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Velvet Goldmine

Velvet Goldmine quotes

12 total quotes


View Quote Cecil: He was elegance, walking arm in arm with a lie.
View Quote Cecil: Style always wins out in the end.
View Quote Cecil [about Curt]: The doctors guaranteed the treatment would fry the fairy clean out of him. But all it did was make him bonkers everytime he heard electric guitar.
View Quote Child on Subway: Yesterday upon a stair, I saw a man who wasn't there, He wasn't there again today, How I wish he'd go away.
View Quote Curt Wild: A real artist creates beautiful things and... puts nothing of his own life into them. Okay?
Arthur Stuart: Is that what you did?
Curt Wild: No. No. We set out to change the world and ended up... just changing ourselves.
Arthur Stuart: What's wrong with that?
Curt Wild: Nothing... If you don't look at the world.
View Quote Female Narrator: Childhood, adults always say, is the happiest time in life. But as long as he could remember, Jack Fairy knew better.
View Quote Female Narrator: For once there was an unknown land, full of strange flowers and subtle perfumes, a land of which it is joy of all joys to dream, a land where all things are perfect and poisonous.
View Quote Lou: I want you because you remember.
View Quote Opening Text: Although what you are about to see is a work of fiction, it should never the less be played at maximum volume.
View Quote Oscar Wilde: I want to be a pop idol.
View Quote Trevor: Rock music has always been a reaction against accepted standards. And homosexuality has been going on for centuries. At the moment having a ‘gay' image is the ‘in' thing, just like a few years ago it was trendy to wear a long grey coat with a Led Zeppelin record under your arm.
View Quote Young Boy: Put out the torches. Hide the moon. Hide the stars.