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Delphine Quotes:

  • Delphine's Father: We're damned here...

    Delphine: Show them, Father.

    Delphine's Father: [reveals his gills]

  • Delphine: Did he have a camera?

    Solange: No.

    Delphine: Then how did you know he was an American?

  • Solange: It's Jules and Jim!

    Bill: Hello, Miss.

    Etienne: Hello.

    Delphine: You two again!

  • DelphineSolange: [singing] We are a pair of twins born in the sign of Gemini, Mi fa so la mi re, Re mifa so so so re do, We're two demoiselles who took to the boys long ago, Mi fa so la mi re, Re mifa so so so re do.

    Delphine: Our mama brought us up on her own, Working herself all her life to the bone.

    Solange: To make sure our minds could expand, She's spent all her time behind a French-fry stand.

    DelphineSolange: Papa was somebody that we never knew, But when we undress one thing is true, In the small of our backs - in the very same place.

    Delphine: There's the same beauty spot

    Solange: He had on his face...

    DelphineSolange: We are a pair of twins born in the sign of Gemini, Mi fa so la mi re, Re mifa so so so re do, Who love catchy tunes, silly puns and repartee, Mi fa so la mi re, Re mifa so so so re do...

  • Bill: You're quite pretty.

    Delphine: So I've been told.

  • Guillaume Lancien: Hello, dear rose. You're lovely, dear soul.

    Delphine: By "soul" you mean my body.

    Guillaume Lancien: You're so right, dear heart.

  • Solange: [singing] Would you like Mozart?

    Delphine: Would you like Stravinsky?

    Solange: Johann Sebastian Bach?

    Delphine: Or maybe Boguslawski?

    Solange: Louis Armstrong? Ellington? Count Basie or Hampton?

    Delphine: Or maybe you'd prefer Michel Legrand?

  • DelphineSolange: [sinigng] Passion

    BillEtienne: Spirit

    DelphineSolange: Love

    BillEtienne: Folly

    DelphineSolange: Genius

    BillEtienne: Joy

    DelphineSolange: Love and happiness...

  • Guillaume Lancien: I love you and that fills me with pride and craving, since I want you.

    Delphine: I inspire your baser feelings.

    Guillaume Lancien: And gluttony and lust.

  • Solange: Sweetie, guys like that don't hang out in Rochefort.

    Delphine: Not right now. He's in Paris. He did my portrait.

    Solange: Who is it? You never mentioned him.

    Delphine: A painter. I don't know him. He exists and he loves me. But I've never seen him.

  • Delphine: You'll never get a man, old girl.

    Solange: You were born 12 minutes later, so don't "old girl" me!

  • Solange: [singing] Why all the boxes?

    Delphine: Our costumes, fit for a queen

    Solange: Quick! Let me see!

    Delphine: So simple, they suit us to a T! Nifty!

    Solange: Naughty!

    Boubou Garnier: I'm hungry!

    Delphine: We're going, just wait a minute more

    Solange: Won't we look a bit like whores?

    Delphine: Funny, the idea never occurred to me

  • Solange: Well, we got applause.

    Etienne: Not quite the Asian shimmy, but it's got charm.

    Solange: Enough out of you!

    Delphine: Go find your shimmiers, you boors!

  • Etienne: To liven up our stand at the fair, we thought - - Well, it was Bill's idea. We thought that maybe you could do a number - - something lively.

    Solange: A number?

    Delphine: They think we're strippers.

    Solange: Obviously.

  • Bill: We're in love with you.

    Delphine: What are they talking about?

    Etienne: So we want to sleep with you.

    DelphineSolange: What?

    Bill: It's normal when you're in love.

    Delphine: That explains the ride?

    Solange: We'll take the train. Ha-ha.

    Etienne: You're not very accommodating.

  • Etienne: [singing] Sing of love

    Bill: Or even hate

    BillEtienne: Just make it bright

    Solange: Sing today

    Delphine: Dance tonight

    DelphineSolange: Sing of light

    Etienne: Dance for joy

    Bill: Sing of wind

    BillEtienne: Sing of sun and rain. Fire us!

    DelphineSolange: Inspire us!

    BillEtienne: Enchant and astonish us...

  • DelphineSolange: [singing] Love your life

    Delphine: Love the flowers

    Solange: Love to laugh, love to cry

    Delphine: Love the day

    Solange: Love the night

    Delphine: Love the sunshine and showers

    Solange: Love the cold

    Delphine: Love the wind

    Solange: Love the cities and the fields

    Delphine: Love the sea

    Solange: Love the flames

    DelphineSolange: Love the world and be happy again

  • [last lines]

    [last spoken lines, in French, using English subtitles]

    Etienne: Hurry, they're waiting.

    Delphine: Solange isn't here?

    Etienne: Too bad.

    Delphine: But we were to meet at noon.

    Bill: It's nearly half past, get in!

    Delphine: Wait. Here she comes!

    Etienne: No, it's Josette.

    Josette: Wait for me! Take me, I want to see Paris.

    Etienne: Hop in.

  • Delphine: [crying about her problems] I'm forgetting them. I didn't think of them. You talk of showing things... I don't know, I don't have anything. If I had something to show, people would see it, that's all!

  • Delphine: You talk of showing things... I don't know, I don't have anything. Things aren't obvious to me. I'm not normal, like you. When I make an effort I try to listen, to talk to people. I listen, I watch what's going on. If people don't come to me it's because I'm worthless and... if I had something to show, people would see it, that's all.

  • Delphine: I'm not very operational in life.

  • Delphine: I'm not stubborn. Life is stubborn toward me.

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