Hedda Gabler. Henrik Ibsen Memorable Quotes. 1828 –1906) a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright , theatre director , and poet. . Who said that?. See if you know who uttered these lines from Hedda Gabler .
1828 –1906) a major
Oh, it was a little episode with Miss Tesman this morning. She had laid down her bonnet on the chair there and I pretended to think it was the servant\'s.
Yes, Hedda, and when I made my confessions to you—told you about myself, things that at that time no one else knew! There I would sit and tell you of my escapades—my days and nights of devilment. Oh, Hedda—what was the power in you that forced me to confess these things?
So I am in your power, Judge Brack. You have me at your beck and call, from this time forward.
No, no, I daresay not. But suppose now that what people call—in elegant language—a solemn responsibility were to come upon you? [Smiling.] A new responsibility, Mrs.Hedda?
Oh, no, unfortunately. It would be out of the question for us to keep a footman, you know.
Oh, one soon makes friends with sick folk; and it\'s such an absolute necessity for me to have some one to live for. Well, heaven be praised, there may soon be something in this house, too, to keep an old aunt busy.
Oh, why did you not carry out your threat? Why did you not shoot me down?
Good heavens, they had as good as promised me the appointment.