Funny Quotations from Harvey
Harvey is a 1950 fantasy comedy-drama about a mild-mannered man who happens to have an invisible friend that is a 6-foot three-and-one-half-inch rabbit that is a pooka. Directed by Henry Koster. Starring James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, and Charles Drake. Based on the play "Harvey" by Mary Chase. Josephine Hull won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and Stewart received a nominated for the Best Actor Oscar award.
Harvey is a light-hearted film that is great for families of all age groups. Stewart's performance in this movie is seen as one of the finest performances of his career. Read some great humorous quotes from the film below.
Elwood P. Dowd: Well, I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it.
Elwood P. Dowd: Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" - she always called me Elwood - "In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.
Elwood P. Dowd: Here, let me give you one of my cards. Now if you should want to call me, use this number. This other one is the old number.
Veta Louise Simmons: Myrtle Mae, you have a lot to learn, and I hope you never learn it.
Dr. Sanderson: Think carefully, Dowd. Didn't you know somebody, sometime, someplace by the name of Harvey? Didn't you ever know anybody by that name?
Elwood P. Dowd: No, no, not one, Doctor. Maybe that's why I always had such hopes for it.
Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet: Is, is that Mrs. Frank Cummings? Doesn't she look ghastly, I thought she was dead. I must get a closer look.
Veta Louise Simmons: As I was going down to the taxi cab to get Elwood's things, this awful man stepped out. He was a white slaver, I know he was. He was wearing one of those white suits, that's how they advertise.
Wilson: Who's Harvey?
Miss Kelly: A white rabbit, six feet tall.
Wilson: Six feet?
Elwood P. Dowd: Six feet three and a half inches. Now let's stick to the facts.
Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet: Does Elwood see anybody these days?
Veta Louise Simmons: Oh, yes, Aunt Ethel, Elwood sees *somebody*.
Elwood P. Dowd: I always have a wonderful time, wherever I am, whomever I'm with.
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