The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
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Teddy Lloyd: A man with a wife and six children plus a schoolgirl for a mistress can be called any number of rude names, but "coward" is not one of them.

Jean Brodie: Ah, chrysanthemums. Such serviceable flowers.

Jean Brodie: Deep in most of us is the potential for greatness or the potential to inspire greatness.

Miss Mackay: Culture is no compensation for lack of hard knowledge.

Sandy: I'm not sure about God, but I am now quite sure about witches.

Jean Brodie: Little girls! I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life. You girls are my vocation. If I were to receive a proposal of marriage tomorrow from the Lord Lyon, King of Arms, I would decline it. I am dedicated to you in my prime. And my summer in Italy has convinced me that I am truly in my prime.

Gordon Lowther: I do not want to be your lover! I want to be your husband.

Jean Brodie: Six inches is perfectly adequate. More is vulgar.

Factual error: As director Ronald Neame himself points out in his commentary to the DVD, immediately after Sandy has been heating a piece of bread in the fireplace, she grabs the end of the fork on which it is placed and does not burn herself. (00:19:00)

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