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Men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of defeat, and when it comes it turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In spite of my great admiration for individual splendid talents I do not accept the star system. Collective creative effort is the root of our kind of art. That requires ensemble acting and whoever mars that ensemble is committing a crime not only against his comrades but also against the very art of which he is the servant.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In confession... we open our lives to healing, reconciling, restoring, uplifting grace of him who loves us in spite of what we are.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One lesson we learn early, that in spite of seeming difference, men are all of one pattern. We readily assume this with our mates, and are disappointed and angry if we find that we are premature, and that their watches are slower than ours. In fact, the only sin which we never forgive in each other is difference of opinion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed -- That can make life a garden.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather in spite of ourselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved, loved for ourselves, or rather loved in spite of ourselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world where nothing is perfect, be among the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness. The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved; of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself; and this assurance the blind man possesses. In his affliction, to be served is to be caressed. Does he lack anything? no. Possessing love he is not deprived of light. A love, moreover, that is wholly pure. There can be no blindness where there is this certainty.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Courage is acting in spite of fear.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is because the public are a mass -- inert, obtuse, and passive -- that they need to be shaken up from time to time so that we can tell from their bear-like grunts where they are -- and also where they stand. They are pretty harmless, in spite of their numbers, because they are fighting against intelligence.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is difficult to accept death in this society because it is unfamiliar. In spite of the fact that it happens all the time, we never see it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some persons are likable in spite of their unswerving integrity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You live in a deranged age, more deranged that usual, because in spite of great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To teach well, we need not say all that we know, Successful teachers are effective in spite of the psychological theories they suffer under.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
This country has gotten where it is in spite of politics, not by the aid of it. That we have carried as much political bunk as we have and still survived shows we are a super nation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We all know that the theater and every play that comes to Broadway have within themselves, like the human being, the seed of self-destruction and the certainty of death. The thing is to see how long the theater, the play, and the human being can last in spite of themselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The best laws cannot make a constitution work in spite of morals; morals can turn the worst laws to advantage. That is a commonplace truth, but one to which my studies are always bringing me back. It is the central point in my conception. I see it at the end of all my reflections.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Children are natural mimics -- they act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only he has the calling for politics who is sure that he will not crumble when the world from his point of view is too stupid or base for what he wants to offer. Only he who in the face of all this can say In spite of all! has the calling for politics.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In spite of the roaring of the young lions at the Union, and the screaming of the rabbits in the home of the vivisect, in spite of Keble College, and the tramways, and the sporting prints, Oxford still remains the most beautiful thing in England, and nowhere else are life and art so exquisitely blended, so perfectly made one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Duke: They didn't agree on much. In fact they rarely agreed on anything. They fought all the time and they challenged each other everyday...
Young Noah: [Allie and Noah are fighting] Don't push me!
[Allie pushes Noah anyway]
Duke: ...But in spite their differences, they had one important thing in common, they were crazy about each other.More [07/13/2005 12:07:00]
Benjamin Stubbins: A merry Christmas, girls and boys / I've brought you jewels, instead of toys / In spite of what you think / it seems to me I've earned a drink.More [01/24/2006 12:01:00]
