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A Day at the Races (1937)

Groucho Marx (as Dr. Hugo T. Hackenbush): "Emily, I have a confession to make. I really am a horse doctor. But marry me and I'll never look at another horse."

A Shot in the Dark (1964)

Inspector Clouseau: I believe everything and I believe nothing. I suspect everyone and I suspect no one.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Bud: "I don't get it. What do these dames see in you?"
Lou: "They think I'm adorable."
Bud: "Have you ever looked in a mirror?"
Lou: "Why should I hurt my own feelings."

After the Fox (2000)

If only I could steal enough to become an honest man!

Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

James Stewart as Paul Bielger: The prosecution would like to separate the motive from the act. Well, that's like trying to take the core from an apple without breaking the skin.

All About Eve (1950)

Fasten your seatbelts...

Angel Face (1952)

Robert Mitchum: You know something? You're a pretty nice guy for a girl.

Robert Mitchum: If you want to play with matches, that's your business. But not in gas-filled rooms.

Animal House (1978)

Dean Wormer: Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.

Another Thin Man (1939)

Nick & Nora are showing their new baby boy to Nick's friend, Creeps:

Creeps: (to Nick) Why didn't you tell me you had a kid?
Nick: (bashful) Aw, well...you know...
Creeps: No, you don't have to feel that way about him, he's all right. You should see some of the monkeys I've seen....and the fathers are taking bows!

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Are you an assassin?
I'm a soldier.
No. You're neither. You're an errand boy. Sent by grocery clerks. To collect a bill.

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Look, I probably should have told you this before but you see... well... insanity runs in my family... It practically gallops.

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Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Robert Ryan as Reno Smith: Tim, you've got the body of hippo but the brain of a rabbit. Now don't overtax it.

Batman: The Movie (1966)

Lee Meriwether (as Catwoman): "Marry me, Batman!"
Adam West (as Batman): "But what about Robin?"

Big Wednesday (1978)

[Waxer pretends to be homosexual to avoid being drafted]

Sergeant: Are you a homosexual?
Waxer: Well, I guess I am. I wrote it down, "Homosexual Tendencies: Yes, Yes.
Sergeant: Well, you're just gonna love it in the United States Army. There's lots of men there. And they get real close in foxholes and tanks, and in combat. Get him out of here and process him in the Marine Corps.
Waxer: If you send me to Vietnam, I'll just die.

Ben-Hur (1959)

Judah Ben-Hur: If you were not a bride, I would kiss you goodbye.
Esther: If I were not a bride, there would be no goodbyes to be said.

Blast of Silence (1961)

Narration (by Lionel Stander): The target's name is Toriano. You know the type, second -string syndicate boss with too much ambition. And a mustache to cover the fact that he has lips like a woman. The kind of face you hate."

Body and Soul (1947)

John Garfield as Charlie Davis: What are you going to do, kill me?.......Everybody dies.

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Buck Barrow: I married the preacher's daughter and she still thinks she's taking up the collection.

Born Yesterday (1950)

Billie Dawn: You an' your big numbers, you don' watch out, you'll be wearing one across yer chest!
Harry Brock: What's a peninsula?
Billie Dawn: Shhhh.
Harry Brock: Don't gimme that "shush." You think you're so smart, huh - what's a peninsula?
Paul Verrall: It's a ...
Harry Brock: Not you, her.
Billie Dawn: It's that new medicine...
Harry Brock: Shut up! You ain't gonna be tellin' nobody nothin' pretty soon!
Billie Dawn: DOUBLE NEGATIVE! Right?
Paul Verrall: Right.

Billie Dawn: He always used to say, "Never do nothing you wouldn't want printed on the front page of The New York Times."

Billie: Would you do me a favor, Harry?
Harry Brock: What?
Billie: Drop dead!

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

I hope her bones are firm.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Butch: If only he'd PAY me what he's spending to get me to stop robbin' him -- I'd stop robbin' him!

Logan: Sundance when it's over and he's dead, you're welcome to stay.

Butch to Sundance quietly: I don't mean to be a sore loser but when it's over if I'm dead kill him.
Sundance: Love to.

Butch: You didn't see Lefors out there , did you?
Sundance: Lefors? No.
Butch: Good. For a moment there I thought we were in trouble.

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Casablanca (1942)

Ilsa: Play it once, Sam. For old times' sake.
Sam: [lying] I don't know what you mean, Miss Ilsa.
Ilsa: Play it, Sam. Play "As Time Goes By." And then:
Rick: [rushing up] Sam, I thought I told you never to play-... Later:
Rick: You know what I want to hear.
Sam: [lying] No, I don't.
Rick: You played it for her, you can play it for me!
Sam: [lying] Well, I don't think I can remember...
Rick: If she can stand it, I can! Play it!

Cat Ballou (1965)

Lee Marvin: Kid, it never hurts as much as you think it will.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Harvey 'Big Daddy' Pollitt: This was what my father left me, this lousy old suitcase! And on the inside was nothing, nothing but his uniform from the Spanish-American war. That was his legacy to me! Nothing at all! And I built this place from nothing.
Brick Pollitt: That was all he left you?
Harvey 'Big Daddy' Pollitt: He was a hobo, the best-known tramp on the boxcar circuit. He'd worked once in awhile as a field hand, and I'd tag along. Sat on my bare bottom in the dirt, waiting for him. Outside of hunger, the first thing I remember is shame. I was ashamed of that miserable old tramp. I was riding boxcars with him when I was nine, something you never had to do. You'll never have to bury me the way I buried him. I buried him in a meadow alongside a railroad track. He was running to catch a freight and his heart give out. You know something? That old tramp died laughing.
Brick Pollitt: Laughing at what?
Harvey 'Big Daddy' Pollitt: Himself, I guess. Old hobo tramp, not a nickel to his name, no future, no past.
Brick Pollitt: Maybe he was laughing because he was happy. Happy at having you with him. He took you everywhere. He kept you with him.
Harvey 'Big Daddy' Pollitt: I don't want to talk about that.
[pause]
Harvey 'Big Daddy' Pollitt: Yeah, I loved him. I reckon I never loved anything as much as that lousy old tramp.

Champion (1949)

For the first time in my life, people cheering for me. Were you deaf? Didn't you hear 'em? We're not hitchhiking any more. We're riding!

Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)

Repairman: All those kids yours mister, or is this a picnic?
Frank Gilbreth: They're all mine and believe me, it's no picnic!

Man on street: Hey Noah, what are you doing with that Ark?
Frank Gilbreth: Collecting animals like the good Lord told me brother. All we need now is a jackass. Hop in!

Mailman: All those kids yours?
Frank Gilbreth: Oh, these aren't so many. You ought to see the ones we left behind.
Mailman: How you ever feed 'em?
Frank Gilbreth: Oh, they come cheaper by the dozen.

Frank Gilbreth: No person with inner dignity is ever embarrassed.

Frank Gilbreth: Darling, you know I am happy with our little brood, but you should have had more boys!
Mrs. Lillian Gilbreth: I'm sorry, dear. I'll try to be more careful with the next dozen.

