While You Were Sleeping Quotes

  • Dr. Rubin: (about Elsie) Is she all right?
    Saul Tuttle: (quietly) She has a little heart problem, she's had three attacks already.
    Elsie: They weren't attacks, they were episodes.
    Saul Tuttle: Nothing wrong with her hearing.


  • Jack Callaghan: When did you start seeing Peter?
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: September seventeenth.
    Jack Callaghan: Three months, that's fast.
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: You have no idea.


  • Joe Fusco Jr.: Hey Pop. Can I give you that bottle of Blue Nun you got from Cousin Ornello to my probation officer?


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: You give up your seat every day in the train.
    Peter Callaghan: Well... But that's not heroic
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: It is to the person who sits in it.


  • Midge: These potatoes are so creamy. Mary mashed them.


  • Jack Callaghan: I want you... not to be unhappy...


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: I've had a really lousy Christmas, you've *just* killed managed to kill my New Year's, you come back on Easter- you can burn down my apartment.


  • Doorman: You're not his fiancée.
    Ashley Bartlett Bacon: Huh?
    Doorman: Huh?


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Oh, geez, I was talking to myself.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: I'm not engaged. I've never even spoken to the guy.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: I'm not his fiancée.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Wh-why did you say that?


  • Ox: Who made you the Pope?


  • Ox: Hey, be nice pally, we're in church!


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Well, we're... waiting.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Celeste, you have to have sex to be pregnant.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: If you fit into my pants, I will kill myself.


  • Jack Callaghan: Tell me about your dad, what was he like?
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: He was a lot like me, brown hair, flat chest.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: You don't have to walk me home.
    Jack Callaghan: You block the wind.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: (thinking) It's amazing how exotic Wisconsin... isn't.


  • Saul Tuttle: I couldn't love you anymore if you were my own son. But the fact of the matter is, you're... well you're a putz.
    Peter Callaghan: Is there a point to this?


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: It just... I never met anyone I could laugh with. You know?


  • Elsie: Look at the bright side. He has more room in his jockey shorts.


  • Peter Callaghan: Remember the squirrels?
    Jack Callaghan: Don't even say it.
    Peter Callaghan: First, I knocked them out of their nest with a rock.
    Jack Callaghan: Peter!
    Peter Callaghan: Then I saved them.


  • Jack Callaghan: You suck!
    Peter Callaghan: I suck, or the outfit sucks?
    Jack Callaghan: It's a toss-up.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Doesn't anybody use the phone anymore?
    Joe Fusco Jr.: I do.
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: I'm not talking about nine hundred numbers.
    Joe Fusco Jr.: Who told?


  • Jack Callaghan: I guess I don't remember meeting you.
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Well, that's probably because we've never met.
    Jack Callaghan: That could have something to do with it.


  • Ox: Jesus Christ, Jack, you're running the business.
    Jack Callaghan: There's something I'd like to talk to you about.
    Midge: Talk about that later, ok?
    Mary Callaghan: Talk about it now, he can't kill you in church.


  • Jerry Wallace: You were born into a family. You do not join them like you do the Marines.


  • Elsie: I like Mass better in Latin. It's nicer when you don't know what they're saying.


  • Elsie: I don't drink anymore... I don't drink any less, either!


  • Joe Fusco Jr.: O.K., Lucy, it's either me or him!
    Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Him.
    Joe Fusco Jr.: You don't have to answer right away.


  • Ashley Bartlett Bacon: Peter Callahan is engaged to me. I object to this wedding!
    Priest: Get in line
    Ashley's Husband: And I object to your objection.
    Mary Callaghan: Who's that?
    Peter Callaghan: Ashley's husband.
    Midge: You proposed to a married woman?
    Peter Callaghan: Yes. And I'm in a coma when my brother makes a play for my- sort of my fiancée.


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: Oh, and I'm *very* sorry about your carpet.
    Peter Callaghan: What about my carpet?


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: (last lines) Peter once asked me when I fell in love with Jack. And I told him, "It was while you were sleeping"


  • Lucy Eleanor Moderatz: ?


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