Amazing Grace (2006)

Amazing Grace (2006) quotes

26 total quotes (ID: 651)

Barbara Wilberforce
John Newton
Pitt the Younger
William Wilberforce


I wish I could remember all their names. My 20,000 ghosts, they all had names, beautiful African names. We'd call them with just grunts, noises. We were apes, they were human. [tears up]


God sometimes does His work with gentle drizzle, not storms. Drip. Drip. Drip.

Although my memory's fading, I remember two things very clearly. I'm a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.

William Wilberforce: No matter how loud you shout, you will not drown out the voice of the people!
Lord Tarleton: People?

Because after night comes day.

I want you to remember that smell... remember the Madagascar... remember, God made men equal.

God has set before me two great objects.

In my heart I want spider's webs!

I find that the older I get, the more tender I become.

Also, Barbara and I have discovered that we're both impatient and prone to rash decisions. But she wants to tell you about it herself.

It seems to me, that if there is a bad taste in your mouth, you spit it out. You don't constantly swallow it back.

It's only painful to talk about because we haven't changed anything.

Oh, if the House of Lords could hear the idiotic way we carry on, they'd ban anyone under the age of 30 from holding high office again.

I bow to my friend in all superior matters regarding the pox.

It's your wedding day - I agree with everything you say.