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  • Fielding Mellish: I was always, ah, I was always very shy when it came to girls. I, I remember when I was a little boy, I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille and I used to rub the dirty parts.


  • Semple: I'm sorry to disappoint you but I've known Fielding Mellish for years and he's a warm, wonderful human being.
    Fielding Mellish: Uh, would the clerk read that statement back, please?
    Prosecutor: I've known Fielding Mellish for years and he's a rotten, conniving, dishonest little rat.
    Fielding Mellish: Okay, I just wanted to make sure you were getting it.


  • Fielding Mellish: Can you believe that? She says I'm not leader enough for her. Who was she looking for... Hitler?


  • Esposito: You have a chance to die for freedom.
    Fielding Mellish: Yes, well, freedom is wonderful. On the other hand, if you're dead, it's a tremendous drawback to your sex life.


  • Fielding Mellish: I move for a mistrial! Do you realize there's not a single homosexual on that jury?
    Judge: Yes there is.
    Fielding Mellish: Oh, really, which one? Is it the big guy at the end?


  • Fielding Mellish: We fell in love. I fell in love - she just stood there.


  • Nancy: Oh, Women's Rights do not automatically mean castration.


  • Fielding Mellish: I love Eastern philosophy. It's... it's metaphysical, and redundant. Abortively pedantic.


  • Fielding Mellish: Blood! That should be on the inside!


  • Sharon: I think Mr. Mellish is a traitor to this country because his views are different from the views of the President and others of his kind. Differences of opinion should be tolerated, but not when they're too different. Then he becomes a subversive mother.


  • Nancy: Have you ever been to Denmark?
    Fielding Mellish: I've been, yes... to the Vatican.
    Nancy: The Vatican? The Vatican is in Rome.
    Fielding Mellish: Well, they were doing so well in Rome that they opened one in Denmark.


  • Fielding Mellish: I'm doing a sociological study on perversion. I'm up to advanced child molesting.


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