Quotes from Maggie Smith movies and TV shows

Evelyn: Nothing here has worked out quite as I expected.
Muriel: Most things don't. But sometimes what happens instead is the good stuff.

Orderly: My wife is from Mumbai.
Muriel: Well don't blame me, you married her!

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Diana Barrie: We should never have come. I never know how to dress in this bloody country. It is so easy to dress in England. You just put on warm clothing.

Diana Barrie: What's that green slime you're eating? It looks like a dish out of Oliver Twist.
Sidney Cochran: I'm not sure... I think they run the front lawn through a blender.

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Zeus: Perseus has won. My son has triumphed.
Hera: A fortunate young man.
Zeus: Fortune is ally to the brave.
Thetis: What a dangerous precedent. What if there more heroes like him? What if courage and imagination became everyday mortal qualities? What will become of us?
Zeus: We would no longer be needed. But, for the moment, there is sufficient cowardice, sloth and mendacity down there on Earth to last forever.

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Stevenson Lowe: So what went wrong?
Lily Marlowe: Well, Max has his faults. There were many women to whom he was not, shall we say, indifferent.
Stevenson Lowe: But you knew that, I mean, you knew that.
Lily Marlowe: I thought it would pass. I think it's a sad loss that men have such an aptitude for love coupled with such an inability for managing it properly.

Max Gale: When did we forget?
Lily Marlowe: We didn't. We just looked the other way.

Lily Marlowe: Max is like a little dog. He's always sniffing around where it's not polite.

More Curtain Call quotes

Flitwick: You do realize we can't keep out You-Know-Who indefinitely.
Minerva McGonagall: That doesn't mean we can't delay him. And his name is Voldemort, so you might as well use it, he's going to try and kill you either way.

Filch: Students in the corridor! Students out of bed!
Professor Minerva McGonagall: They are supposed to be out of bed, you blithering idiot.

Minerva McGonagall: I've always wanted to use that spell!

More Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 quotes

Professor McGonagall: Professor Moody! What are you doing?
Professor 'Mad-Eye' Moody: Teaching.
Professor McGonagall: Is... Is that a student?
Professor 'Mad-Eye' Moody: Technically it's a ferret.

Professor McGonagall: Mr. Potter, are you and Miss Patil ready?
Harry Potter: Ready? For what?
Professor McGonagall: To dance! It's traditional for the three... Well, in this case, four champions to begin the dance. Surely I told you that?
Harry Potter: No.
Professor McGonagall: Oh... Well, now you know.

Professor McGonagall: We never use Transfiguration on a student as punishment! Didn't Dumbledore tell you?
Professor 'Mad-Eye' Moody: He might've mentioned it.

Professor McGonagall: Now, Mr. Weasley, put your right hand on my waist.
Ron: Whaaa?

Professor McGonagall: Potter is a boy! Not a piece of meat!

More Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire quotes

Gloria Goodfellow: You can't just go 'round killing people just because you don't approve of them.
Grace Hawkins: You know, that's what my doctors used to say. It was the one point we could never agree on.

Grace Hawkins: This is Grace speaking. Would you like to come out from under the bed?
Gloria Goodfellow: Um... Coming.

Grace Hawkins: It was a simple misunderstanding. It could happen to anyone.

Gloria Goodfellow: This cannot go on mother, I've had enough.
Grace Hawkins: I understand you're upset.
Gloria Goodfellow: Too bloody right I'm upset, I've got two dead bodies. One in the pond and one in the sitting room.
Grace Hawkins: No, you've got three dead bodies in the pond because you're forgetting.
Gloria Goodfellow: Grace, this has gone far enough. And I mean it.

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