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Movie Quote of the Day – Daybreak, 1948 (dir. Compton Bennett)


Eddie: Nice picture.
Frankie: Not bad. A bit soppy.
Eddie: I don’t know.
Frankie: All that business about him falling in love with a girl’s picture. Men don’t fall in love with pictures. Not in real life, anyways.
Eddie: Not so sure about that.
Frankie: Well, I am.
Eddie: Perhaps you’ve met the wrong kind of man.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Amazing Mr. X, 1948 (dir. Bernard Vorhaus)


Martin: I’m afraid I must insist you don’t come here again.
Christine: Insist? By what right do you insist?
Martin: We’re engaged.
Christine: Even if were were married, I would think as I pleased.

Movie Quote of the Day – Road House, 1948 (dir. Jean Negulesco)


Lily Stevens: Are you decent?
Pete Morgan: Nobody’s ever accused me of it.

Movie Quote of the Day – Pitfall, 1948 (dir. André De Toth)


John Forbes: Whatever happened to those two people who were going to build a boat and sail around the world?
Sue Forbes: Well, I had a baby. I never did hear what happened to you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Behind Locked Doors, 1948 (dir. Budd Boetticher)


Dr. Porter: Larson! Stop that!
Larson: I was just giving the Champ a workout.
Dr. Porter: I told you a dozen times not to abuse the patients!

Movie Quote of the Day – Act of Violence, 1948 (dir. Fred Zinnemann)


Pat: So you’re unhappy. Relax. No law says you gotta be happy.

Movie Quote of The Day – He Walked by Night, 1948 (dir. Alfred L. Werker)


Police Capt. Breen: Anyone else?
Liquor Store Proprietor #1: That looks like him, only a little madder.
Liquor Store Proprietor #2: He had a patch over one eye when he come into my dive, er, place of business.

Movie Quote of the Day – Kiss the Blood Off My Hands, 1948 (dir. Norman Foster)


Bill: I didn’t want to be alone anymore. I don’t want to be alone now. If we go back, if we stick together, if we face it. . .do think that maybe somewhere somebody’ll listen, somebody’ll say it wasn’t our fault? Not yours anyway.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Naked City, 1948 (dir. Jules Dassin)


Pete Backalis: I done a lot of things but I never killed nobody. . .Gonna stay drunk for a long time. . .don’t know what I’m gonna say to God when my time comes. He’s got a big heart, I’m told, but He don’t like–
Willie Garza: [knocks him over the head] Thought you were off the liquor. Liquor is bad. Weakens your character. How can a man like me trust a liar like you? I can’t.

Movie Quote of the Day – Raw Deal, 1948 (dir. Anthony Mann)


Joseph Emmett Sullivan: Next time you come up, don’t wear that perfume.
Ann Martin: Why not?
Joseph Emmett Sullivan: It doesn’t help a guy’s good behavior.