“The Way We Were” quotes(1973)
Plot – The movie is set during Roosevelt's last presidency and revolves around the psychology of the two protagonists. Katie is a young propagandist convinced of her political views. At the beginning of the movie she supports communism and banning the atomic bomb. Hubbell is a young American from a wealthy family who has enlisted in the Navy. He is a promising writer, confident in his success, also thanks to Katie's encouragement. The two fall in love, live together, have a child and then they separate, having acknowledged their psychological incompatibility.
All actors – Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles, Patrick O'Neal, Viveca Lindfors, Allyn Ann McLerie, Murray Hamilton, Herb Edelman, Diana Ewing, Sally Kirkland, Marcia Mae Jones, Don Keefer, George Gaynes, Eric Boles, Barbara Peterson, Roy Jenson, Brendan Kelly, James Woods, Constance Forslund, Robert Gerringer, Susan Blakely, Edward Power, Susanne Zenor, Dan Seymour, Sean Collins, Dorian Cusick, Robert Dahdah, Beverly Goodman, Marvin Hamlisch, Don Koll, Bruce Pecheur, Cornelia Sharpe, Andrea Trueshow all
“The Way We Were” Quotes 11 quotes
“Life is too serious to be taken seriously.”
“Commitment is part of you. Part of what makes you attractive, part of what attracted me to you.”
“- Hubbell: I don't see how you can do it.
- Katie: And I don't see how you can't.”
“- Katie: Wouldn't it be lovely if we were old? We'd have survived all this. And everything would be easy and uncomplicated, the way it was when we were young.
- Hubbell: Katie, it was never uncomplicated.”
“- Katie: You'll never find anyone as good for you as I am, to believe in you as much as I do or to love you as much.
- Hubbell: I know that.
- Katie: Well then why?”
“- Hubbell: You never give up, do you?
- Katie: Only when I'm absolutely forced to.”
“Maybe you were born committed... I can't get negative enough. I can't get angry enough. And I can't get positive enough.”
“Your girl is lovely, Hubbell.”
“The trouble with some people is they work too hard.”
“You think you're easy? Compared to what, the Hundred Years' War?”
“When you love someone, from Roosevelt to me, you go deaf, dumb and blind.”