Quotes from Carey Mulligan movies and TV shows

Irene: What do you do?
Driver: I drive.
Irene: Like a limo driver?
Driver: No, like, for movies.
Irene: Oh. You mean all the car chases and stuff?
Driver: Yeah.
Irene: Isn't that dangerous?
Driver: It's only part-time. Mostly I work at a garage.

Standard: Do you want to hear how mommy and me met?
Benicio: Yeah.
Standard: Yeah? Okay. We were at a party. And she was nineteen years old.
Irene: Seventeen.
Standard: You weren't seventeen.
Irene: I was.
Standard: Wow. So it was illegal. [Laughs.] All right. So I illegally walked over to a seventeen year old girl. And I walk up and I say "Hello, Miss. What is your name?" And she didn't say anything. And then I said "Well my name is Standard Gabriel." Then what did you say?
Irene: I said "Where's the deluxe version?"

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Miss Stubbs: You seem to be old and wise.
Jenny: I feel old. But not very wise.

David: Do you go to concerts?
Jenny: No. We don't believe in concerts.
David: Oh, I assure you, they're real.

Jenny: I don't want to lose my virginity to a piece of fruit.

Jenny: If you never do anything, you never become anyone.

Headmistress: Nobody does anything worth doing without a degree.
Jenny: Nobody does anything worth doing WITH a degree. No woman anyway.
Headmistress: So what I do isn't worth doing? Or what Miss Stubbs does, or Mrs. Wilson, or any of us here? Because none of us would be here without a degree. You do realize that, don't you? And yes, of course studying is hard and boring...
Jenny: Boring?
Headmistress: I'm sorry?
Jenny: Studying is hard and boring. Teaching is hard and boring. So, what you're telling me is to be bored, and then bored, and finally bored again, but this time for the rest of my life? This whole stupid country is bored! There's no life in it, or color, or fun! It's probably just as well the Russians are going to drop a nuclear bomb on us any day now. So my choice is to do something hard and boring, or to marry my... Jew, and go to Paris and Rome and listen to jazz, and read, and eat good food in nice restaurants, and have fun! It's not enough to educate us anymore Ms. Walters. You've got to tell us why you're doing it.

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William Boldwood: You must at least admire my persistence.
Bathsheba Everdene: I do.
William Boldwood: And like me?
Bathsheba Everdene: Yes.
William Boldwood: And respect me?
Bathsheba Everdene: Yes. Very much.
William Boldwood: Which is it? Like or respect?

Bathsheba Everdene: From now on, you have a mistress, not a master. I don't yet know my talents in farming, but I shall do my best. Don't suppose, because I'm a woman, I don't know the difference between bad goings-on and good. I shall be up before you're awake. I shall be a-field before you are up. It is my intention to astonish you all. Back to work, please.

Bathsheba Everdene: Mr Oak, I don't want a husband. I'd hate to be some man's property. I shouldn't mind being a bride at a wedding if I could be one without getting a husband.

More Far from the Madding Crowd quotes

Daisy Buchanan: All the bright precious things fade so fast... And they don't come back.

Daisy Buchanan: Open another window.
Nick Carraway: There aren't any more.
Daisy Buchanan: Then telephone for an axe.

Daisy Buchanan: I hope she'll be a fool - that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

Daisy Buchanan: Gatsby? What Gatsby?

Daisy Buchanan: Well, I'm certainly glad to see you again.
Jay Gatsby: I-I'm certainly glad to see you, as well.

More The Great Gatsby quotes

Llewyn Davis: I lost their fucking cat, I feel bad about it.
Jean: That's what you feel bad about?

Jean: You don't want to go anywhere, and that's why the same shit's going to keep happening to you, because you want it to.
Llewyn Davis: Is that why?
Jean: Yes, and also because you're an asshole.

Llewyn Davis: In my experience, the world's divided into two kinds of people. Those who divide the world into two kinds of people.
Jean: And losers?

Jean: Everything you touch turns to shit, you're like king Midas' idiot brother.

More Inside Llewyn Davis quotes

Miss Emily: We didn't have The Gallery in order to look into your souls. We had The Gallery to see if you had souls at all. Do you understand?
Kathy: Yes.

More Never Let Me Go quotes

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