“The House of Mirth” quotes(2000)
Plot – Lily Bart is in precarious economic conditions and loves Selden, a penniless lawyer. She asks help to the tyconn Gus Trenor but he blackmails her, anyway Sim Rosdale, an enriched man, solves everything. She proposes but he refuses and she's now forced to look for a job, but she starts drinking and she gets fired. She searches Selden again but she doesn't find him and she dies.
All actors – Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron, Terry Kinney, Anthony LaPaglia, Laura Linney, Jodhi May, Elizabeth McGovern, Eric Stoltz, Penny Downie, Pearce Quigley, Helen Cokershow all
“The House of Mirth” Quotes 7 quotes
“Love me. But don't tell me so.”
“Sometimes, I think a man understands a woman's motives better than her own sex does.”
“- Lily Bart: You never speak to me.
- Lawrence Selden: I'm never near you long enough.”
“- Lawrence Selden: Isn't marriage your vocation? Isn't it what you're all brought up for?
- Lily Bart: You speak as if I should marry the first man who came along.”