From Here to Eternity
Director: | Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Released: 1953 | Runtime: 118 min
In Hawaii in 1941, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second-in-command are falling in love.
From Here to Eternity Quotes
Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: A man don't go his own way, he's nothing.
Sergeant Milton Warden: Maybe back in the days of the pioneers a man could go his own way, but today you got to play ball.
Sergeant Milton Warden: [Prewitt and Warden are sitting in the middle of a road, very drunk] There's this girl, and she wants me to be... wants me to be... Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Be what?
Sergeant Milton Warden: An officer! Can you believe that? Can you see *me* as an officer? Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Well... yeah, I can see you as an officer. You'd be a good officer...
Sergeant Milton Warden: Well, you can both see more than I can! I don' wanna be an officer! I'm happy where I am!
"Robert E. Lee "Prew' Prewitt: Nobody ever lies about being lonely.
Karen Holmes: If you're looking for the Captain... he ain't here.
Sergeant Milton Warden: [eyes Karen coyly] And if I ain't lookin' for the Captain?
Karen Holmes: Then he still ain't here.
Karen Holmes: If you're looking for the captain, he isn't here.
Sergeant Milton Warden: [eyes Karen coyly] And if I'm not looking for him?
Karen Holmes: He still isn't here.