China Seas (1937)

Clark Gable to Jean Harlow: One of these days you're going to be nice to someone and you'll be disappointed the rest of your life.

Chinatown (1974)

Evelyn Mulwray: I don't get tough with anyone, Mr. Gittes. My lawyer does.

City Slickers (1991)

Billy Crystal: Value this time in your life kids, because this is the time in your life when you still have your choices, and it goes by so quickly. When you're a teenager you think you can do anything, and you do. Your twenties are a blur. Your thirties, you raise your family, you make a little money and you think to yourself, "What happened to my twenties?" Your forties, you grow a little pot belly you grow another chin. The music starts to get too loud and one of your old girlfriends from high school becomes a grandmother. Your fifties you have a minor surgery. You'll call it a procedure, but it's a surgery. Your sixties you have a major surgery, the music is still loud but it doesn't matter because you can't hear it anyway. Seventies, you and the wife retire to Fort Lauderdale, you start eating dinner at two, lunch around ten, breakfast the night before. And you spend most of your time wandering around malls looking for the ultimate in soft yogurt and muttering "how come the kids don't call?" By your eighties, you've had a major stroke, and you end up babbling to some Jamaican nurse who your wife can't stand but who you call mama. Any questions?

Conan The Barbarian (1982)

Thulsa Doom: What is steel compared to the hand that wields it.

Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Dragline: He was smiling... That's right. You know, that, that Luke smile of his. He had it on his face right to the very end. Hell, if they didn't know it 'fore, they could tell right then that they weren't a-gonna beat him. That old Luke smile. Oh, Luke. He was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he's a natural-born world-shaker.

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

There are many strange legends in the Amazon. Even I, Lucas, have heard the legend of a man-fish.

Cry Danger (1951)

Dick Powell as Rocky Mulloy: Have you read that book. What to do until the police come?

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Damn Yankees! (1958)

One long ball hitter, that's what we need! I'd sell my soul for one long ball hitter.

Dark City (1950)

Lizabeth Scott as Fran Garland: We're a great pair. I have no voice and you have no ear.

Detour (1945)

Ann Savage as Vera: Life is like a ballgame. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find that it's the ninth inning.

Dial M for Murder (1954)

Ray Milland: You know how it is, you take up a hobby and the more you get to know it, the more fascinating it becomes. You became quite fascinating. In fact, there were times when I felt that you almost belonged to me.

Dinner at Eight (1933)

Kitty: I was reading a book the other day.
Carlotta: Reading a book!
Kitty: Yes. It's all about civilization or something, a nutty kind of a book. Do you know that the guy said that machinery is going to take the place of every profession?
Carlotta: Oh, my dear, that's something you need never worry about.

Dirty Harry (1971)

Clint Eastwood as Inspector Harry Callahan: That's why they call me Dirty Harry. I get all the jobs nobody else wants.

Dodsworth (1936)

Walter Huston: Have you ever noticed how transparent people are when you really look at them?"

Don't Look Back (1967)

They think I'm an anarchist just because I don't offer any solutions.

Double Indemnity (1944)

Fred McMurray as Walter Neff: I never knew that murder could smell like honeysuckle.

Stanwyck: Neff is the name isn't it"
MacMurray: Yeah, with two F's, like in Philadelphia...If you know the story.
Stanwyck: What story?
MacMurray: The Philadelphia Story.

Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Major "King" Kong: "ell boys, I reckon this is it: nuclear combat toe to toe with the Ruskies.

President Merkin Muffley: "ou men can't fight in here, this is the war room!

General Turgidson: (reading a transcript of a phone message from General Jack D. Ripper) 'God willing, we will prevail in peace and freedom from fear... and in true health through the purity and essence of our natural... fluids.' We're still trying to figure out the meaning of that last phrase.

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Enter the Dragon (1973)

"It is like a finger pointing to the moon; focus on the finger and miss all that heavenly splendor."

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Forbidden Zone (1982)

Professional assassination. It is the highest form of public service."-Chiun,The Master Of Sinanju "Oh,why does it feel so good to be soooooo bad?"-Queen Doris

Fountainhead (1949)

Raymond Massey: You know, Toohey, one of these days, you'll bore me.
Toohey: I shall endeavor not to do so until the right time.

Raymond Massey: I want you to marry me.
Patricia Neal: If I ever decide to punish myself for some terrible guilt, I'll marry you.
Raymond Massey: I'll wait, no matter what reason you give for it.

Raymond Massey: What are you really seeking?
Patricia Neal: Freedom, to want nothing, to expect nothing, to depend on nothing.

Patricia Neal: Since you know who I am, you'd better stop looking at me when I come here. It might be misunderstood.
Gary Cooper: I don't think so.

Patricia Neal: Your feeling, once granted, will you ever withdraw it?
Gary Cooper: Never.

Frankenstein (1931)

Oh, in the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to BE God! The brain you stole, Fritz. Think of it. The brain of a dead man waiting to live again in a body I made with my own hands! You have created a monster... and it will destroy you!

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Giant (1956)

Jett Rink: Everybody thought I had a duster. Y'all thought ol' Spindletop Burke and Burnett was all the oil there was, didn't ya? Well, I'm here to tell you that it ain't, boy! It's here, and there ain't a dang thing you gonna do about it! My well came in big, so big, Bick and there's more down there and there's bigger wells. I'm rich, Bick. I'm a rich 'un. I'm a rich boy. Me, I'm gonna have more money than you ever thought you could have -- you and all the rest of you stinkin' sons of ... Benedicts!

Leslie Benedict: Money isn't everything, Jett.
Jett Rink: Not when you've got it.

Gilda (1946)

Gilda: Would it interest you to know how much I hate you, Johnny?
Johnny: Very much.
Gilda: I hate you so much....I would destroy myself to take you down with me. Now I've warned you. Now that's all fair and even.
Johnny: All fair and even.

Detective: I can out-wait you, Mr. Farrell. You see, I have the law on my side. It's a very comfortable feeling. It's something you ought to try sometime.

Johnny: I want to go with you, Gilda. Please take me. I know I did everything wrong.

Gilda: Isn't it wonderful? Nobody has to apologize because we were both such stinkers, weren't we? Isn't it wonderful?
Johnny: (nods head) Wonderful.

Goldfinger (1962)

Do you expect me to talk?
No Mr. Bond I expect you to die.

Gone With The Wind (1939)

Butterfly McQueen: Ah don' know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies, Miss Scarlett.

Scarlett O'Hara to Rhett Butler: I can shoot straight... if I don't have to shoot too far.

Groundhog Day (1993)

Phil Connors: Do you like men with prominent upper lips?

Phil: You wanna throw up here, or you wanna throw up in the car?
Ralph: I think... both.

Phil: Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.

Phil: You want a prediction about the weather, you're asking the wrong Phil. I'll give you a winter prediction: It's gonna be cold.... it's gonna be grey.... and it's gonna last you... for the rest of your life.

