“The Importance of Being Earnest” quotes(2002)
Plot – Jack Worthing is a young gentleman who lives in England in the late '800. He has been adopted by a rich man who found him in a handbag at Victoria Station. Now he's the guardian of his benefactor's niece. To distract himself, Jack pretends to have a brother, Ernest, who's a troublemaker he has often to get out of troubles. Everything goes well until Jack falls in love with a girl of the high society, Guendolen Fairfax, who has decided to marry a man called Ernest.
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“The Importance of Being Earnest” Quotes 20 quotes
“I really don't see what is so romantic about proposing. One may be accepted - one usually is, I believe - and then the excitement is ended. The very essence of romance is uncertainty.”
“- Jack: Algy, you're always talking nonsense.
- Algy: It's better than listening to it.”
“I do not approve of anything that tampers with natural ignorance. Ignorance is like a delecate, exotic fruit. Touch it, and the bloom is gone.”
“The only way to behave to a woman is to make love to her if she is pretty, and to someone else if she is plain.”
“Where questions of self-sacrifice are concerned, men are infinitely beyond us!”
“- Jack: How you can sit there eating muffins when we're in this terrible trouble, I can't make out! It seems to me to be perfectly heartless...
- Algy: I can hardly eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs.”
“I think it is high time that Mr. Bunbury made up his mind whether he was going to live or die. This shilly-shallying with the question is absurd!”
“In matters of utmost importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.”
“My dear fellow, all women become like their mothers, that's their tragedy. No man does, and that's his.”
“I don't know whether there is anything particularly exciting about the air in this particular part of Hertfordshire, but the number of engagements that go on seem to me to be considerably above the proper average that statistics have laid down for our guidance.”
“The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.”
“A passionate celibacy is all that any of us can look forward to.”
“35 is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained 35 for years.”