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Movie Quote of the Day – The King and I, 1956 (dir. Walter Lang)


King Mongkut of Siam: When I shall sit, you shall sit. When I shall kneel, you shall kneel. Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!

Movie Quote of the Day – Sabrina, 1995 (dir. Sydney Pollack)


Sabrina Fairchild: You know, you are not exactly what people say you are.
Linus Larrabee: Oh yeah? [beat] What do they say I am?
Sabrina Fairchild: Oh, you know.
Linus Larrabee: No.
Sabrina Fairchild: Well. . .that you’re the world’s only living heart donor.
Linus Larrabee: Oh. That.
Sabrina Fairchild: And. . .how does this one go? Um, “He thinks that morals are paintings on walls and scruples are money in Russia.”
Linus Larrabee: Well, that’s droll.
Sabrina Fairchild: And then there’s my favorite. . .
Linus Larrabee: No, no, no. I get the picture.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Sound of Music, 1964 (dir. Robert Wise)


Max: He’s got to at least *pretend* to work with these people. You must convince him.
Maria: I can’t ask him to be less than he is.

Movie Quote of the Day – Sweet Smell of Success, 1957 (dir. Alexander Mackendrick)


J.J. Hunsecker: I’d hate to take a bite outta you. You’re a cookie full of arsenic.

Movie Quote of the Day – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 1966 (dir. Mike Nichols)


Martha: I swear, if you existed, I’d divorce you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Sabrina, 1954 (dir. Billy Wilder)


Linus Larrabee: How do you say in French my sister has a yellow pencil?
Sabrina Fairchild: Ma soeur a un crayon jaune.
Linus Larrabee: How do you say my brother has a lovely girl?
Sabrina Fairchild: Mon frère a une gentille petite amie.
Linus Larrabee: And how do you say I wish I were my brother?

Movie Quote of the Day – West Side Story, 1961 (dir. Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise)


Maria: Stay back! How do you fire this gun, Chino? Just by pulling this little trigger? How many bullets are left, Chino? Enough for you? And you? All of you! You all killed him. And my brother. And Riff. Not with bullets and guns. With hate! Well, l can kill too, because now l have hate! How many can l kill, Chino? How many, and still have one bullet left for me? [beat] Don’t you touch him!