Quote: “It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!”
If I had a quid for every time I’d heard that, I’d be a rich, rich man. Trouble is, it’s not exactly accurate is it? Great dialogue transcends the performance from whence it came and has the ability to infiltrate popular culture and consciousness.
From the endlessly quotable to the words you wish you’d said yourself, each week will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work!”
The common practice of introducing someone that “needs no introduction” grinds my metaphorical gears! So, without further ado…actually, I’ll just stop. Here’s V’s self-introduction in the anarchistic Guy Fawkes-inspired, V for Vendetta (2005):
“Voilà! In view, a humble vaudevillian veteran, cast vicariously as both victim and villain by the vicissitudes of Fate. This visage, no mere veneer of vanity, is a vestige of the vox populi, now vacant, vanished. However, this valorous visitation of a by-gone vexation, stands vivified and has vowed to vanquish these venal and virulent vermin vanguarding vice and vouchsafing the violently vicious and voracious violation of volition.”
And you thought The Matrix: Reloaded‘s Architect was wordy!
Which quotes make you go overboard with the alliteration? Let us know in the comments below.