Quotes from Imelda Staunton movies and TV shows

Maud Hill: There's no place on earth people understand loneliness better than here.

Maud Hill: I never asked anything of the world, but it's a perfect hell on earth to give a woman children to love and to rob her of them.

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Sandra Abbott: The last thing I need is a bloody coffee. I'm stone cold sober, Mike. You know, I didn't think anything could be worse than being betrayed by you. But actually, I've realised I have spent the last 35 years betraying myself.

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Margaret Campbell: You can't make someone want education.

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Dolores Umbridge: What? Do something! Tell them I mean no harm!
Harry Potter: I'm sorry Professor. I must not tell lies.

Dolores Umbridge: You first applied for the defense against the dark arts, is this true?
Professor Snape: Yes.
Dolores Umbridge: But you didn't succeed?
Professor Snape: Obviously.

Dolores Umbridge: Naughty children deserve to be punished.

Dolores Umbridge: There is no need to talk for this.
Hermione Granger: No need to think is more like it.

More Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix quotes

Vera: I reckon that Reg would make a good husband to some nice girl.
Stan: Where's a bloke like that gonna meet someone?

Vera: I help girls out.

Det. Inspector Webster: You perform abortions, don't you?
Vera: That's not what I do dear. That's what you call it. But they need help. Who else they got to turn to? No one. I help them out.

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