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War and Peace (1956 film) Quotes

War and Peace (1956 film) is a television program that appeared on TV in 1970 . War and Peace ended its run in 1970.

It features Dino De Laurentiis; Carlo Ponti as producer, Nino Rota in charge of musical score, and Jack Cardiff as head of cinematography.

War and Peace (1956 film) is recorded in English, Italian, and Russian and originally aired in United States, and Italy. Each episode of War and Peace (1956 film) is 208 minutes long. War and Peace (1956 film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures, and Dino De Laurentiis.

The cast includes: Audrey Hepburn as Natasha Rostov, Jeremy Brett as Nicholas Rostov, Henry Fonda as Pierre Bezukhov, Wilfrid Lawson as Prince Bolkonsky, John Mills as Platon Karatsev, Herbert Lom as Napoleon, Helmut Dantine as Dolokhov, and Anita Ekberg as Helene Kuragina.

War and Peace (1956 film) Quotes

John Mills as Platon Karatsev

  • (John Mills) "Where there's law, there's injustice."
  • (John Mills) "C'mon, boy, get up, get up."
  • (John Mills) "But the maggot eats the cabbage; yet dies first."
  • (Henry Fonda) "What did you say?"
  • (John Mills) "I say things happen not as we plan them but as God judges."
  • (John Mills) "Are you afraid too, friend?"
  • (John Mills) "Russian women."
  • (Henry Fonda) "They're the lice that live on the conquerors. They have to leave or die."

Herbert Lom as Napoleon

  • (Herbert Lom) "Already the wild geese are flying south. What if we are trapped here through winter?"
  • (Herbert Lom) "I warn you, gentlemen; I cannot sit here much longer; watching my army decay."

Audrey Hepburn as Natasha Rostov

  • (Audrey Hepburn) "You're like this house. You suffer, you show your wounds, but you stand."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Nicholas."
  • (Jeremy Brett) "What now?"
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Is everybody looking at me?"
  • (Jeremy Brett) "Well, can't you see for yourself?"
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Not without changing the expression on my face."
  • (Jeremy Brett) "Natasha, you know, there's one awful thing about you."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Tell it to me. Tell me the whole truth."
  • (Jeremy Brett) "No girl I'll ever meet will ever be able to amuse me as much as you do."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Shh -- Don't talk like that."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "When I finally say I love you to any man and really mean it, it will be like a defeated general who's lost all his troops, surrendering and handing his sword to the enemy."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Nicholas."
  • (Jeremy Brett) "Yes?"
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "The expression on my face."
  • (Jeremy Brett) "What about it?"
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Do I look disdainful?"
  • (Jeremy Brett) "No."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "You're impossible. I'm sure I look disdainful."
  • (Jeremy Brett) "Well, what do you want to look disdainful for?"
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Well, I thought if I looked bored and disdainful nobody would notice that this is the first ball I've ever been to -- How's this? Better?"
  • (Jeremy Brett) "Oh, that's much better."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "Good."

Henry Fonda as Pierre Bezukhov

  • (Henry Fonda) "Come on, Helene. We've got lots to do if we want to leave for the country."
  • (Anita Ekberg) "Oh Pierre, it's so early."
  • (Anita Ekberg) "Besides, it's so boring in the country."
  • (Henry Fonda) "I'm sorry, my dear, but I promised those peasants I'd come and see them. They need a new hospital, and a new school, and many other things besides."
  • (Anita Ekberg) "Well they can starve just as well without a school, and they can die just as well without a hospital."
  • (Anita Ekberg) "Pierre, why don't you go on without me? You can do what you have to do, and I'll come visit you in a few months time."
  • (Anita Ekberg) "You'll appreciate me so much more after a few months of sleeping alone."
  • (Henry Fonda) "You can't hate something you've never known or understood."
  • (Henry Fonda) "I have sinned, Lord, but I have several excellent excuses."
  • (Henry Fonda) "There are only two things in life that are really wrong: remorse and illness. When I've recovered from them both, I'll go out in the world again."
  • (Henry Fonda) "Such an enormous event. All our lives will be different from now on because of what is going to happen here tomorrow."

Wilfrid Lawson as Prince Bolkonsky

  • (Wilfrid Lawson) "You're over thirty. By the time a man's over thirty, life should be sad, meaningless and hopeless."

Helmut Dantine as Dolokhov

  • (Helmut Dantine) "Take them away. You know what to do with them."

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