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Nancy (Character)
from Bananas (1971)

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Bananas (1971)
Nancy: Would you like to volunteer for the Volunteers for San Marcos?

Nancy: Have you ever been to Denmark?
Fielding Mellish: I've been, yes... to the Vatican.
Nancy: The Vatican? The Vatican is in Rome.
Fielding Mellish: Well, they were doing so well in Rome that they opened one in Denmark.

Nancy: May I ask... what do you do?
Fielding Mellish: I'm a products tester for a large corporation. I make sure products are safe and practical. Today I tested an exercise machine, and an electrically warm toilet seat for cold days.

Fielding Mellish: I love Eastern philosophy. It's... it's metaphysical, and redundant. Abortively pedantic.
Nancy: I know just what you mean!

Fielding Mellish: That's very wise, you know...? That's, I think, pithy.
Nancy: It was pithy. It had... great pith.
Fielding Mellish: Yeth. Pith.

Fielding Mellish: You don't have hostility to the male sex, do you?
Nancy: Oh, Women's Rights do not automatically mean castration.
[Fielding reacts with great pain, doubling over]
Fielding Mellish: Oooh, don't say that word! Now I've got to walk around like this for two days!
Nancy: Oh, I know! You know, I'm the same way on that word "appendicitis". Ooh.
Fielding Mellish: Oooh, but "castration"...!
Nancy: "Castration", "appendicitis", either one!

Fielding Mellish: I love you, I love you.
Nancy: Oh, say it in French! Oh, please, say it in French!
Fielding Mellish: I don't know French.
Nancy: Oh, please... please!
Fielding Mellish: What about Hebrew?
Nancy: [disappointed] Oh.

Nancy: I have to tell you something, and I don't know how to break it. Oh, Fielding...
Fielding Mellish: Why? Is something the matter? Am I... am I... Have you seen X-rays of me?

Nancy: I want to go and work with pygmies in Africa... and I want to work with lepers in a leper colony. I don't think that you...
Fielding Mellish: I'm willing to... No, that's perfectly OK. I love leprosy! If that's what you're asking me... I'm perfectly willing to... I like leprosy, I like cholera. I like all the major skin diseases.

Nancy: You're immature, Fielding.
Fielding Mellish: [whining] How am I immature?
Nancy: Well, emotionally, sexually, and intellectually.
Fielding Mellish: Yeah, but what other ways?

Nancy: Can... can you, like, define the meaning of love?
Fielding Mellish: What do you... define... it's love! I love you! I... I want you in a way of cherishing your... your... your totality and your otherness, and... and in the sense of a presence, and a being, and a whole coming and a going in a room with grapefruit, and... and love of a thing of nature in a sense of not wanting or being jealous of the thing that a person possesses.
Nancy: Do you have any gum?

Fielding Mellish: I've read Kierkegaard.
Nancy: Oh, well, he's Danish.
Fielding Mellish: Yes... he would be the first to admit it.