Blanche DuBois: You’re married to a madman.
Stella: I wish you’d stop taking it for granted that I’m in something I want to get out of.
Blanche DuBois: What you are talking about is desire – just brutal Desire. The name of that rattle-trap streetcar that bangs through the Quarter, up one old narrow street and down another.
Stella: Haven’t you ever ridden on that streetcar? … More A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Frederick Albert ‘Fred’ Cowan: You can’t push English people around like sacks of potatoes.
Jim Garland: English?
Connie Pemberton: Don’t you come that stuff, Jim Garland! We always were English, and we’ll always be English, and it’s just because we are English that we’re sticking up for our rights to be Burgundians! … More Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Fran Kubelik: I never catch colds.
C.C. Baxter: Really? I was reading some figures from the Sickness and Accident Claims Division. You know that the average New Yorker between the ages of twenty and fifty has two and a half colds a year?
Fran Kubelik: That makes me feel just terrible.
C.C. Baxter: Why?
Fran Kubelik: Well… … More The Apartment (1960)
Capt. Delgado: One is not always so lucky
Gilda: I am
Capt. Delgado: You should watch out. The superstitious have an old saying
Gilda: “Lucky at cards, unlucky at love”. It is a good thing I am not, isn’t it?
Capt. Delgado: Not what? … More Gilda (1946)
Camille Javal: You like all of me? My mouth? My eyes? My nose? And my ears?
Paul Javal: Yes, all of you.
Camille Javal: Then you love me… totally?
Paul Javal: Yes. Totally… tenderly… tragically. … More Contempt (1963), “Le mépris” (original title)