quote by Woody Allen

Take the money and run.

— Woody Allen

Provocative Annie Hall quotations

Don't knock masturbation. It's sex with someone I love.


Know what you're talking about.

I don't want to move to a city where the only cultural advantage is being able to make a right turn on a red light.

Sun is bad for you. Everything our parents said was good is bad. Sun, milk, red meat...college.

Love is too weak a word for what I feel - I luuurve you, you know, I loave you, I luff you, two F's, yes.


I heard that Commentary and Dissent had merged and formed Dysenery.

Don't you see the rest of the country looks upon New York like we're left-wing, communist, Jewish, homosexual pornographers? I think of us that way sometimes and I live here.

Honey, there's a spider in your bathroom the size of a Buick.

I can't enjoy anything unless everybody is.

If one guy is starving someplace, that puts a crimp in my evening.

You know, it's one thing about intellectuals, they prove that you can be absolutely brilliant and have no idea what's going on.


My grammy never gave gifts, you know. She was too busy getting raped by Cossacks.

I was in analysis. I was suicidal. As a matter of fact, I would have killed myself, but I was in analysis with a strict Freudian and if you kill yourself they make you pay for the sessions you miss.

You know how you're always trying to get things to come out perfect in art because it's real difficult in life

Those who can't do, teach. And those who can't teach, teach gym.

Sylvia Plath. Interesting poetess whose tragic suicide was misinterpreted as romantic by the college-girl mentality.


But, I swear, they’re turning Donna into Annie Hall this season.

More ties. More suits. But they’re also keeping her really motivated, ya know? Like, wanting to be a rock journalist. Wanting to be the first woman president.

I would never wanna belong to any club that would have someone like me for a member.

I don't know how much longer I can complain.

I don't know if you have ever seen the Woody Allen film 'Annie Hall,' but it is, in a way, to Los Angeles and 'Hollywood' what 'This Is Spinal Tap' is to many musicians.

Of course they may have corrected it by now, but the original titles at the end of Annie Hall say "Christophe Vlaken." It was just inconceivable. These things are checked...I don't know what that was about. I'd never seen or heard of it. How they came up with the name Christophe Vlaken, it must've been a conspiracy. I did ask about it but nobody knew.


I rarely get the "Annie Hall" references other than from people who are aficionados of movies, people who really care about movies. But in general, people don't even think about it.

I have younger kids, and I adopted them late in life.

They don't know these people [from Annie Hall] at all.

There's also a certain segment that doesn't know what "Annie Hall" is. Seriously, it's true.

If anything, I learned most from being a huge fan of his and watching movies like Annie Hall and Manhattan over and over again - that influenced the kind of movies that I wanted to make more than anything else.

There seems to be this tendency toward denigrating romantic comedies as of late because it becomes something sort of cheesy or whatever. Whereas this embraced what it was. As a fan of When Harry Met Sally or Annie Hall, as a demonstration of what romantic comedy could be and should be, I immediately phoned Nira back and said, "Yeah, I'd like to do this. It'll be fun."