Last week at a small gathering, a friend posed the question to everyone sitting around the bonfire: "What is your favorite movie quote?" Some had to think; some knew right away. I am of the "right away" group. What's yours?
And just in case you're interested to see if anyone else agrees with your choice,
100 Most Memorable Movie Quotes will answer that question.
Mine? Comes from my favorite contemporary movie:
The line is: "Swing Away." Simple, but when you watch the movie, you realize how multi-layered that phrase is, just like the movie itself. There are so many themes in the movie I won't even go into them in the interest of brevity. But here is my choice, for all posterity, in case the Great-Great-Grandchildren want to know which movie Granny liked.
Swing away, children. Swing away!