, Guy Sanvido, Gil Filar, Marcello Meleca, Tim Hall, Tom Redman, Mark Skrela, Kevin White, Terry V. Hart, Alan Markfield, Christopher Marren, Tommy Dorrian, Justin Marangoni, Tyler Cairns, Gino Giacomini, Barbara Stewart, David Rigby, Sam Aaron, David Chapman, Wendy Fleming, Paul De Fibo, Dalton Rondell, Cameron Croughwell, Logan Holladay, Scotty Leavenworth, Devon Alan, Joshua Titen, Tony Orr, Joshua Croughwell, Jeffrey Schoeny, Derek Montgomery, Sean Sullivan, Devon Cole Borisoff, Taylor Emerson, Brian McLaughlin, Nicholas Andrew, Sean Flynn, Patrick McTavish, Blake Hubbell, Cody Gill, Ramiro González, Mitchell Orr, Trevor Habberstad, Aaron Bouffard
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  • “What I want to do and what I do are two separate things. If we all went around doing what we wanted all the time, there'd be chaos.”
    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    [Tag:chaos, doing, wishes]
  • “I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice, not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God.”

    Jim Carrey - Adult Joe Wenteworth
    [Tag:belief, children, god]
  • “- Simon Birch: What does coffee and donuts have to do with God?
    - Rev. Russell: They're merely refreshments so people can socialize and talk about up coming events.”

    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    David Strathairn - Rev. Russell
  • “- Simon Birch: Your mother is so sexy, sometimes I forget she's someone's mother.
    - Joe Wenteworth: What if I said the same thing about your mother?
    - Simon Birch: I'd have you committed.”

    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    Joseph Mazzello - Joe Wenteworth
  • “Time is a monster that cannot be reasoned with. It responds like a snail to our impatience, then it races like a gazelle when you can't catch a breath.”
    Jim Carrey - Adult Joe Wenteworth
    [Tag:impatience, time]
  • “The Virgin Mary does not chew gum.”
    Jan Hooks - Miss Leavey
  • “- Joe Wenteworth: My balls just turned to prunes!
    - Simon Birch: My balls just turned to raisins!”

    Joseph Mazzello - Joe Wenteworth
    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
  • “Sex makes people crazy.”
    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    [Tag:madness, people, sex]
  • “If God's made the church bake sale a priority, we're in a lot of trouble.”
    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    [Tag:church, god]
  • “I don't see how pork chops could lead to intercourse, no matter how good they are.”
    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    [Tag:food, sex, taste]
  • “- Joe Wenteworth: Your son is not a screw up, he's a hero.
    - Mr. Birch: What?
    - Joe Wenteworth: I said he's a hero. And you don't deserve him. I want you to know that.”

    Joseph Mazzello - Joe Wenteworth
    Peter MacNeill - Mr. Birch
    [Tag:father, heroes, son]
  • “I have faith. I just need proof to back it up.”
    Joseph Mazzello - Joe Wenteworth
    [Tag:faith, proof]
  • “- Rev. Russell: What are you doing sitting in a corner?
    - Simon Birch: Thinking about God.
    - Rev. Russell: In a corner?
    - Simon Birch: Faith is not in a floor plan.”

    David Strathairn - Rev. Russell
    Ian Michael Smith - Simon Birch
    [Tag:faith, god, thinking]
  • “When someone you love dies, you don't lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time, like how the mail stops coming.”
    Jim Carrey - Adult Joe Wenteworth
    [Tag:death, loss]