Albert Goldman: Whatever I am, he made me! I was adorable once, young and full of hope. And now look at me! I'm this short, fat, insecure, middle-aged THING!
Armand: I made you short?
Armand: It's like riding a psychotic horse toward a burning stable.
Louise Keeley: Oh, what interesting china.
Louise Keeley: It looks like young men playing leap frog.
Armand: Yes, I wear foundation. Yes, I live with a man. Yes, I'm a middle- aged fag. But I know who I am, Val. It took me twenty years to get here, and I'm not gonna let some idiot senator destroy that. Fuck the senator, I don't give a damn what he thinks.
Chosen answer: Most likely, he improvises on the spot, dodging and recovering, as he did all the way through the scene.