The Hours

The Hours quotes

51 total quotes (ID: 280)

Clarissa Vaughan
Laura Brown
Multiple Characters
Richard Brown
Virginia Woolf


When I'm with him I feel... Yes, I am living. And when I'm not with him... Yes, everything does seem sort of silly.


I've stayed alive for you. But now you have to let me go.

I don't think two people could have been happier than we've been.

Leonard, I believe I may have a first sentence.

Oh, Mrs. Dalloway... Always giving parties to cover the silence.

Oh I'm gonna make a cake. That's what I'm gonna do. I'm gonna make the cake for daddy's birthday.

A woman's whole life in a single day. Just one day. And in that day her whole life.

I am ungrateful? You call me ungrateful? My life has been stolen from me. I'm living in a town I have no wish to live in. I'm living a life I have no wish to live. How did this happen?

Sally, I think I'll buy the flowers myself.

Just wait till I die. Then you'll have to think of yourself. How are you going to like that?

Obviously, you feel unworthy. Gives you feelings of unworthiness. You survive and they don't.

Richard: We want everything, don't we?
Clarissa: I suppose we do.

I had this fantastic notion. I took the Xanax and the Ritalin together. It had never occurred to me!

Laura: [We're] baking the cake to show him that we love him.
Richie: Otherwise he won't know we love him?
Laura: That's right.

I've been attended by doctors, who inform me of my own interests.