Grand High Witch Quotes in The Witches (1990)
Grand High Witch Quotes:
[the Grand High Witch is transforming into a mouse]
Grand High Witch: I'm not finished with you yet, old woman... Next time...
Helga: No. Not next time. This time, it's *your* turn!
Henrietta: Poisoned sweets? We'll wipe them out like weasels!
Grand High Witch: Who spoke?
Miss Irvine: [points at Henrietta and laughs] She did!
Henrietta: It's brilliant!
Grand High Witch: Poisoned? And you don't mind getting caught, exposed, vilified?
Henrietta: [nervously] Well, I just thought...
Grand High Witch: Mindless bumpkin! You blithering bogvumper!
[Henrietta winces in fear]
Grand High Witch: No wonder that England is swarming with...
[Eva takes a deep breath to keep her cool]
Grand High Witch: [now calm] Everything you sell that day will have to be treated with my very latest and very greatest magic formula.
[Eva holds out a tiny purple vial, Formula 86]
Grand High Witch: [points and shouts to enunciate at Henrietta] Witches work only with magic!
Beatrice: [to another witch, under her breath] We can't possibly wipe out ALL of them!
Grand High Witch: Who spoke? Who DARES to argue with me? It was you!
Beatrice: I didn't mean to argue, your Grandness
Grand High Witch: You DARED to argue with me?
Beatrice: No, honestly, it just was a...
Grand High Witch: A stupid witch who answers back, must BURN till her bones are black!
Beatrice: No! No!
Grand High Witch: A foolish witch without a brain, must sizzle into fire and flame! I witch who dares to say I'm wrong, will not be with us... VERY LONG!
[she zaps the witch with her eyes]
Grand High Witch: Formula 86: My greatest triumph. A work of... genius. Formula 86! In this bottle, 500 doses, with a delay mechanism that prevents it from working until two hours after it has been taken.
Millie: What does it do... Genius One?
Grand High Witch: One dose, and the time works to the second. But more than five doses breaks the delay barrier, and the formula works instantly. Child... starts to shrink. The child... starts to... grow fur. Starts... growing a tail! All this happens in precisely twenty-five seconds! Shrinking more... child is no longer a child.
Grand High Witch: Child... is a MOUSE!
Grand High Witch: [laughing] Kill him!
Grand High Witch: This stinking little carbuncle has had five hundred doses! Aha, we are having *Instantaneous* action!
[after zapping a witch into a pile of ashes]
Grand High Witch: I hope nobody else is going to make me cross today.
Grand High Witch: Witches of England... You are a disgrace! Miserable witches... You are good-for-nothing worms! Everywhere I look, I see the repulsive sight of hundreds, thousands of revolting little children... I ask you!
Grand High Witch: Why? One child a week is no good to me!
Woman in Black: [stands] We will do better! We will do much better!
Grand High Witch: Better is no good either! I demand maximum results!
Grand High Witch: Now, this is my plan: Each of you will go back to your homes... and resign from your jobs. Give notice. Retire. You will then buy with the money I give you...
[Irvine gives her the money from the case box]
Grand High Witch: Sweet shops. Candy stores. The best and most respectable sweet shops in England.
[throws the money, the ladies are picking up the money]
Grand High Witch: Upstairs: I have a trunkload of this English money... So, you'll be able to offer three, maybe four times what these shops are worth. Go, go, go.
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