“The King's Speech” quotes(2010)
Plot – Bertie suffers of a debilitating stutter. After the death of his father King George V and the abdication of his brother Edward VIII, he's crowned King George VI of England. His country is facing World War II and it desperately needs a leader. His wife Elizabeth arranges a meeting with an eccentric speech therapist, Lionel Logue, and after a rocky start the two set out an unorthodox treatment and an unbreakable bond borns between them.
All actors – Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi, Robert Portal, Richard Dixon, Paul Trussell, Adrian Scarborough, Andrew Havill, Charles Armstrong, Roger Hammond, Geoffrey Rush, Calum Gittins, Jennifer Ehle, Dominic Applewhite, Ben Wimsett, Freya Wilson, Ramona Marquez, David Bamber, Jake Hathaway, Michael Gambon, Guy Pearce, Patrick Ryecart, Teresa Gallagher, Simon Chandler, Claire Bloom, Orlando Wells, Tim Downie, Dick Ward, Eve Best, John Albasiny, Timothy Spall, Danny Emes, Anthony Andrews, John Warnaby, Roger Parrott, , Dean Ambridge, Mike Archer, Mihai Arsene, Max Callum, James Currie, Graham Curry, Filippo Delaunay, Julie Eagleton, Tony Earnshaw, Adam Eveson, Jensen Freeman, Adolf Hitler, Sarah Molkenthin, Martyn Moore, Abbie Murison, Pete Noakes, Mary Robinson, George Rodd, Alex Sabga, Harry Sims, Tony Sweeney, Sean Taloshow all
“The King's Speech” Quotes 23 quotes
“- Lionel Logue: Oh, surely a prince's brain knows what its mouth's doing?
- King George VI: You're not well acquainted with royal princes, are you?”
“Kiss the book, sign the oath, and you're king. Easy.”
“- King George VI: I'm not going to sit here warbling.
- Lionel Logue: You can with me.
- King George VI: Because you're peculiar.
- Lionel Logue: I take that as a compliment.”
“- King Edward VIII: Haven't I any rights?
- King George VI: Many privileges.
- King Edward VIII: Not the same thing.”
“- Lionel Logue: You still stammered on the 'W'.
- King George VI: Well, I had to throw in a few so they knew it was me.”
“There may be dark days ahead, and war can no longer be confined to the battlefield, but we can only do the right as we see the right, and reverently commit our cause to God. If one and all we keep resolutely faithful to it, then, with God's help, we shall prevail.”
“I'm very much afraid, sir, that your greatest test is yet to come.”
- Lionel Logue: Well, we need to have your hubby pop by. Tuesday would be good. He can give me his personal details, I'll make a frank appraisal, and then we'll take it from there.
- Queen Elizabeth: Doctor, forgive me,I don't have a "hubby," we don't "pop," and nor do we ever talk about our private lives. No, you must come to us.
- Lionel Logue... (continue)(continue reading)
“You have such perseverance, Bertie. You're the bravest man I know. You'll make a bloody good king.”
“- King George VI: Listen to me.
- Lionel Logue: Listen to you? By what right?
- King George VI: By divine right, if you must. I am your king.
- Lionel Logue: No, you're not. You told me so yourself. You said you didn't want it. Why should I waste my time listening?
- King George VI: Because I have a right to be heard. I have a voice.
- Lionel...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Waiting for me to... commence a conversation, one can wait rather a long wait.”
“- Lionel Logue: What are friends for?
- King George VI: I wouldn't know.”
“- Lilibet: Papa, what's he saying?
- King George VI: I don't know but he seems to be saying it rather well.”
“- Lionel Logue: Long pauses are good: they add solemnity to great occasions.
- King George VI: Then I'm the solemnest king who ever lived.”
“- Lionel Logue: Please, call me Lionel.
- King George VI: No, I... prefer Doctor.
- Lionel Logue: I prefer Lionel. What'll I call you?
- King George VI: Your Royal Highness. And... Sir... after that.
- Lionel Logue: How about Bertie?
- King George VI: Only my family uses that.
- Lionel Logue: Perfect. Here, it's better if we're equals.
- King...” (continue)(continue reading)
“In the past, all a King had to do was look respectable in uniform and not fall off his horse. Now we must invade people's homes and ingratiate ourselves with them. This family's been reduced to those lowest, basest of all creatures. We've become actors!”
“Over and over again we have tried to find a peaceful way out of the differences between ourselves and those who are now our enemies, but it has been in vain. We have been forced into a conflict, for we are called to meet the challenge of a principle, which, if it were to prevail, would be fatal to any civilized order in the world.”
“- Lionel Logue: This fellow could really be somebody great. He's fighting me.
- Myrtle Logue: Perhaps he doesn't want to be great. Perhaps that's what you want.”
“Logue, however this turns out, I don't know how to thank you for what you've done.”