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Amazing Grace (2006 film) Quotes

Amazing Grace (2006 film) is a television program that first aired in 1970 . Amazing Grace stopped airing in 1970.

It features Patricia Heaton; David Hunt; Terrence Malick; Edward R. Pressman, and Ken Wales as producer, David Arnold in charge of musical score, and Remi Adefarasin as head of cinematography.

Amazing Grace (2006 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Amazing Grace (2006 film) is 118 minutes long. Amazing Grace (2006 film) is distributed by Momentum Pictures, and Samuel Goldwyn Films.

The cast includes: Albert Finney as John Newton, Ioan Gruffudd as William Wilberforce, Romola Garai as Barbara Wilberforce, Youssou N'Dour as Oloudaqh Equiano, Rufus Sewell as Thomas Clarkson, Ciarán Hinds as Lord Tarleton, Sylvestra Le Touzel as Marianne Thornton, Nicholas Farrell as Henry Thornton, and Stephen Campbell Moore as James Stephen.

Amazing Grace (2006 film) Quotes

Sylvestra Le Touzel as Marianne Thornton

  • (Sylvestra Le Touzel) "What time did Barbara leave?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Late. I mean early."
  • (Sylvestra Le Touzel) "Have you forgiven us, yet?"
  • (Romola Garai) "Never."
  • (Sylvestra Le Touzel) "The Romans believed this water would restore the dead to life."
  • (Romola Garai) "Most pump water I've investigated works in the opposite direction."

Rufus Sewell as Thomas Clarkson

  • (Rufus Sewell) ""Strange treasures in this fair world appear, strange all, and new to me." That is a poem by Thomas Traherne and I have absolutely no idea what it's about. But, when I was small I was made to learn it by heart so I don't see why you shouldn't suffer too."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Clarkson. Clarkson."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "Good God, he's got his voice back."
  • (Unnamed) "I sent a note of thanks to those who voted for us."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "Oh, how sweet of you."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "We don't want any fuss. We just need somebody who is -- really, really boring."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "As you know, Equiano, I rarely drink."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "Why did you wait until your butler had left before you got out of the box?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "They already think I'm mad."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "It promotes the war effort, patriotism, and -- all that."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Since when have you been interested in the war effort, patriotism, and -- all that?"

Romola Garai as Barbara Wilberforce

  • (Romola Garai) "You still have passion. That matters more."
  • (Romola Garai) "You're discussing politics with your eyes. You might as well do it with your mouths."
  • (Romola Garai) "The people aren't so afraid, now the war in France is being won. And when they stop being afraid they rediscover their compassion."
  • (Romola Garai) "Well I would have been bored by botany."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Barbara. You have my deepest condolescences."
  • (Romola Garai) "Thank you."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "But do me a favour. Make him eat some of his pets."
  • (Romola Garai) "I rather like them."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "I like them, too; in brandy sauce."
  • (Romola Garai) "Mr. Wilberforce, I understand that you have an interest in botany."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Botany, Miss Spooner? What makes you think I would have interest in something as tedious as botany?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Sorry, it's a private joke."
  • (Romola Garai) "Because after night comes day."

Youssou N'Dour as Oloudaqh Equiano

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Ioan Gruffudd as William Wilberforce

