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Movie Quote of the Day – The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek, 1944 (dir. Preston Sturges)


Emmy Kockenlocker: Couldn’t you think of some bright way? You always have bright ideas.
Constable Edmund Kockenlocker: Listen, zipperpuss. Someday, they’re just gonna find your hair ribbon and an axe someplace. Nothing else. The mystery of Morgan’s Creek.
Trudy Kockenlocker: Papa, that’s really not being very helpful.
Constable Edmund Kockenlocker: Well, what do you want me to do, learn to knit?

Movie Quote of the Day – Sullivan’s Travels, 1941 (dir. Preston Sturges)

John L. Sullivan: Film’s the greatest educational medium the world has ever known.

Movie Quote of the Day – Easy Living, 1937 (dir. Mitchell Leisen)

Mary Smith:  Didn’t you study to be anything?
John Ball Jr.: Anything like what?
Mary Smith:  Oh, like a dentist or something?
John Ball Jr.: Uh-uh.
Mary Smith:  Well, how did you expect to while away the hours after you grew up?
John Ball Jr.: I didn’t have to study to do that. In training, I’ve whiled away an hour in 26 minutes flat. Oh course, I’ve always had the dream I could do it in 25, but. . .

Movie Quote of the Day – The Lady Eve, 1941 (dir. Preston Sturges)

Jean Harrington: I need him like the axe needs the turkey.