Withnail & I - Uncle Monty Quotes

Uncle Monty

• As a youth I used to weep in butcher's shops.

• Laissez-moi respirer longtemps, longtemps, l'odeur de tes cheveux!' Brings back such memories of Oxford.

• Come on lads, let's get home, the sky's beginning to bruise, night must fall and we shall be forced to camp.

The official screenplay includes quotes that didn't make the film.

• Flowers are simply tarts; prostitutes for the bees.

• I mean to have you, boy, even if it must be burglary.

• There is a certain 'je ne sais quoi' about a firm, young carrot...

• I think the carrot infinitely more fascinating than the geranium.

• It's the most devastating moment in a young mans life, when he quite reasonably says to himself, "I shall never play The Dane!" It is at that moment that all ambition ceases to exist.

• Indeed I often wonder where Norman is now. Probably wintering with his mother in Guildford. A cat, rain, Vim under the sink, and both bars on. But old now, there is no true beauty without decay.