Best movie quotes of 1959

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Ben-Hur picture

Quintus Arrius: Your eyes are full of hate, forty-one. That's good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength.

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North by Northwest picture

[Roger Thornhill's matchbook carries the initials RoT.]
Eve Kendall: What does the O stand for?
Roger Thornhill: Oh, nothing.

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On the Beach picture

Peter: Moira's not a bad notion, point of fact.

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Operation Petticoat picture

Lt. Cmdr. Matt T. Sherman: When a girl is under 21, she's protected by law. When she's over 65, she's protected by nature. Anywhere in between, she's fair game. Look out.

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Some Like It Hot picture

Mulligan: You better bring a check in case the joint is raided.
Waiter: Who's gonna raid a funeral?
Mulligan: Some people got no respect for the dead.

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The Shaggy Dog picture

Freeda Daniels: Frankly, I think that dogs don't like mailmen because... well, because sometimes they bring bad news. Animals sense those things, you know.

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House on Haunted Hill picture

Watson Pritchard: Throw these guns away, they won't be any good.
Dr. David Trent: I agree with Pritchard, although not for the same reason.

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Plan 9 From Outer Space picture

Patrolman Larry: Strange. If someone had broken in, the dirt should be piled up here somewhere. It looks like it's fallen in, into the grave.
Lieutenant John Harper: Larry, you'll be out of that uniform before you know it.

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Juvenile Delinquent: Every time I cried, my father would imitate me on his fiddle, just to drive me nuts. One day I got fed up and I knocked him out.

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Pillow Talk picture

Jan: I'm yours tonight. My darling possess me.

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Journey to the Center of the Earth picture

Alec McKuen: There'll never be a better moment than today. I'm going to tell him about our feelings for each other. He'll say yes almost inadvertently.
Jenny: Well, what if he says no, advertently?

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The Hound of the Baskervilles picture

Doctor Richard Mortimer: But this is remarkable.
Sherlock Holmes: Superficial. There is nothing remarkable about using one's eyes.

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John Paul Jones picture

John Wilkes: You have many enemies, Captain.
John Paul Jones: Aye! The British are the best.

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The Diary of Anne Frank picture

Anne Frank: You know the most wonderful part of thinking yourself outside. You can have it any way you like. You can have rows of roses and violets all blooming in the same season, isn't that wonderful.

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A Summer Place picture

Helen Jorgenson: Don't you ever underestimate the value of a decent reputation.

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Anatomy of a Murder picture

Paul Biegler: If you do that one more time, I'll punch you all the way out into the middle of Lake Superior.

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The Angry Red Planet picture

Col. Thomas O'Bannion: Will you take a raincheck?
Dr. Iris 'Irish' Ryan: If it won't bounce.

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The Horse Soldiers picture

Col. John Marlowe: Kirby, you tangle with me, I'll have your hide.
Sgt. Maj. Kirby: You're welcome to that too sir, if it's in the line of duty.

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Rio Bravo picture

John T. Chance: Got any new men with you, Pat?
Pat Wheeler: Nah, nobody 'cept Colorado, here.
John T. Chance: Where'd you take him on?
Pat Wheeler: Fort Worth.
John T. Chance: What does he do?
Colorado Ryan: I speak English, sheriff. If you wanna ask me.

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The Tingler picture

Isabel Stevens Chapin: There's a word for you.
Dr. Warren Chapin: There are several for you.

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