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Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

General Allenby: I believe your name will be a household word when you'll have to go to the War Museum to find who Allenby was. You're the most extraordinary man I've ever met!
T.E. Lawrence: Leave me alone!
General Allenby: What?
T.E. Lawrence: Leave me alone!
General Allenby: Well, that's a feeble thing to say.
T.E. Lawrence: I know I'm not ordinary.
General Allenby: That's not what I'm saying...
T.E. Lawrence: All right! I'm extraordinary! What of it?


-- Peter O'Toole (as T.E. Lawrence) in Lawrence of Arabia

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

Bartender: [after Lawrence enters with a dirty Bedouin] This is a bar for British officers!
T.E. Lawrence: That's all right. We're not particular.


-- Peter O'Toole (as T.E. Lawrence) in Lawrence of Arabia

Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif
(as Sherif Ali)

Sherif Ali: What are you looking for?
T.E. Lawrence: Some way to announce myself.
Sherif Ali: Be patient with him, God.


-- Omar Sharif (as Sherif Ali) in Lawrence of Arabia

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

T.E. Lawrence: The best of them won't come for money; they'll come for me.


-- Peter O'Toole (as T.E. Lawrence) in Lawrence of Arabia

Mercedes McCambridge

Mercedes McCambridge
(as Sadie Burke)

Sadie Burke: He'll ditch everybody in the whole world, because that's what Willie wants. Nobody in the world but him!


-- Mercedes McCambridge (as Sadie Burke) in All the King's Men


Broderick Crawford

Broderick Crawford
(as Willie Stark)

Sadie Burke: Be smart. Play square with him. You're gonna need people like us around.
Willie Stark: Are you sure?


-- Broderick Crawford (as Willie Stark) in All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford

Broderick Crawford
(as Willie Stark)

Willie Stark: I'm the hick they were gonna use to split the hick vote. But I'm standing right here now on my hind legs! Even a dog can learn to do that. Are you standing on your hind legs? Have you learned to do that yet?


-- Broderick Crawford (as Willie Stark) in All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford

Broderick Crawford
(as Willie Stark)

Willie Stark: It could have been - whole world - Willie Stark.


-- Broderick Crawford (as Willie Stark) in All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford

Broderick Crawford
(as Willie Stark)

[to his fellow 'hicks' after surviving an impeachment trial in the state senate]
Willie Stark: They tried to ruin me, but they are ruined. They tried to ruin me because they didn't like what I have done. Do you like what I've done?


-- Broderick Crawford (as Willie Stark) in All the King's Men

Broderick Crawford

Broderick Crawford
(as Willie Stark)

Willie Stark: Now, shut up! Shut up, all of you! Now listen to me, you hicks. Yeah, you're hicks too, and they fooled you a thousand times like they fooled me. But this time, I'm going to fool somebody. I'm going to stay in this race. I'm on my own and I'm out for blood.


-- Broderick Crawford (as Willie Stark) in All the King's Men

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Bette Davis

Bette Davis
(as Margo)

Margo Channing: Margo Channing is ageless - spoken like a press agent.
Lloyd Richards: I know what I'm talking about. After all, they're my plays.
Margo Channing: Spoken like an author. Lloyd, I'm not twenty-ish, I'm not thirty-ish. Three months ago I was forty years old. Forty. Four O. That slipped out. I hadn't quite made up my mind to admit it. Now I suddenly feel as if I've taken all my clothes off.


-- Bette Davis (as Margo) in All About Eve

Bette Davis

Bette Davis
(as Margo)

Margo Channing: She thinks only of me, doesn't she?
Birdie: Well, let's say she thinks only about you, anyway.
Margo Channing: How do you mean that?
Birdie: I'll tell you how: like... like she's studying you, like you was a play or a book or a set of blueprints - how you walk, talk, eat, think, sleep...
Margo Channing: I'm sure that's very flattering, Birdie. I'm sure there's nothing wrong with it.


-- Bette Davis (as Margo) in All About Eve

George Sanders

George Sanders
(as Addison DeWitt)

Addison DeWitt: We all come into this world with our little egos equipped with individual horns. If we don't blow them, who else will?


-- George Sanders (as Addison DeWitt) in All About Eve

Laurence Olivier

Laurence Olivier
(as Heathcliff)

Heathcliff: Tell the dirty stable boy to let go of you. He soiled your pretty dress. But who soiled your heart? Not Heathcliff. Who turns you into a vain, cheap, worldly fool? Linton does. You'll never love him, but you'll let yourself be loved because it pleases your stupid, greedy vanity.


-- Laurence Olivier (as Heathcliff) in Wuthering Heights

Irene Hervey

Irene Hervey
(as Mrs. Durant)

Stephanie: Really, Mrs Durant. Your teeth are more important than your hair.
Mrs. Durant: You really believe that, don't you. Sad.


-- Irene Hervey (as Mrs. Durant) in Cactus Flower

S.Z. Sakall

S.Z. Sakall
(as Carl)

Woman: What makes saloonkeepers so snobbish?
Banker: Perhaps if you told him I ran the second largest banking house in Amsterdam.
Carl: Second largest? That wouldn't impress Rick. The leading banker in Amsterdam is now the pastry chef in our kitchen.


-- S.Z. Sakall (as Carl) in Casablanca

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

T.E. Lawrence: A thousand Arabs means a thousand knives, delivered anywhere day or night. It means a thousand camels. That means a thousand packs of high explosives and a thousand crack rifles. We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round, and smash his railways. And while he's mending them, I'll smash them somewhere else. In thirteen weeks, I can have Arabia in chaos.


-- Peter O'Toole (as T.E. Lawrence) in Lawrence of Arabia

Peter O'Toole

Peter O'Toole
(as T.E. Lawrence)

T.E. Lawrence: A thousand Arabs means a thousand knives, delivered anywhere day or night. It means a thousand camels. That means a thousand packs of high explosives and a thousand crack rifles. We can cross Arabia while Johnny Turk is still turning round, and smash his railways. And while he's mending them, I'll smash them somewhere else. In thirteen weeks, I can have Arabia in chaos.


-- Peter O'Toole (as T.E. Lawrence) in Lawrence of Arabia

Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins
(as General Allenby)

General Allenby: You acted without orders, you know.
T.E. Lawrence: Shouldn't officers use their initiative at all times?
General Allenby: Not really. It's awfully dangerous.


-- Jack Hawkins (as General Allenby) in Lawrence of Arabia

Rex Harrison

Rex Harrison
(as Professor Henry Higgins)

Professor Henry Higgins: Would I run off and never tell me where I'm going?


-- Rex Harrison (as Professor Henry Higgins) in My Fair Lady

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