Joseph Donnelly
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Quotes for
Joseph Donnelly (Character)
from Far and Away (1992)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
Far and Away (1992)
Joseph Donnelly: You're a corker, Shannon. What a corker you are.

Joseph Donnelly: I've no wish to fight ya.

Joseph Donnelly: You're not in Ireland any more! You arrogant bastard!

[about Grace]
Shannon Christie: She's got an awfully large chest to be goin' to church.
Joseph Donnelly: Shannon, all chests are equal in the eyes of the Lord.

Joseph Donnelly: I tried to prove myself to you, But I know nothing of Books, or Alphabets, or Sun, or Moon, or... All I know is Joseph Loves Shannon

[to his drunken brothers, Colin and Paddy, after they insulted him]
Joseph Donnelly: Shag off, the pair of you. There's a goat over there. Go improve your love life.

Shannon Christie: No! Joseph, please come back. Joseph, no! Don't leave me alone. Please. I loved you. I loved you from the first time I saw you.
Joseph Donnelly: I've often wondered about that.

[Joe Donnelly dies]
Danty Duff: God bless your soul... poor Joe Donnelly...
[everyone is quiet, they turn and Joe comes back to life]
Joseph Donnelly: All saints preserve us! We thought you died, Da!
Joe Donnelly: I did son, I passed away... I've come back to tell you something. You're an especially odd boy.
Joseph Donnelly: You came back from the dead to tell me that I'm odd?

Joseph Donnelly: [about Grace] Grace isn't a tramp. She's a dancer in the Burley-cue.
Shannon Christie: That's not dancing. That's kicking her knickers up. I suspect if you asked her to, she'd kick her knickers off.
Joseph Donnelly: Oh, maybe she would.
Shannon Christie: Has she?
Joseph Donnelly: Let me see... I'm trying to remember.
Shannon Christie: Well, think hard! If there's any brains left in your head!

Joseph Donnelly: [after a bad argument with Shannon] Shannon! Shannon!
Joseph Donnelly: Shannon!
Molly Kay: Oh, why don't you shag her and get it over with?
Joseph Donnelly: She's... my sister!
Molly Kay: And I'm your mother.

Joseph Donnelly: Tell me! Tell me ya like my hat!
Shannon Christie: You're not wearing a hat.
Joseph Donnelly: [yelling] Say it! Say you like my hat!
Shannon Christie: You're not wearing a hat!

Shannon Christie: You'll never win this duel with Steven. We've all seen you handle a gun. Boy, I am giving you your freedom!
Joseph Donnelly: I'm not going to a distant world. I'm of Ireland, and I'll stay in Ireland until I die!
Shannon Christie: That's in about five hours.

Shannon Christie: Pretend you love me.
Joseph Donnelly: I pretend I love you.
Shannon Christie: I pretend I love you, too.

Joseph Donnelly: Maybe this is my destiny. On his death bed, my father told me he'd be watching me from up above. I wonder now if his spirit might be near, guiding me along.
Shannon Christie: If he bumps into Mr. McGuire up there, tell him I want my spoons back.

Shannon Christie: Look, you've got your land.
Joseph Donnelly: But all the land in the world means nothing to me without you.

Coniff: I think the prettiest girl in this factory, the one with the prettiest eyes, and the prettiest red hair, is Joseph's sister - if you don't mind me saying so Joseph.
Joseph Donnelly: Well, ya can say what you like lad. But I warn ya, that redhead has a bite that stings.
Flynn: [to Shannon] Get to work!
Shannon Christie: Get your filthy hands off me you ugly animal!
Flynn: That'll cost you a day's wage. Go ahead. Insult me again.
Shannon Christie: [weakly] Pig.
[women laugh]
Flynn: There goes tomorrow. Done?
Shannon Christie: [looks over to Joseph, who jestures "No! Work!", returns to work, but spins around] Take Friday as well, you spineless little fraction of a man.
Joseph Donnelly: [laughs and smiles] Bite lads. Bite.

Shannon Christie: Joseph?
Joseph Donnelly: What?
Shannon Christie: Am I beautiful at all?
Joseph Donnelly: [whispering] I've never seen anything like you in all of my livin' life.
Shannon Christie: Good!

Joseph Donnelly: [upon seeing Shannon in the Oklahoma settlers camp] I'm cursed. Oh Lord, I'm cursed.

Joseph Donnelly: Captain Moonlight!

Shannon Christie: May I ask, what are you doing, sitting at my table?
Joseph Donnelly: I'm eating your chocolate cake.