Walter Fane: Do you like flowers?
Kitty Fane: No... Well, I suppose. We don't really have them around the house. Mother always says why purchase something you can grow for free, but then we don't really grow them either. It does seem rather silly to put all that effort into something thats just going to die.

Walter Fane: I'd like to press on, if you don't mind.
Kitty Fane: Surely my comforts are no concern to you

When love and duty are one, grace is within you.

Mother Superior

Kitty Fane: Walter, I'm pregnant.
Walter Fane: Kitty, am I the father?
Kitty Fane: I honestly don't know. I'm sorry.
Walter Fane: Well, it doesn't matter now. Does it?

Kitty Fane: It's raining cats and dogs.
Kitty Fane: I said it's raining cats and dogs.
Walter Fane: Yes, I heard you.
Kitty Fane: You might have answered.
Walter Fane: I suppose I'm not used to speaking unless I've something to say.
Kitty Fane: If people only spoke when they had something to say, the human race would soon lose the power of speech.

Kitty Fane: Do you absolutely despise me?
Walter Fane: No I despise myself.
Kitty Fane: Why?
Walter Fane: For allowing myself to love you once.

Charlie Townsend: Women are always under the impression that men love them more that they really do.
Kitty Fane: I wouldn't delude myself for a second that you were in love with me.
Charlie Townsend: Now there you're wrong.

Walter Fane: I knew when I married you that you were selfish and spoiled, but I loved you.
Kitty Fane: I married you even though I didn't love you, but you knew that. Aren't you as much to blamed for what has happened as I?

Kitty Fane: [about Wan Xi] I had no idea you had so much affection for her.
Waddington: What makes you think I do?
Kitty Fane: I can see it in your eyes. I wonder what she sees in you.
Waddington: [In Chinese] What do you see in me?
Wan Xi: [to Waddington] You're a good man.
Waddington: She says I'm a good man.
Kitty Fane: As if a women has ever loved a man for his virtue.

[Talking to her mother about marrying Walter] Please, Mother. The idea that any women should mary any Tom, Dick or Harry regardless of her own feelings is simply prehistoric.

Kitty Fane

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The Painted Veil Quotes

When love and duty are one, grace is within you.

Mother Superior

Kitty Fane: [about Wan Xi] I had no idea you had so much affection for her.
Waddington: What makes you think I do?
Kitty Fane: I can see it in your eyes. I wonder what she sees in you.
Waddington: [In Chinese] What do you see in me?
Wan Xi: [to Waddington] You're a good man.
Waddington: She says I'm a good man.
Kitty Fane: As if a women has ever loved a man for his virtue.