Vera Thorne: You can't have someone of Susan's talent teaching village children their five-finger exercises. It would be like harnessing a race horse to a farm cart.
William Thorne: We're all dying, my love.
William Thorne: Do you believe that life is a veil of tears? I do not!
William Thorne: I think that was the first time in my life that I've preached to any effect.
William Thorne: They say that when you've come to terms with death, you've come to terms with life also.