Ned: Phil? Phil Connors? Phil Connors, I thought that was you!
Phil: Hi, thanks for watching.
[Starts to walk away]
Ned: Hey now, don't you tell me you don't remember me 'cause I sure as heckfire remember you.
Phil: Not a chance.
Ned: Ned... Ryerson. "Needlenose Ned"? "Ned the Head"? C'mon, buddy. Case Western High. I did the whistling belly-button trick at the high school talent show? Bing. Ned Ryerson, got the shingles real bad senior year, almost didn't graduate? Bing, again. Ned Ryerson, I dated your sister Mary Pat a couple of times until you told me not to anymore? Well?
Phil: Ned Ryerson?
Ned: BING!
Phil: Bing.
Phil: Ned, I would love to stay here and talk with you... but I'm not going to.
[steps in a curb side pothole filled with slushy water]
Ned: Ooh-hoo-hoo! Better watch that first step-- it's a DOO-zie!

Rita: Where were you?
Phil: [referring to Ned] It was awful. A giant leech got me.

Phil: I'm not THE God. I'm just A god.

Guys and Dolls (1955)

You know, I imagine there's only one thing that's been in as many different hotel rooms as I have: the Gideon Bible.

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Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)

In a few years, if the war goes on - heaven forbid - you won't be able to swing a cat without knocking down a couple of heroes.

Heathers (1988)

Veronica Sawyer: If you were happy every day of your life, you wouldn't be a human being. You'd be a game show host.

Heist (2001)

Gene Hackman as Joe Moore: She could talk her way out of a sunburn.

High Fidelity (2000)

Barry's Customer: Hi, do you have the song "I Just Called To Say I Love You?" It's for my daughter's birthday.
Barry (Jack Black): Yea we have it.
Barry's Customer: Great, Great, can I have it?
Barry: No, no, you can't.
Barry's Customer: Why not?
Barry: Well, it's sentimental tacky crap. Do we look like the kind of store that sells I Just Called to Say I Love You? .......Go to the mall.

High Plains Drifter (1973)

Preacher (Robert Donner): See here, you can't turn all these people out into the night. It is inhuman, brother. Inhuman!
The Stranger (Clint Eastwood): I'm not your brother.
Preacher: We are all brothers in the eyes of God.
The Stranger: All these people, are they your sisters and brothers?
Preacher: They most certainly are.
The Stranger: ...Then you won't mind if they come over and stay at your place, will ya?

(Preacher consoles evicted hotel guests)
Preacher: Friends we will find haven for you in our own home...........and it wont cost you one cent more than regular hotel rates.

History of the World Part 1 (1981)

It's good to be the king

Horse Feathers (1932)

I don't know what they have to say
It makes no difference anyway
Whatever it is, I'm against it.
No matter what it is or who commenced it, I'm against it!
Your proposition may be good
But let's have one thing understood:
Whatever it is, I'm against it.
And even when you've changed it or condensed it, I'm against it!
For months before my son was born
I used to yell from night till morn:
Whatever it is, I'm against it!
And I've kept yelling since I've first commenced it, I'm against it.
When the lion gets feelin' frisky and begins to roar
There's another lion who knows just what he's roaring for

Professor Wagstaff: Tomorrow we start tearing down the college.

The Professors: But, Professor, where will the students sleep?

Professor Wagstaff: Where they always sleep - in the classroom.

Professor Wagstaff: Who was that?
Connie: The ice man.
Professor Wagstaff: Is that so? Well, you can't pull the wool over my ice.

Connie: Oh, Professor, you're full of whimsy.
Professor Wagstaff: Can you notice it from there? I'm always that way after I eat radishes.

Frank: Dad, let me congratulate you. I'm proud to be your son.
Professor Wagstaff: My boy, you took the words right out of my mouth. I'm ashamed to be your father. You're a disgrace to our family name of Wagstaff, if such a thing is possible.

Professor Wagstaff: I married your mother because I wanted children. Imagine my disappointment when you arrived.

Frank: Dad, two of the greatest football players in the country hang out in a speakeasy downtown.
Professor Wagstaff: Are you suggesting that I, the president of Huxley College, go into a speakeasy without even giving me the address?

Professor Wagstaff: Baravelli, this is the finish: how much would you want to stand at the wrong end of a shooting gallery?

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I Know Where I'm Going (1945)

Torquil MacNeil: She wouldn't see a pound note from one pensions day to another.
Joan Webster: People around here are very poor I suppose.
Torquil MacNeil: Not poor, they just haven't got money.
Joan Webster: It's the same thing.
Torquil MacNeil: Oh no, it's something quite different.

Catriona Potts: You'll stay here tonight of course.
Joan Webster: Well I don't want to be any trouble.
Catriona Potts: Oh it's no trouble at all. Besides I haven't heard any intelligent female nonsense for months.

Joan Webster's Father: You can't marry Consolidated Chemical Industries!
Joan Webster: "Oh, can't I?"

I'm No Angel (1933)

Judge: Are you trying to show contempt for this court?
Mae West: No. I'm doing my best to hide it.

Mae West to Cary Grant: You can be had.

Rajah (a fortune teller): Ah, you have a wonderful future. I see a man in your life.
Tira: What, only one?

Tira: It's not the men in your life that counts; it's the life in your men.

Tira: When I'm good I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better.

Jack Clayton: Look darling, you need a rest and so do I. Let me take you away somewhere. We'll...
Tira: Would you call that a rest?

Jack Clayton: What are you thinking about?
Tira: Same thing you are.

Tira: I ain't never done this before. Marriage is a new kind of racket for me.

In a Lonely Place (1950)

Humphrey Bogart as Dixon Steele: There's no sacrifice too great for a chance at immotality.
Waiter: Yes sir.

Gloria Grahame as Laurel Grey: I said I liked it. I didn't say I wanted to kiss it.

Dixon Steele: It was his story against mine. but of course, I told my story better.

Dixon Steele: I'm willing to tell you... I'm wanting to tell you... I'm waiting to tell you.

In Cold Blood (1967)

Robert Blake as Perry Smith: I think maybe...that I'd like to apologize. But to who?"

It's a Gift (1934)

W.C. Fields as Harold Bissonette (to the noisy milkman): As a special favor. Please, stop playing with those sleigh bells, will ya?

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Jackie Brown (1997)

This life's hard, man. But it's harder if you're stupid.

Jaws (1975)

We're going to need a bigger boat...

Jurassic Park (1993)

John Hammond: All major theme parks have had delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked!
Dr. Ian Malcolm: But, John, if 'The Pirates of the Caribbean' breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists

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Knute Rockne All American (1940)

Anyone who follows the truth in his heart never makes a mistake. None of you ever knew George Gipp. It was long before your time. But you all know what a tradition he is at Notre Dame. And the last thing he said to me: 'Rock,' he said, "sometime, when the team is up against it, and the breaks are beating the boys, tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper."

