Movie Quotes from Hours, The: Quotes from the movie Hours, The
1. What happens when we die? 2. We return to the place where we came from.
A whole woman’s life…in just a single day…just one day, and in that day, her whole life.
I seem to have fallen out of time.
I was going to kill the heroine. But I changed my mind.
No matter what we start with, it ends up being so much less.
That is what people do. They stay alive for each other.
The whole thing seems to go on for eternity.
This day of all days…her fate becomes clear to her.
We want everything, don’t we?
What happens when we die? What happens?. We return to where we came from.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life, Leonard.
A woman isn’t a complete woman until she becomes a mother.
Always… the hours.
But if it is a choice between Richmond and death, I choose death.
Dearest, I feel certain that I am going mad again.
I can do everything…anything…except the one thing I want the most.
I choose not the suffocating anesthetic of the suburbs but the violent jolt of the capital. That is my choice.
I choose not the suffocating anesthetic of the suburbs, but the violent jolt of the capital, that is my choice.
I chose life
I don’t remember being born.- Virginia’s niece.
Nor do I.- Virginia
I don’t think two people could have been happier than we have been.
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 that this is the beginning of happiness, this is where it starts. And of course there will always be more. It never occurred to me that it wasn’t the beginning…it was happiness. It was the moment, right then.
I wanted to be a writer, that’s all. I wanted to write about it all. The way the flowers looked when you carried them in your arms.
I’m dying in this town!
If I were thinking clearly Leonard I would tell you that I wrestle alone in the dark, in the deep dark. And that only I can know, only I can understand my condition.
It was death…so I chose life.
It’s a terrible thing, to outlive your entire family.
It’s what you can bare.
Leonard thinks it’s the end of civilization: People who are invited at 4 and arrive at 2:30.
Leonard, always the years between us, always the years, always the love… always the hours.
Leonard, I believe I may have a first sentence.
Leonard: How was your sleep?
Virginia: No headaches.
Leonard: Have you had breakfeast?
Leonard: Liar. You have to eat, thats what the doctor says.
Virginia: Leonard, I believe I may have a first sentence.
Leonard: Fine…Work then. I’ll send Nelly up with some fruit.
Leonard: Right. Lunch then. Proper lunch. Soup, pudding and all.
Mother: We will make Daddy a cake.
Son: So that he will know we love him?
Mother: Yes, so that Daddy will know we love him.
Son: Otherwise he won’t?
Mrs. Dalloway said…she would buy the flowers herself
Only I can understand my condition. You live with the threat, you tell me you live with the threat of my extinction. Name, I live with it too.
Someone has to die Leonard, in order that the rest of us should value life more.
That is what we do. That is what people do. They stay alive for each other.
The poet must die.
To look life in the face, always to look life in the face. And know it fot what it is, at least to know it and love for what it is. And then, to put it away…
What does it mean to regret when you have no choice? It’s what you can bear. And there it is… It was death. I chose life.
You do not find peace by avoiding life, Leonard.
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