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  • Howard Hughes: You want to go to war with me?
    Sen. Ralph Owen Brewster: It's not me, Howard. It's the United States Government. We just beat Germany and Japan. Who the hell are you?


  • Noah Dietrich: I've gotta tell you, the board over in Houston has been getting a little concerned about the cost of this operation out here.
    Howard Hughes: Ah! would you stop showing them the books, Noah?
    Noah Dietrich: That be illegal Howard
    Howard Hughes: Well, maybe it's a little naughty.


  • Katharine Hepburn: I've been famous - for better or worse - for a long time now... I wonder if you know what that really means.
    Howard Hughes: Yeah, I got my fair share of press on Hell's Angels. I'm used to it.
    Katharine Hepburn: Are you? Howard, we're not like everyone else. Too many acute angles. Too many eccentricities. We have to be very careful not to let people in or they'll make us into freaks.
    Howard Hughes: Kate, they can't get in here. We're safe.
    Katharine Hepburn: Oh they can always get in. When my brother killed himself there were photographers at the funeral. There's no decency to it!
    Howard Hughes: You know I get these ideas Kate these crazy ideas about things that might not be there.
    Katharine Hepburn: Yeah
    Howard Hughes: Sometimes I truly feel like I'm losing my mind and if I did it would be like flying blind.
    Katharine Hepburn: You taught me to fly Howard, I'll take the wheel.


  • Howard Hughes: The way of the future, the way of the future, the way of the future...


  • Howard Hughes: Good, and you made what, $5200 dollas a year at your last job? I'll pay you ten thousand.
    Noah Dietrich: I guess i'll be working teice as hard.
    Howard Hughes: You'll be working four times as hard. I just got you at half price.


  • Howard Hughes: Don't tell me i can't do it. Don't tell me it can't be done.
    Howard Hughes: Don't tell me I can't do it. Don't tell me it can't be done.


  • Howard Hughes: Come in with the milk, come in with the milk, come in with the milk, come in with the milk, come in with the milk...


  • Katharine Hepburn: Simply marvelous.
    Katharine Hepburn: Are they? How marvelous!


  • Howard Hughes: Sh- Show me all the blueprints, Odie. Show me all the blueprints... Show me all the blueprints. I'm serious now- show me all the blueprints... ... ... Show me all the bl- Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. I wanna get it done right so show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints show me all the blueprints.
    Howard Hughes: Sh- Show me all the blueprints, Odie. Show me all the blueprints... Show me all the blueprints. I'm serious now- show me all the blueprints... Show me all the bl- Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. I wanna get it done right so show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints. Show me all the blueprints show me all the blueprints.


  • Howard Hughes: He is to open the bag with his right hand and hold the bag out to me at a 45-degree angle so I may reach into the bag without... without touching the paper.


  • Howard Hughes: Way of the future, way of the future, way of the future.


  • Howard Hughes: This is what the people want. Silent pictures are yesterday's news, so I figure we gotta re shoot Hell's Angels for sound.
    Noah Dietrich: How much of it?
    Howard Hughes: All of it. Before you even ask I'll tell you an additional 1.7 million. We got that much?
    Noah Dietrich: No.


  • Howard Hughes: This is what the people want. Silent pictures are yesterday's news, so I figure we gotta re shoot Hell's Angels for sound.
    Noah Dietrich: How much of it?
    Howard Hughes: All of it. Before you even ask I'll tell you an additional 1.7 million. We got that much?
    Noah Dietrich: No.


  • Howard Hughes: Show me the blueprints. Show me the Blue prints. Show me the blueprints.


  • Juan Trippe: If you let him testify at that hearing, the whole world will see what he's become. They should remember him for what he was.


  • Howard Hughes: Come in with the milk. Come in with the milk. Come in with the milk.


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