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Movie Quote of the Day – Dark City, 1950 (dir. William Dieterle)


Fran Garland: You’re a million miles away, Danny.
Danny Haley: I don’t know where I am.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Turning Point, 1952 (dir. William Dieterle)


Amanda Waycross: It’s getting late.
Jerry McKibbon: Does it matter?
Amanda Waycross: It’s supposed to.

Movie Quote of the Day – Female, 1933 (dir. Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle, William A. Wellman)


Alison: To me a woman in love is a pathetic spectacle; she’s either so miserable that she wants to die or she’s so happy you want to die.
Harriet: Aren’t you ever going to marry?
Alison: No, thanks. Not me. You know, a long time ago I decided to travel the same open road men travel. So I treat men exactly the way they’ve always treated women.
Harriet: You evidently haven’t much respect for men.
Alison: I know for some women a man is a household necessity, myself I’d rather have a canary.

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 – September Affair, 1950 (dir. William Dieterle)

David Lawrence: That was entirely premeditated.
Manina Stuart: I didn’t think it was gravity. [beat] And I don’t think we should make a habit of it.

Movie Quote of the Day – I’ll Be Seeing You, 1944 (dir. William Dieterle)

Zachary Morgan: I need you, Mary. I want to feel that you need me.
Mary Marshall: Oh, I do. I do.
Zachary Morgan: I’ll be right here. I’ll be right here waiting. I’ll be all well by then. Ready to make a new start, too.

Movie Quote of the Day – Portrait of Jennie, 1948 (dir. William Dieterle)

Miss Spinney: I’m an old maid; and nobody knows more about love than an old maid.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 1939 (dir. William Dieterle)

Quasimodo: I never realized till now how ugly I am, because you’re so beautiful.