the age of innocence quotes,The Age of Innocence (1993)
Director: Martin Scorsese,Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder
But what if all her calm,her niceness…were just a negation…a curtain dropped in front of an emptiness?
Newland: You gave me my first glimpse of a real life. Then you asked me to go on with the false one. No one can endure that.
Ellen: I'm enduring it.
Ellen: Newland. You couldn't be happy if it meant being cruel. If we act any other way I'll be making you act against what I love in you most. And I can't go back to that way of thinking. Don't you see? I can't love you unless I give you up.
Ellen Olenska: How can we be happy behind the backs of people who trust us?