Best movie quotes of 1954

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White Christmas picture

Danny Kaye: My friend, when what's left of you gets around to what's left to be gotten, what's left to be gotten won't be worth getting whatever it is you've got left.

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Captain Nemo: Think of it. On the surface there is hunger and fear. Men still exercise unjust laws. They fight, tear one another to pieces. A mere few feet beneath the waves their reign ceases, their evil drowns. Here on the ocean floor is the only independence. Here I am free! Imagine what would happen if they controlled machines such as this submarine boat. Far better that they think there's a monster and hunt me with harpoons.

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Kay Weston: This country is crawling with Indians, and you're going fishing.
Matt Calder: There are lots of ways to die. Starving to death isn't my favorite.

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Lt. Harry Brubaker: I'm a lawyer from Denver, Colorado.
Mike Forney: Judas, how'd you wind up in a smelly ditch in Korea?
Lt. Harry Brubaker: I was just asking myself that same question.

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Marilyn Gregor: You know that gun is jail bait.

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Mike Devereaux: He'll cool down... and when he does he'll make the deal. He's too smart not to. Ain't that right, Ben?
Ben Devereaux: I don't know. But anybody that throws $10,000 in a spittoon makes me nervous.

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Rocky: Stop right there, rabbit! How much do you know?
Bugs Bunny: Who, me? Oh, I know uh lotsa things! Two and two is four, Carson City is the capital of Nevada, uh, George Washington was the first president.
Rocky: CUT IT! This guy knows too much, Mugsy.

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Margot Mary Wendice: Oh, there you are. We thought you were never coming. What have you been up to?
Tony Wendice: I'm sorry darling, but the boss came in just as I was leaving.
Margot Mary Wendice: Tony, this is Mark Halliday.
Tony Wendice: Hello Mark.
Mark Halliday: Hello.

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Molly Donahue: "Don't worry." Hmm. That's a laugh. You start worrying about your kids the day they're born and you never stop. Even after they bury you, I bet you never stop.

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Rear Window picture

Lisa: Well, if there's one thing I know, it's how to wear the proper clothes.

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Johnny Guitar picture

Johnny: There's only two things in this world that a 'real man' needs: a cup of coffee and a good smoke.

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Kikuchiyo: You again! I see that bald head of yours in my dreams.

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Carmen Jones picture

Carmen Jones: 'Scuse my dust, gentlemen. The air's gettin' mighty unconditioned 'round here.

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers picture

Caleb: There were no F names in the Bible so Ma named him Frankincense because he smelled so sweet.

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The Egyptian picture

Nefer: No. I brought you here only to show you the gate in my garden wall. Later, when all of my guests have gone... I will be here by my lotus pool.
Sinuhe: Why do you tell me this?
Nefer: Perhaps because I am fond of gifts, and the greatest gift any man can bring to a woman is his innocence, which he can give only once.

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Messalina: Don't you find him interesting?
Claudius: He's a remarkable young man. He has something that Rome has lacked since the early days of the republic, something to believe in - faith. Our early conquests weakened it. My family, we Caesars killed and buried it. Strange if the memory of a dead Jew should bring it to life again. Messalina, don't hurt him. Don't destroy what he has.

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Andrew Campbell: You'll never find peace by hating, lad. It only shuts ye off more from the world. And this town is only a cursed place, if ye make it so. To the rest of us, 'tis a blessed place.

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On the Waterfront picture

Terry Malloy: I coulda been a contender! I coulda been a somebody!

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Albert Prosser: Ah, shall we get to business, sir?
Henry Hobson: Young man, don't abuse a noble word.

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David Reed: We didn't come here to fight with monsters. We're not equipped for it. We came here to find fossils.

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