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Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Quotes

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . Molokai: The Story of Father Damien ended in 1970.

It features Paul Grabowsky in charge of musical score.

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien is recorded in English and originally aired in Belgium. Each episode of Molokai: The Story of Father Damien is 122 minutes long.

The cast includes: Leo McKern as Bishop Maigret, Kris Kristofferson as Rudolph Meyer, David Wenham as Father Damien, Peter O'Toole as William Williamson, Derek Jacobi as Father Leonor Fouesnel, and Tom Wilkinson as Brother Joseph Dutton.

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Quotes

Kris Kristofferson as Rudolph Meyer

  • (Kris Kristofferson) "Only the grim reaper is going to help your flock, father."
  • (David Wenham) "Well, we differ."
  • (Kris Kristofferson) "Oh, Damien, look at all this I've brought you. More than I ever got out of the government."
  • (David Wenham) "I have a bishop with a conscience."
  • (Kris Kristofferson) "I'm a good Lutheran, I've got no faith in bishops. What are you doing?"
  • (David Wenham) "I am making a windbreak. We have winds in Belgium too."
  • (Kris Kristofferson) "They picked the worst hole in Hawaii. Because of that valley you never see the sun rise and you never see it set. If they were putting away murderers they couldn't have thought of a better place."
  • (Kris Kristofferson) "You're a good man, Damien. But you had better learn to bend. Like those trees. The ones that don't bend break."
  • (Kris Kristofferson) "From now on, only God can help you."
  • (David Wenham) "Yes, I often count on him."

Peter O'Toole as William Williamson

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David Wenham as Father Damien

  • (David Wenham) "No, I want it true. I beg you, let me give you the last rites."
  • (Peter O'Toole) "You're stubborn, Damien. No. I'm the one that got away. Don't worry, I'll say a good word for you on the other side."
  • (David Wenham) "May I give you the sacraments?"
  • (Peter O'Toole) "Me? A proper catholic priest? My father would rise from his grave."
  • (Peter O'Toole) "Father, don't be insulted. Come back tomorrow, I may be frightened and have to think about it."
  • (David Wenham) "May God be with you."
  • (Peter O'Toole) "And with you. Just now, you need him more than I."
  • (David Wenham) "There. That should be more comfortable."
  • (Peter O'Toole) "All this work for a Protestant? You might go to hell."
  • (David Wenham) "I would rather that you took the sacraments, but I don't like you sleeping like this within my sight."
  • (Peter O'Toole) "I suppose it would be easier for you if I just died?"
  • (David Wenham) "Oh, you can't die until I convert you."
  • (Peter O'Toole) "Do you honestly believe only catholics go to heaven?"
  • (David Wenham) "I'm not absolutely certain, but I know that catholics can go to heaven."

Tom Wilkinson as Brother Joseph Dutton

  • (Tom Wilkinson) "Father Damien is gone. But he will live for us forever."

Leo McKern as Bishop Maigret

  • (Leo McKern) "Gentlemen, let us at least agree it is a scurge, and those who have it must be isolated. While I am prime minister we will not fail to do this, or Hawaii will become a nation of lepers."
  • (Leo McKern) "But as long as you isolate them and keep them in a place where they have no relatives, a place which it turned into a living hell, with no law --"
  • (Walter Murray Gibson) "That is why I have to called you together. We cannot send police to their island. I tried. They resign. Fear of disease, they can't take their families, it's hopeless. They won't go. They won't do it."
  • (Leo McKern) "Then the natives will continue to hide their sick. And I for one don't blame them."

Derek Jacobi as Father Leonor Fouesnel

  • (Derek Jacobi) "Your Grace -- this is outrageous. He's now demanding timber and nails. He says that he's not going to sleep under a roof until there is adequate cover for all the patients."
  • (Leo McKern) "There's another article about him in the paper today. The prime minister calls him a Christian hero."
  • (Leo McKern) ""A healthy young man who has sacrificed himself for the dying inhabitants of Molokai." Does he speak of returning?"
  • (Derek Jacobi) "Oh no, on the contrary."
  • (Derek Jacobi) ""This settlement needs a resident priest. Many are dying. I want to stay.""

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