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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 – Three On A Match, 1932 (dir. Mervyn LeRoy)

Junior: You mustn’t hurt my momma!
Harve: Okay. [mercilessly] I’ll bear that in mind.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 1948 (dir. John Huston)

Gold Hat: We are federales, you know, the mounted police.
Dobbs: If you’re the police, where are your badges?
Gold Hat: Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges. I don’t have to show you any stinking badges!

Movie Quote of the Day – The Maltese Falcon, 1941 (dir. John Huston)

Detective Tom Polhaus: [picks up the falcon] Heavy. What is it?
Sam Spade: The, uh, stuff that dreams are made of.

Movie Quote of the Day – High Sierra, 1941 (dir. Raoul Walsh)

Roy Earle: Of all the 14 karat saps. . .starting out on a caper with a woman and a dog.

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 – In A Lonely Place, 1950 (dir Nicholas Ray)

Dixon Steele: I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.
[beat]
Dixon Steele: You like it?
Laurel Gray: What is it?
Dixon Steele: I. . .I want to put it in the script. I don’t know quite where.
Laurel Gray: You feel well now?
Dixon Steele: I don’t know. Maybe.
[beat]
Dixon Steele: Say it back to me, let’s hear how it sounds.
Laurel Gray: I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I. . .
Dixon Steele: I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Movie Quote of the Day – Casablanca, 1942 (dir. Michael Curtiz)

Rick: Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine.