Serafin: [after Manuela smashes a painting over his head] You're overdoing this! You're being vindictive!
Serafin: [after tricking his troupe and stealing their last cigar] I was er... keeping it lit for you.
Serafin: [standing by the noose] Usually for our opening I perform a rope trick, but tonight under the circumstances, I will skip the rope.
Serafin: I know that underneath that prim exterior there are depths of emotion, romantic longings, unfulfilled dreams.