Stanley Kubrick

(1928_1999 / Manhattan, New York City, New York)

Stanley Kubrick Quotes

  • ''Don't do anything. Just tolerate me and let me suffer, knowing how you feel.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to the attractive woman who has rejected him (1955).
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  • ''All my life I've always spoiled the things that meant the most to me.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to a woman rejecting him (1955).
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  • ''What do you take me for? A fourteen karat sucker?''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to the attractive woman flirting with him so he won't kill her (1955).
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  • ''I didn't want murder. It's all gone wrong.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, after kidnapping a witness to a murder whom he might kill (1955).
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  • ''I'm just an old man and I smell bad, remember?''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to the attractive woman who rebuffed his advances earlier (1955).
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  • ''Like the man said, can happiness buy money?''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to a woman rejecting him for the poorer man she loves (1955).
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  • ''What we were after now was the old surprise visit. That was a real kick, good for laughs and lashings of the old ultraviolence.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell), A Clockwork Orange, planning to break into a home with his gang and assault the residents (1971).
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  • ''I was cured all right.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell), A Clockwork Orange, having sexual fantasies—after having first been treated to make them impossible and then restored to his old self; the film's final line (1971).
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  • ''There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs, that is Pete, Georgie, and Dim.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell), A Clockwork Orange, sitting in a milk plus bar and addressing the audience; this voiceover is the film's opening line (1971). "Droogs" means "friends."
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  • ''It had been a wonderful evening. And what I needed now to give it the perfect ending was a bit of the old Ludwig Van.''
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Alex DeLarge (Malcolm McDowell), A Clockwork Orange, relaxing after an evening of "ultraviolence," including rape, and planning to listen to Beethoven (1971).
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