Movie Quote of the Day – Harold and Maude, 1971 (dir. Hal Ashby)
Maude: I should like to change into a sunflower most of all. They’re so tall and simple. What flower would you like to be?
Harold: I don’t know. One of these, maybe.
Maude: Why do you say that?
Harold: Because they’re all alike.
Maude: Oooh, but they’re *not*. Look. See, some are smaller, some are fatter, some grow to the left, some to the right, some even have lost some petals. All *kinds* of observable differences. You see, Harold, I feel that much of the world’s sorrow comes from people who are *this*
[points to a daisy], yet allow themselves be treated as *that* [gestures to a field of daisies].
Posted on December 17, 2010, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 1971, Bud Cort, Colin Higgins, Hal Ashby, Harold and Maude, Ruth Gordon. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.
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