Best movie quotes of 1951

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Captain Horatio Hornblower picture

Surgeon Gundarson: You'll lose more than Hazlett if you don't put ashore for fresh food and water.
Capt. Horatio Hornblower, R.N: Perhaps you'll dig into your medical kit and get me a breath of fresh wind.

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The Day the Earth Stood Still picture

Klaatu: Perhaps before deciding on a course of action, you'd want to know more about the people here - to orient yourself in a strange environment.
Mrs. Barley: There's nothing strange about Washington, Mr. Carpenter.
Klaatu: A person from another planet might disagree with you.
Mrs. Barley: If you want my opinion, he came from right here on Earth. And you know where I mean.
Mr. Krull: They woudn't come in spaceships, they'd come in airplanes.
Mrs. Barley: I woudn't be too sure about that.

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The African Queen picture

Rose: Dear?.. Dear?.. What is your first name?

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Hendry: I've given all the orders I want to give for the rest of my life.
Nikki: If I thought that was true I'd ask you to marry me.

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Alice in Wonderland picture

Alice: In my world, the books would be nothing but pictures.

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A Christmas Carol picture

Ebenezer: I'll send it to Bob Cratchit, and he shan't know who sent it. It's twice the size of Tiny Tim.

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Guy Haines: I may be old-fashioned, but I thought murder was against the law.

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An American in Paris picture

Jerry Mulligan: Where is everyone?
Milo Roberts: Here.
Jerry Mulligan: Downstairs?
Milo Roberts: No, here in this room.
Jerry Mulligan: What about that extra girl?
Milo Roberts: That's me.

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Angela: Of course. I'm always late. Part of my charm.

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Junyer Bear: When the nasty old Bogeyman fills me with fears / And my little old pinafore is all wet with tears / And my cute little pug nose is all red from crying / Who is it that saves me and keeps me from dying? / My Pa! / When my little pink cheeks are pale with fright / Who is it that lifts me and holds me tight / And says, "There, there, little man. Everything is all right"? / My Pa.

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Home Town Story picture

Iris Martin: I always treat men with respect so they do the same to me.
Slim Haskins: Let me know when that works.

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Operation Pacific picture

Lt. Mary Stuart: What's the matter cupid? I saw your wire.
'Pop' Perry: Have you been seeing a lot of Bob?
Lt. Mary Stuart: Yes.
'Pop' Perry: Should we level with each other, like always?
Lt. Mary Stuart: Like always.
'Pop' Perry: I think you and Duke belong together. I don't know what's been keeping you apart, but I'd hate to think you were using my kid brother to solve your problem.
Lt. Mary Stuart: Aww Pop, why didn't I meet you first?

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Daffy: Survival of the fittest... and besides, it's fun.

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Bud Alexander: I'll have the lambchop luncheon.
Lou Francis: Um, I know what I want. Spaghetti.
Tommy Nelson: And a steak.
Waiter: [to Lou.] What do you want?
Lou Francis: Spaghetti.
Tommy Nelson: And a steak.
Waiter: [to Lou.] You said you knew what you wanted. Do you want spaghetti or steak.
Lou Francis: I'll have a spaghetti.
[Then Lou immediately raises his hand to signal Tommy not to speak.]
Lou Francis: [to the waiter.] And a steak.

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The Mating Season picture

Fran Carleton: If your father were alive, he'd turn over in his grave.

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Charley: A salesman is somebody way up there in the blue, riding on a smile and a shoeshine.

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Stanley: Hey, STELLA!

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Quo Vadis picture

Emperor Nero: Is it possible that human beings can produce such a sound?
Petronius: Yes, when they've been pushed too far.

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Bill Porter: Wives, dogs, and chestnut trees - the more you beat 'em the better they be.

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Neighbor: Ah, Holland, heh heh, the man of millions! What'd you get away with today? Got any spare ingots for an old pal? Ha ha, you'll be the death of me, Holland.
Henry Holland: I sincerely trust so.

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