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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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington picture

Senator Joseph Paine: He can raise public opinion against us - if any part of this sticks.
James Taylor: Aah, he'll never get started. I'll make public opinion out there within five hours! I've done it all my life. I'll blacken this punk so that he'll - You leave public opinion to me. Now, Joe, I think you'd better go back into the Senate and keep those Senators lined up.

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Stagecoach picture

Ringo Kid: You may need me and this Winchester, Curly. Saw a ranch house burnin' last night.

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Wuthering Heights picture

Cathy: I told you, Ellen. When he went away that night in the rain, I told you I belonged to him, that he was my life, my being.

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Son of Frankenstein picture

Inspector Krogh: One doesn't easily forget, Herr Baron, an arm torn out by the roots.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes picture

Sherlock Holmes: Whatever Watson has found out, you'll know inevitably. I have unbounded confidence in his lack of discretion.

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Confessions of a Nazi Spy picture

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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The Four Feathers picture

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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Drums Along the Mohawk picture

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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Gunga Din picture

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

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The Roaring Twenties picture

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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