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Music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The power of habit and the charm of novelty are the two adverse forces which explain the follies of mankind.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man of such obvious and exemplary charm must be a liar.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously removes or at least alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our pleasures are short, and can only charm at intervals; love is a method of protraction our greatest pleasure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The dissident does not operate in the realm of genuine power at all. He is not seeking power. He has no desire for office and does not gather votes. He does not attempt to charm the public, he offers nothing and promises nothing. He can offer, if anything, only his own skin -- and he offers it solely because he has no other way of affirming the truth he stands for. His actions simply articulate his dignity as a citizen, regardless of the cost.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Possession, it is true, crowns exertion with rest; but it is only in the illusions of fancy that it has power to charm us.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Small kindnesses, small courtesies, small considerations, habitually practiced in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great talents and accomplishments.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The little word is has its tragedies: it marries and identifies different things with the greatest innocence; and yet no two are ever identical, and if therein lies the charm of wedding them and calling them one, therein too lies the danger.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By and large the literature of a democracy will never exhibit the order, regularity, skill, and art characteristic of aristocratic literature; formal qualities will be neglected or actually despised. The style will often be strange, incorrect, overburdened, and loose, and almost always strong and bold. Writers will be more anxious to work quickly than to perfect details. Short works will be commoner than long books, wit than erudition, imagination than depth. There will be a rude and untutored vigor of thought with great variety and singular fecundity. Authors will strive to astonish more than to please, and to stir passions rather than to charm taste.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The true charm of pedestrianism does not lie in the walking, or in the scenery, but in the talking. The walking is good to time the movement of the tongue by, and to keep the blood and the brain stirred up and active; the scenery and the woodsy smells are good to bear in upon a man an unconscious and unobtrusive charm and solace to eye and soul and sense; but the supreme pleasure comes from the talk.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If most men and women were forced to rely upon physical charm to attract lovers, their sexual lives would be not only meager but in a youth-worshiping country like America painfully brief.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak. They aMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A woman's charm is her strength,A man's strength is his charm.More [09/20/2005 12:09:00]
Xander Cage: I might throw in a few extra dollars and send you to charm school.More [10/20/2005 12:10:00]
Jeffrey: Kat could I have a word? It'll only take a moment.
Bunny: Well let me think. You stole seven years of her life with your bullshit and your charm and now you'd like just a moment?
Bunny: Sure go right ahead.More [12/16/2005 12:12:00]
Caped Boy: Excuse me, ladies. You may remember me as the guy who came to dinner a few weeks ago with underwear on my head. My name is Keith Stat from Millburn, New Jersey. State bird, the mosquito. And as you may have heard I am recently a crowned class B dungeon-master. So if any of you would like to play D&D today, please speak now or forever hold your peace.
[He chuckles, and there is an awkward silence at the table]
Caped Boy: Anyone? Alexa!
[Alexa gives him a withering glare]
Caped Boy: Maybe you would like to join in? We do need a druid, and you have definitely cast a level 5 charm spell on me.
Alexa: In your dreams, douche-bag!
Caped Boy: Douche-bags are hygienic products, I take that as a compliment. Thank you.
[Keith walks off]
Alexa: Ewww!More [12/30/2005 12:12:00]
Henrietta Phelps: Why don't we go around the room and introduce ourselve, and tell everyone why you came to the Phelps School?
Eddie Lipschultz: Hi! My name is Eddie, Eddie Lipschultz. I'm here because my mom's new boyfriend says I can't sleep in her bedroom anymore. I figured if I came to charm school, I might be able to... , there might be chance that I'd... , I could possibly...
Barney: [interrupting] Get laid?
Barney: [Eddie nods] I thought so.More [02/07/2006 12:02:00]
It's a very cool place. It's a great place to shoot, there's character and charm to it.More [05/05/2006 12:05:00]
Hold on a second, I got a hand here... you don't mind if I play while we talk? It's part of the charm of this entire event.More [05/18/2006 12:05:00]
ďIt's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him.ĒMore [02/12/2007 12:02:00]
Gilderoy Lockhart: Hello. Who are you?
Ron: Ron Weasley.
Gilderoy Lockhart: Really? And, er, who am I?
Ron: [to Harry] Lockhart's Memory Charm backfired. He hasn't got a clue who he is.
Gilderoy Lockhart: [picks up a rock] It's an odd sort of place, isn't it? Do you live here?
Ron: [takes rock from Lockhart] No.
Gilderoy Lockhart: Are you sure?
[Ron hits Lockhart on the head with the rock, knocking him out]More [02/21/2007 12:02:00]
Axel Torvalds: He exists in a world beyond your world. What we only fantasize, he does. He lives a life where nothing is beyond him. But you know what? It's all a facade. For all his charm and charisma, his wealth, his expensive toys... he's a driven, unflinching, calculating machine. He takes what he wants, when he wants... and disappears.More [03/15/2007 12:03:00]
Voiceover: Coming, this summer! It's the digitally enhanced re-release of the very first pilot episode of South Park! Yes, the classic, rough, hand-made first episode is getting a make-over for 2002! The simple, funny aliens are now super badass and cool! Flying saucer? No longer cheap construction paper, but a 4.0 megapixel constructed through a masterpiece of technology! Everything's new! New is better!
Trey Parker: When we first made South Park, we didn't wanna use construction paper. We just had to because it was cheap.
Matt Stone: And now with new technology we can finally remaster South Park, make it look sharp, clean and focused.
Trey Parker: Expensive.
