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Anne of the Thousand Days Quotes

Anne of the Thousand Days is a television program that first aired in 1970 . Anne of the Thousand Days ended its run in 1970.

It features Hal B. Wallis as producer, Georges Delerue in charge of musical score, and Arthur Ibbetson, BSC as head of cinematography.

Anne of the Thousand Days is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Anne of the Thousand Days is 145 minutes long. Anne of the Thousand Days is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Geneviève Bujold as Anne, T. P. McKenna as Norris, and John Colicos as Thomas Cromwell.

Anne of the Thousand Days Quotes

John Colicos as Thomas Cromwell

  • (Unnamed) "What is the verdict?"
  • (John Colicos) "Guilty; Your Grace."
  • (Unnamed) "All of them?"
  • (John Colicos) "Guilty."

Geneviève Bujold as Anne

  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Elizabeth shall be a greater queen than any king of yours. She shall rule a greater England than you could ever have built. My Elizabeth shall be queen, and my blood will have been well spent."
  • (Unnamed) "I think nothing but you. Of you and me playing dog and bitch, of you and me playing horse and mare. Of you and me in every way. I want to fill you up night after night. I want to fill you up with sons."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Bastards. They would be bastards."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Doesn't do that well. Not as well as I've known it done. But it's the one arm I want- for some God-knows-what reason. You do everything badly- everything awkwardly- and I love it the way you do it."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Won't you kiss your daughter?"
  • (Unnamed) "I will kiss her when she's older- and when she has a brother."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "You make love as you eat, with a great deal of noise and no subtlety."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "She has the face of a simpering sheep. And the manners. But not the morals. I don't want her near me."
  • (Unnamed) "Nan, is it true?"
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Have you stepped into your own trap, my lord? Any evidence you have against me, you yourself bought and paid for. Do you now begin to believe it?"
  • (Unnamed) "Anny, the court is still in session to decide your -- verdict. I don't want to hear your guilt from them, I want to hear it from your lips."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "That I was unfaithful to you?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes, just that. Were you unfaithful to me whilst I still loved you? Of course, I'll never know. Whether you say aye or no, I shall never know."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "You come here to make sure whether there was truly adultery, Because that would touch your manhood or your pride. And even so, my heart and my eyes are glad of you. Fool of all women that I am, I'm glad of you here. Go, then. Keep your pride of manhood, you know about me now."
  • (Unnamed) "Nan, is it true that you're glad to see me?"
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Yes, it's true."
  • (Unnamed) "Then, Anne, lets do all gently for old times sake. I have no wish to harm you, and your words have moved me deeply. I must be free to have a son, and the son must be free to rule England when I die."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Why must you leave a king to follow you, Henry? Why not a queen?"
  • (Unnamed) "This country has never been ruled by a queen. I know it never could be. We can never have a son now, God has spoken. I must have a son elsewhere. And it's getting late. I'm not as young as I was."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "What do you want of me?"
  • (Unnamed) "Agree to annul the marriage and give up all rights. You shall go abroad and take Elizabeth with you. You will be well cared for. Please set me free."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "To marry Seymour and make our child a bastard? No. No. No."
  • (Unnamed) "Nan -- Nan, you leave me no choice."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Once I told you any children we had would not be bastards. You promised marriage and the crown. Now you try to dance out of your promise. Well, I won't have it. We are man and wife together. King and Queen. I keep that. Take it from me as best you can."
  • (Unnamed) "Then you have decided, and so have I."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "Before you go, perhaps you should hear one thing. I lied to you. I said "I love you", but I lied. I was untrue. Untrue with many."
  • (Unnamed) "That is a lie."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "It is true. I was unfaithful to you with all of them. With half your court. With soldiers of your guard, with grooms, with stablehands. Look for the rest of your life at every man that ever knew me and wonder if I didn't find him a better man than you."
  • (Unnamed) "You whore."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) "For six years, this year, and this, and this, and this, I did not love him. And then I did. Then I was his. I can count the days I was his in hundreds."
  • (Geneviève Bujold) ". The days we bedded. Married. Were Happy. Bore Elizabeth. Hated. Lusted. Bore a dead child -- which condemned me -- to death. In all one thousand days. Just a thousand. strange. And of those thousand, one when we were both in love, only one, when our loves met and overlapped and were both mine and his. And when I no longer hated him, he began to hate me. Except for that one day."

T. P. McKenna as Norris

  • (Unnamed) "Each to his own conscience, son."
  • (T. P. McKenna) "God keep me from yours."

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