The Kiss scene was attempted three times. The first was in a peculiar spot of the fort on the ground level. It felt forced to me, and I knew right away that, in spite of what others were saying, it was dead wrong.More [09/15/2006 12:09:00]
ďI hate the phrase 'former porn queen.' That part of my life was a long time ago. Think of something else to call me... I'm successful in spite of my past, not because of it.ĒMore [10/13/2006 12:10:00]
I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.More [11/07/2006 12:11:00]
I'm not so thrilled about the factory farming movement in our country and also pesticides - you don't want to cut off your nose to spite your face.More [12/12/2006 12:12:00]
Green Goblin: You're an amazing creature, Spider-Man. You and I are not so different.
Spider-Man: I'm not like you. You're a murderer.
Green Goblin: Well, to each his own. I chose my path, you chose the way of the hero. And they found you amusing for a while, the people of this city. But the one thing they love more than a hero is to see a hero fail, fall, die trying. In spite of everything you've done for them, eventually they will hate you. Why bother?
Spider-Man: Because it's right.
Green Goblin: [slaps Spidey on the head] Here's the real truth. There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders. You, me? We're exceptional.
[leans in and grabs Spidey's neck]
Green Goblin: I could squash you like a bug right now, but I'm offering you a chance. Join me! Imagine what we could accomplish together... what we could create. Or we could destroy! Cause the deaths of countless innocents in selfish battle again and again and again until we're both dead! Is that what you want? Think about it, hero!More [03/18/2007 12:03:00]
Joe Fox: [talking via email, to who he does'nt know is Kathleen Kelly] Have you ever become the worst version of yourself. That a pandora's box of all the hate, spite and condecension has sprung open? Someone upsets you and instead of walking away... you zing them. "Hello it's Mr Nasty". I'm sure you have no idea what i'm talking about...
Kathleen Kelly: [talking via email, to who she does'nt know is Joe Fox] No i know exactly what you mean and i'm completely jealous. When i'm confronted by someone i get tongue tied and my mind goes blank. Then i spend the rest of the night tossing and turning over what i should have said. For example what should i have recently said to
[meaning confrontation with Joe]
Kathleen Kelly: a bottom dweller who recently belittled my existance.
[Stops and thinks]
Kathleen Kelly: Nothing... even now days later i still can't figured it out...
Joe Fox: Would'nt it be great if i could pass all my zingers to you then i could always be nice and you could be nasty whenever you wanted to be. Although i must warn you... when you eventually have the pleasure of saying the thing you want to say at the moment your wanting to say it... remorse eventually follows... do you think we should meet?
Kathleen Kelly: [shocked] Meet?More [04/08/2007 12:04:00]
Royal Magistrate: The prisoner wishes to say a word.
William Wallace: [last line he is able to speak before he dies - and in spite of agonizing pain under torture, he shouts this:] FREEEEE-DOMMMMMM.More [04/08/2007 12:04:00]
Sarah Williams: You have to love me too. Not an image, not an idea. And not in spite of who I am.More [05/14/2007 12:05:00]
Raoul Duke: I want you to understand that this man at the wheel is my attorney. He's not just some dingbat I found on the strip, man. He's a foreigner. I think he's probably Samoan. But that doesn't matter, though, does it? Are you prejudiced?
Hitchhiker: Hell no.
Raoul Duke: I didn't think so. Because in spite of his race, this man is very valuable to me. Oh, shit. I forgot about the beer. You want one?
Hitchhiker: No.
Raoul Duke: How 'bout some ether?
Hitchhiker: What?
Raoul Duke: Never mind.More [06/12/2007 12:06:00]
I donít expect them to change their views, and they shouldnít expect us to change our views. The issue is how we work together in spite of that.More [07/08/2007 12:07:00]
Kevin Lomax: "Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven", is that it?
John Milton: Why not? I'm here on the ground with my nose in it since the whole thing began. I've nurtured every sensation man's been inspired to have. I cared about what he wanted and I never judged him. Why? Because I never rejected him. In spite of all his imperfections, I'm a fan of man! I'm a humanist. Maybe the last humanist.More [08/27/2007 12:08:00]
Bartleby: The humans have besmirched everything bestowed on them. They were given Paradise, they threw it away. They were given this planet, they destroyed it. They were favored best among all His endeavors, and some of them don't even believe He exists. And in spite of it all, He's shown them infinite fucking patience at every turn. What about us? I asked you... once to lay down the sword because I felt sorry for them. What was the result? Our expulsion from Paradise. WHERE WAS HIS INFINITE FUCKING PATIENCE THEN? IT'S NOT RIGHT, IT'S NOT FAIR. We've paid our debt. Don't you think it's time? Don't you think its time we went home? and to do that, I think we have to dispatch of our would-be dispatchers.More [09/20/2007 12:09:00]