Voiceover: Yes, all the charm of a simple little cartoon will melt before your eyes as it is replaced by newer and more standardized animation!
Trey Parker: For instance, in the scene at the bus stop, we always meant to have Imperial walkers and giant dewback lizards in the background, but simply couldn't afford it.
Voiceover: Get this special enhanced version quick, because another enhanced version will likely be coming out for 2003!More [05/02/2007 12:05:00]
Betty Parris: I want my mama.
Abigail Williams: Your mama's dead and buried.
Betty Parris: I'll find her! Let me fly! Mama! No!
Abigail Williams: Why are you doing this? I told you, he knows now.
Betty Parris: You drank blood Abby. Did you tell him that?
[Abby slaps Betty]
Abigail Williams: Don't you ever say that again!
Betty Parris: You drank a charm to kill John Proctor's wife! You drank a charm to kill Goody Proctor!
[Abby throws Betty on the bed and starts hitting her]
Abigail Williams: Shut up! All of you. We danced. That is all, and mark this, if anyone breathe a word or the edge of a word about the other things, I will come to you in the black of some terrible night, and I will bring with me a pointy reckoning that will shudder you! And you know I can do it. I saw Indians smash my dear parents' heads on the pillow next to mine. And I have seen some reddish work done at night. And I can make you wish you had never seen the sun go down!More [07/15/2007 12:07:00]
Lady Bird Johnson had that extra-special Southern charm that you just canít resist. Mrs. Goldwater was charming, too. And she was the smart one. She really didnít want to be the First Lady at all. And she got her wish.More [07/25/2007 12:07:00]
[Hoke and Boolie are at the nursing home visiting Daisy. Daisy appears unwilling to speak much]
Boolie Werthan: Hoke, I thought about you the other day on the road. I saw an Avondale Milk truck. Monster of a thing, looked to have about eighteen wheels.
Hoke Colburn: You don't say!
Boolie Werthan: I was wondering how you'd like drivin' that thing around!
Daisy Werthan: [to Boolie] Hoke came to see me, not you!
Hoke Colburn: Look like one o' her good days!
Daisy Werthan: Boolie, go charm the nurses!
Boolie Werthan: [smiling] She wants you all to herself.More [08/13/2007 12:08:00]
Scarlett: What are you doing?
Rhett Butler: I'm leaving you, my dear. All you need now is a divorce and your dreams of Ashley can come true.
Scarlett: Oh, no! No, you're wrong, terribly wrong! I don't want a divorce. Oh Rhett, but I knew tonight, when I... when I knew I loved you, I ran home to tell you, oh darling, darling!
Rhett Butler: Please don't go on with this, Leave us some dignity to remember out of our marriage. Spare us this last.
Scarlett: This last? Oh Rhett, do listen to me, I must have loved you for years, only I was such a stupid fool, I didn't know it. Please believe me, you must care! Melly said you did.
Rhett Butler: I believe you. What about Ashley Wilkes?
Scarlett: I... I never really loved Ashley.
Rhett Butler: You certainly gave a good imitation of it, up till this morning. No Scarlett, I tried everything. If you'd only met me half way, even when I came back from London.
Scarlett: I was so glad to see you. I was, Rhett, but you were so nasty.
Rhett Butler: And then when you were sick, it was all my fault... I hoped against hope that you'd call for me, but you didn't.
Scarlett: I wanted you. I wanted you desperately but I didn't think you wanted me.
Rhett Butler: It seems we've been at cross purposes, doesn't it? But it's no use now. As long as there was Bonnie, there was a chance that we might be happy. I liked to think that Bonnie was you, a little girl again, before the war, and poverty had done things to you. She was so like you, and I could pet her, and spoil her, as I wanted to spoil you. But when she went, she took everything.
Scarlett: Oh, Rhett, Rhett please don't say that. I'm so sorry, I'm so sorry for everything.
Rhett Butler: My darling, you're such a child. You think that by saying, "I'm sorry," all the past can be corrected. Here, take my handkerchief. Never, at any crisis of your life, have I known you to have a handkerchief.
Scarlett: Rhett! Rhett, where are you going?
Rhett Butler: I'm going back to Charleston, back where I belong.
Scarlett: Please, please take me with you!
Rhett Butler: No, I'm through with everything here. I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace. Do you know what I'm talking about?
Scarlett: No! I only know that I love you.
Rhett Butler: That's your misfortune.
[Rhett turns to walk down the stairs]
Scarlett: Oh, Rhett!
[Scarlett watches Rhett walk to the door]
Scarlett: Rhett!
[runs down the stairs after Rhett]
Scarlett: Rhett, Rhett!
[catches him as he's walking out the front door]
Scarlett: Rhett... if you go, where shall I go, what shall I do?
Rhett Butler: Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
[Rhett walks off into the fog]More [12/28/2007 12:12:00]
[puts a ring on Sophie's finger]
Howl: This charm will guarantee your safe return. Don't worry, I'll follow behind you in disguise. Now off you go.More [02/11/2008 12:02:00]
Humma Kavula: [confronting Zaphod Beeblebrox for the first time after losing the Galactic Presidential Election to him] The election is ancient history, Zaphod. If memory serves, you won, proving that good looks and charm win over brilliance and the ability to govern. And for the record? You *are* stupid.More [03/16/2008 12:03:00]
Surely these women won't lose any more of their beauty and charm by putting a ballot in a ballot box once a year than they are likely to lose standing in foundries or laundries all year round. There is no harder contest than the contest for bread, let me tell you that.More [03/23/2008 12:03:00]
Yet the Senator says nothing about these women losing their charm. They have got to retain their charm and delicacy and work in foundries.More [03/23/2008 12:03:00]
Henry Drummond: Progress has never been a bargain. You have to pay for it.
Henry Drummond: Sometimes I think there's a man who sits behind a counter and says, "All right, you can have a telephone but you lose privacy and the charm of distance.
Henry Drummond: Madam, you may vote but at a price. You lose the right to retreat behind the powder puff or your petticoat.
Henry Drummond: Mister, you may conquer the air but the birds will lose their wonder and the clouds will smell of gasoline."More [04/15/2008 12:04:00]
Charm School assistant: [the charm school teachers are inspecting each of the girls and they come to dowdy Marla Hooch] What do you suggest?
Charm School instructor: [repulsed] A lot of night games.More [07/13/2008 12:07:00]
Country Politician:
For shame! That a creature of your charm should be the tool of an unscrupulous politician! You have ruined me!

