Best movie quotes of 1947

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The Bishop's Wife picture

Prof. Wutheridge: When you want to know about a woman, ask the old men. They know.

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Colleoni: You see the gold on them furnitures? Napoleon stayed here with Eugenie.
Pinkie Brown: Who's she?
Colleoni: Oh, some foreign palone.

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Cahill: Mr. Ballentine, you're the defendant in this case, are you not?
Larry Ballentine: I am.
Cahill: Charged with the brutal murder of Verna Carlson.
Larry Ballentine: That's right.
Cahill: Are you willing to describe for the jury - to describe truthfully - the events which led to the placement of that charge?
Larry Ballentine: I certainly am.
Cahill: To the jury, please.

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End Title Card: To the people of the 25th Century: The was THE beginning. Only you, and those who have lived between us and you, can know THE END.

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Anna Muir as an Adult: You know my weakness for sailormen.
Lucy Muir: Well, it's the first I've heard of it.
Anna Muir as an Adult: Oh, it's a lifelong vice.

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Sister Ruth: Sister, the schoolroom is overflowing with children. We've nothing unpacked yet. No one understands the language. There are too many of them anyway, and they all smell.

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Dr. Harvey Williard: This civilization of ours is a worse disease than heart trouble or tuberculosis, and we can't escape it.

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Dave Goldman: There was a boy in our outfit... Abe Schlussman. Good soldier. Good engineer. One night, we got bombed, and he caught it. I was ten yards off. Somebody said... "Give me a hand with this sheeny." Those were the last words he ever heard.

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Charlie McCarthy: Well, Donald may be nuts, but he's got the right idea. Kill the cow.
Luana Patten: Oh, no, Charlie! The cow was their best friend.
Charlie McCarthy: Well, a friend in need is a friend indeed.
Edgar Bergen: So what?
Charlie McCarthy: So, they need some steak.
Mortimer Snerd: No! If you're gonna kill the cow, I don't wanna hear the rest of the story.

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Eels: Your uh... cousin is a very charming young lady.
Jeff: No he isn't. His name is Norman, and he's a bookmaker in Cleveland Ohio.

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Mr. Shellhammer: But... but maybe he's only a little crazy like painters or composers or... or some of those men in Washington.

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Marty: And remember, glamour girl, I'll do this on just one condition.
Mrs. Kraft: What's that?
Marty: That you don't make any passes at me when you get me out there. I'm a very shy kid.

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Easter Rabbit: Remember, keep smiling.

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Bobby Turner: Babe! Go away.
Babe Doolittle: Is that all you have to say to me?
Bobby Turner: No! Leave me alone.

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Chihuahua: Nobody loves me.

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Bugs Bunny: Ah, my public. How they love me.

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Johnny Munroe: I've got a railroad to build.

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Charlie Davis: Get yourself a new boy. I retire.
Roberts: What makes you think you can get away with this?
Charlie Davis: What are you gonna do? Kill me? Everybody dies.

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