Harvey

Harvey quotes

53 total quotes (ID: 269)

Elwood P. Dowd
Film Cast
Multiple Characters
Original Broadway Cast
Veta Louise Simmons


Tom Seidel - Dr. Sanderson


Victoria Horne - Myrtle Mae Simmons

Wallace Ford - Taxi driver

We talked like that for a while and then I said to him, 'You have the advantage on me. You know my name and I don't know yours.' And right back at me he said, 'What name do you like?' Well, I didn't even have to think twice about that. Harvey's always been my favorite name. So I said to him, I said, 'Harvey.' And, this - this is the interesting thing about the whole thing. He said, 'What a coincidence. My name happens to be Harvey.'

Well, I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it.

William Lynn - Judge Gaffney

Wouldn't that get a little monotonous, just Akron, cold beer and 'poor, poor thing' for two weeks?

Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be," - she always called me Elwood - "In this world, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.