Polly Tix:
No, no, it's not too late, believe me.

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Alick Wylie:
What is charm exactly, Maggie?

Maggie Wylie:
Oh, it's... it's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't need anything else. And if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have. Some women, a few, have charm for all, and most have charm for one, and some have charm for none.

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[first lines]

Once upon a time in a faraway land there was a tiny kingdom, peaceful, prosperous, and rich in romance and tradition. Here in a stately chateau there lived a widowed gentleman and his little daughter, Cinderella. Although he was a kind and devoted father, and gave his beloved child every luxury and comfort, still he felt she needed a mother's care. And so he married again, choosing for his second wife a woman of good family with two daughters just Cinderella's age, by name, Anastasia and Drisella. It was upon the untimely death of this good man, however, that the step-mother's true nature was revealed. Cold, cruel, and bitterly jealous of Cinderella’s charm and beauty, she was grimly determined to forward the interests of her own two awkward daughters. Thus as time went by, the chateau fell into disrepair for the family fortunes were squandered upon the vain and selfish step-sisters while Cinderella was abused, humiliated, and finally forced to become a servant in her own house. And yet, through it all, Cinderella remained ever gentle and kind, for with each dawn she found new hope that someday her dreams of happiness would come true.

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Blanche DuBois:
I know I fib a good deal. After all, a woman's charm is 50% illusion.

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Lorelei Lee:
[sing] A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, / But diamonds are a girl's best friend. / A kiss may be grand, but it won't pay the rental on your humble flat. / Or help you at the automat. / Men grow cold as girls grow old, and we all lose our charm in the end. / But square-cut or pear-shaped, these rocks won't lost their shape. / Diamonds are a girl's best friend.

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Homer Bannon:
You don't care about people Hud. You don't give a damn about 'em. Oh, you got all that charm goin' for ya. And it makes the youngsters want to be like ya. That's the shame of it because you don't value anything. You don't respect nothing. You keep no check on your appetites at all. You live just for yourself. And that makes you not fit to live with.

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Harry Palmer:
She picked me up last night, and - with my irrestible charm - I want to know why, and who she's working for.

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Monica Rivers:
We're running a circus, not a charm school.

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They finally got you, Hart, they sucked all that Midwestern charm right out of you. Look, he's got you scared to death. You're going to pass, because you're the kind the law school wants.

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Jonathan Harker:
[to other passengerson the coach] Excuse me. Do any of you speak English?

