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Quotations from From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity is a romance-war drama that follows the life of a private, the private's captain's wife, and the second in command who falls in love with the captain's wife during the onset of WWII in the USA. This movie won eight Oscar awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Supporting Actress. The film is directed by Fred Zinnemann. Starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, and Deborah Kerr.

From Here to Eternity is one of the greatest films of all-time. Read some quotes from the film below.

Sergeant Milton Warden: You going to cry?
Karen Holmes: Not if I can help it. What are you doing?
Sergeant Milton Warden: I'm leaving. Isn't that what you want?
Karen Holmes: I don't know, Sergeant. I don't know.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: A man don't go his own way, he's nothing.
Sergeant Milton Warden: Maybe back in the days of the pioneers a man could go his own way, but today you got to play ball.
Sergeant Milton Warden: What's the matter? What started all this, anyway? You think I'd be here if I thought it was a mistake? Taking a chance on 20 years in Leavenworth for making dates with the company commander's wife? And her acting like - like Lady Astor's horse, and all because I got here on time!
Angelo Maggio: Only my friends can call me a little wop!
Alma: Sit down and - and get comfortable. I'll make you a martini and see what's to cook for dinner.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Hey, this is like being married, ain't it?
Alma: It's better.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Nobody ever lies about being lonely.
Sergeant Milton Warden: Not even one? Out of all the men you've been kissed by?
Karen Holmes: [giggling] Now that'd take some figuring. How many men do you think there've been?
Angelo Maggio: Let's go to a phone booth or something, huh? Where I will unveil a fifth of whiskey, I have hidden here under my loose, flowing sports shirt.
Karen Holmes: You certainly chose a lovely spot for our meeting. I've had three chances to be picked up in the last five minutes.
Annette: That'll be four bucks, babyface. Two for initiation fee, two for this month's dues.
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: What do I get for it?
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