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Movie Quote of the Day – Ride The Pink Horse, 1947 (dir. Robert Montgomery)


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Lucky Gagin: I’m gonna cut you in.
Poncho: Cut me in?
Lucky Gagin: Five grand.
Poncho: Grand?
Lucky Gagin: Five thousand bucks.
Poncho: You got that much money?
Lucky Gagin: I’m gonna get it.
Poncho: Yeah, lots of people gonna get lots of things, but they don’t.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Dishonored Lady, 1947 (dir. Robert Stevenson)


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Cop: I got a rule about women: if they ain’t breakin’ the law, leave ’em alone.

Movie Quote of the Day – Monkey Business, 1952 (dir. Howard Hawks)


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Dr. Barnaby Fulton: Aren’t you here early?
Lois Laurel: Oh, yes. Mr. Oxley’s been complaining about my punctuation, so I’m careful to get here before nine.

Movie Quote of the Day – Foreign Correspondent, 1940 (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


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Johnny Jones: I love you, and I want to marry you.
Carol Fisher: I love you, and I want to marry you.
Johnny Jones: Well, that cuts down our love scene quite a bit, doesn’t it?

Movie Quote of the Day – Trapeze, 1956 (dir. Carol Reed)


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Tino Orsini: You know, I always modeled my style after yours.
Mike Ribble: You’ll always be a second-rater. Make your own style!

Movie Quote of the Day – Wuthering Heights, 1939 (dir. William Wyler )


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Heathcliff: What do they know of Heaven or Hell, Cathy, who know nothing of life? Oh, they’re paying for you, Cathy. I’ll pray one prayer with them. I’ll repeat until my tongue stiffens. Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest so long as I live on! I killed you. Haunt me, then! Haunt your murderer! I know that ghosts have wandered on the Earth. Be with me always. Take any form, drive me mad, only do not leave me in this dark alone where I cannot find you. I cannot live without my life! I cannot die without my soul.

 

Movie Quote of the Day – Spellbound, 1945 (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


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John Ballantine: I don’t believe in dreams. That Freud stuff’s a bunch of hooey.
Dr. Alex Brulov: Oh, you are a fine one to talk! You have a guilt complex and amnesia and you don’t know if you are coming or going from somewhere, but Freud is hooey! *This* you know! Hmph! Wiseguy.

Movie Quote of the Day – Duel in the Sun, 1946 (dir. King Vidor)


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Lewt McCanles: I’m riding back to that hitching post and then turning and starting to shoot.
Jesse McCanles: It’s more than you did for Sam Pierce! Why all the consideration?
Lewt McCanles: Just don’t want them fancy friends of yours to say you had a brother who shot you down in cold blood.

Movie Quote of the Day – I Take This Woman, 1940 (dir. W.S. Van Dyke)


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Patient: Is that your wife, Doc?
Dr. Karl Decker: Mmm-hmm.
Patient: How’d you get her? Dope her?

Movie Quote of the Day – Where the Sidewalk Ends, 1950 (dir. Otto Preminger)


Morgan Taylor: You know, I like places like this that specialize in good food instead of headwaiters.
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: It’s the worst food in town, but don’t worry. They usually serve a stomach pump with the dessert.
Martha: Who invited you to come to my restaurant, Mr. Detective? Not me!
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: Martha’s the head of a ring of burglars. My presence makes her nervous.
Martha: Yeah, last night we got a whole basketful of diamonds. You wanna see?
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: Bring us two of your dangerous dinners, Martha.
Martha: You know how much I’ve been offered to poison this man?
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: Ten dollars.
Martha: That’s right. I’m holding out for fifteen. Two dinners. Do you want wine?
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: Bring a small bottle.
Martha: Huh! Same old cheapskate!
Morgan Taylor: [after Martha leaves] She adores you, doesn’t she?
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: She ought to. I sent her husband up.
Morgan Taylor: Was he really a burglar?
Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon: Wife beater.