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Lady Windemere's Fan (1949)

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. My own business always bores me to death; I prefer other people's. It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about. What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Laura (1944)

Dana Andrews as Det. Lt. Mark McPherson: I must say for a charming, intelligent girl, you certainly surounded yourself with a remarkable collecton of dopes."

Little Big Man (1970)

It was a great copulation, my son.

Lolita (1962)

Charlotte Haze: Whenever you touch me, darling, I go as limp as a noodle.
Humbert Humbert: "Yes, I am familiar with that feeling."

Love and Death (1975)

Boris (Woody Allen): And so I walk through the valley of the shadow of death. Actually, make that "I run through the valley of the shadow of death" - in order to get OUT of the valley of the shadow of death more quickly, you see.

Countess Alexandrovna (Olga Georges-Picot): You are the greatest lover I've ever had.
Boris (Woody Allen): Well, I practice a lot when I'm alone.

Boris: I have no fear of the gallows.
Father: No?>br> Boris: No. Why should I? They're going to shoot me.

[comforting her husband on his deathbed]
Sonja (Diane Keaton): I know I could have been a better wife to you... kinder. I could have made love with you more often... or once, even.
Leon Voskovec (Sol Freider): Once would have been nice.

[Sonja meets Ivan's widow in church]
Anna (Beth Porter): You're praying for Ivan?
Sonja (Diane Keaton): Yes. Your husband, I loved him, as you know.
Anna: I wanted you to have some of his possessions.
Sonja: How kind.
Anna: I kept his sword and gold watch... but here, I'm giving you his mustache.
Sonja: I'll cherish it.
Anna: Also some string. Ivan saved string.
Sonja: I know. It was one of the reasons why I loved him.
Anna: I understand that. I loved him for his string, too.
Sonja: Anything else for me?
Anna: I thought we should divide his letters. Do you want the vowels or the consonants?

Love Happy (1949)

Marilyn Monroe: I want you to help me. Some men are following me.

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Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Hey! I'm walkin' here! I'm walkin' here

Mississippi (1935)

Even a dead fish can float downstream.

Mommie Dearest (1981)

Joan: (bellowing furiously at Christina) You deliberately embarrassed me in front of a reporter!?!?!

Joan: Why can't you give me the respect that I'm entitled to???

Monkey Business (1931)

Groucho: Oh, I know it's a penny here and a penny there, but look at me. I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.

Groucho: Oh, why can't we break away from all this, just you and I, and lodge with my fleas in the hills? I mean... flee to my lodge in the hills.

Groucho: That's what I always say: love flies out the door when money comes innuendo.

Groucho: I'll thank you to let me do the reporting around here. Is it true you're getting a divorce as soon as your husband recovers his eyesight? Is it true you wash your hair in clam broth? Is it true you used to dance in a flea circus?

Groucho: I know, heifer cow is better than none, but this is no time for puns.

Monte Walsh (1970)

As long as there's one cowboy takin care of one cow it ain't over.

Moontide (1942)

Bad breaks come to everyone, sometimes they pile up. Jean Gabin as Bobo: Looks pretty bad. And then all you need is ham and eggs sunnyside up, it's all different." Claude Rains as Nutsy: I'm only thinking of why you hate to leave here. A gypsy has died and a peasant is being born."

Munster, Go Home! (1966)

Fred Gwynne (as Herman Munster): I want to go to the party and put on funny hats and be obnoxious and talk too loud and get stoned-- uphold the American image abroad.

Murder By Death (1976)

Peter Falk (as detective Sam Diamond): Locked, from the inside. That can only mean one thing... and I don't know what it is.

Mutiny On The Bounty (1961)

Christian: [to Captain Bligh] You remarkable pig. You can thank whatever pig god you pray to that you haven't turned me into a murderer.

Bligh: Run to the dirtiest little corner of the world, Mr. Christian, and I'll be right behind you with a rope in my hand.

Christian: Here, Mr. Bligh, take your flag.
Bligh: I don't need a flag, Mr. Christian, because unlike you, I still have a country.

My Little Chickadee (1940)

W.C. Fields to Mae West: Flowerbelle! What a euphonious appellation!

Mae West: A man's kiss is his signature.

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National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983)

Quaid's hillbilly daughter: "Daddy says I'm the BEST French kisser!"

Randy Quaid (as Cousin Eddie): I got laid off when they closed that asbestos factory, and wouldn't you know it, the army cuts my disability pension because they said that the plate in my head wasn't big enough.

National Velvet (1944)

I was twenty when they said a woman couldn't swim the Channel. You're twelve; you think a horse of yours can win the Grand National. Your dream has come early; but remember, Velvet, it will have to last you all the rest of your life.

Niagara (1953)

Joseph Cotton: Why should the Falls drag me down here at 5:00 in the morning? To show me how big they are and how small I am? To remind me they can get along without any help? All right, so they've proved it. But why not? They've had 10,000 years to get independent. What's so wonderful about that? I suppose I could, too, only it might take a little more time.

Now Voyager (1942)

Oh, Jerry, don't let's ask for the moon. We have the stars.

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Ocean's 11 (1960)

Give it to me straight, doc. Is it the big Casino?

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

You had a choice then; you have a choice now.

Out of Africa (1985)

Baron Blixen (Klaus Maria Brandauer): You could have asked? (upon finding out his wife is having an affair wth Redford's character)
Denys Finch-Hatton (Robert Redford): I did. She said Yes.

Out of the Past (1947)

Kathy (Jane Greer): But I didn't take anything. I didn't Jeff. You've got to believe me.
Jeff (Robert Mitchum): Baby, I don't care.

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Patton (1970)

No S.O.B. ever won a war by dying for his country, you make the other poor dumb S.O.B. die for his country.

Pickup on South Street (1953)

Richard Widmark as Skip McCoy: Sometimes you look for oil, you hit a gusher.

Thelma Ritter as Moe Williams: Every extra buck has a meaning all its own.

Pink Flamingos (1972)

Divine: I am the filthiest person alive!
Cookie: Uhm...Bologna!

Raymond Marvel: I love you more than the sound of bones breaking, more than the sound of dogs dying, of babies crying...more than my own hair color do I love you Connie...we are eternally joined through an unbreakable bond of finely woven invisible filth.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Charlton Heston: Get your stinking paws off me you damn dirty ape!

Play It Again, Sam (1972)

Allan: I made beef stroganoff in the pressure cooker.
Linda: How was it?
Allan: I dunno -- it's still on the wall.

Allan: That's quite a lovely Jackson Pollock, isn't it?
Museum Girl: Yes, it is.
Allan: What does it say to you?
Museum Girl: It restates the negativeness of the universe. The hideous lonely emptiness of existence. Nothingness. The predicament of Man forced to live in a barren, Godless eternity like a tiny flame flickering in an immense void with nothing but waste, horror and degradation, forming a useless bleak straitjacket in a black absurd cosmos.

Allan: What are you doing Saturday night?
Museum Girl: Committing suicide.
Allan: What about Friday night?

