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Movie Quote of the Day – Our Man In Havana, 1959 (dir. Carol Reed)


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Capt. Segura: The engineer does not belong to the torturable class.
Beatrice: Are there class distinctions in torture?
Capt. Segura: Some people expect to be tortured. Others are outraged by it. One never tortures except by mutual agreement.
Beatrice: Who agrees?
Capt. Segura: Usually the poor. In your welfare state you have social security, therefore you have no poor. Consequently there you are untorturable.

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Movie Quote of the Day – The End of the Affair, 1999 (dir. Neil Jordan)


Maurice Bendrix: I’m jealous of this stocking.
Sarah Miles: Why?
Maurice Bendrix: Because it does what I can’t. Kisses your whole leg. And I’m jealous of this button.
Sarah Miles: Poor, innocent button.
Maurice Bendrix: It’s not innocent at all. It’s with you all day. I’m not.
Sarah Miles: I suppose you’re jealous of my shoes?
Maurice Bendrix: Yes.
Sarah Miles: Why?
Maurice Bendrix: Because they’ll take you away from me.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Third Man, 1949 (dir. Carol Reed)


Holly Martins: Heard of Harry Lime?
Crabbin: Well, I’ve heard of him, of course, but I don’t exactly know him.
Holly Martins: I was going to stay with him, but he died Thursday.
Crabbin: Goodness, that’s awkward.
Holly Martins: Is that what you say to people after death? “Goodness that’s awkward…”