Best movie quotes of 1973

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The Exorcist picture

Regan MacNeil: You're going to die up there.

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Magnum Force picture

Harry Callahan: A man's got to know his limitations.

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Paper Moon picture

Mose: I got scruples too, you know. You know what that is... Scruples?
Addie: No, I don't know what it is, but if you got 'em, sure bet they belong to somebody else.

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The Sting picture

Doyle Lonnegan: Not only are you a cheat, you're a gutless cheat, as well.

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American Graffiti picture

Steve Bolander: We're finally getting out of this turkey town, and now you wanna crawl back into your cell, right? You wanna end up like John? You just can't stay seventeen forever.

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The Interrogator: You're being very foolish, Victor. You know yourself, they always talk in the end. You've seen it with your own two eyes in... where was it, Indochina? And Algeria, of course. Why don't you tell us what they're waiting for in that hotel, eh? Rodin, Montclair, Casson: what are they planning, who have they been meeting? Nobody? Not a soul, hmm? Then where were they before they went to Rome, eh? Tell us, Victor.

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Foster: Ah well, it's only over. And there'll be nothing can we call our own but death. That small model of the barren earth which serves as paste and cover to our bones. For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings.

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Live and Let Die picture

James Bond: Voodooland was just poppy fields. A simple matter of heroin smuggling.

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Papillon picture

Warden Barrot: Papillon made it to freedom. He lived out the rest of his natural born life. The Penal Colony did not.

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The Three Musketeers picture

D'Artagnan: Now, that man in his time has insulted me, broken my father's sword, had me clubbed to the ground, laid violent hands on the woman I love! He is inconvenient.

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The Way We Were picture

Hubbell Gardner: You never give up, do you?
Katie Morosky Gardner: Only when I'm absolutely forced to. But I'm a very good loser.
Hubbell Gardner: Better than I am.
Katie Morosky Gardner: Well, I've had... more practice.

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High Plains Drifter picture

Callie Travers: Just what do you consider going too far? Isn't forcible rape in broad daylight a misdemeanor in this town?

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Charley Varrick: I like your bed. You may find this hard to believe but I've never slept on a round bed.
Sybil Fort: Is that so?
Charley Varrick: What's the best way? North, south, east, or west?
Sybil Fort: That depends on what you had in mind.
Charley Varrick: What I had in mind was boxing the compass.

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Soylent Green picture

Det. Thorn: You know, there are 20 million guys out of work in Manhattan alone just waiting for my job.

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Serpico picture

Frank Serpico: You know what they say, don't you? If you love a man's garden, you gotta love the man.

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Jesus Christ Superstar picture

Caiaphas: We've been sitting on the fence for far too long.

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Mean Streets picture

Giovanni Cappa: This Johnny Boy is like your mister Groppi... a little crazy. It's nice you should help him out because of his family and our family but watch yourself... Don't spoil anything. His whole family has problems... his cousin, the girl who lives next door to you.
Charlie: Teresa.
Giovanni Cappa: ...The one who's sick, right? In the head.
Charlie: No, she's got epilepsy.
Giovanni Cappa: Yeah. That's what I said, sick in the head.

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The Train Robbers picture

Calhoun: Someone said this gold was already dug.
Lane: Keep digging.

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Westworld picture

Chief Supervisor: We aren't dealing with ordinary machines here. These are highly complicated pieces of equipment. Almost as complicated as living organisms. In some cases, they have been designed by other computers. We don't know exactly how they work.

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Mandemus: I really don't hold withknowing the future, even my own, which is short. I mean, if we knew for a fact there was an afterlife, and that the afterlife was bliss eternal, we'd all commit suicide in order to be able to enjoy it.

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