The English Patient
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Hana: There's a man downstairs. He brought us eggs. He might stay.
Almásy: Why? Can he lay eggs?
Hana: He's Canadian.
Almásy: Why are people always so happy when they collide with someone from the same place? What happened in Montreal when you passed a man in the street? Did you invite him to live with you?

Almásy: New lovers are nervous and tender, but smash everything. For the heart is an organ of fire.

Caravaggio: You're in love with him, aren't you? Your poor patient. You think he's a saint because of the way he looks? I don't think he is.
Hana: I'm not in love with him. I'm in love with ghosts. So is he, he's in love with ghosts.

Muller: You are a Canadian spy working for the Allies. Code-name Moose.

Katharine Clifton: I wanted to meet the man who could write such a long paper with so few adjectives.

Almásy: Every night I cut out my heart. But in the morning it was full again.

Almásy: It is a very plum plum.

Almásy: This... this, the hollow at the base of a woman's throat, does it have an official name?
Madox: Good God, man, pull yourself together.

Katharine Clifton: Promise me you'll come back for me.
Almásy: I promise, I'll come back for you. I promise, I'll never leave you.

Almásy: Swoon, I'll catch you.

Almásy: How can you ever smile, as if your life hadn't capsized?

Madox: I have to teach myself not to read too much into everything. It comes from too long having to read so much into hardly anything at all.

Almásy: I once traveled with a guide who was taking me to Faya. He didn't speak for nine hours. At the end of it he pointed at the horizon and said, "Faya!" That was a good day.

Almásy: I am a just a bit of toast, my friend.

Almásy: I once heard of a captain who wore a patch over a good eye. The men fought harder for him.

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Willem Dafoe is conversing with another male British agent as the German paratroopers invade, a British female worker passes him as he is about to go down the flight of stairs. As he reaches the ground floor, she passes by him again as she goes up the same stairs he just came down - seemingly far too quick to be possible.

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Trivia: This is not made entirely clear in the movie but in the book it is nearly seven years before the Count returns to the cave for Katherine's body.

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