Movie: The Importance of Being Earnest [1952] Movie: The Importance of Being Earnest [1952]

Movie: The Importance of Being Earnest [1952] Movie: The Importance of Being Earnest [1952]

Lady Bracknell:
Do you smoke?



Jack Worthing:
Well yes, I must admit I smoke.



Lady Bracknell:
I'm glad to hear it. A man should have an occupation of some kind.

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Lady Bracknell:
Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone. The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately, in England at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever.

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Jack Worthing:
You are quite perfect Miss Fairfax.



Gwendolyn Fairfax:
Oh I hope I am not that. It would leave no room for developments, and I intend to develop in many directions.

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Gwendolyn Fairfax:
I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on a train.

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Jack Worthing:
I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays. You can't go anywhere without meeting clever people. The thing has become an absolute public nuisance. I wish to goodness we still had a few fools left.



Algernon Moncreiff:
We have.



Jack Worthing:
I should extremely like to meet them. What do they talk about?



Algernon Moncreiff:
The fools? Oh, about the clever people, of course.



Jack Worthing:
What fools!

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