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Movie Quote of the Day – Four Wives, 1939 (dir. Michael Curtiz)


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Kay Lemp: Look.
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Mmm-hmmm.
Kay Lemp: Right from the comissary.
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Mmm. No, no. I don’t care for a sandwich, thanks.
Kay Lemp: It’s not for you, it’s for me. Know any more about nomoncoculosous?
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Pneumoconiosis.
Kay Lemp: Do you?
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: No, no. Not much. It takes time. I make a little progress. Somebody else makes a little progress. Maybe a hundred years.
Kay Lemp: Well, anyway, you’ve just done a great job.
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Oh, thanks.
Kay Lemp: Say, wouldn’t you like me to develop nomoncoconosous?
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Pneumoconiosis.
Kay Lemp: Yeah, so you can have a handy guinea pig.
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Hey, how did you know I liked milk instead of cream in my coffee?
Kay Lemp: I noticed at the house.
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Yeah?
Kay Lemp: Nothing escapes me. Nothing and no one.
Dr. Clinton Forrest, Jr.: Ohhhh.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Bride Came C.O.D., 1941 (dir. William Keighley)


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Steve Collins: But, you can’t marry this man you’ve known only four days. You’ve known head waiters longer.

Movie Quote of the Day – Light in the Piazza, 1962 (dir. Guy Green)


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Meg Johnson: Signor Naccarelli?
Signor Naccarelli: Yes?
Meg Johnson: During my stay in Italy, I have been told on several occasions that Anglo-Saxons know very little about passion. Is that what you ware working up to?
Signor Naccarelli: You think me insincere? You find me unattractive?
Meg Johnson: No, I find you quite attractive, but there are plenty of American men who appreciate women just as much as you do.

Movie Quote of the Day – Tall Story, 1960 (dir. Joshua Logan)


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June Ryder: I remember reading about elephants once.
Ray Blent: Yeah?
June Ryder: Did you know that elephants only mate once every seven years?
Ray Blent: Sure. But there are some that. . .that manage once every six years.
June Ryder: Nymphomaniacs.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Strawberry Blonde, 1941 (dir. Raoul Walsh)


Virginia: I don’t want him to think I’m staring at him. You look, Amy, and tell me what you think.
Amy: Well, the only one I can see clearly from here is the horse. . .and I’m disappointed in him.

Movie Quote of the Day – Yankee Doodle Dandy, 1942 (dir. Michael Curtiz)


George M. Cohan: Mr. President, I’ve just begun to earn this medal. It’s quite a thing.
The President: Well, it’s the best material we could find, what with priorities and all.
George M. Cohan: Goodbye, sir. And I want you to know, I’m not the only one that’s grateful. My mother thanks you, my father thanks you, and my sister thanks you, and I assure you, I thank you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Arsenic and Old Lace, 1944 (dir. Frank Capra)


Mortimer Brewster: Look I probably should have told you this before but you see… well… insanity runs in my family… It practically gallops.