Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The English Patient - Quotes and Dialogues

The English Patient (IMDB)

I must be a curse. Anybody who loves me, anybody who gets close to me... or I must be cursed. Which is it?

If anything happen to you, I'll never forgive myself!

You can't explore from the air. If we could explore from the air, life would be very simple.

-- Why are you so determined to keep me alive?
-- Because I am a nurse!

-- How do you explain, to someone who has never been here, feelings which seem quite normal?
-- I don't know, my friend!

Am I "K" in your book? I think I must be.

-- When you were most happy?
-- Now!
-- And when you were least happy?
-- Now!

-- What do you hate most?
-- A lie. What do you hate most?
-- Ownership; being owned. When you leave you should forget me.

Betrayals in war are like child like comparing to the betrayals during peace. New lovers are nervous and tender, but smash everything, for their heart is an organ of fire.

-- I just want you to know that I am not missing you yet.
-- You will! You will...

-- If one night I didn't come to see you, what would you do?
-- I'll try not to expect you!
-- Yes, but if would got late, and I hadn't shown up?
-- Then I think that must be a reason.
-- You wouldn't come to find me? That makes me no want to come here! Then I tell myself: spends all day searching, in the night he wants to be found.
-- I do! I do want you to find me! I do want to be found!

I have to teach myself not to read too much into everything. It comes from too long having to read so much into hardly anything at all.

-- Then I'll come back and you'll be fine.
-- You promise? I wouldn't want to die here. I don't want to die in the desert. [...] Promise me you'll come back for me!
-- I promise! I'll come back for you. I promise. I'll never leave you.

Every night I cut out my heart, but in the morning it was full again.

She died because of me. Because I loved her. Because I had the wrong name.

I don't even know what I'm talking about!