Class Quotes in Stripes (1981)
[when Russell is teaching English class]
Russell Ziskey: Okay, I know you're anxious to jump right in and start speaking English, but there's a couple of things I need to know first, because I've never done this before. So, how many of you would say you speak English fairly well, but with some difficulties?
Russell Ziskey: A little English?
[a man raises his hand]
Russell Ziskey: Yes? You speak some English?
Man learning English: Son of bitch. Shit.
Class: [in unison] Son of bitch. Shit.
Professor Lupin: Now repeat after me - without wands please - repeat after me, Riddikulus.
Professor Lupin: Very good. A little louder please, and very clearly. Rid-di-kulus.
Malfoy: [under his breath] This class is ridiculous.
Miss Viola: Without our heart song, we can't be truly penguin, can we?
Miss Viola: But, my dears, it's not something I can actually teach you. Does anybody know why? Anyone? Anyone?
Baby Gloria: You can't teach it to us, ma'am, because we have to find out heart songs all by ourselves.
Miss Viola: Well done, you.
Baby Gloria: It's the voice you hear inside, who you truly are.
Miss Viola: Yes. Thank you, Gloria. Excellent, lovely, thank you.
Miss Viola: Good morning class.
Class: Good morning, Miss Viola.
Miss Viola: Right, well, today we will begin with the most important lesson you will ever learn at penguin elementary. Does anyone know what that is? Anyone? Anyone? Someone? Seymour?
Baby Seymour: Fishing?
Miss Viola: No. Mumble?
Baby Mumble: Don't eat yellow snow?
Miss Viola: No. That's not it. No.
Baby Gloria: It's our heart song, Miss.
Miss Viola: Thank you, Gloria. Yes, yes.
Jia-Jen: [after an errant volleyball interrupts a boring lecture] Who will return the ball?
Class: I'll go!
Jia-Jen: Very well, then I'll do it.
[Mr.Sharp writes on the blackboard "All men are created equal"]
Mr. Sharp: Who wrote this?
Class: You did, sir.
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