Quotes from Tippi Hedren movies and TV shows

Melanie Daniels: They're coming! They're coming.

Mitch Brenner: Aren't those lovebirds?
Melanie Daniels: No, those are, uh, red birds.
Mitch Brenner: Oh, I thought they were strawberry finches.
Melanie Daniels: Oh, yes. We call them that, too.

Sebastian Sholes, fisherman in diner: Hell, maybe we're all getting a little carried away with this. Admittedly a few birds did act strange, but that's no reason to.
Melanie Daniels: I keep telling you, this isn't 'a few birds'! These are gulls, crows, swifts....
Mrs. Bundy, elderly ornithologist: I have never known birds of different species to flock together. The very concept is unimaginable. Why, if that happened, we wouldn't stand a chance! How could we possibly hope to fight them?

Mitch Brenner: I just thought you might like to know what it's like to be on the other end of a gag. What do you think of that?
Melanie Daniels: I think you're a louse.
Mitch Brenner: I am.

Mitch Brenner: I'd like to see you. Maybe we could go swimming or something. Mother tells me you like to swim.
Melanie Daniels: How does Mother know what I like to do?
Mitch Brenner: I guess we read the same gossip columns.

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Marnie Edgar: Why don't you love me, Mama?

Marnie Edgar: Can't you understand? Isn't it plain enough? I cannot bear to be handled.
Mark Rutland: By anybody? Or just me?
Marnie Edgar: You... Men.
Mark Rutland: Really? You didn't seem to mind at my office that day, or at the stables. And all this last week i've handled you.

Mark Rutland: What you do need, I suspect, is a psychiatrist.
Marnie Edgar: Oh, men! You say "no thanks" to one of them and bingo! You're a candidate for the funny farm.

Mark Rutland: Before I was drafted into Rutland's Miss Taylor, I had notions of being a zoologist. I still try to keep up with my field.
Marnie Edgar: Zoos?
Mark Rutland: Instinctual behavior.
Marnie Edgar: A lady's instinct too?

Mark Rutland: Well why didn't you jump over the side?
Marnie Edgar: The idea was to kill myself, not feed the damn fish.

Mark Rutland: Did you have a tough childhood, Miss Taylor?
Marnie Edgar: Not particularly.
Mark Rutland: I think you did. I think you've had a hard, tough climb.

Marnie Edgar: You don't love me. I'm just something you've caught! You think I'm some sort of animal you've trapped.
Mark Rutland: That's right - you are. And I've caught something really wild this time, haven't I? I've tracked you and caught you and by God I'm going to keep you.

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