Best movie quotes of 1949

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Kind Hearts and Coronets picture

Louis Mazzini: How happy could I be with either, were t'other dear charmer away.

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Samson and Delilah picture

Samson: Your arms were quicksand. Your kiss was death. The name Delilah will be an everlasting curse on the lips of men.

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Police Inspector Nakajima: Bad luck either makes a man or destroys him. Are you gonna let it destroy you? Depending how you take it, bad luck can be a big break.

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Sgt. Stryker: You gotta learn right and you gotta learn fast. And any man that doesn't want to cooperate, I'll make him wish he had never been born.

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On the Town picture

Claire Huddesen: You oughta feel proud that three sailors from the United States Navy got off the ship for one day, and what did they do? Were they thirsty for hard liquor? No. They were thirsty for culture. Were they running after girls? No. They came running to the museum to see your dinosaur. For months out at sea they were dreaming about your dinosaur.

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Monty Stratton: Honey, do you know there's a tailor in Chicago that gives a suit of clothes away to any ballplayer that hits the scoreboard in center field? As of yesterday the New York Yankees are the best dressed team in baseball.

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The Third Man picture

Harry Lime: What did you want me to do? Be reasonable. You didn't expect me to give myself up... 'It's a far, far better thing that I do.' The old limelight. The fall of the curtain. Oh, Holly, you and I aren't heroes. The world doesn't make any heroes outside of your stories.

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Charley Enley Kyng: Too much tension... it's always coming to bat with the bases loaded.

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Announcer: The dogs are going into their starting boxes. Now they're on edge for this race. Bill's Bunion looks a little sore. Pneumatic Tire's rounding into shape. Father's Moustache looks a little droopy. Motorman's Glove will have a hand in it. Bride's Biscuit is hard as a rock. Grandpa's Folly is out of it. He's being scratched.

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Jack Burden: Anne, Burden's Landing is a place on the Moon. It isn't real. It doesn't exist. It's me pretending to live on what I earn. It's my mother trying to keep herself young and drinking herself old. It's you and Adam living in this house as though your father were still alive. It's an old man like the judge dreaming of the past.

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Mike Johnson: Well, go ahead. Say it.
Maggie Phillips: I wasn't going to say anything.
Mike Johnson: You don't have to put it into words, baby. It's sticking out of your eyes.

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High Diving Hare picture

Yosemite Sam: I paid my four bits to see the high-diving act and I'm a-gonna see the high-diving act.

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Little Women picture

Amy: How was I dressed when we had all that money?
Jo March: In diapers.

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The Windblown Hare picture

Bugs Bunny: Why, Granny! You're just a wolf in cheap clothing.

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Out-Foxed picture

English Fox: Ladies and gentlemen, fear not for my safety. After all, I am smart as a fox, you know.

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Long-Haired Hare picture

Bugs: Of course you know, this means WAR.

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José O'Rourke: Hasta la vista! In your language, that means adios, amigo.

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The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad picture

Additional voices: It's the new schoolmaster.
Additional voices: What's his name?
Narrator: Ichabod, Ichabod Crane.

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