Best movie quotes of 1953

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Stalag 17 picture

Duke: What'd you give the Krauts for that egg?
Sefton: Forty-five cigarettes. The price has gone up.
Duke: They wouldn't be the cigarettes you took us for last night?
Sefton: What was I going to do with them? I only smoke cigars.

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes picture

Dorothy Shaw: I like a man who can run faster than I can.

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Roman Holiday picture

Princess Ann: I could do some of the things I've always wanted to.
Joe Bradley: Like what?
Princess Ann: Oh, you can't imagine. I-I'd do just whatever I liked all day long.

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Joe Starrett: If this don't beat all. My name is Starrett, Joe Starrett, and, um, this here is Joey. You heard what my little woman said. Come on in, please. I-I feel like eatin'.
Shane: Call me Shane.

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Forrester: If they're mortal, they must have mortal weaknesses. They'll be stopped, somehow.

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Hondo picture

Hondo Lane: How is he?
Buffalo Baker: He'll make out. Don't know much. Led us into an ambush. But I ain't ashamed of him nohow. Bullet holes are in the front of him.
Hondo Lane: All those youngsters from the Point are like that.
Buffalo Baker: Well, they gotta learn.
Hondo Lane: Partly they learn, partly they die. But I gotta float my stick same as you, I never saw one of 'em I had to be ashamed of.

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Angelo Maggio: I just hate to see a good guy get it in the gut.
Cpl. Buckley: You better get used to it, kid. You'll probably see a lot of it before you die.

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Tony Hunter: Let's get this straight, I am not Nijinsky. I am not Marlon Brando. I am Mrs. Hunter's little boy, Tony, song and dance man.

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Diana: Perhaps you don't believe that a girl of eleven could fall in love, and stay in love all these years.
Marcellus Gallio: Don't cry, my love. Lucia thought I was in love, and I laughed at her, but women are wise in these matters.

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Mario: Wherever there's oil there's americans.

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Steve Aloysius Williams: You just gotta quit looking at me like I was George Washington and Babe Ruth and Florence Nightingale all rolled into one.

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Lost Boy (Bear): I think I had a mother once.
Lost Boy (Racoon): What was she like?
Lost Boy (Bear): I forget.
Lost Boy (Fox): I had a white rat.
Lost Boy (Bear): That's no mother.

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George Loomis: Too bad, they can't play it for you now, Rose.

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Loco Dempsey: I'll say this for him: we haven't ordered anything yet under five dollars a portion.
Pola Debevoise: If there's anything left over don't forget to tell the waiter you want to take it home for the dog.

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Prof. Henry Jarrod: Everything I ever loved has been taken away from me, but not you, my Marie Antoinette, for I will give you eternal life.

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Capt. Ericson: Steady as she goes, Number One.

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Lt. Ted Wilks: It was bad judgment to bother a cop's widow about the love life of her husband.
Dave Bannion: Good or bad, it was my judgment.
Lt. Ted Wilks: You're missing the point. I'm the one that gets the pressure calls from upstairs. I'm the one that has to explain. You don't keep an office like this very long stepping on a lot of corns.
Dave Bannion: You want me to go upstairs and explain?
Lt. Ted Wilks: Not you. You're a corn stepper by instinct.

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Daffy Duck: Would it be too much to ask if we could make up our minds, hmmmm?

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Mrs. Hittaway: What good is a trailerite if not to help out another trailerite?

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Lancelot: Aye, it is the valley of death... the Devil himself has plowed it under.

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