[looks around]

Jonathan Harker:
Speak English.

Coach Passenger:
I speak some... little.

Jonathan Harker:
Well, when we left the inn, some of the men and women pointed at me; like this.

[demonstrates gesture]

Coach Passenger:
Ah... yes.

Jonathan Harker:
What does it signify?

[sees the man has failed to understand meaning of the word]

Jonathan Harker:
What does it mean?

Coach Passenger:
They say it is a charm against the evil eye.

Jonathan Harker:
Why should I need the charm more than anyone, say yourself?

Coach Passenger:
Where are you alighting?

Jonathan Harker:
At the head of the Borgo Pass.

[as he says this, the man's wife crosses herself with a fearful look on her face]

Coach Passenger:
It is very important we get there well before midnight and are across the border.

Jonathan Harker:
Really? Why is that?

Coach Passenger:
You do not know what day this is? It is the fourth of May. The Eve of Saint George. When the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things of the world shall take command.

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Charles Henry Smithson:
[to Ernestina] I can assure you, the true charm of this world resides in this garden.

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Tobias Ragg:
[singing] No one's gonna hurt you, no one's gonna dare.

Nellie Lovett:
[singing] I know what Toby deserves...

Tobias Ragg:
[singing] Others can desert you... not to worry, whistle I'll be there.

Nellie Lovett:
[singing] Here, have a nice bon-bon...

Tobias Ragg:
[singing] Demons'll charm you with a smile, for a while, but in time... nothin' can harm you... not while I'm around.

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Women should stay home and make babies. Preferably, manchild.

Major Rayner Fleming:
[to Remo] I see you both went to the same charm school.

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Brittany Miller:
[sees their dolls guarded by cobras] Oh no. How do we get our dolls?

Janette Miller:
We don't.

Brittany Miller:
Wait a minute. You've heard of snake charmers, right? Well, let's charm them.

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Tom Servo:
Say, what have you been doing since the movie, Glen?

Glen the amazing collosal man:
Uh, you know, bit-parts. Mr. Clean, Green Giant... that kinda thing. Excuse me for a second.

[picks up a cow and eats it]

Glen the amazing collosal man:
You know, I really thought that part in Time Bandits was gonna kick it loose for me! I thought that was gonna make me! But, no... you know, I can't even get back in Vegas anymore! Vegas! Blackballed... can't get in...

Tom Servo:
Well, you didn't exactly charm the pants off them last time you were in Las Vegas, Glen!

Glen the amazing collosal man:
You think I'm a freak, don't you!

[grab and rocks the sattelite]

Tom Servo:

Crow T. Robot:
Way to go Servo!

Oh, everyone hold on to something!

Glen the amazing collosal man:
That's right, I'm a freak! I look like Peter Garrett, I dress like Maude, for God's sake! And I eat live-stock by the hand-fulls! I bet you just wanna run home and tell all your buddies about the half-naked circus freak, don't you sergeant! That's right, everybody take a big steamy look at the circus freak! Hahaha!

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Itchy Itchiford:
In him there's the luck of the Irish.

The pride of the German.

Itchy Itchiford:
Even, he-he, a bit of Siam.

Siam? There's the calm of the English.

Itchy Itchiford:
The charm of the Spanish.

A pedigree certainly ain't what I am. So call me a mixed-up pup.

Itchy Itchiford:
You're a mixed-up pup.

But the only way this pup knows is up!

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Clarice Starling:
I graduated from UVa, Captain; it's not exactly a charm school.

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Until now I have tolerated you childish behavior but this crosses the line.

I just thought that since San Francisco went so well...

Amanda:'d see if you could charm me into bed? There's only one man who can do that, and that's my husband, whom I happen to love very much.

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[Georgie is fast asleep next to Jez in the car]

You know, I can see it now - she's a stunningly attractive woman.

It means she's relaxed in our company.

If she relaxes any more it could get very messy.

Don't. She might hear you.

Jez, look at her. She's wasted. God only knows what she was up to last night.

You're twisted. She's got charm and warmth and...

...and neat little sit-up breasts.

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Peter Winston:
Here's the check for your husband's life insurance. I'm gonna hand it to you. Don't look at it, just put it in your purse. And don't put it in your safety deposit box until I tell you to, you understand?

Sandra Bevin:
Yes, okay, okay. But Peter, I'm nervous.

Peter Winston:
Listen, there's a old Chinese proverb: the sting of the bumblebee is deadly. But it's the charm of the bumblebee that'll kill you. Lots of help, huh?

Sandra Bevin:
Not much.

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[singing] Why would a fella want a girl like her? / A frail and fluffy beauty? / Why can't a fella ever once prefer / a solid gal like me!

She's a frothy little bubble / with a flimsy kind of charm / and with very little trouble / I could break her little arm!

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