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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) Quotes

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) is a television program that debuted in 1970 . Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? completed its run in 1970.

It features Ernest Lehman as producer, Alex North in charge of musical score, and Haskell Wexler as head of cinematography.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) is 132 minutes long. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Elizabeth Taylor as Martha, Sandy Dennis as Honey, Richard Burton as George, and George Segal as Nick.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (film) Quotes

Elizabeth Taylor as Martha

  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "It's from some damn Bette Davis picture, some god**** Warner Brothers epic."
  • (Richard Burton) "Martha, I can't remember all the pictures that came out of Warner Brothers."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You make me puke."
  • (Richard Burton) "That wasn't a very nice thing to say, Martha."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "What a dump."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Well, you're going bald."
  • (Richard Burton) "So are you."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "I hope that was an empty bottle, George. You can't afford to waste good liquor, not on YOUR salary."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "I looked at you tonight and you weren't there -- And I'm gonna howl it out, and I'm not gonna give a damn what I do and I'm gonna make the biggest god-damn explosion you've ever heard."
  • (Richard Burton) "Try and I'll beat you at your own game."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Is that a threat George, huh?"
  • (Richard Burton) "It's a threat, Martha."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You're gonna get it, baby."
  • (Richard Burton) "Be careful Martha. I'll rip you to pieces."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You're not man enough. You haven't the guts."
  • (Richard Burton) "Total war."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Total."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Hey."
  • (Richard Burton) "Hark. Jungle sounds."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Hey."
  • (Richard Burton) "Animal noises."

Richard Burton as George

  • (Richard Burton) "And that's how you play "Get the Guests"."
  • (Richard Burton) "Martha's got money because Martha's father's second wife, not Martha's mother but after Martha's mother died, was a very old lady with warts who was very rich."
  • (George Segal) "She was a witch."
  • (Richard Burton) "She was a good witch, and she married the white mouse with the tiny red eyes and he must have nibbled her warts or something like that, because she went up in a puff of smoke almost immediately. Poof."
  • (George Segal) "Poof."
  • (Richard Burton) "Poof. And all that was left, aside from some wart medicine, was a big fat will."
  • (George Segal) "Your wife never mentioned a stepmother."
  • (Richard Burton) "Maybe it isn't true."
  • (Richard Burton) "Good. Better. Best. Bested."
  • (Richard Burton) "Did you really think I was going to kill you, Martha?"
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You, kill me? That's a laugh."
  • (Richard Burton) "Well now, I might some day."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Fat chance."
  • (Richard Burton) "Now that's it. You can take over a few classes from the older men, but until you start plowing pertinent wives, you really aren't working. The broad, inviting avenue to man's job is through his wife, and don't you forget it."
  • (George Segal) "And I'll bet your wife has the broadest, most inviting avenue of the whole damn campus."
  • (George Segal) "Her father president and all."
  • (Richard Burton) "Martha, will you show her where we keep the, uh, euphemism?"
  • (Richard Burton) "You're a monster; You are."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "I'm loud and I'm vulgar, and I wear the pants in the house because somebody's got to, but I am not a monster. I'm not."
  • (Richard Burton) "You're a spoiled, self-indulgent, willful, dirty-minded, liquor-ridden --"
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "SNAP. It went SNAP. I'm not gonna try to get through to you any more. There was a second back there, yeah, there was a second, just a second when I could have gotten through to you, when maybe we could have cut through all this, this CRAP. But it's past, and I'm not gonna try."
  • (Richard Burton) "Martha, in my mind you're buried in cement right up to the neck. No, up to the nose, it's much quieter."
  • (Richard Burton) "So, where are these people, this good looking young professor and his slim hipped wife? What did they do? Go home and get some sleep first?"
  • (Richard Burton) "So you get testy, naturally, don't worry about it. Anybody who comes here ends up getting testy, it's expected. Don't be upset."
  • (George Segal) "I'm not upset."
  • (Richard Burton) "You're testy."
  • (George Segal) "Yes."
  • (Richard Burton) "I'm very impressed."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You're damn right."
  • (Richard Burton) "I said I was impressed. I'm beside myself with jealousy. What do you want me to do, throw up?"
  • (Richard Burton) "Why Martha. Your Sunday chapel dress."
  • (Richard Burton) "I used to drink brandy."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You used to drink bergen, too."
  • (Richard Burton) "All I said was that our son, the apple of our three eyes, Martha being a cyclops, our son is a beanbag, and you get testy."
  • (Richard Burton) "Hi, sexy. You wanna dance, angel boobs?"
  • (George Segal) "What'd you call my wife?"
  • (Richard Burton) "You take the trouble to construct a civilization, to build a society based on the principles of -- of principle. You make government and art and realize that they are, must be, both the same. You bring things to the saddest of all points, to the point where there is something to lose. Then, all at once, through all the music, through all the sensible sounds of men building, attempting, comes the Dies Irae. And what is it? What does the trumpet sound? Up yours."
  • (Richard Burton) "Martha is 108 -- years old. She weighs somewhat more than that."
  • (Richard Burton) "You can sit around with the gin running out of your mouth; you can humiliate me; you can tear me to pieces all night, that's perfectly okay, that's all right."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You can stand it."
  • (Richard Burton) "I cannot stand it."
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "You can stand it, you married me for it."

Sandy Dennis as Honey

  • (Sandy Dennis) "They dance like they've danced before."
  • (Richard Burton) "It's a familiar dance, monkey nipples, they both know it."
  • (Sandy Dennis) "Oh, I don't know, a little brandy maybe. "Never mix, never worry.""
  • (Richard Burton) "Martha? Rubbing alcohol for you?"
  • (Elizabeth Taylor) "Sure. "Never mix, never worry.""

George Segal as Nick

  • (George Segal) "We'll go in a little while."
  • (Richard Burton) "Oh no. No, you mustn't. Martha is changing, and Martha is not changing for me, Martha hasn't changed for me in years. If Martha is changing, that means we're going to be here for days. You're being accorded an honor, and you mustn't forget that Martha is the daughter of our beloved boss. She is his right -- arm. I was going to use another word, but we'll leave that sort of talk to Martha."
  • (George Segal) "Who did the painting?"
  • (Richard Burton) "Some Greek with a mustache Martha attacked one night."
  • (George Segal) "It's got a --"
  • (Richard Burton) "Quiet intensity?"
  • (George Segal) "Well, no, a --"
  • (Richard Burton) "Well then, a certain noisy relaxed quality maybe?"
  • (George Segal) "No, what I meant was --"
  • (Richard Burton) "How about a quietly noisy relaxed intensity?"
  • (George Segal) "Who did the painting?"
  • (Richard Burton) "Some Greek with a moustache that Martha attacked one night."
  • (George Segal) "I'm tired, I've been drinking since nine o'clock, my wife is vomiting, there's been a lot of screaming going on around here."

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