Poppy (1936)

Oh, they've broken my sacroiliac! Run to the nearest golf course and get a doctor!

Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Nobody could have made a baseball player out of Uncle Otto, and nobody can make anything but a baseball player out of me.

Psycho (1960)

Anthony Perkins to Janet Leigh: We have twelve vacancies. Twelve rooms, twelve vacancies.

You eat like a bird.

Mother isn't quite herself today.

Sheriff: Your detective told you he couldn't come right back because he was going to question Norman Bates' mother. Right?
Lila: Yes.
Sheriff: Norman Bates' mother has been dead and buried in Greenlawn Cemetery for the past ten years.
Sheriff's Wife: I helped Norman pick out the dress she was buried in. Periwinkle blue.

Funny how gentle people get with you once you're dead.

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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Marion: You're not the man I knew ten years ago.
Indiana: It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage

Ramrod (1947)

Veronica Lake as Connie Dickason: You don't seem to like me much, do you Bill?
Don Defore as Bill Schell: You're like a horse, a dog, a man or another woman. Once I understand you, you're all right.

Rebecca (1940)

I am Mrs. DeWinter now!

You're overwrought, madam.

I've opened a window for you. A little air will do you good.

Why don't you go? Why don't you leave Manderley? He doesn't need you... he's got his memories. He doesn't love you, he wants to be alone again with her. You've nothing to stay for. You've nothing to live for really, have you? Look down there. It's easy, isn't it? Why don't you? Why don't you? Go on. Go on. Don't be afraid. Go ahead. Jump. He never loved you, so why go on living? Jump and it will all be over.

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Hey, they forgot to wind the sundial.

Return of the Jedi (1983)

Princess Leia: I love you.
Han Solo: I know.

Rocky (1976)

Rocky Balboa (talking to his pet turtles): If yous could sing and dance, I wouldn't have to live in this dump.

Romeo is Bleeding (1993)

Gary Oldman as Jack Grimaldi: Can I tell you what makes love so frightening? You don't own it...it owns you.

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Sayonara (1957)

This is the first liquid rice I have ever run into!

Secret of the Incas (1954)

Miss Morris: Most men don't enjoy taking money from women.
Harry Steele: I do. It's the hardest to get, and it smells so good

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Joseph Cotten: You see them in the hotels, the best hotels, every day by the thousands, drinking the money, eating the money, losing the money at bridge, playing all day and all night, smelling of money, proud of their jewelry but of nothing else... horrible, faded, fat, greedy women.

She Done Him Wrong (1933)

Goodness, what beautiful diamonds.
Goodness had nothing to do with it.

Ship of Fools (1965)

Lee Marvin: I better stick to the simple stuff. I was in Veracruz trying to teach them how to play ball. Man, they tried to poison me. You know, I had the runs for three weeks.
Vivien Leigh: How interesting. I'd like to hear more about it.

S. Signoret: They're having a fiesta tonight. Are you coming? I thought we'd have a dance if you did. Of course, you probably don't dance.
Oskar Werner: Exactly how dull do you think I am?
S.Signoret: You are dull. You're dull ...stolid ...unimaginative ...helpless ...and charming. Yes, charming. Oh, you're blushing. That's the most charming thing I've ever seen in my whole life. I've never seen a man blush before. Well, I'll give you the choice of any dance you like. And I have a feeling it's going to be a slow waltz.
Oskar: I happen to excel in the flamenco!!

Elizabeth Ashley: You can see I'm in love.
Vivien Leigh: Of course. Everybody on this ship is in love. Love me whether or not I love you. Love me whether I am fit to love. Love me whether I am able to love. Even if there is no such thing as love. Love me.

Osker Werner: You're so strange. Sometimes you're so bitter. Then you're soft and warm, like a child.
Simone Signoret: I'm just a woman. A very crisp, dry, white woman.

Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

I can tolerate my wife's infidelity, but if anyone touches my mistress, I become a tiger.

S.O.B. (1981)

Wiliam Holden as Tim Cully: To our host: A sweet soul afloat on a sea of sour grapes."

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Joe E. Brown as Osgood Fielding III: Nobody's perfect.

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

I never should have left the lingerie business. I was the happiest man in women's underwear.

Stagecoach (1939)

John Wayne: I guess you can't break out of prison and into society in the same week.

Stripes (1981)

Recruiter: Are you now or have you ever been a homosexual?
No, but we're willing to learn.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

William Holden as Joe Gillis: There's nothing tragic about being fifty. Not unless you're trying to be twenty-five.

Erich Von Stroheim as Max Mayerling: She was the greatest of them all. You wouldn't know, you're too young. In one week she received seventeen thousnd fan letters. Men bribed her hairdresser to get a lock of her hair. There was a maharajah who came all the way from India to beg one of her silk stockings. Later he strangled himself with it.

Men's store clerk: As long as the lady's paying, why not take the vicuna?"

Cecil B.de Mille: You know, a dozen press agents working overtime can do terrible things to the human spirit.

Joe's V.O.: An empty house has an evil look; this one had it in spades.

Joe's V.O.: It's always interesting to see how bad bad writing can be; this promised to go the limit.

Norma: My astrologer says this is the day -- the day of greatest convergence. She read my chart, she read de Mille's chart --
Joe: Did she read the script?

Joe: What gives you the right to make me an accessory in your life?
Norma: You want me to tell you?

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T-Men (1947)

You think you'll get a fair shake from this crowd?
When cows give beer you will.

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai (1984)

No matter where you go, there you are

The African Queen (1951)

Charlie Allnut: A man takes a drop too much once in a while, it's only human nature.
Rose Sayer: Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above.

The Bank Dick (1940)

Egbert Sousé (W.C. Fields): Did you warble my little wren?

Egbert Sousé: My uncle, a balloon ascensionist, Effingham Hoofnagle, took a chance. He was three miles and a half up in the air. He jumped out of the basket of the balloon and took a chance of alighting on a load of hay.
Og Oggilby: Golly! Did he make it?
Egbert Sousé: Uh... no. He didn't. Had he been a younger man, he probably would have made it. That's the point. Don't wait too long in life.

Egbert Sousé: I'm very fond of children. Girl children, around eighteen and twenty.

Egbert Sousé: The jockey was a very insulting fellow. He referred to my proboscis as an adscititious excrescence. I had to tweak his nose.

Egbert Sousé: Don't be a luddy-duddy! Don't be a mooncalf! Don't be a jabbernowl! You're not those, are you?

Egbert Sousé: Ten cents a share. Telephone sold for five cents a share. How would you like something better for ten cents a share? If five gets ya ten, ten'll get ya twenty. A beautiful home in the country, upstairs and down. Beer flowing through the estate over your grandmother's paisley shawl.
Og Oggilby: Beer?
Egbert Sousé: Beer! Fishing in the stream that runs under the aboreal dell. A man comes up from the bar, dumps $3,500 in your lap for every nickel invested. Says to you, "Sign here on the dotted line." And then disappears in the waving fields of alfalfa.

