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Chris Wilton

View Quote Chloe Hewett Wilton: Chris's dad was a bit of a religious fanatic.
Christopher "Chris" Wilton: After he lost both his legs, he found Jesus.
Tom Hewett: God... Sorry, but it just doesn't seem like a fair trade.
View Quote Christopher "Chris" Wilton: So, what's a beautiful young American doing mingling among the British upper class?
Nola Rice: Has anyone told you you play an aggressive game?
Christopher "Chris" Wilton: Has anyone told you you have very sensual lips?
Nola Rice: Extremely aggressive.
Christopher "Chris" Wilton: I'm naturally competitive.
View Quote Detective Banner: [Holds up Nola's diary] Have you seen this before?
Christopher "Chris" Wilton: No.
Detective Banner: Were you aware that Nola Rice kept a diary?
Christopher "Chris Wilton: [defeated] No.
Detective Banner: Do you still claim that the last time you saw Nola Rice was at the Tate Modem over a year ago?
Christopher "Chris" Wilton: Look, you can't blame me for trying to hide the fact that I had an affair with her. I know that it's not the most honorable thing to cheat on your wife, but that does not make me a murderer!
View Quote Nola: Men seem to think I'd be somebody very special.
Wilton: And are you?
Nola: Well, no one's ever asked for their money back.
View Quote [last lines, as the Hewett family gathers around Chris and Chloe's newborn baby]
Alec Hewett: To Terrance.
Eleanor Hewett, Chloe Hewett Wilton, Heather: To Terrance.
Alec Hewett: And all that sail on him.
View Quote It would be fitting if I were apprehended... and punished. At least there would be some small sign of justice - some small measure of hope for the possibility of meaning.
View Quote Sophocles said, that to never have been born may be the greatest boon of all.
View Quote The innocent are sometimes slain to make way for grander schemes. You were collateral damage.
View Quote The man who said "I'd rather be lucky than good" saw deeply into life. People are afraid to face how great a part of life is dependent on luck. It's scary to think so much is out of one's control. There are moments in a match when the ball hits the top of the net, and for a split second, it can either go forward or fall back. With a little luck, it goes forward, and you win. Or maybe it doesn't, and you lose.
View Quote You can learn to push the guilt under the rug and go on. Otherwise, it overwhelms you.