Favorite The Hours Quotes
Clarissa Vaughn: You do have good days still. You know you do.
Richard Brown: Not really. I mean, it's kind of you to say so, but it's not really true.
Just wait till I die. Then you'll have to think of yourself. How are you going to like that?Richard Brown
Virginia Woolf: [writing in her book] Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.
Laura Brown: [reading in bed] Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.
Clarissa Vaughan: Sally, I think I'll buy the flowers myself.
Sally Lester: What? What flowers?
Sally Lester: Oh, shit! I forgot!
Clarissa Vaughn: He gives me that look.
Julia: What look?
Clarissa Vaughn: To say your life is trivial. You are so trivial.
But if it is a choice between Richmond and death, I choose death.Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf: I'm dying in this town.
Leonard Woolf: If you were thinking clearly, Virginia, you would recall it was London that brought you low.
Virginia Woolf: If I were thinking clearly? If I were thinking clearly?
Leonard Woolf: We brought you to Richmond to give you peace.
The thought of this life, that's what kept me going. I had an idea of our happiness.Dan Brown
Richard Brown: Who is this party for?
Clarissa Vaughan: What are you asking, what are you trying to say?
Richard Brown: I'm not trying to say anything. I think I'm staying alive just to satisfy you.
Baby. Baby, you have to be brave now.Laura Brown
Kitty: Oh, you're reading a book?
Laura Brown: Yeah.
Kitty: What's this one about?
Laura Brown: Oh, it's about this woman who's incredibly - well, she's a hostess and she's incredibly confident and she's going to give a party. And, maybe because she's confident, everyone thinks she's fine... but she isn't.
Leonard, I believe I may have a first sentence.Virginia Woolf
This is my right; it is the right of every human being. I choose not the suffocating anesthetic of the suburbs, but the violent jolt of the Capital, that is my choice. The meanest patient, yes, even the very lowest is allowed some say in the matter of her own prescription. Thereby she defines her humanity. I wish, for your sake, Leonard, I could be happy in this quietness.Virginia Woolf