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"Fasten your seatbelts.
It's going to be a bumpy night."
"Miss Casswell is an actress, a graduate of the Copacabana School
of Dramatic Art."
"All of a sudden, she's playing Hamlet's mother!"
- "I'm afraid Mr. DeWitt would find me boring before too long."
"I wouldn't worry too much about your heart. You can always put
that award where your heart ought to be."
- "Margo, nothing you've ever done has made me as happy as your
taking Eve in."
"What a story! Everything but the bloodhounds snappin' at her rear
"...Crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor."
you do me a favor, Harry?"
eat terrible. Ya got no manners. Takin' your shoes off all the time.
That's another thing. Pickin' your teeth. You're just not couth!"
- "Can I help you?"
"We go together, Laurie. I don't know why, maybe like guns and ammunition
Mae, you have a lot to learn, and I hope you never learn it."
"I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived
a few weeks while she loved me."
"You know, this floor used to be wood, but I had it changed. Valentino
said, 'there's nothing like tile for a tango.'"
"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."
met a lot of hard-boiled eggs in my life, but you - you're twenty
you like to make yourself $1,000 a day, Mr. Boot? I'm a $1,000-a-day
newspaperman. You can have me for nothin'."
"Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above."
"I never dreamed that any mere physical experience could be so
"If there's anything in the world I hate, it's leeches - filthy little
"That's, uh, quite a dress you almost have on...What holds it up?"
"We do not pretend to have achieved perfection, but we do have a system, and it works. I came here to give you these facts. It is no concern of ours how you run your own planet, but if you threaten to extend your violence, this Earth of yours will be reduced to a burned-out cinder. Your choice is simple: join us and live in peace, or pursue your present course and face obliteration. We shall be waiting for your answer. The decision rests with you. Gort, berenga."
"Tell Mama, tell Mama all."
"I love you. I've loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess
maybe I've even loved you before I saw you."
"Hey Stell - Lahhhhh! Hey, Stell - Lahhhh!"
"I can't stand a naked light bulb any more than I can a rude remark or
a vulgar action."
"Whoever you are, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
one of you listening to my voice, tell the world. Tell this to everybody
wherever they are. Watch the skies, everywhere. Keep looking. Keep
watching the skies."
"You wanna bite somebody?...Well, pick your spot."
"It's no good. I've got to go back, Amy...They're making me run. I've
never run from anybody before."
"The judge has left town, Harvey's quit, and I'm havin' trouble
"Not much meat on her, but what's there is choice (pronounced cherce)."
"No patty fingers, if you please. The proprieties at all times. Hold on to your hats."
"You mean it's gonna say up on the screen that I don't talk and sing for myself?... But they can't do that!...They can't make a fool outta Lina Lamont! They can't make a laughing stock outta Lina Lamont! What do they think I am, dumb or something? Why I make more money than...than...than Calvin Coolidge! Put together!"
"If we bring a little joy into your humdrum lives, it makes us feel as
though our hard work ain't been in vain for nothin'."
"Ladies and Gentlemen. Stop that girl. That girl running
up the aisle - stop her. That's the girl whose voice you heard and loved tonight.
She's the real star of the picture. Kathy Selden."
"I can stand anything but pain."
"Say, I like this: Early Nothing."
"I've been thinking about you and me, how much alike we are. The
mink-coated girls...We're sisters under the mink."
"I never knew it could be like this. Nobody ever kissed me the way you do. (Nobody?) No, nobody."
"Only my friends call me wop."
"Robert E. Lee Prewitt. Isn't that a silly old name?"
"Is this the way to Europe, France?"
just love finding new places to wear diamonds."
"Look at Roosevelt, look at Churchill, look at old fella what's his name in The African Queen."
"Don't you think it's better for a girl to be preoccupied with sex
"There it is, Wendy. Second star to the right and straight on till
"He forgave you from the cross. Can I do less?"
"This is very unusual. I've never been alone with a man before - even with my dress on.
With my dress off, it's most unusual. I don't seem to mind. Do
"The Mouth of Truth. Legend is that if you're given to lying, you put
your hand in there, it'll be bitten off."
"(Pa's got things for you to do, and Mother wants you. I know she does.)
Shane. Shane. Come back. 'Bye, Shane."
"Nobody has ever escaped from Stalag 17. Not alive, anyway."
"Thus, on April the 15th, 1912, at 0220 hours, as the passengers and crew sang a Welsh hymn, R.M.S. Titanic passed from the British Registry. 712 people in 19 lifeboats survived."
