Marcello Quotes in Queen (2013)


Marcello Quotes:

  • Marcello: Indian cook best, but Italian kiss best. Best, best, best.

    Rani: [in Hindi] Indians are best at everything. Pick out any Emraan Hashmi film, you'll find the best kissing.

    Marcello: Indians best kissing? Show. Prove it!

    Rani: [Confused] Kiss? Lip-to-lip kiss?

    Marcello: Yes, lip-to-lip. What did you think? Knee to knee? Your friends can wait outside. India can wait. I am a very gentle man. When I saw you in the restaurant for the first time...

    [Marcello's speech fades into the background as Rani practices puckering her lips. She spins around and silences him with a passionate kiss]

  • Frances: Do traffic lights mean anythng around here?

    Marcello: Sure. Green light - avanti, avanti. Yellow light - decoration.

    Frances: What about red light?

    Marcello: Just a suggestion.

  • Marcello: If you smash into something good, you should hold on until it's time to let go.

  • Marcello: Francesca.

    Frances: Yes?

    Marcello: I am going to make love all over you!

    Frances: Okay.

  • Frances: What's your name?

    Marcello: Marcello.

    Frances: Of course it is.

  • Marcello: You should do a special menu. "A dinner offered by four Burgundian gentlemen to three nice Canterbury whores!"

    Philippe: Ah, so they're whores, eh?

    Michel: What did you expect?

    Philippe: I've got a great menu idea. "The Whore Menu"! A sauté of fat and lean given by four gourmand gourmets, epicures for three young ladies, in twelve courses.

    Marcello: That's it.

    Philippe: Crayfish à la Mozart on a bed of rice à la Sully, with Sauce Aurora.

    Marcello: Not bad.

  • Roseanna: Is the Mayor of New York still Italian?

    Marcello: Why would anybody want to stop being Italian?

  • Marcello: It has too much garlic...

    Roseanna: There is no such things as too much garlic!

  • Marcello: Ten years ago, my father was in Munich. Often, after the theater, he told me that he'd go with friends to a Bierstube. There was a nutty man they thought a fool. He spoke about politics. He was quite an attraction. They'd buy him beer and encourage him. He'd stand up on the table making furious speeches. It was Hitler.

  • Marcello: I'm going to build a life that's normal. I'm marrying a petty bourgeoise.

    Confessor: Then she must be a fine girl.

    Giulia: Speak out. Go ahead.

    Marcello: Mediocre. A mound of petty ideas. Full of petty ambitions. She's all bed and kitchen.

  • Italo: A normal man? For me, a normal man is one who turns his head to see a beautiful woman's bottom. The point is not just to turn your head. There are five or six reasons. And he is glad to find people who are like him, his equals. That's why he likes crowded beaches, football, the bar downtown...

    Marcello: At Piazza Venice.

    Italo: He likes people similar to himself and does not trust those who are different. That's why a normal man is a true brother, a true citizen, a true patriot...

    Marcello: A true fascist.

  • [denies a rumor regarding his father]

    Marcello: You see, the origin of my father's mental illness isn't venereal. That can be medically confirmed.

    Giulia's Mother: By the way, my little girl has had the mumps, scarlet fever, and German measles.

    Marcello: They're all very moral maladies.

  • [after overthrow of Mussolini]

    Giulia: What are you going to do now?

    Marcello: The same as everyone else who thought like me. When there are so many of us, there's no risk.

  • Giulia: [sexually aroused while kissing Marcello on a couch] If you want... want to...

    Marcello: If I want to...?

    Giulia: Yes, right here... on the floor... on the carpet... Want to?

    Marcello: Better think about the priest. He may not grant absolution.

    Giulia: They grant everyone absolution.

  • Confessor: The one thing you have to do is repent and humbly ask His pardon today.

    Marcello: I've already repented. I want to be excused by society. Yes. I want to confess today the sin I'll commit tomorrow. One sin atones for another. It is the price I must pay society. And I shall pay it.

  • Professor Quadri: Clerici, you had me convinced you were the typical new Italian.

    Marcello: No such type exists yet, but we're creating him.

    Anna: Through repression?

    Marcello: No, through example.

    Anna: Giving him castor oil? Throwing him into prison? By torturing them? Blackmailing?

    Professor Quadri: Anna, please, dear, calm down. Clerici is a fascist. I'm an anti-fascist. We both knew. And we decided to have supper together all the same.

  • Giulia: Marcello, don't go out. They could hurt you.

    Marcello: I won't be in danger. After all, what have I done? My duty.

    Giulia: But why do you want to go?

    Marcello: I want to see how a dictatorship falls.

  • [first lines]

    Marcello: [to Manganiello on the phone] It's me, yes. Everything all right?


    Marcello: What do you mean, they're gone? You mean she's gone, too?


    Marcello: I'll be waiting in front of the hotel.

    [hangs up]

  • Marcello: [Marcello is talking to a laying statue of Jesus] Could you do as you did with the bread in the bible?

    Marcello: [Take up a 1 SEK coin] Could you make this to 800?

    Jesus: Marcello... I'm not a bank...

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