Quotes from Kevin Kline movies and TV shows

Edwin Stanton: No. Damn it! No. No, she must be punished to the full extent. I want these people buried and forgotten.
Joseph Holt: The majority prefer a more merciful sentence, life in prison on account of her age, gender.
Edwin Stanton: I give Mr. Aiken credit. He knew just how to use the daughter.
Joseph Holt: It seems so.
Edwin Stanton: You made my sentiments known to the Commission?
Joseph Holt: Their minds are made.
Edwin Stanton: Then let us change them.

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Dave Kovic: She's great. She's really exotic! She's a princess! She's Polynesian - well, half Polynesian, and half American. She's... Amnesian.

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Cole Porter: If I can survive this movie, I can survive anything.

Linda Porter: We've become such fast friends. I was hoping you might. He'd be a good companion for you.
Cole Porter: Linda?
Linda Porter: I don't want you to be lonely.

Cole Porter: You're playing with my life.
Gabe: It's my show.

Cole Porter: There are no little memories with you.

Cole Porter: I'm making such a mess trying to say this, I'm glad I'm not trying to write it as a song.
Linda Porter: It would be a beautiful serenade.

Linda Porter: What's that?
Cole Porter: An idea for a song. I think this part would go well with I love you. What do you think?
Linda Porter: I think that would be beautiful.
Cole Porter: I do you know.
Linda Porter: You don't have to love me the way I love you Cole, just love me.
Cole Porter: It's so easy.

Cole Porter: Why does Linda come back to Cole?
Linda Porter: Because he's Cary Grant. And she misses the music as do I.

Cole Porter: And chorus, keep those consonants crisp. We don't want the audience to think you're saying "an annoying opening for an ugly show." They'll come to that conclusion on their own.

Cole Porter: Monty! I didn't recognize you under all that hair.
Monty Woolley: We've all changed since school. At Yale the only grooms who interested you were in the stables.

Cole Porter: Two people who wanted too much from each other.

Cole Porter: I don't want to fight.
Linda Porter: I don't want to fight and I don't want to blame. But if things are going to be... different. I'd like to know.
Cole Porter: I'll tell you as soon as I know.

Linda Porter: You don't have to love me the way I love you Cole. Just love me.
Cole Porter: That's so easy.

Cole Porter: I have a little something for you. It's a whole new flower. A gentleman in Spain did it up for me. It's a hybrid of two varieties of rose thought to be completely incompatible yet look at it. It's perfect. The Linda Porter rose.
Linda Porter: Exquisite.
Cole Porter: Just a pale reflection of our life together.
Linda Porter: It wasn't all beautiful.

Linda Porter: You knew so much about me when we met, don't you think I'd heard a thing or two about you?
Cole Porter: So you know that I... that I have other interests... interests some may see as unfair to you?
Linda Porter: You mean men?
Cole Porter: Yes, men.
Linda Porter: Let's just say you like them more than I do.

Linda Porter: I think a change would be good for us.
Cole Porter: Yes.
Linda Porter: Yes we'll go?
Cole Porter: Yes it would be a big change.

Cole Porter: What is discretion but dishonesty dressed up in a little good breeding?

Cole Porter: An unmanned piano.

Linda Porter: Grace personified.
Cole Porter: Was that me? Because I really hadn't planned on sweeping you off your feet for quite a while.

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