Dr. Alfred Jones Quotes in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)
Dr. Alfred Jones Quotes:
Dr. Alfred Jones: I don't know anyone that goes to church anymore.
Harriet: I don't think I do.
Dr. Alfred Jones: On Sundays we go to Tesco's.
Dr. Alfred Jones: There was a moment when I had everything, but... Well, now I don't know what to do.
Sheikh Muhammed: When the time comes, you will know.
Harriet: Are you sure you won't have one
[a glass of wine]
Dr. Alfred Jones: At lunchtime?
Harriet: Dr. Jones, I haven't spoken a word of Mandarin in about four years so I am celebrating even if you're not.
Dr. Alfred Jones: I only drink alcohol on the weekend, and even then only after seven.
Harriet: No exceptions.
Dr. Alfred Jones: None that I can think of. Well yeah, I got married on a Friday but I think it was a, a, as I recall a bank holiday in Northern Ireland so I allowed myself, I think, a glass on a technicality.
Harriet: [She just stares at him]
Dr. Alfred Jones: That was an attempt at a joke miss Chetwode-Talbot.
Harriet: Oh! Heh-heh-heh. Right! Good one!
Sheikh Muhammed: To faith and fish.
Dr. Alfred Jones: And science.
Dr. Alfred Jones: When things get tricky in my life, I talk to my fish.
Sheikh Muhammed: We must have faith, Dr. Alfred.
Dr. Alfred Jones: Well, that's a very laudable sentiment, your excellency, but we're running out of time. Can't catch faith with a fishing rod.
Sheikh Muhammed: You think I'm mad?
Dr. Alfred Jones: No, your excellency. I...
Sheikh Muhammed: Of course you do. I would question your judgment if you did not.
Dr. Alfred Jones: You are most definitely... most definitely one of the most rightest people that I've had the good fortune to come across, if you'll forgive the grammatical inadequacies of that sentence.
Harriet: I'm so sorry, Fred.
Dr. Alfred Jones: It was an extraordinary idea. It almost worked too.
Harriet: I wasn't talking about the project.
Dr. Alfred Jones: No. I'm not sure that I was.
[Harriet explains to Dr. Jones that salmon fishing in the Yemen is possible and wins the debate]
Dr. Alfred Jones: Water.
Harriet: For the fish?
Dr. Alfred Jones: No, for me.
Harriet: Of course.
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