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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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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The Stratton Story picture

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

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Jack Burden: I tell you there's nothing on the judge.
Willie Stark: Jack, there's something on everybody. Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption.

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Daffy Duck: Why the copious flow of lachrymal fluid, my garrulous canine?

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Mary Lennox: What's that?
Dickon: A fox cub. His name's Captain.
Mary Lennox: Dickon, are you still angry with me?
Dickon: When was I ever angry with thee?
Mary Lennox: Oh, good. Dickon, I've got so many secrets I'm just dying.
Dickon: Thou seems most healthy.
Mary Lennox: Dickon, I need you. All you have to do is listen. What good is a secret if there's no-one to tell it to?

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Long-Haired Hare picture

Bugs: Of course you know, this means WAR.

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Love Happy picture

Faustino the Great: I'm going to cover you with the sardines. That's-a how much I love you. Watch-a my smoke.

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For Scent-imental Reasons picture

Pepe Le Pew: I am ze locksmith of love, no?

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Bob Ford: Whatta yuh got to eat?
Joe, Silver King Bartender: Sweet corn, cormeal mush, corpone with cracklins, and corn whiskey.
Bob Ford: I'll have it.

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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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Twelve O'Clock High picture

General Savage: Rights, Gately? You've got a right to explain to General Pritchard cowardice, desertion of your post, a yellow streak a mile wide! And maybe he can explain it to your father so that they'll both be proud of you! You can tell him right now.

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Whisky Galore picture

Narrator: To the west, there is nothing. Except America.

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Adam's Rib picture

Adam Bonner: No matter what you think you think, you think the same as I think.

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Holiday Affair picture

Connie Ennis: If you wish for things you can get, you're gonna be happy. If you wish for real big things, all you're gonna get is real big disappointments.

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On the Town picture

Ozzie: If through a lot of foolery you lost your last red cent/ I wouldn't even stop to ask you why/I'd pawn my mother's jewelry, I'd steal my sister rent/It's all for you kid, you can milk me dry.

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Soames Forsyte: I wish you'd allow me to choose your friends.
Irene Forsyte: As you choose my dresses?
Soames Forsyte: I think you'd admit that I've made you one of the best-dressed women in London. Surely you have no complaints on that score.

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