Lord Ames Quotes in The Missionary (1982)
Lord Ames Quotes:
Lord Ames: I once had a chap before me who'd been caught stealing from the mess. I ordered every alternate fingernail to be removed, and you know, I still get a card from him every Christmas.
Lord Ames: You see, what I think is wrong with the country today is that there aren't enough people chained up.
[Writing to The Times on how to treat the poor]
Lord Ames: Are there two "l"s in "disembowelment"?
Lord Ames: He really is the most disastrous butler. Can't we get rid of him?
Lady Isabel Ames: Of course we can't. He's been here for 25 years.
Lord Ames: I don't know why we ever got rid of Marcheson.
Lady Isabel Ames: You know perfectly well why we got rid of Marcheson.
Lord Ames: That was only a bit of harmless fun.
Lady Isabel Ames: Not for the parents.
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