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“The Bostonians” quotes
Title The Bostonians
All actors – Christopher Reeve, Vanessa Redgrave, Jessica Tandy, Madeleine Potter, Nancy Marchand, Wesley Addy, Barbara Bryne, Linda Hunt, Charles McCaughan, Nancy New, Jon Van Ness, Wallace Shawn
“- Olive Chancellor: Don't you believe in the coming of a better day that it's possible to do something for the human race?
- Basil Ransome: Hmm, well... what strikes me most, Ms. Olive, it's that human race's got to bear its troubles.”
“- Basil Ransome: The position of women is nothing but to make fools of men.
- Olive Chancellor: Don't you believe in our emancipation?
- Basil Ransome: I'll tell you after the meeting.”
“- Miss Birdseye: Your cousin looks like a genius, my dear.
- Olive Chancellor: It's only a distantcousin. He's a lawyer from Mississippi, he left his mother and his sisters behind and he's come to try to make his living in New York. He's not in sympathy, I'm afraid.”