Og Oggilby: Oh... I knew this would happen! I was a perfect idiot to ever listen to you!
Egbert Sousé: You listen to me, Og! There's nothing in this world that is perfect.

Elsie Mae Adele Brunch Sousé: What's the matter, Pop? Don't you love me?
Egbert Sousé: [raising his hand in anger] Certainly I love you!
Agatha Sousé: Don't you dare strike that child!
Egbert Sousé: She's not gonna tell ME I don't love her.

W.C. Fields: Was I in here last night and did I spend $20.00?
Shemp (bartender at the Black Pussycat Cafe): Yeah.
W.C. Fields: Whew! For a minute there I thought I'd lost it.

The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)

My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at State Prison.

The Big Heat (1953)

Gloria Grahame as Debby Marsh: You're about as romantic as a pair of handcuffs."

The Big Sleep (1946)

Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe: My, my. Such a lot of guns around and so few brains.

Agnes to Philip Marlowe: Half smart guys. That's all I ever draw is half smart guys. Just once I'd like to find a guy who can make it all the way around the track. I'd say you don't like to be rated. You like to get out in front, open up a lead, take a little breather in the back stretch and come home free...Go ahead Marlowe, I like the way you work.

The Blue Dahlia (1946)

William Bendix as Buzz Wanchek: I can't help it, I tell you! This monkey music is driving me crazy!

The Blues Brothers (1980)

We've got both kinds (of music); country AND western.

The Brothers Rico (1957)

James Darin as Johnny Rico: Maybe I'm gonna die. You've got even bigger problems. You're gonna live.

The Cocoanuts (1929)

Groucho Marx as "Hammer": Why, it's the most exclusive residential district in Florida. Nobody lives there. Hammer: All along the river, those are all levees.
Chico: That's the Jewish neighborhood?
Hammer: Well, we'll pass over that.
You can have any kind of a home you want. You can even get stucco. Oh, how you can get stucco.

Florida folks, land of perpetual sunshine. Let's get the auction started before we have a tornado.

Believe me, you gotta get up early if you want to get out of bed. Get away from that tree before it dies!

I'm gonna put extra blankets, free, in all your rooms, and there'll be no cover charge.

One guy isn't enough, she's gotta have a convention.

Hello? Yes? Ice water in 318? Is that so? Where'd you get it? Oh, you want some.

Jail is no place for a young fellow. There's no advancement.

The Devil Thumbs a Ride (1947)

Betty Lawford as Agnes Smith: I'd eat a cow if somebody took the horns off.

The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Since we can't hang you, would you like to have tea?

The Dirty Dozen (1967)

Fake General Donald Sutherland to real General Robert Ryan: Very pretty, General. But can they fight?"

The Empire Strikes Back (1985)

Darth Vader: If you only knew the power of the Dark Side. Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father.
Luke: He told me enough! He told me you killed him!
Darth Vader: No. I am your father.
Luke: No. No. That's not true. That's impossible!
Darth Vader: Search your feelings, you know it to be true!
Luke: [anguished] No! No!

The Fountainhead (1949)

Peter: I've been trying to take a poll among the guests . . .
Dominique: A what?
Peter: A poll of opinion about it.
Dominique: What for? In order to find out what YOU think of it yourself?

The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)

Peter Boyle as Dillon: Everybody should listen to his mother.

Robert Mitchum: Look, one of the first things I learned was never to ask a man why he's in a hurry.

The Graduate (1967)

Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me.
Would you like me to seduce you?

Ben, this idea sounds pretty half-baked...
Oh no, sir, it's completely baked.

Ben, what are you doing?
Well, I'm just drifting... here in the pool.

Wood?
What?
Wood or wire -- they have both.

I dunno -- they must think I look like this guy Gladstone.

The Green Mile (1999)

John Coffey: He kill them wi' their love. Wi' their love fo' each other. That's how it is, every day, all over the world.

Melinda Moores: I dreamed of you. I dreamed you were wandering in the dark, and so was I. We found each other. We found each other in the dark.

Brutus "Brutal" Howell: Three grown men... outsmarted by a mouse.
v Percy Wetmore: You've been declared competent, son, 'know what that means? Means you gonna ride the lightning. Ha ha.

Eduard Delacroix: I thank you. Mr. Jingles thank you, my mom would thank you too but she's dead.

Bill Dodge: I think this boy's cheese has done slid off his cracker.

John Coffey: [singing as he's being strapped to the electric chair] Heaven, I'm in heaven... heaven... heaven...

Paul Edgecomb: I've done some things in my life I'm not proud of, but this is the first time I've ever felt in real danger of hell.

Old Paul Edgecomb: Oh I've lived to see some amazing things Elly. Another century come to pass, but I've... I've had to see my friends and loved ones die off through the years... Hal and Melinda... Brutus Howell... my wife... my boy. And you Elaine... you'll die too, and my curse is knowing that I'll be there to see it. It's my torment you see; it's my punishment, for letting John Coffey ride the lightning; for killing a miracle of God.

Old Paul Edgecomb: We each owe a death - there are no exceptions - but sometimes, oh God, the Green Mile seems so long.

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Lockwood: You're the most contemptible person I've ever met!
Redgrave: (whispers) Well, confidentially, I think you're a bit of a stinker, too.

Redgrave: What's the trouble?
Lockwood: If you must know, something fell on my head.
Redgrave: When, infancy?
Lockwood: At the station.
Redgrave: Oh, bad luck. Can I help?
Lockwood: No, only by going away!
Redgrave: No, no, no. My father always taught me never desert a lady in trouble. He even carried that as far as marrying my mother.

Lockwood: Must you follow me around like a pet dog?
Redgrave: Oh, well, let's say a watchdog. I've got all the better instincts.

Lockwood: The Doctor was right! You're all right! I never saw Miss Froy on the train!

Redgrave: I'm glad you're gonna take it like that. What you want to do is forget all about it. Just make your mind a complete blank. You know? Watch me. You can't go wrong!

Redgrave: Do you like me?
Lockwood: Not much.

Redgrave: Do you know why you fascinate me? I'll tell you. You've got two great qualities I used to admire in father. You haven't any manners at all, and you're always seeing things.

Redgrave: I've just had a particularly idiotic idea.
Lockwood: Mmmm. I quite believe that!

The Last Valley (1970)

The Captain: There is no Hell. Don't you understand? Because there is no God. There never was. Don't you understand? There is no God! It's a legend!

The Late Show (1977)

Lily Tomlin (as Margo) to Art Carney (as Charles): This car is not only a toilet, but you're the attendant.

The Lion in Winter (1968)

Eleanor: What would you have me do? Give out? Give up? Give in?
Henry II: Give me a little peace.
Eleanor: A little? Why so modest? How about eternal peace? Now there's a thought.

Katharine Hepburn: Henry was 18 when we met and I was queen of France. He came down from the north to Paris with a mind like Aristotle's and a form like mortal sin. We shattered the commandments on the spot.

The Little Foxes (1941)

Cynicism is an unpleasant way of saying the truth.

