Movie Quote of the Day – Holy Smoke!, 1999 (dir. Jane Campion)
Ruth Barron: Be kind? So what? You don’t think I’m kind.
PJ Waters: *Shakes head no*
Ruth Barron: Oh, God. Now I feel sick. Why didn’t you just write “cruel”?
PJ Waters: Hey, come on.
Ruth Barron: No, you’re right. Be kind. . .that’s the whole point. Thank you. I’m very grateful. That is it, isn’t it? The only thing. The Dalai Lama said it. . .kindness. Do you know what I’m really scared of?
PJ Waters: What?
Ruth Barron: Don’t tell anyone.
PJ Waters: No.
Ruth Barron: Despite all my strong feelings, I’m heartless.
Posted on December 26, 2015, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 1999, A Year With Women, Anna Campion, Harvey Keitel, Holy Smoke!, Jane Campion, Kate Winslet. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.
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