by Henrik Ibsen
Hedda Gabler Quotes
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Yes, of course—it makes it a little more expensive. But Hedda had to have this trip, Auntie! She really had to. Nothing else would have done. (1.75)
Women and Femininity Quotes
HEDDA [Goes up the room.] Well, I shall have one thing at least to kill time with in the meanwhile. TESMAN [Beaming.] Oh thank heaven for that! What is it, Hedda. Eh? HEDDA [In the middle doorway,...
Most like she'll be terrible grand in her ways. MISS TESMAN. Well, you can't wonder at that—General Gabler's daughter! Think of the sort of life she was accustomed to in her father's time. (1...
Respect and Reputation Quotes
LØVBORG No; it is only the moral victory I care for. (2.267)
MRS. ELVSTED I shall never go back to him again. […] HEDDA But what do you think people will say of you, Thea? MRS. ELVSTED They may say what they like, for aught I care. [Seats herself weari...
MISS TESMAN Well, you can't wonder at that—General Gabler's daughter! Think of the sort of life she was accustomed to in her father's time. Don't you remember how we used to see her riding do...
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans Quotes
MISS TESMAN [Who has been gazing at her with folded hands.] Hedda is lovely—lovely—lovely. [Goes up to her, takes her head between both hands, draws it downwards, and kisses her hair.]...
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
TESMAN And fancy—I'm delighted to hear that he is quite a reformed character. (1.435)