Quotes from Maggie Smith movies and TV shows - page 2 of 3

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Rufus: Sorry, you can't park here.
Miss Shepherd: No, I've had guidance. This is where it should go.
Rufus: Guidance? Who from?
Miss Shepherd: The Virgin Mary. I spoke to her yesterday. She was outside the post office.

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Mrs. Emily Delahunty: In the garden, delphiniums were in flower. Through scented twilight, the girl in the white dress walked with a step as light as a morning cobweb. That evening she hadn't a care in the world.

Mrs. Emily Delahunty: I have several other names. Perhaps you might prefer one of them? Gloria Grey. Janine Ann Johns. Cora Lamont.
Aimee: Why do you have so many names?
Mrs. Emily Delahunty: Well, we have different clothes for different occasions. Why not have different names?

Mrs. Emily Delahunty: My real parents were... travellig entertainers. They had no use for a child. "Not the sort of people you'd care for", said the mother who wasn't my mother. The people I lived with couldn't have children. They bought me.

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Jean Brodie: Little girls! I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life. You girls are my vocation. If I were to receive a proposal of marriage tomorrow from the Lord Lyon, King of Arms, I would decline it. I am dedicated to you in my prime. And my summer in Italy has convinced me that I am truly in my prime.

Jean Brodie: Six inches is perfectly adequate. More is vulgar.

Jean Brodie: Ah, chrysanthemums. Such serviceable flowers.

Jean Brodie: Deep in most of us is the potential for greatness or the potential to inspire greatness.

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Muriel Donnelly: You know, there's a long list of things I don't care for: doctors, sunburn, mosquitoes, people who outstay their welcome... I could go on forever. But there is one thing I cannot bear, and that's self-pity. It destroys everything around it. Now don't be that idiot. Don't let that happen.

Muriel Donnelly: Just because I'm looking at you when you talk, don't think I'm listening - or even interested.

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Mrs. Medlock: God! Look at your legs, they are swollen and red.

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