Masters of Sex Quotes
I have been working here for ten years, and I know your handwriting from a mile away. Now, I don't know why you're sending yourself flowers from Dan, and I'm not asking. What I am asking for is a little bit of support.Betty
Virginia: I don't need a lecture from you, Tessa. Especially about something that you are too young to understand.
Tessa: No, what you need mom is a shrink
Does a woman have to prove herself over and over and over again despite her experience and her accomplishments every time she wants to take a professional step forward?Virginia
Virginia: Why is it that I should believe that you've changed?
Bill: Because for twelve years I've tried every way, every wrong and misguided way, to win your heart only to realize in these last very dark weeks you wanted something else. So you picked someone else, which means that part of us together is over for good.
I also know that carrying a hidden truth year after year, even for a lifetime, can become an intolerable burden. There's a certain kind of freedom in just giving up.Bill
Being sex experts, it's not enough. Because when you've tried and tried and tried... and she still leaves you anyway, then you must look at yourself in the mirror and say the words that you've been too afraid to say... she does not love me.Bill
Virginia: Dan, I've been so happy with you, but I don't see how you and the work go together. I don't ever see Bill accepting us.
Dan: It's not up to him. Bill can never make you happy. Not as a man to love. You know this. I know this. Virginia, I'm here because I love you, and I want you to be my wife, but I can't run after you trying to make you see things you already know. That I can't do.
You think that you're doing God's work? We are the ones that are saving people, giving them hope. It's people like you, weak and deluded, that keep people in the dark, afraid and lonely and suffering, so don't talk to me about God because, as far as I know, God doesn't want people to suffer, and yet because of you and the havoc that you have created, they will.Virginia
Bill, you're right about me, in many ways, how I love the work and the accomplishments, and the recognition, but where you're wrong is thinking that I want those things in place of happiness. I want to be happy in a life bigger than work. I can't be a whole person without that.Virginia
You are the biggest fool that I know, but much to my heart's regret, I am the second biggest fool. Oh you cannot begin to understand the things that I have given up for you, the happiness that I have turned my back on for this family.Libby
Did you think you were different? They all do. Enjoy it, Virginia. He's a lovely man. A true gentleman. He'll always open the door for you. He'll never forget your birthday, whisk you away on business trips, take you in his arms and dance with you even though there's no music playing, and when he shows up at your doorstep and tells you that he wants you to spend the rest of your life with him, in that moment, you will think he means it.Alice
You were just looking out for yourself. You're always just looking out for yourself.Virginia