- "Hey, Johnny, what are you rebelling against?"
- "What do you do? I mean, do you just ride around? Or do you go
on some sort of a picnic or something?"
"Mr. Maryk, you may tell the crew for me there are four ways of doing things on board my ship. The right way,
the wrong way, the Navy way, and my way. (If) They do things my way, we'll
"Ah, but the strawberries! That's, that's where I had them. They laughed
at me and made jokes, but I proved beyond the shadow of a doubt, and with,
with geometric logic, that, that a duplicate key to the wardroom icebox
"That's a lot of man you're carrying in those boots, stranger."
it was you. You remember that night in the Garden you came down to
my dressing room and said, 'Kid, this ain't your night. We're goin'
for the price on Wilson.' You remember that? 'This ain't your night!'
My night, I could've taken Wilson apart. So what happens? He gets
the title shot outdoors in a ballpark, and what do I get? A one
way ticket to Palookaville. You was my brother, Charley, you should've
looked out for me a little bit. You should've taken care of me just
a little bit so I wouldn't have to take them dives for the short
"Oh dear, we've become a race of Peeping Toms. What people ought
to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change."
"Democracy can be a wickedly unfair thing. Nobody poor was ever
called democratic for marrying somebody rich."
"Hello, everybody. This is Mrs. Norman Maine."
"Let's just say we're doing it for a pal in the Army."
"All you have to do is turn the dial and you have all the company
you want. Right there on the screen. Drama, comedy, life's parade at your
"If you're impatient, you have no business growing trees."
- "Oh, I'll only be here twenty-four hours."
got it! I've got it! The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with
the pestle. The chalice from the palace has the brew that is true!
manner of man is Giacomo? Ha ha! I shall tell you what manner of
man is he. He lives for a sigh, he dies for a kiss, he lusts for
the laugh, ha! He never walks when he can leap! He never flees when
he can fight! He swoons at the beauty of a rose. And I offer myself
to you, all of me. My heart. My lips. My legs. My calves. Do what
you will - my love endures. (Kiss - Kiss...) Beat me. Kick me. I
me to that bus stop and forget you ever saw me. If we don't make
that bus stop...'Remember me.'"
- "What do you feel like doing tonight?"
"Dogs like us, we ain't such dogs as we think we are."
"All right, so I'll go to the Stardust Ballroom. I'll put on a blue
suit, and I'll go. And you know what I'm gonna get for my trouble? Heartache.
A big night of heartache."
"Well now, what's it to be, Lord? Another widow? How many has it
been? Six? Twelve? I disremember. You say the word, Lord, I'm on my way."
you like me to tell you the little story of Right Hand-Left Hand -
the story of good and evil? H-A-T-E! It was with this left hand that
old brother Cain struck the blow that laid his brother low. L-O-V-E.
You see these fingers, dear hearts? These fingers has veins that run
straight to the soul of man. The right hand, friends! The hand of love!
Now watch and I'll show you the story of life. These fingers, dear
hearts, is always a-warrin' and a-tuggin', one agin the other. Now,
watch 'em. Ol' brother Left Hand. Left hand, he's a-fightin'. And it
looks like LOVE's a goner. But wait a minute, wait a minute! Hot dog!
LOVE's a winnin'? Yes, siree. It's LOVE that won, and ol' Left Hand
HATE is down for the count!"
a hard world for little things."
"They abide and they endure."
"I get so tired of just being told I'm pretty."
"You're tearing me apart! You, you say one thing, he says another, and everybody changes back again!"
know something? I woke up this morning, you know, and the sun was
shining and it was nice and all that type of stuff. Then the first
thing - I saw you and, uh, I said, 'Boy, this is gonna be one
terrific day, so you better live it up, 'cause tomorrow you'll be
nothing.' See? And I almost was."
"It's just my imagination. Some people have flat feet. Some people
have dandruff. I have this appalling imagination..."
want a leg or a breast?"
"Monsters, John. Monsters from the Id."
"Come on, darling. Why don't you kick off your spurs?"
desire, ambition, faith - without them life's so simple, believe
been afraid a lot of times in my life, but I
didn't know the real meaning of fear until, until I had kissed Becky."
"Look, you fools. You're in danger. Can't you see? They're after
you. They're after all of us. Our wives, our children, everyone. They're
here already. You're next!"
"When I shall sit, you shall sit. When I shall kneel, you shall kneel. Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera."
