12 Memorable Quotes from Poor Things (2023)

Poor Things follows Bella Baxter (Emma Stone), a young woman resurrected by the unconventional scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). Under Baxter’s protection, Bella is eager to learn. The worldliness Bella lacks, she sets off across continents on a whirlwind adventure with Duncan Wedderburn (Mark Ruffalo). In spite of the prejudices of her time, Bella becomes steadfast in her commitment to stand up for equality and liberation. Despite the prejudices of her time, Bella becomes steadfast in her commitment to stand up for equality and independence.

Here are some great quotes from Yorgos Lanthimos‘ latest film Poor Things.

  1. Bella Baxter: Why keep it in my mouth if it is revolting?
  2. Max McCandles: [about Bella] My, what a very pretty retard.
  3. Bella Baxter: [on the wailing infant] I must go punch that baby.
  4. Felicity: Belle. Whore.
  5. Dr. Godwin Baxter: I’m something of a romantic myself.
  6. Duncan Wedderburn: You’re the most beautiful woman I’ve ever seen
    Duncan Wedderburn: Will not lie, I’ve been with many
    Bella Baxter: Missus Prim said you were wolf, with scent of a hundred women on you
    Duncan Wedderburn: She undersells it, okay oysters have you had them before
    Bella Baxter: I have not.
  7. Duncan Wedderburn: Bella!
  8. Dr. Godwin Baxter: My father once told me, “Always carve with compassion.” He was a fucking idiot, but it’s not bad advice.
  9. Bella Baxter: I have adventured it and found nothing but sugar and violence.
  10. Bella Baxter: I’m a changingable feast, as are all of we.
  11. Bella Baxter: I am finding being alive fascinating.
  12. Godwin Baxter: My father once told me, “Always carve with compassion.” He was a f***ing idiot, but it’s not bad advice.
Abbie Wilson
Abbie Wilson
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