Line(s) of the Day #Magnolia

Greenberry Hill

In the New York Herald, November 26, year 1911, there is an account of the hanging of three men. They died for the murder of Sir Edmund William Godfrey; Husband, Father, Pharmacist and all around gentle-man resident of: Greenberry Hill, London. He was murdered by three vagrants whose motive was simple robbery. They were identified as: Joseph Green, Stanley Berry, and Daniel Hill. Green, Berry, Hill. And I Would Like To Think This was Only A Matter Of Chance.

The opening lines as narrated in Magnolia (1999), a mosaic mixture of storylines that arguably includes Tom Cruise’s best ever performance.

Line(s) of the Day #SixFeetUnder

Rabbi Ari Six Feet Under

I think a soulmate is a person who makes you be the most you you can possibly be. Maybe your soulmate is the person who forces your soul to grow the most. Not all growth feels good.

Rabbi Ari (Molly Parker) in the highly acclaimed drama Six Feet Under (2001 – 2005). The HBO show told the story of the troubled Fisher family and their interactions with bereaving families through their funeral home.

Line(s) of the Day #RomeoandJuliet

Romeo and Juliet book cover

These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triump die, like fire and powder
Which, as they kiss, consume.

As spoken by Friar Lawrence in the eternally iconic play Romeo and Juliet (1597) by William Shakespeare.

Line(s) of the Day #HouseofCards

House of Cards painting

Zoe Barnes: We’re in a very grey area. Ethically, legally. Which I’m okay with…
Francis Underwood: I just love this painting, don’t you? We’re in the same boat now, Zoe. Take care not to tip it over, I can only save one of us.

Kate Mara and Kevin Spacey in the political drama House of Cards (2013 – ), which tells of a scheming Democrat desperate to become American President.