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Movie Quote of the Day – Lifeboat, 1944 (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


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Connie Porter: Dying together’s even more personal than living together.

Movie Quote of the Day – None But the Lonely Heart, 1944 (dir. Clifford Odets)


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Aggie Hunter: Don’t worry for me. I’m here if you need me. I can’t help my own nature. If I love you it’s something I can’t help, and something that I need. People are what they are and love what they love, and I don’t see any sense in trying to be something else. I wouldn’t trade it for a box at the opera, the thing I feel for you. And you can’t change it or take it away from me. And there you are mister jack in the box.

Movie Quote of the Day – Guest In The House, 1944 (dir. John Brahm, Lewis Milestone)


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Evelyn: Things can’t always be the same. Or people.

Movie Quote of the Day – Tall in the Saddle, 1944 (dir. Edwin L. Marin)


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[Arly throws a knife at Rocklin; He swoops her up and kisses her.]
Rocklin: I reckon you forgot something. You just fired me.
[Dave runs in.]
Dave: Hey Rock! He got away, but guess. . .what.
Rocklin: You guess.

Movie Quote of the Day – Since You Went Away, 1944 (dir. John Cromwell)


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Mrs. Anne Hilton: Tim!
Lt. Tony Willett: Awww, does it always have to be Tim?
Mrs. Anne Hilton: Oh, Tony!
Lt. Tony Willett: Yes. The eternal also-ran.

Movie Quote of the Day – Christmas Holiday, 1944 (dir. Robert Siodmak)


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Robert Manette: You know, sometimes when I listen to it I feel that, that there’s nothing that man is capable of that I can’t do. Then it stops and it’s over.
Abigail Martin: Oh, not for me. When I hear good music I feel, well I feel as though something had been added to my life that wasn’t there before.
Robert Manette: I’d like that. Think you can teach me?

Movie Quote of the Day – Cover Girl, 1944 (dir. Charles Vidor)


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Maribelle Hicks:  Now, just a minute. You’re a perfectly enchanting person, Mr. Coudair. Not even bad looking, in a strange sort of way, but I have an engagement and it’s not with you.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, 1944 (dir. Preston Sturges)


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Emmy Kockenlocker: Couldn’t you think of some bright way? You always have bright ideas.
Constable Edmund Kockenlocker: Listen, zipperpuss. Someday, they’re just gonna find your hair ribbon and an axe someplace. Nothing else. The mystery of Morgan’s Creek.
Trudy Kockenlocker: Papa, that’s really not being very helpful.
Constable Edmund Kockenlocker: Well, what do you want me to do, learn to knit?

Movie Quote of the Day – The Heavenly Body, 1944 (dir. Alexander Hall)


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Pearl: There’s still time for you to show me that I’m really your wife and not just a pretty woman you like when you’re not working. . .
William S. Whitley: [falls asleep and snores]

Movie Quote of the Day – The Woman in the Window, 1944 (dir. Fritz Lang)


Richard Wanley: The Biblical injunction “Thou shalt not kill” is one that requires qualification in view of our broader knowledge of impulses behind homicide. The various legal categories such as first and second degree murder, the various degrees of homicide, manslaughter, are civilized recognitions of impulses of various degrees of culpability. The man who kills in self defense, for instance, must not be judged by the same standards applied to the man who kills for gain.