To Catch a Thief
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Danielle Foussard: I heard some talk in the kitchen. They say, "What a pity if they must kill The Cat!"

Frances Stevens: Are you sure you were talking about water skis? From where I sat it looked as though you were conjugating some irregular verbs.

Frances Stevens: Doesn't it make you nervous to be in the same room with thousands of dollars worth of diamonds, and unable to touch them?
John Robie: No.
Frances Stevens: Like an alcoholic outside of a bar on Election Day?
John Robie: Wouldn't know the feeling.

Jessie Stevens: I know you ought to be spanked with a hairbrush and sent back to school - public school - where they could pound some sense into you during recess.

Frances Stevens: I've never caught a jewel thief before. It's stimulating. It's like... It's like.
John Robie: Like sitting in a hot tub?

Jessie Stevens: Why do you think we moved so often? Your father was a swindler, dear, but a lovable one. If you ask me, this one's a bigger operator on every level.
John Robie: Thank you, madam.

H. H. Hughson: You are a man of obvious good taste in everything. Why did you.
John Robie: Why did I take up stealing? To live better, to own things I couldn't afford, to acquire this good taste that you now enjoy and which I should be very reluctant to give up.
H. H. Hughson: Then you are frankly dishonest.
John Robie: I try to be.

John Robie: Danielle, you are just a girl. She is a woman.
Danielle Foussard: Why buy an old car if you can get a new one cheaper? It will run better and last longer.

John Robie: For what it's worth, I never stole from anybody who would go hungry.

Frances Stevens: I called the police from your room and told them who you are and everything you've been doing tonight.
John Robie: Everything? The boys must have really enjoyed that at headquarters.

Jessie Stevens: Sorry I ever sent her to finishing school. I think they finished her there.

John Robie: You don't have to spend every day of your life proving your honesty, but I do.

Continuity mistake: When Cary Grant and the insurance agent are walking through the flower market, the girl in the bright pink dress walks past them twice.

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Trivia: Hitchcock's cameo occurs about 10 minutes into this film - he is seen sitting next to Cary Grant on a bus.

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