Irma la Douce
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Irma La Douce: You oughta be ashamed of yourself, scaring a poor little dog like that.
Nestor Patou: They oughta take that dog away from you, you're not a fit mother.

Moustache: It's a hard way to earn an easy living.

Irma La Douce: Who wants to be a stray dog? You got to belong to someone, even if he kicks you once in a while.

Irma La Douce: A painter once lived here. Poor guy, he was starving. Tried everything, even cut his ear off.
Nestor Patou: Van Gogh?
Irma La Douce: No, I think his name was Schwartz.

Nestor Patou: Why don't we just tell him the truth?
Moustache: The truth? That's dynamite.
Nestor Patou: But I'm innocent.
Moustache: The jails are full with innocent people because they told the truth.

Moustache: To be overly honest in a dishonest world is like plucking a chicken against the wind... you'll only wind up with a mouth full of feathers.

Moustache: But that's another story.

Moustache: Life is total war my friend... nobody has a right to be a conscientious objector.

Irma La Douce: This is not just a job, it's a profession.

Nestor Patou: Now I'm mad. Now I'm really mad. And when I'm mad, I'm like a tiger.

Continuity mistake: In Irma's apartment, the windows are covered with newspapers, to block out prying eyes. From the apartment's view, the newspapers don't cover the lower third, but from the street view, the lower third is covered.

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