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Movie Quote of the Day – Rope of Sand, 1949 (dir. William Dieterle)

Fred Martingale: I never know what to think anymore! I’m being constantly disillusioned. Has money completely lost its power? Is everyone motivated now by love?

Movie Quote of the Day – Crossfire, 1947 (dir. Edward Dmytryk)

Ginny: Okay, where were you when he needed you? Maybe you were someplace having beautiful thoughts. Well, I wasn’t. I was in a stinkin’ gin mill, where all he had to do to see me was walk in, sit down at the table and buy me a drink and that’s all I know about it. I didn’t ask him if he killed anybody.

Movie Quote of the Day – Murder, My Sweet, 1944 (dir. Edward Dmytryk)

Philip Marlowe: “‘Okay Marlowe,’ I said to myself. ‘You’re a tough guy. You’ve been sapped twice, choked, beaten silly with a gun, shot in the arm until you’re crazy as a couple of waltzing mice. Now let’s see you do something really tough – like putting your pants on.'”

Movie Quote of the Day – The Wild One, 1953 (dir. Laslo Benedek)

Kathie Bleeker: Well, what d’ya do? I mean, do you just ride around or do you go on some sort of a picnic or something?
Johnny Strabler: A picnic? Man, you are too square. I’m. . .I. . .I’ll have to straighten you out. Now, listen, you don’t go any one special place. That’s cornball style. You just go.