“The Dresser” quotes(1983)
All actors – Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Zena Walker, Eileen Atkins, Michael Gough, Cathryn Harrison, Betty Marsden, Sheila Reid, Lockwood West, Donald Eccles, Llewellyn Reesshow all
“The Dresser” Quotes 9 quotes
“There are thousands of children all over this beloved land of ours, scavenging the larders for something sweet. If only they came to me, I could tell them of the one person in England who has an inexhaustible supply of chocolate. It is I who have to carry her on, dead, as Cordelia. It is I who have to lift her up in my arms. Thank Christ, I...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Never, never despairing! Well perhaps, sometimes at night, or at Christmas, when you can't get a job in a pantomime! But not once inside the building! Never! Pathetic maybe, but not ungrateful.”
“No, I haven't been happy. Yes, it's been worth it.”
“We all have our little sorrows, ducky; you're not the only one. And the littler you are, the larger the sorrow.”
“Never mind the young Cordelia, ducky. He wants a light Cordelia!... It's not youth or talent or star quality he's after, ducky, but a moderate eater!”
“My memory is like a policeman. It is never there when you want it.”
“- Madge: It is a disease.
- Her Ladyship: What is?
- Madge: Hopefulness.”
“227 Lears... 227 performances of King Lear and I can't remember the first line.”
“The critics? No, I have nothing but compassion for them. How can I hate the crippled, the mentally deficient, and the dead?”