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Life Is Beautiful Quotes

Life Is Beautiful is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Life Is Beautiful stopped airing in 1970.

It features Gianluigi Braschi as producer, Nicola Piovani in charge of musical score, and Tonino Delli Colli as head of cinematography.

Life Is Beautiful is recorded in Italian and originally aired in Italy. Each episode of Life Is Beautiful is 116 minutes long. Life Is Beautiful is distributed by Miramax Films.

The cast includes: Pietro Desilva as Bartolomeo, Roberto Benigni as Guido, Roberto Benigni as Eliseo Orefice, Giorgio Cantarini as Giosué Orefice, Nicoletta Braschi as Dora, and Horst Buchholz as Dr. Lessing.

Life Is Beautiful Quotes

Roberto Benigni as Guido

  • (Roberto Benigni) "You're serving. You're not a servant. Serving is a supreme art. God is the first servant. God serves men but he's not a servant to men."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "You can lose all your points for any one of three things. One: If you cry. Two: If you ask to see your mother. Three: If you're hungry and ask for a snack. Forget it."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Dr. Lessing."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Hello."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "What are the flowers for?"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Ah -- for your departure."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Thank you."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "If you speak my name, I vanish. What am I? Silence."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "The game starts now. You have to score one thousand points. If you do that, you take home a tank with a big gun. Each day we will announce the scores from that loudspeaker. The one who has the fewest points will have to wear a sign that says "Jackass" on his back. There are three ways to lose points. One, turning into a big crybaby. Two, telling us you want to see your mommy. Three, saying you're hungry and want something to eat."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "The prize is -- the prize is --"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "A tank."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Yes. Yes, the prize is a tank."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "I already have one."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "No, a real one."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "A real tank?"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Buon giorno, Principessa."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "What are your political views?"
  • (Unnamed) "Benito, Adolf. Sit down. Sorry Guido, what did you say?"

Pietro Desilva as Bartolomeo

  • (Pietro Desilva) "They are looking for someone who speaks German, to translate their instructions."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Me. I'll do it, I'll translate."
  • (Pietro Desilva) "Do you speak German?"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "No."

Giorgio Cantarini as Giosué Orefice

  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "They make buttons and soap out of us."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Eh --"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "What are you saying?"
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "They burn us all in the oven."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Who told you that?"
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "A man was crying. He said they make us into buttons and soap."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "You fell for that? Again? I thought you were a sharp boy -- cunning, intelligent. Buttons and soap out of people? That'll be the day. You believed that? Hahaha. Just imagine. Tomorrow morning, I wash my hands with Bartolomeo -- a good scrub. Then I'll button up with Francesco."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Darn it all."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Look, I just lost Giorgio. Does this look like a person? Hahaha, come on. They were teasing you. And you fell for it. What else did they tell you?"
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "That we get cooked in the oven."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "They burn us up in the oven."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "You fell for that too. You just eat everything up. I've heard of a wood oven, but I've never seen a man oven before. Ah ha -- "I'm made of wood." "Take this lawyer -- poomp.""
  • (Roberto Benigni) ""This lawyer doesn't burn. He's not dry enough."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Look at that smoke." Oh Joshua -- buttons, soap, we get burned in the oven -- Let's be serious now."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "I have a sack race with the bad guys tomorrow --"
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "That's enough. I want to go home."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "Look, they stopped the train to let Mom get on."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Dora --"
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "We won."
  • (Nicoletta Braschi) "Yes, we won. It's true."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "We got a thousand points and we won the game. Daddy and me came in first and now we won the real tank. We won. We won."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "Daddy, I cannot find any of the other kids, and a lady came telling me to take a shower."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "That's a good idea. You go take a shower."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "No."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Go take a shower."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "No."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "When can I see Mama?"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "When the game's over."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "I didn't like the train."
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Me, neither. We'll take the bus back, okay?"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Did you hear that? We're taking the bus back."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "Where is Uncle going?"
  • (Roberto Benigni) "Uh -- oh, he's playing on a different team. Goodbye, Uncle."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "Goodbye, Uncle."
  • (Giorgio Cantarini) "This is a simple story -- but not an easy one to tell."

Horst Buchholz as Dr. Lessing

  • (Horst Buchholz) "Fat, fat, ugly, ugly, all yellow in reality. If you ask me what I am, I reply "Quark quark quark"."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Walking along, I go "Por-por". Who am I? Tell me true."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Hmphh -- a duckling, no?"
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Is it not a duckling?"
  • (Horst Buchholz) "It's not. A veterinarian friend of mine sent it to me from Vienna. I can't send him mine, until I solve this one. I thought: Duck-billed platypus. But it doesn't go "Quark quark quark quark". A duck-billed platypus goes --"
  • (Horst Buchholz) ""Ffrrr ffrrr-ffrrr ffrrr-ffrrr". Duck-billed platypus --"
  • (Horst Buchholz) "I translated it into Italian for you last night. Well, what do you say? Everything points to a duckling."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Help me, Guido. For heaven's sake, help me. I can't even sleep."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "Fat, fat -- ugly, ugly -- that's me -- quark quark quark -- It's the duckling."
  • (Horst Buchholz) "I have something important to tell you. Wait for my signal."

Nicoletta Braschi as Dora

  • (Nicoletta Braschi) "At least they don't make the children and old people work."
  • (Unnamed) "They don't make them work because they kill them. One day, you will hear a lady calling, "Kids, come take a shower," then they gas them."

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