Movie Quotes from Shall We Dance?: Quotes from the movie Shall We Dance?
(in letter) And now for the first time in a long time, I want to dance again.
All these promises that we make and we break…why is it that you think people get married? Because we need a witness to our lives. There’s a billion people on the planet, I mean what does any one life really mean? But in a marriage, you’re promising to care about everything…the good things, the bad things, the terrible things, the mondane things…all of it, all the time, every day. You’re saying… Your life will not go unnoticed because I will notice it. Your life will not go unwitnessed, because I will be your witness.
Beverly: Why arenâ€™t you at the party?
John: Oh, itâ€™s a danceâ€¦to dance you need a partner. My partner is right here.
John: Beverly, dance with me.
Beverly: I donâ€™t know how.
John: Yea, you do. Youâ€™ve been dancing with me for nineteen years.
Beverly: I donâ€™t know the steps.
John: Iâ€™ll teach you.
John: Right now.
Don’t say anything, and don’t think. And don’t move unless you feel it.
I took the liberty of ordering for you
Paulina is going to England to study um, dance. And we’re having a little going away party for her. We’d really like it if you came, really. She uh, gave me this, to give to you so…
Shall we dance, Mr. Clark?
Suppose we do find your husband neck deep in popourri investing things, then we haven’t much of a problem.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. Maybe the desperation cannot be quiet any more.
The one thing I am proudest of in my whole life, is that you were happy with me. If I couldn’t…if I couldn’t tell you I wasn’t happy sometimes it was because I didn’t want to risk hurting the one person I tresure most. I’m so sorry.
The one thing I am proudest of my whole life, is that you were happy with me. If I couldnâ€™t, if couldnâ€™t tell that I was unhappy you sometimes, because I didnâ€™t want to risk hurting the one person I treasure most. Iâ€™m so sorry.
The one thing I am proudest of my whole life, is that you were happy with me. If I couldnâ€™t, if couldnâ€™t tell you that I was unhappy sometimes, because I didnâ€™t want to risk hurting the one person I treasure most. Iâ€™m so sorry.
The rumba is a vertical expression of a horizontal wish. You have to hold her, like the skin on her thigh is your reason for living. Let her go, like your heart’s being ripped from your chest. Pull her back like you are going to have your way with her…right her on the dance floor. And then finish…like she’s ruined you for life.
The rumba is the vertical expression of a horizontal wish. You have to hold her, like the skin on her thigh is your reason for living. Let her go, like your heart’s being ripped from your chest. Throw her back, like you’re going to have your way with her right here on the dance floor. And then finish, like she’s ruined you for life.
To catch a husband is an art, to hold him is a job (Simone de Beauvoir)
Vern – I’m getting married in September. My bride said she’d like to see me lose a few pounds, thought the dancing might be good exercise. I told her it wouldn’t work.[waitress gives him a hamburger and fries]
John Clark – I think you’re gonna win that bet.
Would anyone else like a glass of water?
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