Movie Quotes from Harold and Maude: Quotes from the movie Harold and Maude

–What were you fighting for?
–Oh, big issues. Liberty. Rights. Justice. Kings died and kingdoms fell. You know, I don’t regret the kingdoms. I see no sense
in borders and nations and patriotism. But I do miss the kings.

…Possesion of a stolen shovel.

A lot of people enjoy being dead. But they are not dead really. They’re just backing away from life.

A lot of people enjoy being dead. But they’re not dead, really. They’re just… backing away from life. Reach out. Take a chance. Get hurt, even! Play as well as you can. Go team! GO! Give me an L! Give me an I! Give me a V! Give me an E! L. I. V. E. LIVE! …Otherwise, you got nothing to talk about in the locker room.

A sunflower??

A. Do you pray?
B. Pray? No, I communicate.

A. Ma’am is this you’re car? B. No, I took it.

A. You sure have a way with people.
B. Well–they’re my species!

A: What kind of flower would you like to be?
B: I don’t know. One of these, maybe.
A: Why do you say that?
B: Because they’re all alike.
A: Oh, but they’re NOT! Look. See, some are smaller; some are fatter; some grow to the left, some to the right; some even have lost some petals. All kinds of observable differences! You see, I feel that much of the world’s sorrow comes from people who are *this*, yet allow themselves to be treated as *that*.

A:The Earth is my body, my head is in the stars. Who said that? B:I don’t know
A:Well I suppose I did.

As Confucious says, ‘Don’t simply be good, make good things happen.’

At one time, I used to break into pet shops to liberate the canaries. But I decided that was an idea way before its time. Zoos are full, prisons are overflowing… oh my, how the world still dearly loves a cage.

Do you ENJOY knives? (NOT *like*)

Do you like knives?

Ever drive a hearse?

Everbody has a right to make an ass out of themself, you can’t let the world judge you too much.

Everyone has the right to make an ass out of themselves, you can’t let the world judge you too much.

Harold!…….That was your last date!

Harold, eat your beets!

Harold, everyone has the right to make an ass out of themselves. You just can’t let the world judge you too much.

Harold, I suppose you think this is very funny– a sunflower.

Harold: Do you think I could pick up some souveniers?
Uncle: I… what?
Harold: An eye, an ear, privates! one of these! ::pulls out a shrunken head::

Harold: My throat is sore

He thought they were the most beautiful birds in the world. Then he found they were only seagulls.

How do you feel about your mother?

I dont have a license officer, I dont believe in them.

I go to funerals.

I have a sore throat.

I have here Harold, the forms sent out by the National Computer Dating Service. They screen out the fat and the ugly, so it is obviously a firm of high standards. First, here is the personality interview, which you are to fill out and return. Now then are you ready, Harold? Here is the first question. Are you uncomfortable meeting new people? Well, I think thats a yes, don’t you agree Harold? Should sex education be taught outside the home? I would say no, wouldn’t you Harold? Yeah, we’ll give a D there. Three- Should women run for President of the United States? Well I don’t see why not. Absolutely yes. Do you remember jokes and take pleasure relating them to others? Well you don’t do that do you Harold? Absolutely not. Do you often get the feeling that perhaps life isn’t worth living? What do you think Harold? B? Oh, we’ll put down C, not sure. Mmmmm hmmmm. Is the subject of sex being over exploited by our mass media? Oh well that would have to be yes. Is it difficult for you to accept critiscism? Nooo, we’ll mark D. Do you sometimes have headaches or backaches after a difficult day? Yes I do indeed. Do you go to sleep easily? I’d say so. Do you believe in capital punishment for murder? Oh yes, I do indeed. In your opinion are social affairs a waste of time? Heavens no! Can God influence our lives? Absolutely yes. Does your personal religion or philosophy include a life after death? Yes indeed, absolutely yes. Did you enjoy life as a child? Yes, you were a wonderful baby Harold. Do you think the sexual revolution has gone too far? It certainly has. Do you find wife-swapping distasteful? I even find the question distasteful. Do you- **gunshot** Harold please! Do you have ups and downs without obvious reason? Haha, thats you Harold!

I like to watch things grow.

I sure am picking up on vices…

I think that I should like to be a sunflower most of all.

I took the pills an hour ago. I’ll be gone by midnight.

If you wanna be me, be me, and if you wanna be you be you, cuz theres a million things to be you know that there are.

It’s best not to be too moral. You cheat yourself out of too much life.

MAUDE: Have you ever driven a hearse before Harold? HAROLD: yeah. This is my hearse. MAUDE: YOUR hearse? Then you shall take me home.

Now I’ll always know where it is.

Oh, but you haven’t had Oatstraw tea have you?

PRIEST: Were you the one who painted the saint? MAUDE: Oh yes, how did you like it? PRIEST: Well I didn’t.

Pssst! Like some licourice?

The Earth is my body. My head is in the stars.

Vice, virtue, it’s best not to be too moral – you cheat yourself out of too much life. Aim above morality.

Virtue, vice; it’s best not to be too morale. You cheat yourself out of a lot of life that way.

What kind of flower would you like to be?

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