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Ashes of Time Quotes

Ashes of Time is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . Ashes of Time completed its run in 1970.

It features Wong Kar-wai as producer, Frankie Chan in charge of musical score, and Christopher Doyle as head of cinematography.

Ashes of Time is recorded in Cantonese and originally aired in Hong Kong. Each episode of Ashes of Time is 100 minutes long. Ashes of Time is distributed by Newport Entertainment (HK).

The cast includes: Leslie Cheung as Ou-yang Feng, Tony Leung Chiu-Wai as Blind Swordsman, Tony Leung Ka-fai as Huang Yao-shi, and Brigitte Lin as Mu-rong Yin.

Ashes of Time Quotes

Leslie Cheung as Ou-yang Feng

  • (Leslie Cheung) "Before I took him to the villagers, I bought him a pair of shoes. It's because there's quite a difference in the fee paid to a shoeless swordsman and one with shoes."
  • (Leslie Cheung) "Was it worth it to lose a finger for a basket of eggs?"
  • (Leslie Cheung) "The harder you try to forget something, the more it will stick in your memory. Once I heard someone say that if you have to lose something, the best way to keep it in your memory."
  • (Leslie Cheung) "You can sell yourself for a better price than a mule. You understand what I am saying?"
  • (Leslie Cheung) "For all these years, there must be some people who you don't want to mention or you don't want to meet again. Because they did something really awful to you. Maybe you want to kill them. But you dare not. In fact, it's really easy to kill a person. Not difficult at all. I have a friend who is great at solving problems. But he has been a little short lately. If you can give him some money, he must be able to solve your problems. Indeed you can think my proposal over. But be quick."
  • (Leslie Cheung) "When I am seeing them off, my heart aches in jealousy. Once I had a chance to do the same. But somehow I passed it up."

Tony Leung Ka-fai as Huang Yao-shi

  • (Unnamed) "Why didn't you let him know I live here?"
  • (Tony Leung Ka-fai) "You didn't ask me to."
  • (Unnamed) "You are too honest."

Tony Leung Chiu-Wai as Blind Swordsman

  • (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) "Looks as if I shouldn't have come for this duel at all. Is it all right just to leave a hand?"
  • (Duellist) "By 'leave', it must be a life."
  • (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) "When I asked, becuase I knew you were no match to me. But you insisted on giving me your life."
  • (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) "My doctor said I will go completely blind when I reach 30."
  • (Leslie Cheung) "So how old are you?"
  • (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) "Almost 30."
  • (Tony Leung Chiu-Wai) "Do you know the difference between drinking wine and drinking water? The more wine you drink, the warmer you'll get. Water will only make you feel cold."

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