Lisa Helena Fellini Quotes in Come September (1961)


Lisa Helena Fellini Quotes:

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: When they answer, ask for him.

    Sandy: Oh, you think I should?

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Of course! It's like fighting a war. If you retreat and the enemy doesn't follow you, you've got turn around and attack. What good is winning the battle if you lose the war?

    [speaks Italian into the phone]

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Why be miserable with someone you don't love? Better to be miserable with someone you do love!

  • Robert L. Talbot: You're not making any sense!

    Lisa Helena Fellini: I don't *have* to make sense! I'm *Italian*!

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: I don't care what train Mr. Talbot is taking. As long as he takes it. We don't want him here in Italy. I speak for the government. Goodbye.

  • Robert L. Talbot: It's gone!

    Lisa Helena Fellini: What?

    Robert L. Talbot: There's a body missing. It's the one body I don't wanna have missing.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: You're wealthy, good looking, intelligent, charming. I-I should've known better than to get mixed with-with someone like that!

  • Spencer: First you say you don't love me, then you spend two nights at a man's villa, and finally, when you return you're arrested.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Oh, well...

    Spencer: Frankly, Lisa, I can't allow this to go on after we're married.

  • Robert L. Talbot: I can go to *jail* for what can happen to those girls!

    Lisa Helena Fellini: What can happen to them? They are four boys and six girls. That adds up to ten, and there's safety in numbers.

    Robert L. Talbot: Now there's more to mathematics than adding. Those boys look *quite capable* of dividing and multiplying!

  • Spencer: I can tell you I've had some problems: those sisters of mine. Well, I had the deuce of a job persuading them that it was the accepted thing nowadays for an Englishman to marry a foreigner.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Here in Italy, I am not the foreigner; you and your sisters are the foreigners.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Robert! You have a moral streak.

    Robert L. Talbot: You know me better than that.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: They are normal, healthy boys and normal, healthy girls, no?

    Robert L. Talbot: That can lead to a normal, unhealthy situation.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Robert! How could you do this? Hm?

    Robert L. Talbot: I was only following their golden rule: do unto others before they do it to you!

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Ah! That's another thing. If you loved me, you'd have learned my language! But no, I had to do it. The weeks I spent studying... Learning to speak this... fluid English.

    Robert L. Talbot: Not "fluid." Fluent!

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Big shot! Knows all the words!

  • Robert L. Talbot: Somebody has to look after those girls.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: I think that they're parents' responsibility.

    Robert L. Talbot: You know the trouble with the American parent? They have a new gimmick. Keep your kids off the streets, send them to Europe.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Robert?

    Robert L. Talbot: Mhm?

    Lisa Helena Fellini: When you get to the terrace, would you do me a favour?

    Robert L. Talbot: Sure.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Jump off.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Anna, do you know what it means to be happy?

    Anna: Yes, of course.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: But I mean really happy.

    Anna: But that kind of happy only gets you in trouble.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Really, Robert, they're very nice American boys.

    Robert L. Talbot: So was the Dalton gang.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: You know the boys are very hurt; they think you don't like them.

    Robert L. Talbot: The boys are right.

  • Lisa Helena Fellini: Where's the telephone?

    Anna: I put him in the dish. Don't let him out. While he's in there, you're safe.

    Lisa Helena Fellini: I am safe whether he is in or out!

  • Robert L. Talbot: We never even talked about the future!

    Lisa Helena Fellini: Women don't want talk, they go by intuition. And I've learned one thing: A woman's intuition is a man's best friend!

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