Movie Quotes from Manhattan: Quotes from the movie Manhattan
–It’s an interesting group of people, your friends are.
–Like the cast of a Fellini movie.
–Well, I’m not a saint.
–You’re being too easy on yourself.
1 – The steel cube was brilliant?
2 – Yes. To me, it was very textural, you know what I mean? It was perfectly integrated, and it had a marvelous kind of negative capability. The rest of the stuff downstairs was bullshit!
Chapter One: ‘He adored New York City. He idolized it all out of proportion’ – er, no, make that: he – ‘He romanticized it all out of proportion.’ – Yes. – ‘To him, no matter what the season was, this was still a town that existed in black and white and pulsated to the great tunes of George Gershwin.’ – Er, tsch, no, missed out something. – ‘Chapter One: He was too romantic about Manhattan, as he was about everything else. He thrived on the hustle bustle of the crowds and the traffic. To him, New York meant beautiful women and street-smart guys who seemed to know all the angles.’ – No, no, corny, too corny for a man of my taste. Can we … can we try and make it more profound? – ‘Chapter One: He adored New York City. To him, it was a metaphor for the decay of contemporary culture. The same lack of individual integrity that caused so many people to take the easy way out was rapidly turning the town of his dreams into …’ – no, that’s a little bit too preachy. I mean, you know, let’s face it, I want to sell some books here. ‘Chapter One: He adored New York City, although to him it was a metaphor for the decay of contemporary culture. How hard it was to exist in a society desensitized by drugs, loud music, television, crime, garbage’ – Too angry. I don’t want to be angry. – ‘Chapter One: He was as tough and romantic as the city he loved. Behind his black-rimmed glasses was the coiled sexual power of a jungle cat.’ – I love this. – ‘New York was his town, and it always would be…’
Corn beef should not be blue.
Don’t be so mature.
Donnie’s in a coma–he had a very bad acid experience.
Gossip is the new pornography. We have it in the daily newspapers.
He adored New York City. He idolized it out of proportion.
He’s done a great job on you know. Your – your self-esteen is like a notch below Kafka’s.
Hey, I’m honest. What do you want? I say what’s on my mind.
I feel like we’re in a Noel Coward play. Someone should be making martinis.
I had a mad impulse to throw you down on the lunar surface and commit interstellar perversion.
I have a tendency to internalize. I can’t express anger.
I think people should mate for life, like pigeons or Catholics.
I was just thinking, there must be something wrong with me because I’ve never had a relationship with a woman that’s lasted longer than the one between Hitler and Eva Braun.
I’m beautiful and I’m smart and I deserve better.
I’m dating a girl who does homework.
Isaac Davis: She’s 17. I’m 42 and she’s 17. I’m older than her father, can you believe that? I’m dating a girl, wherein, I can beat up her father.
My ex-wife left me for another woman.
No, I didn’t read the piece on China’s faceless masses. I was checking out the lingerie ads.
No, I didn’t read the piece on China’s faceless masses. I was, I was checking out the lingerie ads.
Not everyone gets corrupted. You have to have a little faith in people.
That humonkulus was your husband?
When it comes to relationshps with women, I’m the winner of the August Strindberg Award.
Why is life worth living? …Well, there are certain things that make it worthwhile … like what…Let’s see…
YALE: You think you’re God!
ISAAC: Hey…I have to model myself after somebody.
You don’t get suspicious when your analyst calls you at three in the morning and weeps into the telephone?
You’re the winner of the Zelda Fitzgerald Emotional Maturity Award.
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