Best movie quotes of 1956

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Ten Commandments picture

[Ramses unsheathes his sword and goes to kill Nefretiri.]
Nefretiri: Before you strike, show me his blood on your sword.
[Ramses throws his sword on the ground, sits on his throne and Nefretiri sits beside him.]
Nefretiri: You couldn't even kill him.
Ramses: His god... is God.

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Bigger than Life picture

Ed Avery: Childhood is a congenital disease - and the purpose of education is to cure it. We're breeding a race of moral midgets.

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Kyle Hadley: I'll kill him.
Marylee Hadley: A whiskey bottle's about all you'd kill.

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Reverend Clayton: Well, the prodigal brother. When did you get back? Ain't seen you since the surrender. Come to think of it, I didn't see you at the surrender.
Ethan: I don't believe in surrenders. Nope, I've still got my saber, Reverend. Didn't beat it into no plowshare, neither.

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Forbidden Planet picture

Dr. Morbius: Guilty! Guilty! My evil self is at that door, and I have no power to stop it.

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Moby Dick picture

Captain Ahab: I don't give reasons. I give orders.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much picture

Jo McKenna: So, what do you do?
Louis Bernard: I buy and sell.
Jo McKenna: I see. And what do you buy and sell?
Louis Bernard: Whatever gives the most profit.

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High Society picture

Mike Connor: Hands up.
Tracy Lord: Oh it's you! Go away.
Mike Connor: Where are you going?
Tracy Lord: Some place and dance.
Mike Connor: But they're dancing in there.
Tracy Lord: I know but George is frowning at me and I can't dance when anyone frowns at me.

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Reporter: What gives, Eddie? I looked up Toro in the book. There's no record of him in South America.
Eddie Willis: He knocked out thirty-eight guys in a row. None of them went over three rounds. You believe that one and I'll tell you another.

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The Killing picture

Johnny Clay: Alright sister, that's a mighty pretty head you got on your shoulders. You want to keep it there or start carrying it around in your hands?
Sherry Peatty: Maybe we could compromise and put it on your shoulder. I think that'd be nice, don't you?

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Carousel picture

Billy Bigelow: I just couldn't get the hang of being married.
Starkeeper: Was that Julie's fault?
Billy Bigelow: No, but maybe it wasn't my fault either.

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The Man Who Never Was picture

Voiceover in pre-credits sequence: Last night I dreamed a deadly dream / Beyond the Isle of Skye / I saw a dead man win a fight / And I think that man was I.

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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers picture

Gen. Edmunds: When an armed and threatening power lands uninvited in our capitol, we don't meet him with tea and cookies.

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The Fastest Gun Alive picture

Sheriff Bill Toledo: This fella George Kelby musta been pretty fast.
Harvey Maxwell: He was the fastest man alive.
Sheriff Bill Toledo: Then how come he's dead?
Harvey Maxwell: He wanted it that way.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers picture

Dr. Miles J. Bennell: Drugs dull the mind - maybe that's the reason.

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Around the World in 80 Days picture

Sir Francis Gromarty: One thousand pounds for an elephant? It's outrageous! You've been diddled.
Phileas Fogg: Undoubtedly. But it's not often one needs an elephant in a hurry.

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The Creature Walks Among Us picture

Dr. Thomas Morgan: ... because we all stand between the jungle and the stars, at a crossroads. I think we better decide what brings out the best in humankind, and what brings out the worst, because it's the stars or the jungle.

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War and Peace picture

Pierre Bezukhov: Each morning I wake up, I'm disgusted with myself with what I did the night before. I tell myself, "Today, a change."

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Deduce, You Say picture

Dorlock Holmes: All right, Watkins. Enough of your bumbling.
Porky Watkins: B-Bumbling upsets Holmes no end.

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Agnes Hurley: You're going to have a big wedding whether you like it or not! And if you don't like it, you don't have to come.

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