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Quotations from Doubt

Doubt is a mystery drama about a priest in a Bronx Catholic school and a 12-year-old that have an ambiguous relationship. The school's principal becomes suspicious of the two and starts to investigate their relationship. Directed by John Patrick Shanley (who also wrote the play). Starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Amy Adams.

Doubt was nominated for five Oscar awards, including Best Writing, Best Actor, and Best Actress. Read some quotes from this fantastic movie below.


Sister James: I don't think Father Flynn did anything wrong.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: You just want things to be resolved so you can have simplicity back.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: Then why do you look like you've seen the devil?
Father Brendan Flynn: I can fight you.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: You will lose.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: Look at that. You've blown out my light.
Father Brendan Flynn: You haven't the slightest proof of anything!
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: But I have my certainty! And armed with that, I will go to your last parish, and the one before that if necessary. I'll find a parent.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: [to Father Flynn] I have no sympathy for you. I know you are invulnerable to true regret.
[long pause]
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: And cut your nails.
Father Brendan Flynn: You have no right to act on your own! You have taken vows, obedience being one! You answer to us! You have no right to step outside the church!
Sister Aloysius Beauvier: I will step outside the church if that's what needs to be done, till the door should shut behind me! I will do what needs to be done, though I'm damned to Hell! You should understand that, or you will mistake me.
Father Brendan Flynn: Doubt can be a bond as powerful and sustaining as certainty. When you are lost, you are not alone.
Sister Aloysius: Sister James...
Sister James: What is it, Sister?
Sister Aloysius: [crying] I have doubts. I have such doubts.
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