Violet Bradman Quotes in Blithe Spirit (1945)
Violet Bradman Quotes:
Violet Bradman: I must say I find bicycling very exhausting.
Madame Arcati: Steady rhythm - that's what does it. Once you get the knack of it you needn't ever look back...
Violet Bradman: But, the hills, Madame Arcati! Pushing up those awful hills.
Madame Arcati: Just knack... Down with your head, up with your heart, and you're over the top like a flash and skimming down the other side like a dragonfly.
Violet Bradman: Can you foretell the future?
Madame Arcati: Certainly not. I disapprove of fortune-tellers most strongly.
Violet Bradman: Oh, really - why?
Madame Arcati: Too much guesswork and fake mixed up with it - even when the gift is genuine - and it only very occasionally is - you can't count on it.
Ruth Condomine: Why not?
Madame Arcati: Time again. Time is the reef upon which all our frail mystic ships are wrecked.
Ruth Condomine: You mean because it has never yet been proved that the past and the present and the future are not one and the same thing?
Madame Arcati: I long ago came to the conclusion that nothing has ever been definitely proved about anything.
Violet Bradman: Its funny, isn't it, I mean to think of people doing it as a profession.
Dr. George Bradman: I believe its very lucrative.
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