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Lest we forget the debt we owe:


General Dwight D. Eisenhower's D-Day Speech (featured in "The Longest Day")


You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world.


Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle hardened. He will fight savagely.


But this is the year 1944! Much has happened since the Nazi triumphs of 1940-41. The United Nations have inflicted upon the Germans great defeats, in open battle, man-to-man. Our air offensive has seriously reduced their strength in the air and their capacity to wage war on the ground. Our Home Fronts have given us an overwhelming superiority in weapons and munitions of war, and placed at our disposal great reserves of trained fighting men. The tide has turned! The free men of the world are marching together to Victory!


I have full confidence in your courage and devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full Victory!


Good luck! And let us beseech the blessing of Almighty God upon this great and noble undertaking.


Gus Cerini

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Slaytonf wrote:

Aw, it just ain't the same.  If they can dredge up It's a Dog's Life, why can't they do the same for Favorite Line From a Movie?


I missed this thread and am glad it's back.  I also love It's a Dog's Life so I agree this old thread should be resurrected as well.  That way we're all happy.

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"It's like they say:  A woman becomes a mother when she learns she's pregnant; a man becomes a father when he sees his baby."


Jennifer Garner in Juno


A man becomes a father when he sees the DNA test results! 

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"Ow!! Who the He*l's kickin' me in the bu*t?!"

"What were you doing down there, Soldier?"

"Sir, I was just tryin' to get some sleep."

"Well, get back down there, son.  You the only sumb**ch around here, knows what he's tryin' to do."


...George C. Scott et al in Patton

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You see, boys forget what their country means by just reading The Land of the Free in history books. Then they get to be men they forget even more. Liberty's too precious a thing to be buried in books, Miss Saunders. Men should hold it up in front of them every single day of their lives and say: I'm free to think and to speak. My ancestors couldn't, I can, and my children will. Boys ought to grow up remembering that.


Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

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"A good motto is: "Take all you can get and give as little as possible". Don't forget, honey. Never let one man worry your mind. Find 'em, fool 'em and forget 'em!"


I'm No Angel ('33)

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Bio47's thread.


"Excuse me, are you reading Yes I Can by Sammy Davis, Jr?"


"You know what the title of that book should be?  Yes I Can If Frank Sinatra Says It's O.K."


...Bruno Kirby and Jennifer Child in This Is Spinal Tap  (1984)

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Meet John Doe (1941)


ANN:  John, I am so glad to see you, I was terribly worried.


JOHN WILLOUGHBY:  Did you write this?


ANN:  Yes, I did John, but I had no idea what was going on.


JOHN WILLOUGHBY:  You didn't...


ANN:  No.


JOHN WILLOUGHBY:  That's a swell bracelet you're wearing.


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"We on for tonight?"

"No thanks."

"Why not"

"I'm trying to do things, have a career.  I got no time for relationships."

"Oh yeah?  Well let me tell  you something.  Guys like you aren't relationships.  You're exercise!"


...A woman customer and cocktail waiter John Travolta in Staying Alive (1983)

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