Calvero: Time is the best author. It always writes the perfect ending.
Calvero: What a day! The sun's shining, the kettle's singing, and we've paid the rent. There's going to be an earthquake, I know it, I know it, I know it.
Calvero: Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it.
Terry: I'm sorry.
Calvero: You should be. A young girl like you wanting to throw your life away. Heh! When you are my age you want to hang onto it.
Calvero: What do you want meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning. Desire is the theme of all life.
Calvero: Think of the power that's in the universe! Turning the Earth. Making the trees grow. Well that's the same power within you! If you'd only have courage and the will to use it.
Calvero: There's greatness in everyone.
Calvero: I'm an old sinner, nothing shocks me.
Calvero: The heart and the mind, what an enigma.
Calvero: That's all any of us are: amateurs. We don't live long enough to be anything else.