John Hurt

Quotes from John Hurt movies and TV shows

Winston Smith: We are the dead.

O'Brien: What are your feelings towards Big Brother?
Winston Smith: I hate him.
O'Brien: You must love him. It is not enough to obey him. You must love him.

Winston Smith: They got you too?
O'Brien: They got me a long time ago.

O'Brien: The Law of Gravity is nonsense. No such law exists. If I think I float, and you think I float, then it happens.
Winston Smith: I love you.

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Bob Champion: There are different sorts of courage. Fighting is the lion's courage, but running is the courage of a horse. Running and jumping. A horse will do anything for you, if he's genuine and he loves you.

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S.R. Hadden: The powers that be have been very busy lately, falling over each other to position themselves for the game of the millennium. Maybe I can help deal you back in.
Ellie Arroway: I didn't realise that I was out.
S.R. Hadden: Well, maybe not out... but certainly being handed your hat.

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John Merrick: No! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I. Am... A man!

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Arthur Seldom: There is no way of finding a single absolute truth, an irrefutable argument which might help answer the questions of mankind. Philosophy, therefore, is dead, because whereof we cannot speak, thereof we must be silent.

Arthur Seldom: Any formulation is valid in the series because we can always find a rule that justifies it.

Arthur Seldom: The only perfect crime that exists is not the one that remains unsolved, but the one which is solved with the wrong culprit.

Arthur Seldom: Miss Scarlet is now an electron, okay? And you're looking at her through a keyhole or a particle accelerator - as you wish - and every time you look at her, Miss Scarlet will have changed her appearance or her position because the very fact that you observe her alters her atomic state. How about that?
Martin: Don't try to confuse me with tricks.

Lorna: You're like two kids fighting over a ball.
Arthur Seldom: And you're the ball?
Lorna: No, I'm the nurse who's going to spank your bottoms if you don't shut up.

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Montrose: Great men, such as yourself, draw rumors as shite draws flies.
Duke of Argyll: You are the shite, Montrose, and the flies upon it.

Robert Roy MacGregor: What passes for honor with me is likely the same as what passes with Your Lordship. When my word is given, it is good.
Montrose: Well, you are to be congratulated on such cheaply-bought nobility.

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Hazel: Lord Frith, I know you've looked after us well, and it's wrong to ask even more of you. But my people are in terrible danger, and so I would like to make a bargain with you. My life in return for theirs.
Frith: There is not a day or night that a doe offers her life for her kittens, or some honest captain of Owsla, his life for his chief. But there is no bargain: what is, is what must be.

Hazel: We'll fill in the holes good and deep. They'll have to dig us out, and they can't stay out in the open for long without attracting elil.
Blackavar: You don't know the Efrafans. They'll never give up.

Hazel: Where are you going?
Fiver: Away, to the hills.
Hazel: By yourself, alone? You'll die.
Fiver: You're closer to death than I am.

Hazel: Are you hurt?
Kehaar: Kaah kaah.
Hazel: If he's hurt, maybe we ought to help him.
Bigwig: A bird? What for?
Hazel: We - help - you.
Kehaar: Piss off.

Fiver: There's something very queer about the warren this evening.
Hazel: Is it dangerous?
Fiver: It's not exactly danger, it's... oh, I don't know. Something oppressive... like thunder.

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