Best movie quotes of 1961

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

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101 Dalmatians picture

Seargent Tibs: Yes, sir. Righto, sir. Right away, sir.

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The Parent Trap picture

Sharon McKendrick: 'Cos that's how true love creates its beautiful agony. All splendid lovers had just dreadful times! Er, Pelias and Melisande, Daphnis and Chloƫ. History's just jammed with stories of lovers parted by some silly thing.

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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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The Hustler picture

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

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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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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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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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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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Judgment at Nuremberg picture

Hans Rolfe: My Country, right or wrong.

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Murder She Said picture

Craddock: Have they got any other servants?
Miss Marple: Yes they have, Inspector.
Craddock: Good Lord! You.
Miss Marple: Yes. Dotty old me.

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La Notte picture

Giovanni: I no longer have inspirations, only recollections.

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West Side Story picture

Maria: All of you! You all killed him! And my brother, and Riff. Not with bullets, or guns, with hate. Well now I can kill, too, because now I have hate.

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Landlord: Windy stairckey up to the ceily, fine glinty scintillabe up the dangly chanderlabies.

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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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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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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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