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A Good Woman (film) Quotes

A Good Woman (film) is a television program that appeared on TV in 1970 . A Good Woman completed its run in 1970.

It features Richard G. Mitchell in charge of musical score, and Ben Seresin as head of cinematography.

A Good Woman (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States, United Kingdom, Italy, and Spain. Each episode of A Good Woman (film) is 93 minutes long. A Good Woman (film) is distributed by Lions Gate Films, Vertigo Films, 01 Distribution, and Columbia TriStar Film Distributors.

The cast includes: Milena Vukotic as Contessa Lucchino, Scarlett Johansson as Meg Windermere, Stephen Campbell Moore as Lord Darlington, Mark Umbers as Robert Windemere, Roger Hammond as Cecil, John Standing as Dumby, and Diana Hardcastle as Lady Plymdale.

A Good Woman (film) Quotes

Scarlett Johansson as Meg Windermere

  • (Scarlett Johansson) "I swear on my mother."
  • (Mrs. Erlynne) "Pardon?"
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "She's my guardian angel. My whole life I wanted to be like her."
  • (Mrs. Erlynne) "I'm sure she wouldn't hold you to such a standard."
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "She'd be so ashamed of me now."
  • (Mrs. Erlynne) "We all straddle the abyss, Mrs Windemere. If we never look down, how can we know who we are? A mother could never be ashamed of a daughter who didn't fall in."
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "How could he?"
  • (Milena Vukotic) "Every man is born truthful and every man dies a liar. Now whatever you do you mustn't make a scene. It's too unpleasant and you waste energy."
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "No, of course not. I wouldn't."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "Crying is the refuge of plain women."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "Pretty women go shopping."
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "Can you imagine what people would say?"
  • (Mrs. Erlynne) "Well, if we're always guided by other people's thoughts what's the point of having our own?"
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "I'm going to tell him the truth."
  • (Mrs. Erlynne) "What you did is your mistake. Your sack of bricks. You carry it. You don't confess and hand it off to someone who loves you."

Stephen Campbell Moore as Lord Darlington

  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "I've thought very seriously of marrying. That's why I'm still single."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "I like America. Name me another society that's gone from barbarism to decadence without bothering to create a civilization in between."
  • (Tuppy) "A tribute to American efficiency."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "I find the best way to keep my word is never to give it."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "I like America. Name me another society that's gone from barbarism to decadence without bothering to create a civilization in between."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "Gossip is alright. It's the moralizing that is in poor taste."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "All paying jobs absorb and degrade the mind."
  • (Mark Umbers) "You never had a paying job."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "I rest my case. Cultivated leisure is man's true calling."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "All of which, mind you, is time well spent in my book. So, yes, I take your point, I can't argue. At the club, we'd be with other people. Afraid we'll be seen? Set the chins wagging? Do you know what I find worse than being talked about? Not being talked about at all."

John Standing as Dumby

  • (John Standing) "He's proposing to her. It will be his third time up the aisle."
  • (Roger Hammond) "Hope trumps experience, Dumby. It's God's joke on the human race."
  • (John Standing) "Bigamy is having more than one wife too many."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "So is monogamy."
  • (Tuppy) "I'm going to ask her to marry me if she'll have me."
  • (John Standing) "You know -- you know why they call it an altar, Tuppy? It's where they make human sacrifices."
  • (John Standing) "Women inspire us to great things."
  • (Roger Hammond) "Then somehow prevent us from doing any of them."
  • (John Standing) "One should always have a proper basis for marriage. A mutual --"
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "Misunderstanding?"
  • (John Standing) "Exactly."
  • (John Standing) "Do you think she'd look at you if you were poor?"
  • (Tuppy) "Do you think I'd look at her if she were ugly? Fair's fair, exchange rates and so forth. Well I know she's had her this and her that -- but if a man can tolerate his own past -- why not a past in his wife?"

Milena Vukotic as Contessa Lucchino

  • (Milena Vukotic) "Undying love is like the ghost in your villa. Everybody talks about it, but try and find one person who has seen it."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "You mustn't take it personally. Mrs. Erlynne is one of those women that attract men like a bee to a flame. Eh?"
  • (Scarlett Johansson) "A moth."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "Bee to a moth. Mmm."
  • (Alessandra) "Now I see uncle. He's with the American woman."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "Too much rouge and not enough clothing. She's appealing to the worst in the poor man."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "It's what women do best."
  • (Tuppy) "You're so fond of gossip you don't give the truth a chance to put its pants on."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "It's not the truth that's going around without pants, caro Tuppy."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "My own business bores me. I much prefer other peoples."
  • (Milena Vukotic) "And another thing, your Mrs. Erlynne has no principles at all."
  • (Tuppy) "I like people more than principles."

Roger Hammond as Cecil

  • (Roger Hammond) "Devilish women are a bother, and good ones are a bore."
  • (Roger Hammond) "Men don't trust women. Women don't trust women. No one trusts women. It's what binds the Catholic and the Hindu."
  • (Roger Hammond) "Men advance, women resist. We retreat and they block our escape. We can't win."
  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "The sexes will never understand each other."
  • (Roger Hammond) "Only because they take such pains to deceive each other."

Diana Hardcastle as Lady Plymdale

  • (Diana Hardcastle) "Opera makes me feel so romantic."
  • (Roger Hammond) "Anything too stupid to be said is sung."

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