Top 10 Quotes from The Green Mile Movie

23/04/2020
     The Green Mile Quotes: The 10 most incredible, striking and longing phrases by John Coffey. Inspirational and Motivational Phrases! John, Paul Edgecomb phrases and several other icons.

The Green Mile Movie:

     The Green Mile is a 1999 American film, drama, police and fantasy, directed and scripted by Frank Darabont, based on the book of the same name by Stephen King, released in 1996. The film is narrated in flash-back and starring Tom Hanks as Paul Edgecomb and Michael Clarke Duncan as John Coffey, narrating the story of Paul and his life as a death row prison guard during the Great Depression and the supernatural events he witnessed. 

     The film received four Oscar nominations in the categories of Best Film, Best Supporting Actor for Michael Clarke Duncan, Best Sound and Best Adapted Screenplay. In 1999, in a nursing home in Louisiana, Paul Edgecomb starts to cry while watching the movie Top Hat, from the 1930s. His roommate, Elaine, is concerned, and Paul tells him that the film reminded him of the events of 1935 , which occurred during the Great Depression, when he was chief of the prison guard, in charge of death row.

Quotes from The Green Mile:

"Do you think that if someone really regrets what they did maybe, go back to the happiest time of your life and live there forever?"


"When you promise something to a man, you shake his hand."

"Sometimes the past catches you, whether you like it or not."


"To accept without questioning that each thing has a certain time to happen is to have Faith!"


"Sometimes the past catches you, whether you like it or not."


The Green Mile Quotes about Life:

"Tell God the Father it was kind of you. I know you are worried and in pain. I can feel it. But you need to stop it. I want it to end. I do. I'm tired, boss. Tired of being on the road, lonely as a sparrow in the rain. Tired of never having a friend to tell me where he is going, where he comes from or why. Mostly, I am tired of people being bad. I am tired of the pain I feel and hear in the world every day. They are like pieces of glass in my head all the time ... Can you understand? "

"On the day of my judgment ... when I stand before God, and He asks why I killed one of his true miracles ... what am I going to say? What was my job? It's my job ..."

"Everything that happens in this world. I don't know how God allows it."


"Tired of never having a friend to tell me where you're going, where you're coming from or why."

"It's a lot of pain. It's like pieces of glass in my head all the time."

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