The 10 best ‘Annie Hall’ quotes

Luckily, Woody Allen’s classic Annie Hall is still streaming on Netflix, but here’s just a glimpse of the smart dialogue Annie Hall brought to the romantic comedy genre.


2. “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.”


3. Annie Hall: “Sometimes I ask myself how I’d stand up under torture.”
Alvy Singer: “You? You kiddin’? If the Gestapo would take away your Bloomingdale’s charge card, you’d tell ‘em everything.”




5. Robin: “There’s Henry Drucker. He has a chair in history at Princeton. Oh, and the short man is Hershel Kaminsky. He has a chair in philosophy at Cornell.”
Alvy Singer: “Yeah? Two more chairs they got a dining room set.”


6. Alvy Singer: “Yeah, grass, right? The illusion that it will make a white woman more like Billie Holiday.”




8. Annie Hall: “Alvy, you’re incapable of enjoying life, you know that? I mean you’re like New York City. You’re just this person. You’re like this island unto yourself.”
Alvy Singer: “I can’t enjoy anything unless everybody is. If one guy is starving someplace, that puts a crimp in my evening.”

9. “That sex was the most fun I’ve ever had without laughing.”