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Movie Quote of the Day – Too Much, Too Soon, 1958 (dir. Art Napoleon)


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Vincent Bryant: Diana, you’ve just got to grow up.
Diana Barrymore: Alright. Maybe I will. While you’re gone, maybe I will.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Long, Hot Summer, 1958 (dir. Martin Ritt)


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Will Varner: I was young myself once. I used to hide in the greenery and hoot and bellow.
Clara: I’ll bet you did. I’ll bet you stayed longest and yelled loudest.
Will Varner: Your mama listened.

Movie Quote of the Day – Damn Yankees!, 1958 (dir. George Abbott, Stanley Donen)


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Lola: Joe, would you like to take Lola some place tonight?
Joe Hardy: Gee, I – I sure would like to but, uh, you know what Mr. Van Buren would say.
Lola: He’d say you lucky boy.
Joe Hardy: No, no! He’d say it’s late. He likes us to get to bed early.
Lola: Any particular place?

Movie Quote of the Day – Auntie Mame, 1958 (dir. Morton DaCosta)


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Auntie Mame: Life’s a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!

Movie Quote of the Day – Bonjour tristesse, 1958 (dir. Otto Preminger)


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Cecile: It’s getting out of control. I just wish I were a lot older or a lot younger.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Defiant Ones, 1958 (dir. Stanley Kramer)


John ‘Joker’ Jackson: You’re gonna make somebody a fine old lady one day.
Noah Cullen: Ain’t that the truth.

Movie Quote of the Day – Cowboy, 1958 (dir. Delmer Daves)


Tom Reese: And all that hogwash about horses! The loyalty of the horse! The intelligence of the horse! The intelligence? You know a horse has a brain just about the size of a walnut. They’re mean, they’re treacherous and they’re stupid. There isn’t a horse born that had enough sense to move away from a hot fire. No sensible man loves a horse. He tolerates the filthy animal only because riding is better than walking.

Movie Quote of the Day – Some Came Running, 1958 (dir. Vincente Minnelli)


Ginnie Moorehead: Dave, oh Dave, be in love with me. Oh, I love you so much. I never met anybody like you before in my whole life. I want to love you so awful, awful much.
Dave Hirsh: Don’t cry, Ginnie, don’t cry. I’m sorry if I hurt you. Forgive me, I didn’t mean it. I’m terribly sorry.
Ginnie Moorehead: You know, I’d do anything for you, Dave. I’d do anything, ask me!

Movie Quote of the Day – Vertigo, 1958 (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


Scottie: What’s this doohickey?
Midge: It’s a brassiere! You know about those things, you’re a big boy now.
Scottie: I’ve never run across one like that.
Midge: It’s brand new. Revolutionary up-lift: No shoulder straps, no back straps, but it does everything a brassiere should do. Works on the principle of the cantilevered bridge.
Scottie: It does?
Midge: An aircraft engineer down in the peninsula designed it; he worked it out in his spare time.
Scottie: Kind of a hobby, a do-it-yourself kind of thing!

Movie Quote of the Day – The Fly, 1958 (dir. Kurt Neumann)


Andre Delambre: Help me! Help meeee!