I've stayed alive for you. But now you have to let me go.

Richard Brown

I had this wonderful notion. I took the Xanax and the Ritalin together. It had never occurred to me!

Richard Brown

Richard Brown: We want everything, don't we?
Clarissa Vaughn: I suppose we do.

Angelica Bell: Goodbye.
Virginia Woolf: Goodbye, little girl.

I am saying, Vanessa, that even crazy people like to be asked.

Virginia Woolf

Say something, Nessa! Didn't you think I seemed better?

Virginia Woolf

Clarissa Vaughn: I remember one morning getting up at dawn, there was such a sense of possibility. You know, that feeling? And I remember thinking to myself: So, this is the beginning of happiness. This is where it starts. And of course there will always be more. It never occurred to me it wasn't the beginning. It was happiness. It was the moment. Right then.

Julia: You can't see that Louis Waters is weird?
Clarissa Vaughn: I can see that he's sad.
Julia: Well. All of your friends are sad.

Clarissa Vaughan: Just to let you know I am making the crab thing. Not that I imagine it makes any difference to you.
Richard Brown: Of course it makes a difference. I love the crab thing.

Virginia Woolf: Do you think I may one day escape?
Vanessa Bell: One day.

I know, you think am I still up for this, all this intensity, all those arguments, doors being slammed, well, you know what it's like.

Louis Waters

Angelica Bell: What happens when we die?
Virginia Woolf: What happens?
[pause]
Virginia Woolf: We return to the place that we came from.
Angelica Bell: I don't remember where I came from.
Virginia Woolf: Nor do I.

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The Hours Quotes

Clarissa Vaughn: I remember one morning getting up at dawn, there was such a sense of possibility. You know, that feeling? And I remember thinking to myself: So, this is the beginning of happiness. This is where it starts. And of course there will always be more. It never occurred to me it wasn't the beginning. It was happiness. It was the moment. Right then.

But if it is a choice between Richmond and death, I choose death.

Virginia Woolf