The Graduate

The Graduate quotes

37 total quotes (ID: 252)

Benjamin Braddock
Elaine Robinson


Elaine: What are you going to do?
Benjamin: I don't know.
Elaine: Are you going home?
Benjamin: No.
Elaine: Well, where are you going?
Benjamin: Elaine, you're going to have to stop asking me that.
Elaine: I don't want you to leave tomorrow.
Benjamin: I don't understand.
Elaine: I don't want you to go anywhere until you have a definite plan.


Elaine: I just don't think it would work.
Benjamin: Why wouldn't it?
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Ben: Why wouldn't it?
Elaine: I just don't think it would.
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Benjamin: Tomorrow? Can we get our blood tests tomorrow morning?
Elaine: Why don't you drag me off if you want to marry me so much?
Benjamin: Why don't I just drag you off? All right, I will. Right after we get the blood tests...

Elaine: Good night.
Benjamin: Are we getting married tomorrow?
Elaine: No...
Benjamin: Day after tomorrow?
Elaine: I don't know. Maybe we are, and maybe we're not.

Benjamin: Listen to me. What happened between Mrs. Robinson and me was nothing. It didn't mean anything. We might just as well have been shaking hands.
Mr. Robinson: Shaking hands? Well, that's not saying much for my wife, is it?
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Benjamin: What happened between Mrs. Robinson and me was nothing. It didn't mean anything. We might just as well have been shaking hands...The point is I don't love your wife, I love your daughter, sir.

Mrs. Braddock: What makes you think she wants to marry you?
Benjamin: Oh, she doesn't. To be perfectly honest she doesn't like me.

Mr. Robinson: [about Ben] Who's that guy? What's he doing? I'll take care of him.
Mrs. Robinson: He's too late.

Mrs. Robinson: Elaine, it's too late.
Elaine: Not for me.