Walter Reisch


Walter Reisch Quotes

  • ''I don't sleep. I hate those little slices of death.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S., and Henry Levin. Count Saknussemm (Thayer David), Journey to the Center of the Earth, at the edge of the sea, explaining to Lindenbrook why he isn't resting (1959).
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  • ''There's no term to the work of a scientist.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. Henry Levin. Madame Gotteborg (Arlene Dahl), Journey to the Center of the Earth, commenting on the length of the trip (1959).
  • ''This I know: the spirit of Man cannot be stopped.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. Henry Levin. Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (James Mason), Journey to the Center of the Earth, in his speech at the end of the movie (1959).
  • ''A scientist who cannot prove what he has accomplished, has accomplished nothing.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S., and Henry Levin. Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (James Mason), Journey to the Center of the Earth, in his speech at the end of the movie (1959).
  • ''We're scientists, aren't we? That's one society where frayed cuffs don't matter. We've all had 'em.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. Henry Levin. Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (James Mason), Journey to the Center of the Earth, to Alec McEwan, who is embarrassed to come to dinner in his worn clothes (1959).
  • ''Now we descend into oblivion, or we enter the great book of history.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. Henry Levin. Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (James Mason), Journey to the Center of the Earth, as the expedition is about to start (1959).
  • ''Never interrupt a murderer, madame.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. Henry Levin. Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (James Mason), Journey to the Center of the Earth, to Mme. Gotteborg, explaining why he is letting Count Saknussemm talk on (1959).
  • ''Tired minds don't plan well. Sleep first, plan later.''
    Walter Reisch (1903-1963), Austrian screenwriter, and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. Henry Levin. Prof. Oliver Lindenbrook (James Mason), Journey to the Center of the Earth, as they lie exhausted on the beach after the storm (1959).

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