On Golden Pond
The Best Actor (Henry Fonda) and Best Actress (Katherine Hepburn) Oscars for 1981 went to the two leads in this touching film about aging, relationships, and family. It was also awarded Best Screenplay in that year. Surprisingly, this was Fonda's only Academy Award. It was Hepburn's fourth Oscar. This is also the only film that featured Henry and Jane Fonda together.
"Listen to me, mister. You're my knight in shining armor. Don't you forget it. You're going to get back on that horse, and I'm going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we're gonna go, go, go!"
“Don’t you think that everyone looks back on their childhood with a certain amount of bitterness and regret about something? It doesn’t have to ruin your life.”
“Sometimes you have to look hard at a person and remember he’s doing the best he can. He’s just trying to find his way, just like you.”
“I know he’s walk through fire for me and he’d walk through fire for you. If you don’t understand that, you’re not looking closely enough.”
“Life marches by. I suggest you get on with it.”