Olivia Harris Quotes in The Station Agent (2003)


Olivia Harris Quotes:

  • Joe Oramas: Hey, Olivia, you got a garlic press?

    Olivia Harris: No.

    Joe Oramas: How can you not have a garlic press?

    Olivia Harris: [both she and Fin are smiling, looking at him] Still no!

    Joe Oramas: Alright, you keep talking! I'm gonna go cook without the garlic press!

    [turns back to kitchen]

    Olivia Harris: [to Fin] I'm not used to having people in my house... especially loud people.

    Finbar McBride: It's a nice house.

    Olivia Harris: Yeah. David bought it as a get-away place... so I moved down here and got away.

    Finbar McBride: Where did you used to live?

    Olivia Harris: Princeton.

    [glancing at Fin]

    Olivia Harris: I know... I didn't get very far. But I just couldn't stay there another minute. Everyone looking at me... the poor woman whose son died.

    [a bit of silence falls between them]

    Olivia Harris: How about you? What made you pick Newfoundland?

    Finbar McBride: [smiling mystically] I wanted to live near Joe!

    [Laughter spreads out gradually from them]

    Joe Oramas: [leaning over the rail, shouting] Guys!

    [Fin and Olivia burst into laughter]

    Joe Oramas: Would you come up here and talk? Seriously, this sucks!

    [the two keep laughing crazily]

  • [last lines]

    Joe Oramas: It's the librarian fantasy, man. Glasses off, hair down, books flying.

    Finbar McBride: She doesn't wear glasses.

    Olivia Harris: Well, buy her some, it's worth it.

  • Finbar McBride: Well, there are people called train chasers. They follow a train and they film it.

    Olivia Harris: Are you a train chaser?

    Finbar McBride: No.

    Olivia Harris: How come?

    Finbar McBride: I don't know how to drive a car. And I don't own a camera.

    Olivia Harris: That'd do it.

  • Joe Oramas: Trains are really cool.

    Olivia Harris: They are.

    Finbar McBride: [smoking marijuana] So are horses.

    Joe Oramas: What?

    Finbar McBride: I was just thinking that.

    Joe Oramas: Give me the joint, man.

  • Olivia Harris: Would you do me a favor and not look at me right now?

  • Olivia Harris: [Breaking the ice] When I was 19, I actually slept with a guy because he rolled his own cigarettes.

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