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: Dorothy. Mr. Esmond and I are getting married. Dorothy Shaw
: To each other? Gus Esmond
: Of course to each other. Who else to? Dorothy Shaw
: Well, I don't know about you Gus, but I always figured Lorelei would end up with the Secretary of the Treasury.
] When love goes wrong, nothing goes right. This one thing, I know. Lorelei Lee
] When love goes wrong, a man take flight. Dorothy Shaw
] And women get uppity-oh.
Henry Spofford III
: Hello. Lorelei Lee
: Oh, Mr Spoffard. Would you please give me a hand? I'm sort of stuck! Henry Spofford III
: Are you a burglar? Lorelei Lee
: Heaven's no! The steward locked me in. I was waiting for a friend. Henry Spofford III
: Why didn't you ring for him? Lorelei Lee
: I didn't think of it. Isn't that silly? Henry Spofford III
: If you were a burglar, and I helped you escape... Lorelei Lee
: Please help me before somebody comes along. Henry Spofford III
: I'm thinking.
Henry Spofford III
: Hey, look someone's coming. Lorelei Lee
: Oh dear, what'll I do? Henry Spofford III
: Quick! Hold this around your neck tight!
: Have you got the nerve to tell me you don't want to marry my son for his money? Lorelei Lee
: It's true. Esmond Sr.
: Then what do you want to marry him for? Lorelei Lee
: I want to marry him for YOUR money.
: Don't you know that a man being rich is like a girl being pretty? You wouldn't marry a girl just because she's pretty, but my goodness, doesn't it help?
: It's a tiara. Lorelei Lee
: You DO wear it on your head. I just LOVE finding new places to wear diamonds.
] We're just two little girls from Little Rock.
: Excuse me, but what is the way to Europe, France? Dorothy Shaw
: Honey, France is IN Europe. Lorelei Lee
: Well, who said it wasn't? Dorothy Shaw
: Well... you wouldn't say you wanted to go to North America, Mexico. Lorelei Lee
: If that's where I wanted to go, I would. Dorothy Shaw
: [to the Ticket Checker in exasperation
] The dealer passes.
: If you've nothing more to say, then pray, scat!
: [Lorelei is holding a tiara
] How do you put it around your neck? Dorothy Shaw
: You don't, honey, it goes on your head! Lorelei Lee
: You must think I was born yesterday. Dorothy Shaw
: Well, sometimes there's just no other possible explanation.
[Lorelei is stuck going through the porthole
] Henry Spofford III
: All right. I'll help you. I'll help you for two reasons. Lorelei Lee
: Never mind the reasons. Just help me. Henry Spofford III
: The first reason is I'm too young to be sent to jail. The second reason is you got a lot of animal magnetism.
: I've been wondering, what is your line, Mr. Malone? Ernie Malone
: My line? My most effective one is to tell a girl she has hair like a tortured midnight, lips like a red couch in an ivory palace that I'm lonely and starved for affection. Then, I generally burst into tears. It seldom works.
: Honey, did it ever occur to you that some people just don't care about money? Lorelei Lee
: Please, we're talking serious here.
] A kiss on the hand may be quite continental, / But diamonds are a girl's best friend. / A kiss may be grand, but it won't pay the rental on your humble flat. / Or help you at the automat. / Men grow cold as girls grow old, and we all lose our charm in the end. / But square-cut or pear-shaped, these rocks won't lost their shape. / Diamonds are a girl's best friend.
: I always say a kiss on the hand might feel very good, but a diamond tiara lasts forever.
Mr. Esmond Sr.
: Say, they told me you were stupid! You don't sound stupid to me! Lorelei Lee
: I can be smart when it's important.
: I want you to find happiness and stop having fun.
: There was an old man named Sidney... Who drank till he ruined a kidney. It shriveled and shrank, but he drank and he drank... He had his fun doing it, didn't he?
: Dorothy, please, a lady never admits her feet hurt.
: Hi. Remember me? Lorelei Lee
: Yes. You're one of the Olympic athletes. Olympic athlete
: I'm the only 4-letter man on the team. Lorelei Lee
: You should be ashamed to admit it. No, don't say another word. No, don't say another word.
] Lorelei Lee
: Thank you ever so!
: [as she tries on the diamond ring he's just given her
] Is it the right size? Lorelei Lee
: Well, it can never be too big. Do you think that's too small, Dorothy? Dorothy Shaw
] Looks like it oughta have a highball around it.
: What are you girls made of? What was that? Lorelei Lee
: Just equal parts of scotch, vodka, brandy, and gin.
: Listen, either you hock some of that stuff or get the price of a diamond tiara out of him. Lorelei Lee
: How much do you think a diamond tiara will cost? Dorothy Shaw
: Fifteen thousand at least. Lorelei Lee
] Let's see, that'll take an hour and 45 minutes.
: If you've nothing more to say, pray scat.