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Movie Quote of the Day – His Girl Friday, 1940 (dir. Howard Hawks)


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Walter Burns: There’s been a lamp burning in the window for ya, honey… here.
Hildy Johnson: Oh, I jumped out that window a long time ago.

Movie Quote of the Day – Only Angels Have Wings, 1939 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Geoff Carter: You’re a queer duck.
Bonnie Lee: So are you.
Geoff Carter: I can’t make you out.
Bonnie Lee: Same here. What was she like, anyway?
Geoff Carter: Who?
Bonnie Lee: That girl that made you act the way you do.
Geoff Carter: A whole lot like you. Just as nice, almost as smart.
Bonnie Lee: Chorus girl?
Geoff Carter: Only by temperament.
Bonnie Lee: Well, at least you’re true to the type.
Geoff Carter: Sit down, make yourself comfortable.
Bonnie Lee: Still carrying a torch for her, aren’t you?
Geoff Carter: Got a match?
Bonnie Lee: Say, don’t you ever have any?
Geoff Carter: No – don’t believe in laying in a supply of anything. [she hands him a match] Thanks.
Bonnie Lee: Matches, marbles, money or women, huh?
Geoff Carter: That’s right.
Bonnie Lee: No looking ahead; no tomorrows; just today.
Geoff Carter: That’s right.

Movie Quote of the Day – Red River, 1948 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Cherry: There are only two things more beautiful than a good gun: a Swiss watch or a woman from anywhere. Ever had a good. . .Swiss watch?

Movie Quote of the Day – Rio Bravo, 1959 (dir. Howard Hawks)


John T. Chance: It’s nice to see a smart kid for a change.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Big Sleep, 1946 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Carmen Sternwood: Is he as cute as you are?
Philip Marlowe: Nobody is.

Movie Quote of the Day – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Lady Beekman: It’s a tiara.
Lorelei Lee: You do wear it on your head! I just love finding new places to wear diamonds!

Movie Quote of the Day – Ball of Fire, 1941 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Prof. Bertram Potts: What are you going to do?
Sugarpuss O’Shea: Come here. I’m going to show you what yum-yum is. Here’s yum. [kisses him] Here’s the other yum.  [kisses him again] And here’s yum-yum. [kisses him a third time]
Prof. Bertram Potts:  Excuse me.
Sugarpuss O’Shea: Hey, where are you going?

Movie Quote of the Day – Bringing Up Baby, 1938 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Aunt Elizabeth: Well who are you?
David Huxley: I don’t know. I’m not quite myself today.
Aunt Elizabeth: Well, you look perfectly idiotic in those clothes.
David Huxley: These aren’t my clothes.
Aunt Elizabeth: Well, where are your clothes?
David Huxley: I’ve lost my clothes!
Aunt Elizabeth: But why are you wearing *these* clothes?
David Huxley: Because I just went gay all of a sudden!
Aunt Elizabeth: Now see here young man, stop this nonsense. What are you doing?
David Huxley: I’m sitting in the middle of 42nd Street waiting for a bus.

Movie Quote of the Day – To Have and Have Not, 1944 (dir. Howard Hawks)


Slim: You know you don’t have to act with me, Steve. You don’t have to say anything, and you don’t have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve? You just put your lips together and. . .blow.