Posts tagged comedy.
MRS. ALLONBY. The secret of life is never to have an emotion that is unbecoming.
LADY STUTFIELD. The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly, terribly deceived.
KELVIL. The secret of life is to resist temptation, Lady
LORD ILLINGWORTH. There is no secret of life. Life’s aim, if it has one, is simply to be always looking for temptations. There are not nearly enough. I sometimes pass a whole day without coming across a single one. It is quite dreadful. It makes one so nervous about the future.
- Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance (1893) [full text]
One of my favorite Garbo scenes!
It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.
— George Carlin
God I LOVE this scene. Dennis is probably my favourite character.* I think it is because he is VERY similar to one of my dearest college friends - the one who founded our Young Democratic Socialist group.
*well, him and the killer rabbit, “whose fluffiness belies its murderous intent.”