Class Quotes in Stripes (1981)


Class Quotes:

  • [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.

    Class: Riddikulus!

    Professor Lupin: Very good. A little louder please, and very clearly. Rid-di-kulus.

    Class: Riddikulus!

    Malfoy: [under his breath] This class is ridiculous.

  • Miss Viola: Without our heart song, we can't be truly penguin, can we?

    Class: No.

    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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