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Joseph Cotten: The snow bank's a feather bed.

The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Steve McQueen: We deal in lead, friend.

Yul Brynner: No enemies?
Robert Vaughn: Alive.

Brynner: Solving your problems isn't our line.

Brynner: Go on, Lee. You don't owe anything to anybody.
Vaughn: Except to myself.

Farmer: For a man who has fought in so many battles, you must have great courage.
Vaughn: Until the day you lose your nerve.

Horst Buchholz: That was the greatest shot I ever seen.
James Coburn: The worst. I was aiming at the horse.

Yul Brenner: Elected?
Steve McQueen: No, but I got nominated real good.

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Joel Cairo: This is the second time that you laid hands on me!
Sam Spade: When you're slapped you'll take it and like it.

Casper Gutman to Same Spade: You're a man of nice judgements, sir.

Sam Spade: We didn't believe your story, Miss O'Shaughnessy, we believed your $200.

Humphrey Bogart to Ward Bond: It's the stuff that dreams are made of.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

Liberty Valance's the toughest man south of the Picketwire - next to me. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

The Men (1950)

She looked at me as if I was a BUG!

The Mirror Cracked (1980)

Liz Taylor: You know there are only two things I dislike about you.
Kim Novak: Really what are they?
Liz Taylor: Your Face.

Kim to Liz: Chin up, darling... both of them.

Kim: I could eat a can of Kodak and puke a better movie.

The Mummy (1932)

Do you have to open graves to find girls to fall in love with?

The Music Man (1962)

Salesman on train: How far you going, friend?
Harold Hill: Wherever the people are as green as the money... friend.

Marian Paroo: The librarian hasn't felt much like doing research lately, but she did plenty when you first came here.
Harold Hill: What about?
Marian Paroo: Professor Harold Hill. Gary Conservatory of Music, class of '05. Harold, there wasn't any Gary Conservatory of Music in '05.
Harold Hill: Why, there most certainly w...
Marian Paroo: Because the town wasn't even built until '06. I tore this page out of an Indiana Journal. I was going to use it against you, but now I give to you with all my heart.

The Naked Jungle (1954)

Joanna Leiningen: If you knew anything about music, you'd know that the best piano is one that's been played.

The Odd Couple (1968)

Walter Matthau (as Oscar Madison): I can't take it anymore, Felix, I'm cracking up. Everything you do irritates me. And when you're not here, the things I know you're gonna do when you come in irritate me. You leave me little notes on my pillow. Told you 158 times I can't stand little notes on my pillow. "We're all out of cornflakes. F.U." Took me three hours to figure out F.U. was Felix Ungar!"

The Old Fashioned Way (1934)

She's all dressed up like a well-kept grave.

The Outlaw, Josie Wales (1976)

Don't piss down my back and tell me it's rainin'.

Clint Eastwood: When I get to liking somebody, they ain't around for long.
Chief Dan George: I notice when you get to disliking somebody, they ain't around for long either.

Bounty Hunter: A man's got to make a living.
Josey Wales: Dyin' ain't much of a living boy.

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects.

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

I love acting. It is so much more real than life.

One can always be kind to people about whom one cares nothing.

There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us.

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.

Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

The Professionals (1966)

Burt Lancaster: 90 proof whiskey, 100 proof women and 14 karat gold.

The Private Life of Henry VIII (1933)

Isn't it a pity to lose a head like this? Still, they will easily find a nickname for me: among the Queens of England, I shall be "Anne sans tête." That means "Anne who lost her head."

The Ref (1994)

Gus: Do you know what this family needs? A mute.

The Quiet Man (1952)

If I had the floor, I'd hit that big ape with it!

He'll regret it to his dyin' day, if ever he lives that long!

Mary Kate Danaher: Could you use a little water in your whiskey?
Michaleen Flynn: When I drink whiskey, I drink whiskey; and when I drink water, I drink water

The Ruling Class (1972)

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

The Shanghai Gesture (1941)

Victor Mature as Doctor Omar: I cheat at everything except cards.

The Stranger (1946)

Orson Welles as Dr. Charles Rankin: They searched the woods. I watched them here, like God looking at little ants.

The Teahouse of the August Moon (1956)

Pain make man think. Thought make man wise. Wisdom make life endurable.

The Terminator (1984)

It's the perfect paranoid fantasy; it doesn't require a shred of evidence.

The Thin Man (1934)

I don't like crooks, and if did like crooks, I wouldn't like stool-pidgeons, and if I did like stool-pidgeons, I still wouldn't like YOU!

Nora Charles: All right! Go ahead! Go on! See if I care! But I think it's a dirty trick to bring me all the way to New York just to make a widow of me.
Nick Charles: You wouldn't be a widow long.
Nora Charles: You bet I wouldn't!
Nick Charles: Not with all your money...

The Third Man (1949)

Harry Lime: You and I aren't heroes, Holly. The world doesn't make any heroes.

Harry Lime: Old man, you should never have gone to the police you know. You ought to leave this thing alone.

Martins: Have you ever seen any of your victims?
Harry Lime: Victims? Don't be so melodramatic. Tell me... would you really feel any pity if one of those dots stopped moving forever? If I offered you 20,0000 pounds for every dot that stopped... would you really, old man, tell me to keep my money? Or would you calculate how many dots you could afford to spend. Free of income tax, old man, free of income tax.

Martins: I don't need your drinks, Calloway.
Calloway: You will. I don't want another murder in this case and you were born to be murdered, so you are going to hear the facts.

Harry Lime: In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had Brotherly Love. They had 500 years of democracy and peace, what did they produce? The Cuckoo Clock!

The Three Stooges

Pretty girl: Oh, what's this awful lump?
Curly Howard: That's not a lump, it's my head!

Curly: I'm tryin' to think but nuthin' happens.

The Wild One (1953)

What are you rebelling against?
Whaddya got?

You keep needlin' me, if I want to, I'm gonna take this joint apart and you're not gonna know what hit you.

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Zeke: [to pigs] Get in there, before I make a dime bank out of you.

Zeke: It's a twister! It's a twister!

Dorothy: [has just arrived in Oz, looking around and awed at the beauty and splendor] Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas any more.

Coroner: [singing] As Coroner I must aver / I thoroughly examined her / And she's not only merely dead / She's really most sincerely dead.

Wicked Witch of the West: Who killed my sister? Who killed the Witch of the East? Was it you?
Dorothy: No, no. It was an accident. I didn't mean to kill anybody.
Wicked Witch of the West: Well, my little pretty, I can cause accidents, too! Glinda, the Good Witch of the North: You have no power here! Now begone, before somebody drops a house on you!

Scarecrow: I haven't got a brain... only straw.
Dorothy: How can you talk if you haven't got a brain?
Scarecrow: I don't know... But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking... don't they?
Dorothy: Yes, I guess you're right.

Dorothy: Did you say something?
Tin Woodsman: [indiscernible sounds from the Tin Man, who is rusted]
Dorothy: He said, "Oil can."
Scarecrow: Oil can what?

