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Flashcards in An Inspector Calls Deck (61):
1

"A Hard-headed Practical Man of Business"

Arthur Birling

2

"You're Not the Kind of Father a Chap Can Go to When He's in Trouble"

Eric Birling

3

"You Mustn't Try to Build Up a Kind of Wall Between us and this Girl. If You do, then the Inspector Will Just Break it Down."

Sheila Birling

4

"I Didn't Install Her there so that I Could Make Love to Her. I Made Her Go to Morgan Terrace Because I Felt Sorry For Her."

Gerald Croft

5

"But Each of You Helped to Kill Her"

Inspector Goole

6

"It Would be Much Better if Sheila Didn't Listen to this Story at All"

Sybil Birling

7

"Two Hours Ago a Young Woman Died in the Infirmary"

Inspector Goole

8

"I Couldn't be Sorry For Her"

Sheila Birling

9

"We Often do on the Young Ones"

Inspector Goole

10

"If We Were Responsible For Everything that Happened to Everybody We'd Had Anything to do with, it Would be Very Awkward"

Arthur Birling

11

"We Don't Live Alone. We Are Members of One Body. We Are Responsible for Each Other."

Inspector Goole

12

"A Piece of Gross Impertinence"

Sybil Birling

13

"You Killed Her - and the Child She'd Have Had too - My Child"

Eric Birling

14

"I'm Sorry, Daddy. Actually I was Listening."

Sheila Birling

15

"It's Better to Ask for the Earth than to Take it"

Inspector Goole

16

"I Didn't Even Remember - that's the Hellish Thing"

Eric Birling

17

"Is it the One You Wanted Me to Have?"

Sheila Birling

18

"We've Got No Proof it was the Same Photograph and Therefore No Proof it was the Same Girl"

Gerald Croft

19

"I'd Been in a Bad Temper Anyhow"

Sheila Birling

20

"Everything's All Right Now Sheila. What About this Ring?"

Gerald Croft

21

"Public Men, Mr Birling Have Responsibilities as Well as Privileges"

Inspector Goole

22

"I Understand a Lot of Things Now I Didn't Understand Before"

Arthur Birling

23

"Yes - Except for All last Summer, When You Never Came Near Me, and I Wondered What Had Happened to You"

Sheila Birling

24

"you Don't Understand Anything. You Never Did."

Eric Birling

25

"For Lower Costs and Higher Prices"

Arthur Birling

26

"Mother, I Think that it was Cruel and Vile"

Sheila Birling

27

"My God - I'm Not Likely to Forget"

Eric Birling

28

"Though Naturally I Don't Know Anything About this Girl"

Sybil Birling

29

"I'm Waiting... To do My Duty"

Inspector Goole

30

"Clothes Mean Something Quite Different to a Woman"

Arthur Birling

31

"At Least I'm Trying to Tell the Truth"

Sheila Birling

32

"I was in that State When a Chap Easily Turns Nasty"

Eric Birling

33

"I'll Give Thousands - Yes, Thousands"

Arthur Birling

34

"She Came to You for Help at a Time When No Woman Would Have Needed it More"

Inspector Goole

35

"But these Girls Aren't Cheap Labour - they're People"

Sheila Birling

36

"Nothing But Morbid Curiosity"

Sybil Birling

37

"The Fact Remains that I Did What I Did"

Eric Birling

38

"There Are Millions and Millions and Millions of Eva Smiths and John Smiths Still Left With us"

Inspector Goole

39

"My God!... I've Suddenly Realised - Taken in Properly - that She's Dead"

Gerald Croft

40

"You Have No Power to Make Me Change My Mind"

Sybil Birling

41

"Look Here, I'm Not Going to Have this, Inspector. You'll Apologise at Once."

Arthur Birling

42

"It's a Favourite Haunt of the Women of the Town"

Gerald Croft

43

"As if a Girl of that Sort Would Refuse Money"

Sybil Birling

44

"We Helped to Kill Her"

Eric Birling

45

"The Germans Don't Want War. Nobody Wants War."

Arthur Birling

46

"After All, Y'know, We're Respectable Citizens and Not Criminals"

Gerald Croft

47

"I'm Sorry She Should Have Come to Such a Horrible End. But I Accept No Blame For it at All."

Sybil Birling

48

"The Point is You Don't Seem to Have Learnt Anything"

Sheila Birling

49

"Suddenly I Felt I Just Had to Laugh"

Eric Birling

50

"She'd Told Me She'd Been Happier than She'd Ever Been Before"

Gerald Croft

51

"Girls of that Class"

Sybil Birling

52

"You're the One I Blame For this"

Arthur Birling

53

"I Don't Come into this Suicide Business"

Gerald Croft

54

"That - I Consider - is a Trifle Impertinent Inspector"

Sybil Birling

55

"No, Not Really it Was My Own Fault"

Sheila Birling

56

"But Your Partly to Blame Just as Your Father is"

Inspector Goole

57

"She Was Young and Pretty and Warm-hearted and Intensely Grateful. I Became at Once the Most Important Person in Her Life."

Gerald Croft

58

"Unsinkable, Absolutely Unsinkable"

Arthur Birling

59

"You Lot May be Letting Yourselves Out Nicely"

Eric Birling

60

"You Couldn't Have Done Anything Else"

Gerald Croft

61

"Arthur You're Not Supposed to Say Such Things"

Sybil Birling