"Let's go home, Debbie."
is not all swagger and swearing and mountain climbing. Manliness is
also tenderness and gentleness and consideration."
"Oh, Moses! Moses! You stubborn, splendid, adorable fool!"
"So let it be written, so let it be done."
"Do not speak
to me of rules. This is war! This is not a game of cricket!"
"Be happy in your work."
"But don't you see. It's a matter of principle. If we give in now,
there'll be no end to it. No...I'm adamant. I will not have an officer
from my battalion working as a coolie!"
"You give me powders, pills, baths, injections, enemas - when all I need
have I done?"
"I don't want to stop. I like it. Take the picture, take the picture."
"That's silly, honey. People just don't get smaller."
"I was continuing to shrink, to become... what? The infinitesimal? What was I? Still a human being? Or was I the man of the future? If there were other bursts of radiation, other clouds drifting across seas and continents, would other beings follow me into this vast new world? So close - the infinitesimal and the infinite. But suddenly, I knew they were really the two ends of the same concept. The unbelievably small and the unbelievably vast eventually meet - like the closing of a gigantic circle. I looked up, as if somehow I would grasp the heavens. The universe, worlds beyond number, God's silver tapestry spread across the night. And in that moment, I knew the answer to the riddle of the infinite. I had thought in terms of man's own limited dimension. I had presumed upon nature. That existence begins and ends is man's conception, not nature's. And I felt my body dwindling, melting, becoming nothing. My fears melted away and in their place came acceptance. All this vast majesty of creation, it had to mean something. And then I meant something, too. Yes, smaller than the smallest, I meant something, too. To God, there is no zero. I STILL EXIST!"
"I'd hate to take a bite out of you. You're a cookie full of arsenic."
Wilfred, you've forgotten your brandy."
"Live, live, live - Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!"
know what I feel like? I feel all the time like a cat on a hot tin
is, uh, the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof?"
not livin' with you. We occupy the same cage, that's all."
right then, run, lady, and you keep on running. Buy yourself a bus
ticket and disappear. Change your name, dye your hair, get lost -
and then maybe, just maybe, you're gonna be safe from me."
"You ridiculous, old-fashioned, jug-eared, lop-sided Little Caesar!"
"I didn't recognize you. You should lay off those candy bars...You're
a mess, honey."
"He was some kind of a man. What does it matter what you say about
"Well, I'll wear the darn clothes if you want me to - if-if you'll
just, just like me."
"And the necklace, Carlotta's necklace, there was where you made
your mistake, Judy. You shouldn't keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn't
have been, you shouldn't have been that sentimental."
"Your eyes are full of hate, Forty-One. That's good. Hate keeps a man
"We keep you alive to serve this ship. So row well - and live."
- "Triumph complete, Judah. The race won, the enemy destroyed."
"And I felt His voice take the sword out of
"Mama, Mama, I didn't mean it. I didn't mean it. Mama, do you hear
me, I'm sorry, I'm sorry, Mama. Mama, I did love you."
Maggie, in the world of advertising, there's no such thing
as a lie. There's only the expedient exaggeration. You ought to know
"You gentlemen aren't really trying to kill my son, are you?"
"That's funny...That plane's dustin' crops where there ain't no crops."
"It's going to be a long night...and I don't particularly like
the book I've started...You know what I mean?"
a big girl."
"I've there's anything worse than a woman living alone, it's a
woman saying she likes it."
have seen this incident based on sworn testimony. Can you prove that
it didn't happen? Perhaps on your way home, someone will pass you
in the dark, and you will never know it, for they will be from outer
space. Many scientists believe that another world is watching us
this moment. We once laughed at the horseless carriage, the aeroplane,
the telephone, the electric light, vitamins, radio, and even television!
And now some of us laugh at outer space. God help us... in the future."
"We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are
going to spend the rest of our lives."
see, you see? Your stupid minds! Stupid! STUPID!"
"I guess they'll let you in the front door from now on."
"Look at that! Look how she moves. That's just like Jell-O on springs.
She must have some sort of built-in motors. I tell you, it's a whole different
story of my life. I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop."
"Now you've done it! Now you have done it!...You tore off one of my chests."
- "Steady boy. Just keep telling yourself you're a girl."
you're not a girl! You're a guy. And why would a guy wanna marry
you don't understand, Osgood! Ohh... I'm a man."
"Ladies and gentlemen, just a word of warning. If any of you are not convinced that you have a tingler of your own, the next time you're frightened in the dark, don't scream."