[all praying to God]
Tracy Flick: Dear Lord Jesus, I do not often speak with you and ask for things, but now, I really must insist that you help me win the election tomorrow because I deserve it and Paul Metzler doesn't, as you well know. I realize that it was your divine hand that disqualified Tammy Metzler and now I'm asking that you go that one last mile and make sure to put me in office where I belong so that I may carry out your will on earth as it is in heaven. Amen.
Tammy Metzler: Dear God, I know I don't believe in you, but since I'll be starting catholic school soon, I though I should at least practice. Let's see. What do I want? I want Lisa to realize what a bitch she is and feel really bad and apologize for how she hurt me and know how much I still love her. In spite of everything, I still want Paul to win the election tomorrow, not that cunt Tracy. Oh, and I also want a really expensive pair of leather pants and someday, I wanna be really good friends with Madonna. Love, Tammy.
Paul Metzler: Dear God, than you for all your blessings. You've given me so many things, like good health, nice parents, a nice truck, and what I'm told is a large penis, and I'm very grateful, but I sure am worried about Tammy. In my heart, I still can't believe she tore down my posters, but sometimes, she does get so weird and angry. Please help her be a happier person because she's so smart and sensitive and I love her so much. Also, I'm nervous about the election tomorrow and I guess I want to win and all, but I know that's totally up to you. You'll decide who the best person is and I'll accept it. And forgive me for my sins, whatever they may be. Amen.More [10/08/2007 12:10:00]
Narrator: In spite of the spell, Ella grew up strong of mind./ Her gift made her obedient, but her heart made her kindMore [10/10/2007 12:10:00]
Harmony Star: [it starts to snow, in spite of the tropical climate] What's going on?
Santa Claus, aka 'Seth Applegate': CHRISTMAS is going on!More [10/16/2007 12:10:00]
C.O. Salem: Welcome to SEAL/C.R.T. selection program. You have volunteered for the most intensive military training known to man. You are all proven operators within the SpecOps communtiy: SEALs, EOD, Army Delta, Marine Force Recon, Naval Intel community, and so on. In spite of your expertise, many of you will not successfully negotiate this program. Those that do, will experience an operational tempo that exceeds that of any other unit within the US arsenal. That is all that is to be said about the special nature of the CRT training program. I now turn you over to my Command Master Chief, John James Urgayle.More [12/06/2007 12:12:00]
Don Corleone: Why did you go to the police? Why didn't you come to me first?
Bonasera: What do you want of me? Tell me anything, but do what I beg you to do.
Don Corleone: What is that?
[Bonasera gets up and whispers in the Don's ear]
Don Corleone: That I cannot do.
Bonasera: I'll give you anything you ask.
Don Corleone: We've known each other for many years but this is the first time you've ever come to me for counsel or for help. I can't remember the last time you invited me to your house for a cup of coffee, even though my wife is Godmother to your only child. But, let's be frank here. You never wanted my friendship and you were afraid to be in my debt.
Bonasera: I didn't want to get into trouble.
Don Corleone: I understand. You found paradise in America. You had a good trade, made a good living, the police protected you and there were courts of law and you didn't need a friend like me. But, now you come to me and you say "Don Corleone, give me justice." But you don't ask with respect. You don't offer friendship. You don't even think to call me Godfather. Instead, you come into my home on the day my daughter's to be married and you ask me to do murder for money.
Bonasera: I ask you for justice.
Don Corleone: That is not justice your daughter is still alive.
Bonasera: They can suffer then. As she suffers. How much shall I pay you?
Don Corleone: Bonasera. Bonasera. What have I ever done to make you to treat me so disrespectfully. If you had come to me in friendship then this scum that ruined your daughter would be suffering this very day. And if by chance an honest man like yourself should make enemies then they would become my enemies. And then, they would fear you.
Bonasera: Be my friend... Godfather.
[kisses Don Corleone's ring]
Don Corleone: Good. Someday, and that day may never come, I'll call upon you to do a service for me. But, until that day, accept this justice as a gift on my daughter's wedding day.
Bonasera: Grazie, Godfather.
Don Corleone: Prego.
[Bonasera exits]
Don Corleone: [to Tom]
Don Corleone: Give this to, uh, Clemenza. I want reliable people, people who aren't going to be carried away. After all we're not murderers in spite of what this undertaker thinks.More [12/26/2007 12:12:00]
Scarlett: [pleads with Rhett as he is about to leave to join the Confederate Army] Oh, Rhett! Please, don't go! You can't leave me! Please! I'll never forgive you!
