Best movie quotes of 1961

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Guns of Navarone picture

Corporal Miller: Sir, I've inspected this boat, and I think you ought to know that I can't swim.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's picture

Paul Varjak: Holly, I'm in love with you.
Holly Golightly: So what?
Paul Varjak: So what? So plenty! I love you. You belong to me.
Holly Golightly: No. People don't belong to people.
Paul Varjak: Of course they do.
Holly Golightly: I'm not going to let anyone put me in a cage.
Paul Varjak: I don't want to put you in a cage. I want to love you.
Holly Golightly: It's the same thing.
Paul Varjak: No it's not. Holly...
Holly Golightly: I'm not Holly. I'm not Lula Mae, either. I don't know who I am! I'm like cat here, a couple of no-name slobs. We belong to nobody and nobody belongs to us. We don't even belong to each other.

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Horace: I don't like it, Jasper. One more pinch, and they'll throw the keys away.
Jasper: Oh, come off it, Horace. We're getting plenty of bootle.
Horace: Yes, but I've been thinking.
Jasper: You've been thinking? Now look here, Horace! I warned you about thinking! I've got the nog for this job, so let's get on with it.

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Verbena 'Ever's Housekeeper': You didn't know what a good thing you had when you had it.
Mitch Evers: Huh?

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El Cid picture

Moutamin: In my country, we have a name for a warrior with the vision to be just and the courage to show mercy. We call him... the cid.

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The Absent Minded Professor picture

Prof. Ned Brainard: Let's see, flying rubber... Flubber.

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Yojimbo picture

Inokichi, Ushitora's rotund brother: Bitch.
Orin: Yeah, what.

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One-Eyed Jacks picture

Deputy Lon Dedrick: You got a lot of guts, ain't you kid?
Rio: You're the one with the gut Lon.

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King of Kings picture

Herodias: I heard that name John the Baptist. I hear he speaks evil things of me wherever he goes.
Salome: His heart should be ripped from his body.
Herod Antipas: Your daughter, Herodias, grows more like her mother day by day.
Salome: Do I not please you?
Herod Antipas: My stepdaughter pleases me very much, Salome.

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Mysterious Island picture

Gideon Spilitt: Captain, why don't we turn this island into a democracy and elect a leader? One who won't keep escaping to places which need escaping from.
Captain Cyrus Harding: Because all of us here are still at war, and I just happen to be the ranking officer.

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The Hustler picture

Fast Eddie: I'm shooting pool, Fats. When I miss, you can shoot.

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The Devil at 4 O'Clock picture

Father Matthew Doonan: I'll bet you were a sweet little altar boy.
Harry: Weren't we all?

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The Misfits picture

Roslyn: You have to get something to be human? You never felt anything for anybody in your life. All you know is the sad words. You could blow up the world and all you would feel is sorry for yourself.

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Barrabas picture

Barabbas: Darkness... I give myself up... into your keeping. It is... Barabbas.

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The Comancheros picture

Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: Let him make a run for it, I'd say to myself.
Paul Regret: And then what would you say?
Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: And then I'd say back to myself, you can't let him run. You swore an oath whent they put that badge on you.
Paul Regret: And that's important to you?
Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: I said I swore an oath.
Paul Regret: Words.
Ranger Capt. Jake Cutter: Mon-sewer, words are what men live by... words they say and mean.

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Babes in Toyland picture

Toymaker: Do you Barnaby take Mary to be your wedded wife? To keep her in sickness, in adversity, in poverty, in tragedy, in disaster.
Barnaby: What are you doing?
Toymaker: Well, I was just trying to talk you out of it.

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Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: Don't sneer. Wealthy people are hated and resented. Look what's written on the Statue of Liberty. Does it say, "Send me your rich?" No, it says, "Send me your poor." We're not even welcome in our own country.

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Splendor in the Grass picture

Wilma Dean: Didn't you ever feel that way about Dad?
Mrs. Loomis: Your father never laid a hand on me until we were married. Then I... I just gave in because a wife has to. A woman doesn't enjoy those things the way a man does. She just lets her husband come near her in order to have children.

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Blue Hawaii picture

Ellie Corbett: They taught us that corny hula stuff in dance school when I was 3.
Selena Emerson: You were never 3.

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The Pit and the Pendulum picture

Don Nicholas Medina: Do you know where you are, Bartolome? I'll tell you where you are. You are about to enter Hell, Bartolome, hell... The netherworld.The infernal region, The Abode of the Damned... The place of torment. Pandemonium. Abbadon. Tophet. Gehenna. Naraka. THE PIT... And the pendulum.

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