captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
Rhoda Morgenstern Gerard: My name is Rhoda Morgenstern. I was born in the Bronx, New York in December, 1941. I’ve always felt responsible for World War II. The first thing I remember liking that liked me back was food. I had a bad puberty; it lasted 17 years. I’m a high school graduate. I went to art school. My entrance exam was on a book of matches. I decided to move out of the house when I was 24; my mother still refers to this as the time I ran away from home. Eventually I ran to Minneapolis, where it’s cold, and I figured I’d keep better. Now I’m back in Manhattan. New York, this is your last chance!
Joe (Season 1, Episode 1)
Share with your friends
More from Rhoda
Dr. Henry Gerber: Should we go into the examination room?
Ida Morgenstern: Alright, where’s the woman who’s going to examine me?
Dr. Henry Gerber: I’m going to examine you.
Ida Morgenstern: You? Why?
Dr. Henry Gerber: Why? Why do you think?
Ida Morgenstern: Because I think you get your kicks from seeing a woman my age naked.
Dr. Henry Gerber: Mrs. Morgenstern, I examine naked people all day long. I’ve been doing it for over 20 years.
Ida Morgenstern: Aw, come on doctor, you mean to say if uh, you don’t see an extraordinary body, you don’t let that stethoscope linger a little?
Dr. Henry Gerber: Do you have any allergies?
Ida Morgenstern: I’m allergic to little bottles.
Dr. Henry Gerber: Then I’ll get you a big one.
Dr. Henry Gerber: Have you had any social diseases?
Ida Morgenstern: Social diseases? I don’t know who brought you up, but I’m a lady, and you’re not to use words like that in my presence.
Brenda Morgenstern: Vince, this is so much trouble you go to. I mean, why lug your accordion all the way here when I can just put on some records or something?
Vince Mazuma: Well, I thought it would turn you on.
Rhoda Morgenstern Gerard: Aw, listen, I didn’t mean to interrupt… I mean busting in on you and, uh…
Brenda Morgenstern: …Vince.
Vince Mazuma: Hey, don’t worry about it. If anything was really going on, we wouldn’t have heard the knock.