Rhett Butler: I'm not asking you to forgive me. I'll never understand or forgive myself. And if a bullet gets me, so help me, I'll laugh at myself for being an idiot. There's one thing I do know... and that is that I love you, Scarlett. In spite of you and me and the whole silly world going to pieces around us, I love you. Because we're alike. Bad lots, both of us. Selfish and shrewd. But able to look things in the eyes as we call them by their right names.
Scarlett: [struggles] Don't hold me like that!
Rhett Butler: [holds her tighter] Scarlett! Look at me! I've loved you more than I've ever loved any woman and I've waited for you longer than I've ever waited for any woman.
[kisses her forhead]
Scarlett: [turns her face away] Let me alone!
Rhett Butler: [forces her to look him in the eyes] Here's a soldier of the South who loves you, Scarlett. Wants to feel your arms around him, wants to carry the memory of your kisses into battle with him. Never mind about loving me, you're a woman sending a soldier to his death with a beautiful memory. Scarlett! Kiss me! Kiss me... once...
[he kisses her]More [12/28/2007 12:12:00]
Shake: Well, he just asked if he could have those photos, and Norm said no and I said, "Well why don't you be big about it?"
Paul: Yeah, and?
Norm: And your grandfather pointed out that shake was always being taller than me just to spite me.More [02/03/2008 12:02:00]
Miles Massey: So you propose, that in spite demonstrable infidelity on your part, your unoffending wife should be tossed out on her ear.
Rex: Is it possible?
Miles Massey: It's a challenge.More [04/21/2008 12:04:00]
Jim Garrison: Of course, when he had realized that something had gone wrong, and that the President had been killed, he knew there was a problem. He may have even known he was the Patsy. An intuition, maybe. The President killed in spite of his warning. The phone call that never came. Perhaps fear now came to Oswald for the very first time.More [05/05/2008 12:05:00]
Walter Gulick: Shut up, I said!
Walter Gulick: You can't yell loud enough to make me shut up! Till I tell you about what I think of the fight game. I think it stinks! And when I get out of it what I want, I'm quitting! I'm through! No, I'm not marrying Rose because she's your sister, Willy. But in spite of it.
[Willy grabs Walter by his shirt getting ready to punch him]
Walter Gulick: I'm waiting, Willy. I'm waiting.
Dolly Fletcher: Stop it! What's the matter with you anyway?
Willy Grogan: What's the matter with me? This cream-headed clown wants to marry my sister, that's what's the matter with me.
Dolly Fletcher: Well? At least he's not asking her to hang around for 3 or 4 years, Willy.More [05/25/2008 12:05:00]
King Haggard: Each time I see the unicorns, MY unicorns, it is like that morning in the woods, and I am truly young, in spite of myself!More [07/09/2008 12:07:00]
Alfred: When are you planning to be married?
Tristan: Morning.
Alfred: Damn you, Tristan. You will marry her.
Tristan: And make a honest woman out of her?
Alfred: Yes! God damn you to hell.
Tristan: Yes, I will marry her if she'll have me.
Alfred: If she'll have you? Do you love her? Or did you seduce her just to spite me?
Tristan: It's not what I did.
Alfred: And what about Samuel?
Tristan: What about Samuel?
Alfred: You tell me about Samuel.
Tristan: We all loved Samuel. Samuel's dead. What?
Alfred: How convenient that is for you.
Tristan: Because you love her I will forgive you for that. Once! You say that again and we're not brothers.More [07/13/2008 12:07:00]
The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies.More [09/22/2008 12:09:00]
Curtis Whitman:
Mary is still my wife in spite of what we planned, but she didn't - she couldn't have done this.

Charlie Chan:
Man yet to be born who can tell what woman will or will not do.

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Doggone it! There's another good man gone and got himself roped and hogtied in spite of my warnings!

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Jeff Ramsay:
That railroad is going through Hellgate Pass in spite of you and your hired redskins!

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Al Roberts:
How far you goin'?

How far YOU goin'?

Al Roberts:
[as narrator] That took me by surprise, and I turned around to look at her. She was facing straight ahead, so I couldn't see her eyes. She was young - not more than 24. Man, she looked like she had been thrown off the crummiest freight train in the world! Yet in spite of that, I got the impression of beauty, not the beauty of a movie actress, mind you, or the beauty you dream about with your wife, but a natural beauty, a beauty that's almost homely, because it's so real. And suddenly she turned to face me...

How far did ya say you were goin'?

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Sheriff Steele:
Fuzzy Jones? That name is familiar.

Cheyenne Davis:
I'm sure a lot of folks have heard of Fuzzy. He's a funny old codger - usually makes the wrong move at the right time - but he's a good lawman in spite of the confusion.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]

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