How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
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Bud Frump: Are you ambitious, Finch?
J. Pierpont Finch: No, not necessarily.
Bud Frump: Good. You just keep that in mind. If you just remember who I am and who you are, we'll get along fine. If not.
Rosemary: You go crying to your uncle.
Bud Frump: I beg your pardon, I do not go crying to my uncle! It just happens my mother is Mrs. Biggley's sister. If I feel something's wrong, I phone my mother. She phones Mrs. Biggley, and Mrs. Biggley phones Mr. Biggley. That's the democratic way.

Miss Jones: Your wife is on line 2, Mr. Biggley.
J. B. Biggley: Tell her I'm busy, tell her I'm in a meeting, tell her I'm out, damnit, put her on.

Mr. Twimble: Last month I became a quarter-of-a-century man.
J. Pierpont Finch: Oh, that's beautiful, a quarter-of-a-century.
Mr. Twimble: Quarter-of-a-century.
J. Pierpont Finch: How long have you been in the mail room?
Mr. Twimble: Twenty-five years. It's not easy to get this medal. It takes a combination of skill, diplomacy, and bold caution.

J. B. Biggley: I know blood is thicker than water, but Bud Frump is thicker than anything.

J. Pierpont Finch: What are you taking that down in?
Hedy LaRue: Long hand. It's safer. I make up for it when I type.
J. Pierpont Finch: Oh, you type fast.
Hedy LaRue: Like a jack rabbit - 12 words a minute.

J. B. Biggley: I realise that I'm the president of this company, the man that's responsible for everything that goes on here. So, I want to state, right now, that anything that happened is not my fault.

Miss Jones: He was a nice boy, but somebody's head has to roll.

Hedy LaRue: A secretary was ordered to be assigned to you. I'm your assignation.

J. B. Biggley: Do you know who I am?
J. Pierpont Finch: No, sir.
J. B. Biggley: I'm J. B. Biggley, the President of this company, that's who I am. In fact, that's who the hell I am.

Mr. Gatch: Rosemary, seeing you always brightens my day. (He tries to kiss her).
Rosemary: Mr. Gatch.
Mr. Gatch: I'm gonna have to stop reading "Playboy."

TV Announcer: A day without a wicket is like a day without sunshine.

J. Pierpont Finch: Mediocrity is not a mortal sin.

J. Pierpont Finch: An emotional involvement can only lead to getting involved... emotionally.

Miss Jones: What's your name?
J. Pierpont Finch: Finch, F-I-N-C-H. J. Pierpont Finch.
Miss Jones: Well, why haven't I seen you before?
J. Pierpont Finch: Well, ma'am, I'm not supposed to deliver the executive mail. That's his job. Bud Frump, F-R-U-M-P.

J. Pierpont Finch: Just remember, Wally, we're all brothers.
J. B. Biggley: Some of us are uncles.

Hedy LaRue: I have nothing to hide.
Rosemary: Yes you do, and you keep it hidden.

Continuity mistake: When Finch first gets the job at World Wide Wickets, he asks Bratt to light his cigar. The shot then changes to Rosemary and her friends, and when it comes back to Finch, the cigar has disappeared.

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