Anne Bancroft

Quotes from Anne Bancroft movies and TV shows

Queen: Everyone has their place, Bala. You, the soldiers, the workers... Oh, it's not all that bad being princess, is it? Would you prefer to be carting around dirt all day?
Bala: Oh, Mother, don't be so dramatic.

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Nun: One mistake. You said "after we die eternity begins." Eternity has no beginning, it has no end. Eternity can't come after life, eternity includes life. We make eternity, every hour, every day, every second. We choose what our eternity will be.

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Sen. Lillian DeHaven: No politician can afford to let women come home in body bags. Especially me. It was never gonna happen anyway.

Sen. Lillian DeHaven: Whoa, whoa, whoa, Mr. Hayes. If a cannibal used a knife and fork, would you call that progress too?

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Annie Sullivan: All's fair in love and war.
Captain Arthur Keller: This is not war.
Annie Sullivan: Well, it's not love.

Annie Sullivan: Pity? For this tyrant? The whole house turns on her whims! Is there anything she wants she doesn't get? I'll tell you what I pity: that the sun won't rise and set for her all her life, and every day you're telling her it will! What good will your pity do when you're under the strawberries, Captain Keller?

James Keller: Sooner or later, we all give up, don't we?
Annie Sullivan: Maybe you all do, but it's my idea of the original sin.
James Keller: What is?
Annie Sullivan: Giving up.

Annie Sullivan: It's less trouble to feel sorry for her than it is to teach her anything better.

Kate Keller: What happened?
Annie Sullivan: She ate from her own plate. She ate with a spoon. Herself. And she folded her napkin.
Kate Keller: Folded her napkin?
Annie Sullivan: The room's a wreck, but her napkin is folded. I'll be in my room, Mrs. Keller.
Viney, Keller Maid: Don't leave now, Miss Annie. Dinner'll be ready right away.
Kate Keller: Folded her napkin. My Helen folded her napkin.

Annie Sullivan: Disinter... disinterested... disinterested... where's discipline? What a dictionary this is. You have to know how something is spelt before you can look it up to see how it's spelt. Discipline... Huh. "Diskipline."

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Emma Jacklin: I would love to give you a divorce.

Emma Jacklin: Dancers have such ugly feet. Ugh. If I was a man, I could have all the feet... I mean, children I wanted to... and still danced.

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