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


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 – Irma la Douce, 1963 (dir. Billy Wilder)


Irma La Douce: A painter once lived here. Poor guy, he was starving. Tried everything, even cut his ear off.
Nestor Patou: Van Gogh?
Irma La Douce: No, I think his name was Schwartz.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Fortune Cookie, 1966 (dir. Billy Wilder)


Harry Hinkle: Florida, Mustangs, foxes. . .how are we gonna pay for all this?
Willie Gingrich: Our credit is good.
Harry Hinkle: Don’t you think we better wait til we see some of that insurance money?
Willie Gingrich: Who waits nowadays? Take the government. When they shoot a billion dollars’ worth of hardware into space, it’s all on the Diners Club.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Apartment, 1960 (dir. Billy Wilder)

C.C. Baxter: I love you Miss Kubelik.
Fran Kubelik: Three. . .queen.
C.C. Baxter: Did you hear what I said, Miss Kubelik? I absolutely adore you.
Fran Kubelik: Shut up and deal.

Movie Quote of the Day – Some Like It Hot, 1959 (dir. Billy Wilder)

Jerry: Oh no you don’t! Osgood, I’m gonna level with you. We can’t get married at all.
Osgood: Why not?
Jerry: Well, in the first place, I’m not a natural blonde.
Osgood: Doesn’t matter.
Jerry: I smoke! I smoke all the time!
Osgood: I don’t care.
Jerry: Well, I have a terrible past. For three years now, I’ve been living with a saxophone player.
Osgood: I forgive you.
Jerry: [Tragically] I can never have children!
Osgood: We can adopt some.
Jerry: But you don’t understand, Osgood!
[Pulls of wig]
Jerry: I’m a man!
Osgood: Well, nobody’s perfect!