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40 Unforgettable Emma Movie Quotes from 2020

As a Jane Austen fan, the newest 2020 EMMA. adaptation did not disappoint. I love Jane Austen movies for the wit and satire. Some of the quotes and banter from Emma, George Knightley, Mr. Woodhouse, and Harriet made me laugh and gasp. Enjoy these unforgettable Emma. movie quotes from the new 2020 remake.

Funny Emma Movie Quotes from 2020 Remake

40 Emma Movie Quotes You Won’t Forget

EMMA, one of Jane Austen’s most beloved books, gets a bit of a millennial perspective in the 2020 remake. In this version starring Anya Taylor-Joy as Emma, she can be a bit of a spoiled brat. Some of these quotes are harsh, but I also love the banter between Emma and George. 

I still enjoyed some of the Little Women 2019 quotes better, but there are some romantic quotes, funny quotes, and wise quotes in this 2020 Emma adaptation that Jane Austen fans will enjoy. 

You have been a friend and companion such as few possess. A governess in office but little short of a mother in affection. -Emma

My sister married seven years ago, Papa. You must be reconciled to it by now. -Emma
That was a terrible day. -Mr. Woodhouse

Emma, you should not make matches or foretell thing. Whatever you say always comes to pass. -Mr. Woodhouse

There is one thing, Emma, which a man can always do is he chooses, and that is his duty. -George Knightley

You are the worst judge in the world, Mr. Knightley, of the difficulties of dependence. You’ve always been your own master. You’ve no idea what it is to have tempers to manage. -Emma
I shall remember that next time you quarrel with me. -George Knightley

The misfortune of your birth, Harriet, ought to make you particularly careful as to your associates. -Emma

The Martins are of precisely the order of people with whom I feel I can have nothing to do. A degree or two lower might interest me. If they were very poor, I might hope to be useful to them in some way, but a farmer can need none of my help, and is therefore as much above my notice as he is below it. -Emma

But how can we admire a painted beauty with such loveliness… before us in the flesh? -Mr. Elton

I have none of the usual inducements of women to marry. Fortune I do not want. Employment I do not want. Consequence I do not want. -Emma

One is sick of the very name, “Jane Fairfax.” -Emma

Is he like what you expected? What do you think of him? -Harriet
I had no right to expect much, and indeed I did not expect much. But I had imagined him, I confess, a degree or two nearer gentility. -Emma

I do not think you personally vain. Considering how very handsome you are you seem little occupied with it. Your vanity lies a different way. -George Knightley

You have given Miss Smith all that she requires. She was a beautiful creature when she came to you, but the attractions you have added are infinitely superior to what she received from nature. -Mr. Elton

You must be the best judge of your own happiness. -Emma

Emma, your infatuation about that girl blinds you. -George Knightley

She is pretty, and she is good-tempered, and that is all. -George Knightley
That is all? These are not trivial recommendations, Mr. Knightley. Till men do fall in love with well-informed minds instead of handsome faces. a girl with such loveliness as Harriet has a certainty of being admired and sough after wherever she goes. I am very much mistaken if your sex in general would not find these qualities the highest claims a woman could possess. -Emma
Upon my word, Emma, to hear you abusing the reason you have is almost enough to make me think so, too. Better to be without sense altogether than to misapply it as you do. Men of sense do not want silly wives. -George Knightley

Romantic Emma Movie Quotes 2020

Husband, comport yourself. -Isabella

Do not attempt with your good nature to understand a bad one. You must let it go its own way. -Mrs. Weston

I give you encouragement? You are entirely mistaken, sir. I have no thoughts of matrimony at present. -Emma

He sought to aggrandize and enrich himself. -Emma

There must be no recurrence to the past. -Emma

Where there is a ballroom, there can be a ball. -Frank Churchill

Well it is always the lady’s right to decide on the degree of acquaintance. -Frank Churchill

He’s a trifling, silly fop. -George Knightley

A pianoforte, very elegant. And with no return address.

Upstart, vulgar being with her “Mr.E” and her cara sposo. -Emma

Now you are looking very sly. But consider, you need not be afraid of delegating power to me. Married women, you know, may be safely authorized. -Mrs. Elton

We all know at times what it is to be wearied in spirits. Mine, I confess, are exhausted. -Jane Fairfax

I’m serious, Miss Woodhouse, whatever you penetrating eyes may fancy, I’m sick of England. -Frank Churchill
You are sick of prosperity and indulgence. Cannot you invent a few hardships for yourself and be contented to stay? -Emma

Our companions are excessively stupid. -Frank Churchill

I shall be sure to say three dull things as soon as I open my mouth. -Miss Bates
Ah, but there is the difficulty. When have you ever stopped at three? -Emma

You must allow that what is good and what is ridiculous are most unfortunately blended in her. -Emma
They are blended in her, I acknowledge. And were she a woman of fortune, I would not quarrel with you for any liberties of manner. But she is poor. She has sunk from the comfort she was born to and if she lived to an old age, she would probably sink more. -George Knightley

I have been unpardonably vain and insufferably arrogant. -Emma

I did not see it. But then I seem to have been doomed to blindness. -Emma

He is a disgrace to the name of man. And is he to be rewarded with that sweet young woman? He uses everybody ill and they’re delighted to forgive him. -George Knightley

If I loved you less then I might be able to talk about it more, but you know what I am. I have lectured you, and I’ve blamed you, and you have borne it as no other woman in England could have borne it. God knows I have been a very indifferent lover, but you understand me. You understand my feelings? Will you marry me? -George Knightley

Did I miss any of your favorite quotes from Emma? Drop them in the comments below!

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