Popular Memoirs of a Geisha Quotes
We do not become Geisha to pursue our own destines. We become Geisha because we have no other choice.Mameha
[to Chiyo] Do you like sweet plum or cherry?Chairman
She paints her face to hide her face. Her eyes are deep water. It is not for Geisha to want. It is not for geisha to feel. Geisha is an artist of the floating world. She dances, she sings. She entertains you, whatever you want. The rest is shadows, the rest is secret.Sayuri Nitta
We must not expect happiness, Sayuri. It is not something we deserve. When life goes well, it is a sudden gift; it cannot last forever...Chairman
Please, Sayuri, do not be afraid to look at me.Chairman
We do not display our naked feet like monkeys.Mother
Nobu: There is nothing I want more, Sayuri, than to become your danna.
Sayuri Nitta: I already owe you far too much.
Nobu: I will not be refused.
Sayuri Nitta: Please.
Nobu: We are tied to each other. I know you feel it too.
Sayuri Nitta: I never meant to mislead you.
Nobu: [Grabs Sayuri] Sayuri, I do not like things held up before me that I cannot have...