Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006]

Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006]

Hector: Pass the parcel. That's sometimes all you can do. Take it, feel it and pass it on. Not for me, not for you, but for someone, somewhere, one day. Pass it on, boys. That's the game I want you to learn. Pass it on.More Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006] quotes [03/16/2008 12:03:00]
[about A.E. Housman]
Timms: Wasn't he a nancy, sir?
Hector: Foul, festering, grubby-minded little trollop! Do not use that word!
[Hits him on the head with an exercise book]
Timms: But you use it, sir!
Hector: I do, sir, I know, but I am far gone in age and decrepitude.More Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006] quotes [03/16/2008 12:03:00]
Dakin: How do you think history happens?
Tom Irwin: What?
Dakin: How does stuff happen, do you think? People decide to do stuff. Make moves. Alter things.
Tom Irwin: I'm not sure what you're talking about.
Dakin: No? Think about it.
Tom Irwin: Some do... make moves, I suppose. Others react to events. In 1939 Hitler made a move on Poland. Poland defended itself.
Dakin: ...gave in.
Tom Irwin: Is that what you mean?
Dakin: No. Not Poland anyway. Was Poland taken by surprise?
Tom Irwin: To some extent. Though they knew something was up.More Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006] quotes [03/16/2008 12:03:00]
Tom Irwin: I didn't know you were that way inclined.
Dakin: I'm not, but it's the end of term; I've got into Oxford; I though we might push the boat out.More Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006] quotes [03/16/2008 12:03:00]
Rudge: I did all the other stuff like Stalin was a sweetie and Wilfred Owen was a wuss.More Movie: The History Boys [2006] Movie: The History Boys [2006] quotes [03/16/2008 12:03:00]

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