  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "It's my ministerial duty to let you win."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Remember that God made men equal."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Perhaps we should begin this journey with a first step."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "You're dressing very simply these days."
  • (Albert Finney) "I'm a simple man."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "You wake me up to give me medicine to help me sleep?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "No matter how loud you shout, you will not drown out the voice of the people."
  • (Ciarán Hinds) "People?"
  • (Pitt the Younger) "We cracked crowns, didn't we?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "We left the heads intact."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Because we're so pathetically English."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "I never change."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Well, hurrah for you."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "I'm against flowers in church. What have you to say?"
  • (Romola Garai) "I am for them."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "As am I."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "God has set before me two great objects."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Why is it you only feel the thorns in your feet when you stop running?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Is that some sort of heavy-handed metaphorical advice for me, Mr. Pitt?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Where are you going?"
  • (Lord Charles Fox) "To look up the word integrity."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "It's God. I have 10,000 engagements of state today but I would prefer to spend the day out here getting a wet arse, studying dandelions and marveling at -- bloody spider's webs."
  • (Richard the Butler) "You found God, sir?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "I think He found me. You have any idea how inconvenient that is? How idiotic it will sound? I have a political career glittering ahead of me, and in my heart I want spider's webs."
  • (Richard the Butler) ""It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else and still unknown to himself." Francis Bacon. I don't just dust your books, sir."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "As your Prime Minister, I urge you caution"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "And as my friend?"
  • (Pitt the Younger) "To hell with caution."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "You act like you've never seen slavery before."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "For me, it's like arsenic. Each new tiny dose doubles the effect."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Oh, if the House of Lords could hear the idiotic way we carry on, they'd ban anyone under the age of 30 from holding high office again."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "This is why I really shouldn't talk about it."
  • (Romola Garai) "I think you should."
  • (Romola Garai) "There, we found something we don't agree on."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "An imperfect order is better than no order at all."
  • (Rufus Sewell) "No. We must fight for a perfect order."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "I had heard your sight was fading."
  • (Albert Finney) "Well, now it's faded altogether. I never do things by halves. God decided I'd seen enough."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Is that the main course?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "No. It's the Duke of Clarence."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "I want you to remember that smell -- remember the Madagascar -- remember, God made men equal."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "No one of our age has ever taken power."
  • (Pitt the Younger) "Which is why we're too young to realize certain things are impossible. Which is why we will do them anyway."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "I thought time might have changed you."
  • (Albert Finney) "It has. I'm older."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Dear God."
  • (Lord Charles Fox) "Well, almost. I spent eighteen months being torn apart in the House by you Mr. Wilberforce. I thought I'd find out what it feels like on your side. Any of you saints drink?"
  • (Rufus Sewell) "Well, this one bloody does."

Albert Finney as John Newton

  • (Albert Finney) "God sometimes does His work with gentle drizzle, not storms. Drip. Drip. Drip."
  • (Albert Finney) "Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly. I'm a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior."
  • (Albert Finney) "Besides, people like you too much to let you live a life of solitude."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Haven't you chosen solitude?"
  • (Albert Finney) "You of all people should know I can never be alone."
  • (Albert Finney) "Though I have lost my memory, two things I know. I am a great sinner and Christ is a great savior."
  • (Albert Finney) "I'm weeping. I couldn't weep till I wrote this."
  • (Albert Finney) "I can't help you. But do it, Wilber. Do it. Take them on. Blow their dirty, filthy ships out of the water. The planters, sugar barons, Alderman "Sugar Cane", the Lord Mayor of London. Liverpool, Boston, Bristol, New York. All their streets running with blood, dysentery, puke. You won't come away from those streets clean, Wilber. You'll get filthy with it, you'll dream it, see it in broad daylight. But do it. For God's sake."
  • (Albert Finney) ""I once was blind but now I see". Didn't I write that?"
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "Yes, you did."
  • (Albert Finney) "Now at last it's true."
  • (Albert Finney) "I wish I could remember all their names. My 20,000 ghosts, they all had names, beautiful African names. We'd call them with just grunts, noises. We were apes, they were human."

Ciarán Hinds as Lord Tarleton

  • (Duke of Clarence) "Noblesse oblige."
  • (Ciarán Hinds) "What the bloody hell does that mean?"
  • (Duke of Clarence) "It means: my nobility obliges me to recognize the virtue of an exceptional commoner"
  • (Ciarán Hinds) "Where the hell is everyone?"
  • (Lord Charles Fox) "Everybody's at the races in Epsom. They were given free tickets. I saved one for you."
  • (Lord Charles Fox) "A free gift from William Wilburforce."

Stephen Campbell Moore as James Stephen

  • (Stephen Campbell Moore) "It's Latin. Loosely translated, it means -- we cheat."

Nicholas Farrell as Henry Thornton

  • (Nicholas Farrell) "There's creeping ivy or something like that. You really should see it."
  • (Sylvestra Le Touzel) "Barbara, you really must go and see it, too."
  • (Nicholas Farrell) "Come, we're late."
  • (Ioan Gruffudd) "The water has been here a million years, how can we be late?"

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