John Malcolm Quotes in Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
John Malcolm Quotes:
[sound of a huge gong omninously echoes down the valley]
Billy Batson: What's that, Mr. Howell?
Howell [Ch. 1]: I don't know, Billy - let's find out. What do you make of that cymbal, Malcolm?
John Malcolm: I don't know, Howell. Does it mean anything to you, Tal Chotali?
Tal Chotali: The men of the hills are gathering. The cymbal says that the white men are to be driven from the Valley of Tombs.
[On the inner tomb, the archeologists discover a carving of a Scorpion with ancient writing surrounding it]
John Malcolm: Why, there's an inscription here! Can you translate it, Tal Chotali?
Tal Chotali: Why, yes, I can translate it. It say, "Let what reposes behind this stone remain hidden from the eyes of mankind... for all time."
Ann Shankland: I didn't mean any harm.
John Malcolm: That's when you do the most damage.
Ann Shankland: We all make mistakes.
John Malcolm: You specialize in them.
Ann Shankland: You're making it a bit too obvious, you know, that you hate the very sight of me.
John Malcolm: The very sight of you is perhaps the one thing about you I don't hate.
Mrs. Railton-Bell: Are you on the side of Mr. Malcolm and his defense of vice or are you on the side of the Christian virtues - like Mr. Fowler and myself?
John Malcolm: Never in my life have I heard a question so disgracefully begged. You should be in politics, Mrs. Railton-Bell.
John Malcolm: You know something, Ann? No one I know of lies with such sincerity.
John Malcolm: Is this your year for looking up old husbands?
Ann Shankland: Only the special ones.
Lady Matheson: [Reprovingly, talking about Sybil] I'm surprised at you, Mr. Malcolm. You should not have brought her into it.
John Malcolm: I suppose not. I thought I might get her once, just this once in her whole life, to publicly disagree with her mother. It'd save her soul if she ever did.
John Malcolm: [to Ann] People who hate the light usually hate the truth.
John Malcolm: [to Ann] You know something? No one else I know of lies with such sincerity.
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