Crimes and Misdemeanors

Crimes and Misdemeanors quotes

20 total quotes (ID: 1016)

Clifford Stern
Dolores
Judah Rosenthal
Lester
Professor Louis Levy


We're all faced throughout our lives with agonizing decisions, moral choices. Some are on a grand scale, most of these choices are on lesser points. But we define ourselves by the choices we have made. We are, in fact, the sum total of our choices. Events unfold so unpredictably, so unfairly, Human happiness does not seem to be included in the design of creation. it is only we, with our capacity to love that give meaning to the indifferent universe. And yet, most human beings seem to have the ability to keep trying and even try to find joy from simple things, like their family, their work, and from the hope that future generations might understand more.


In reality, we rationalize, we deny, or we couldn't go on living.

I've gone out the window.

Hi, it's Clifford. Wasn't Lester just so..ridiculous. ..What? Well what's he doing there? That could be dangerous. Do you want me to come over?

A strange man defecated on my sister.

One sin leads to a deeper sin.

God is a luxury I can't afford.

The last time I was inside a woman was when I visited the Statue of Liberty.

I'll be honest. You're not my first choice.


I'm not after your god-damned money! I want to speak to Miriam!!

I remember the exact date, because it was Hitler's birthday.

Comedy equals tragedy plus time.

Idea for a farce. A poor...loser does a documentary of a great man and learns valuable insights.

Right, I won't!