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  • Addison De Witt: I think the time has come to shed some of your humility. It is just as false not to blow your horn at all as it is to blow it too loudly.
    Eve Harrington: I don't think I've done anything to sound off about.
    Addison De Witt: We all come into this world with our little egos quipped with individual horns. If we don't blow them, who else will?
    ‐ Submitted by Jennifer L (12 months ago)

  • Lloyd Richards: It's about time the piano realized it has not written the concerto!
    ‐ Submitted by Alex L (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
    ‐ Submitted by Dutch E (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Hold on, it's going to be a bumpy night.
    ‐ Submitted by Don G (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: A milkshake?
    ‐ Submitted by Wellington O (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Don't get up. And please stop acting as if I were the queen mother.
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: I distinctly remember Addison crossing you off my guest list. What are you doing here?
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Eve Harrington: Don't get up. And please stop acting as if I were the queen mother.
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Eve Harrington: I distinctly remember Addison crossing you off my guest list. What are you doing here?
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: As it happens, there are particular aspects of my life to which I would like to maintain sole and exclusive rights and privileges.
    Bill Sampson: For instance what?
    Eve Harrington: For instance you!
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Karen Richards: Funny, the things you remember and the things you don't.
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Bill Sampson: Have you no human consideration?
    Eve Harrington: Show me a human and I might have!
    ‐ Submitted by Ursula N (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
    ‐ Submitted by Matthew D (3 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: You be host! It's your party: Happy birthday, welcome home. And we who are about to die salute you.
    Bill Sampson: Need any help?
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Bill Sampson: To give so much for almost always so little...
    Eve Harrington: So little? So little, did you say? Oh why, if there's nothing else, there's applause; I've listened backstage to people applaud. It's like... like waves of love coming over the footlights and wrapping you up. Imagine, to know every night different hundreds of people love you; they smile, their eyes shine, you please them, they want you, you belong. Just that alone is worth anything.
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Birdie Coonan: Everything but the bloodhounds snapping at her rear.
    ‐ Submitted by Sonia S (4 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: You bought the new girdles a size smaller, I can feel it.
    Birdie Coonan: Something maybe grew a size larger.
    Margo Channing: When we get home you're going to get into one of these girdles and *act* for two and a half hours.
    Birdie Coonan: I couldn't get into *the girdle* in two and a half hours.
    ‐ Submitted by Letitia L (4 years ago)

  • Eve Harrington: I'm afraid Mr. DeWitt would find me boring before too long.
    Miss Claudia Caswell: You won't bore him honey. You won't even get a chance to talk.
    ‐ Submitted by Catherine M (4 years ago)

  • Lloyd Richards: It's about time for the piano to realize he has not written the concerto.
    ‐ Submitted by Joel R (4 years ago)

  • Addison De Witt: As always with women who are trying to get information, she told more than she heard.
    ‐ Submitted by Joel R (4 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night!
    ‐ Submitted by Hector H (4 years ago)

  • Miss Claudia Caswell: Why do they always look like unhappy rabbits?
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Addison De Witt: I am nobody's fool. Least of all, yours.
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Addison De Witt: Is it possible, even conceivable, that you've confused me with that gang of backward children you play tricks on? That you have the same contempt for me as you have for them?
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Bill's 32. He looks 32. He looked it five years ago. He'll look it 20 years from now. I hate men.
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Birdie Coonan: What a story! Everything but the bloodhounds snapping at her rear end.
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Margo Channing: Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.
    ‐ Submitted by Tyler C (5 years ago)

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