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Under the Tuscan Sun

Under the Tuscan Sun quotes

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View Quote Frances: Do traffic lights mean anythng around here?
Marcello: Yeah, sure. Green light — avanti, avanti. Yellow light — decoration.
Frances: What about red light?
Marcello: Just a suggestion.
View Quote Frances: Do you know the most surprising thing about divorce? It doesn't actually kill you. Like a bullet to the heart or a head-on car wreck. It should. When someone you've promised to cherish till death do you part says "I never loved you," it should kill you instantly. You shouldn't have to wake up day after day after that, trying to understand how in the world you didn't know. The light just never went on, you know. I must have known, of course, but I was too scared to see the truth. Then fear just makes you so stupid.
Martini: No, it's not stupid, Signora Mayes. L'amore e cieco.
Frances: Oh, love is blind. Yeah, we have that saying too.
Martini: Everybody has that saying because it's true everywhere.
View Quote Frances: What are you thinking?
Martini: What do I think?
Frances: Tell me.
Martini: I think you got your wish.
Frances: My wish?
Martini: On that day we looked for the snake, you said there wanted there to be a wedding here. And you said... you wanted there to be a family here.
Frances: You're right... I got my wish. I got everything I asked for.
View Quote Frances: What if this is it? The real thing?
Placido: What you speak of is only in fairy tales.
Frances: No, it's not!
Placido: And how do you know? From personal experience?
Frances: No. I looked, and I didn't find it. But that doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
View Quote Katherine: It's a nice little villa. Rather run down, but redeemable... Are you going to buy it?
Frances: The way my life is currently going, that would be a terrible idea.
Katherine: Mm, terrible idea... Don't you just love those?
View Quote Patti: There's something strange about these trees. It's like they know.
Frances: And they know that we know that they know.
Patti: They're creepy. Creepy Italian trees. Of course, the baby's going to like them cause it's going to be a creepy Italian baby who goes around saying things like 'Ciao mama' and doing that weird backward hand wave thing. Life is strange.
View Quote Patti: Think of your inner voice.
Frances: Inner voice... "What the **** am I doing on a gay tour of Tuscany?"
View Quote Every day, I watch for the old man with the flowers, and I wonder, was he born here? Did he love someone here? Did he lose someone here? He doesn't seem as curious about me, but that's all right. These days, I'm something of a loner myself.
View Quote Fefe said "You have to live spherically, in many directions. Never lose your childish enthusiasm and things will come your way."
View Quote I still got it! I still got it! I still got it! — Thank God!
View Quote I'd like to make an offer on the house. This is what I can pay, minus the work on the place, buckets, nails ... chocolate, and a rental car to drive off a cliff when this all turns out to have been a terrible mistake.
View Quote In Italian, the literal translation of "to give birth" — "dare alla luce" — is: "to give to the light".
View Quote It's market day in Cortona — the piazza is an on-going party — and everyone is invited.
View Quote Jesus, Frances, how do you do it — how do you ever breathe again?
View Quote Life is strange.