Prince de Rohan Quotes in Marie Antoinette (1938)


Prince de Rohan Quotes:

  • Prince de Rohan: Monseigneur, Madame. I have the honor to deliver this charming box.

    Marie: A present! Yes, I'm sure it is! Our anniversary, you know! From whom?

    Prince de Rohan: Oh, that Madame, I am not at liberty to say. Shall we unfasten the ribbon?

    Marie: I shall do it myself! To Louis: Will you help me? It's for you too, you know. What do you suppose it is?

    King Louis XVI: From the King perhaps?

    Marie: Oh, I do hope so! To the Price de Rohan: Is it from the King?

    Prince de Rohan: Madame, you positively must not ask or I shall break my vows, but Madame is warm, if I may so express myself. Madame, is very warm.

    Marie: Unwrapping the gift with child-like excitememt, and then a sudden look of confusion: A cradle... uh, an empty cradle. Read from the card attached to the present: Since at least it is quite beyond doubt this cot your unable to fill... go back to your schitzel and krout and leave the job to some baggage who will."

    Prince de Rohan: Oh Madame! I assure you! I had no idea! The Countess DuBerry...

    Marie: Wll you go, Monsieur?

    Prince de Rohan: I assure you, Madame, I knew nothing!

    Marie: You may leave us, Monsieur. Go back to the person who sent you and let her have the satisfaction of knowing her barb went home.

    Prince de Rohan: Madame!

    Marie: Will you go, please?

    Prince de Rohan: As he's bowing & departing: Oh, this is ! Deplorable!

    King Louis XVI: Snatching the cradle from Marie Antionette and quickly crushing it to pieces: I'll go to the King! I'll have her punished! I'll have her flogged! I'll have her branded!

    Marie: Oh, go Louis!

    King Louis XVI: It'll be no use.

    Marie: Louis, this woman only dares to insult me because you seem to despise me.

    King Louis XVI: But I...

    Marie: Help me, Louie, please! I need you! I know you don't love me, but couldn't you pretend to like me a little?

    King Louis XVI: Why I...

    Marie: If only you would, before everybody. I'd feel so secure, so proud. I could even ignore DuBerry. Louie: It would only make trouble. What if it does? We have been brushed aside as though we were of no account and we've been cowardly enough to submit! We should live as becomes heirs to the throne of France. I want life to be rich and full and beautiful. It could be if only we stood together!

    King Louis XVI: I tell you I can't! I can't try to be anything but what I am! Why do you plauge me? The King is the King?

    Marie: And I'm a princess of the House of Hapsburg;I'm an Archduchess of Austria and a daughter of the Empress Maria Therese! I'm sorry you don't see it my way, Louis, but I mean to be the Dauphine of France. Not in the way I might have been if we'd stood together, but at least I'll be the highest, brightest figure in this court!

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