Movie Quote of the Day – The Lost Weekend, 1945 (dir. Billy Wilder)

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Wick Birnam: All right, maybe you’re not a writer. Why don’t you do something else?
Don Birnam: Sure, take a nice job. Public accountant, real estate salesman. I haven’t the guts, Helen. Most men lead lives of quiet desperation. I can’t take quiet desperation.
Helen St. James: But you are a writer. You have every quality for it. Imagination, wit, pity. . .

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Posted on January 3, 2013, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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