Tin Woodsman: Go away and leave us alone.
Cowardly Lion: Oh, scared huh? Afraid, huh? Ahhh, how long can you stay fresh in that can? Ha ha ha ha.
Cowardly Lion: Come on, get up and fight, ya shivering junkyard!
[goes over to the Scarecrow]
Cowardly Lion: Put your hands up, ya lopsided bag of hay!
Scarecrow: Now that's getting personal, Lion.
Tin Woodsman: Yes. Get up and teach him a lesson.
Scarecrow: Well, what's wrong with y-y-you teaching him?
Tin Woodsman: Well, I hardly know him.

Wicked Witch of the West: Ring around the rosie, a pocket full of spears! Thought you were pretty foxy, didn't you? Well! The last to go will see the first three go before her! And your mangey little dog, too!

Wicked Witch of the West: How about a little fire, Scarecrow?

Wicked Witch of the West: You cursed brat! Look what you've done! I'm melting! melting! Oh, what a world! What a world! Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness? Oooooh, look out! I'm going! Oooooh! Ooooooh!
Captain of the Winkie Guard: [after the Wicked Witch has melted] She's... She's dead. You killed her.
Dorothy: I didn't mean to kill her. Really, I didn't. It's just that he was on fire.
Captain of the Winkie Guard: Hail to Dorothy! The Wicked Witch is dead!
The Winkies: [all kneel before Dorothy] Hail! Hail to Dorothy! The Wicked Witch is dead!

Dorothy: [in the Wizard's Throne Room with the three others, having returned from the Witch's castle] Please, sir. We've done what you told us. We brought you the broomstick of the Wicked Witch of the West. We melted her!
Wizard of Oz: Oh, you liquidated her, eh? Very resourceful!

Wizard of Oz: Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain.

Dorothy: Weren't you frightened?
Wizard of Oz: Frightened? Child, you're talking to a man who's laughed in the face of death, sneered at doom, and chuckled at catastrophe... I was petrified.

Wizard of Oz: Therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Universitartus Committiartum E Pluribus Unum, I hereby confer upon you the honorary degree of ThD.
Scarecrow: ThD?
Wizard of Oz: That's... Doctor of Thinkology.
Scarecrow: The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side. Oh joy! Rapture! I got a brain! How can I ever thank you enough?
Wizard of Oz: You can't.
Wizard of Oz: As for you, my galvanized friend, you want a heart. You don't know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.
Tin Woodsman: But I still want one.
Wizard of Oz: You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking. You are under the unfortunate impression that just because you run away you have no courage; you're confusing courage with wisdom.
Dorothy: Oh please, Professor, why can't we go with you and see all the Crowned Heads of Europe?
Professor Marvel: Do you know any? Oh, you mean the... thing. Yes.

Dorothy: [as the Wizard's balloon goes off without her] Come back! Come back! Don't leave without me! Come back!
Wizard of Oz: I can't come back! I don't know how it works! Good-bye folks!

Dorothy: Oh, but anyway, Toto, we're home. Home! And this is my room, and you're all here. And I'm not gonna leave here ever, ever again, because I love you all, and - oh, Auntie Em - there's no place like home!

Glinda: It's always best to start at the beginning, and all you do is follow the yellow brick road.
Dorothy: But what happens if I....
Glinda: Just follow the yellow brick road.

The Wizard: And remember, my sentimental friend, that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others.

The Wizard: And in that balloon, my dear Dorothy, you and I will return to the land of "e pluribus unum".

Cowardly Lion: What makes a King out of a Slave? Courage
What makes a flag on the mast to wave? Courage
What makes the dawn come up like thunder? Courage
Cowardly Lion: What makes the Hottentot so hot? What put the "ape" in apricot? What have they got that I ain't got?
All: Courage!
Cowardly Lion: You can say that again..... Huh!!!!

The Women (1939)

Get me a bromide..... and put some gin in it!

Mary: If you're dressing for Steven, not that one.
Crystal: Whenever Steven doesn't like something I'm wearing, I take it off.

Mary: My dear, you're even more typical than I'd dared imagine.
Crystal: And sister, that goes double for you!

To Be or Not To Be (1942)

Josef Tura: [disguised as Professor Siletsky - speaking about Maria Tura] Her husband is that great, great Polish actor, Josef Tura. You've probably heard of him.
Colonel Ehrhardt: Oh, yes. As a matter of fact I saw him on the stage when I was in Warsaw once before the war.
Josef Tura: Really?
Colonel Ehrhardt: What he did to Shakespeare we are doing now to Poland

To Have and Have Not (1944)

Lauren Bacall: You know how to whistle, don't you Steve? You just put your lips together... and blow!

Tom Jones (1963)

For we are all as God made us and many of us much worse.

Tombstone (1993)

Doc Holliday to Johnny Ringo: I'm your huckleberry.

Tomorrow Goodbye (1950)

Barbara Peyton as Holiday Carlton: You only said one true thing in your life and that's when you said that you were going away tonight. And you are. Many miles out of town and six feet under. All alone with nobody to lie to. And you can kiss tomorrow goodbye.

Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Hey you fellas, how 'bout some beans? You want some beans? Goin' through some mighty rough country tomorrow, you'd better have some beans.

Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges. I don't have to show you any stinking badges.

Such impudence never came my way. Water's precious. Sometimes may be more precious than gold.

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Unforgiven (1992)

William Muny: "It's a hell of a thing killing a man, you take away everything he's got and everything he's ever gonna have."

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Valley of the Dolls (1967)

Susan Hayward: I'll go out the way I came in.

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What's New, Pussycat? (1965)

Peter O'Toole: Have you found a job yet?
Woody Allen: Yeah, I got something down at the strip club, helping the girl's dress and undress.
P.O'Toole: Nice job.
Woody Allen: Engh.20 francs a week.
P.O'Toole: Not very much.
Woody Allen: Yeah, but it's all I can afford.

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Harry Burns: There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance.
Sally Albright: Which one am I?
Harry Burns: You're the worst kind; you're high maintenance but you think you're low maintenance

Wings of Desire (1987)

I see the world and it fills my heart.

Withnail and I (1987)

We want the finest wines available to humanity. We want them here, and we want them now."

Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Sir Wilfrid: If you were a woman, Miss Plimsoll, I would strike you

I am constantly surprised that women's hats do not provoke more murders.

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Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

George M. Cohan: My Mother thanks you, my Father thanks you, my sister thanks you, and I thank you.

You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)

You kids are disgusting! Standing around here all day, reeking of popcorn and lollipops.

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Igor, would you give me a hand with the bags.
Certainly, you take the blonde, and I'll take the one in the turban.

What hump?

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Zorba the Greek (1964)

What's the use of all your damn books?
Basil: They tell me of the agony of men who can't answer questions like yours.

Zorba: Boss, I like you too much not to say it. You've got everything except one thing,.... Madness. A man needs a little madness, or else.....
Basil: Or else?
Zorba: He never dares cut the rope and be free.


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