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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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 World, the Flesh and the Devil picture

Benson Thacker: I have nothing against negroes, Ralph.
Ralph Burton: That's white of you.

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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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On the Beach picture

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

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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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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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The Tingler picture

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

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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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Room at the Top picture

Mr. Brown: Don't worry about the way the world's run, lad. Enjoy it while you're young.

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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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Last Train from Gun Hill picture

Craig Belden: You're leavin' on the next train. I own the sheriff! I own this town! I own every man in it! You're leavin' on the next train, Matt.
Marshal Matt Morgan: All right, Craig. The last train leaves at 9:00. I'll be on it... but there'll be two men with me, and one of them'll have a cut on his cheek.

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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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The Killer Shrews picture

Thorne Sherman: If you have to be isolated for your work you sure picked a lonely little island.

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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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The Mummy picture

Poacher: I've seen the likes tonight that mortal eyes shouldn't look at.
Irish Customer: You've been around to Molly Grady's again.

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Les Quatre cents coups picture

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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Never So Few picture

Capt. Tom Reynolds: Danny, do you know anything about this guy, Regas?
Capt. Danny De Mortimer: Well... He's supposed to be in shipping, but I think he's an opium smuggler in wolf's clothing.
Capt. Tom Reynolds: What about Carla Vesari? She's quite a crock of curry.

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Pillow Talk picture

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

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