The Ruling Class (1972) directed by Peter Medak
Coral Browne as Lady Claire Gurney and Peter O’Toole as Jack Arnold Alexander Tancred Gurney, 14th Earl of Gurney

Claire: How do you know you’re God?
Jack: Simple. When I pray to Him, I find I’m talking to myself.

3 Responses to “The Ruling Class (1972)”

  1. Great line, great satiric film. My own favorite is when O’Toole hears “Jesus Christ” and answers: “Yes?”

  2. Watched this for the first time the other week. Superb film. My personal favourite quote was: ‘It’s hard to look at people from downwind. They stink. But it’s the real thing.’

    I wonder if Peter O’Toole actually may be the Messiah…

  3. I choose to believe he is

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