Elmer Gantry: I have here in my pocket - and thank heaven you can't see them - lewd, dirty, obscene, and I'm ashamed to say this: French postcards. They were sold to me in front of your own innocent high school by a man with a black beard... a foreigner.
Elmer Gantry: I was accosted by three painted women. Your streets are made unsafe by shameless, diseased hussies, rapacious pick-pockets, and insidious opium-smokers.
Elmer Gantry: Sin, sin, sin! You're all sinners! You're all doomed to perdition!
(as George F. Babbitt)
George Babbitt: Besides, I'm for a free press, for free enterprise... and for whatever the hell the other freedoms are!
(as Jim Lefferts)
(as Sister Sharon Falconer)
Sister Sharon Falconer: But tonight is a thousand years away.
(as Lulu Bains)
Lulu Bains: Oh, he gave me special instructions back of the pulpit Christmas Eve. He got to howlin' "Repent! Repent!" and I got to moanin' "Save me! Save me!" and the first thing I know he rammed the fear of God into me so fast I never heard my old man's footsteps!