Best movie quotes of 1939

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The Wizard of Oz picture

Dorothy: How can you talk if you haven't got a brain?
Scarecrow: I don't know. But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't they?

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Gone with the Wind picture

Scarlett: I can shoot straight, if I don't have to shoot too far.

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Stagecoach picture

Dr. Josiah Boone: Jerry, I'll admit as one man to another that, economically, I haven't been of much value to you. But do you suppose you could put one on credit?
Jerry (bartender): If talk was money, Doc, you'd be the best customer I got.

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Dr. Kenneth: Hindley, why don't you hit yourself over the head with a hammer when you wake up every morning?
Hindley: Why?
Dr. Kenneth: Well, if you do, you'll achieve virtually the same results as you do with a bottle of whiskey, with much less wear and tear on the kidneys.

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Son of Frankenstein picture

Amelia: When the house is filled with dread, place the beds at head to head.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes picture

Sherlock Holmes: Elementary, my dear Watson.

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Eternally Yours picture

Anita Halstead: What if the parachute didn't open?
Tony Halstead: Darling, all parachutes are guaranteed to open. If it doesn't, they give you a new one.

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Dr. Kassell: My congratulations, Kranz. It makes me feel like I'm really in Berlin.
Hintze: We should begin to train them with rifles, revolvers, guns.
Kranz: They are trained.

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Ethne Burroughs: Some people are born free. They can do as they like without concern for consequences. But you were not born free, Harry, and nor was I. We were born into a tradition, a code which we must obey even if we do not believe. And we must obey it, Harry, because the pride and happiness of everyone surrounding us depends upon our obedience.
Harry Faversham: I quite understand. There should be four feathers here.

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Reverend Rosenkrantz: O Almighty God, hear us, we beseech Thee, and bring succor and guidance to those we are about to bring to Your divine notice. First we are thinking of Mary Walaber. She is only 16 years old, but she is keeping company with a soldier from Fort Dayton. He's a Massachusetts man, and Thou knowest no good can come of that.

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Of Mice and Men picture

Slim: I wish somebody'd shoot me when I get old.

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Sgt. Thomas 'Tommy' Ballantine: You displease me greatly, and I ignore the both of you.

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Eddie Bartlett: One thing, Lloyd. They tell me your boss is building a case against our old friend, George.
Lloyd Hart: The case is already built, Eddie.
Eddie Bartlett: Yeah, well, you remember what he said would happen if you ever told what you knew about him?
Lloyd Hart: I remember.
Eddie Bartlett: So does he.

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Dodge City picture

Wade Hatton: Well, what's the news in Dodge?
Charley: Well, just about the same as always. Gamblin', drinkin', and killin'. Mostly killin'.

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Juarez picture

Benito Juarez: Virte is a formidable weapon in the hands of an enemy.

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The Oklahoma Kid picture

The Oklahoma Kid: Listen, I learned this about human nature when I was but so high, and that is: that the strong take away from the weak, and the smart take it away from the strong.

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington picture

Jefferson Smith: Boy, you should have been there.
Clarissa Saunders: I know, it was a wonderful party, and your suit went over big, and she looked beautiful, and when you left she said, "Thank you, Mr. Smith," but it was the way she said it, you nearly fell through the floor. Horseradish.

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