Barney Sloan
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Barney Sloan (Character)
from Young at Heart (1954)

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Young at Heart (1954)
Barney Sloan: It's a fine thing. Minute a fella's back is turned, you hang up curtains.

Barney Sloan: No flowers!
Laurie Tuttle: Why not?
Barney Sloan: Uh, they take up the oxygen.

Barney Sloan: What good's a hit song?
Laurie Tuttle: Here we go again.
Barney Sloan: Eh, your picture in life, and maybe get a new suit; a lot of hullabaloo. And one day I'm walkin' down the street and around the corner comes a bolt of lightning. POW! D-E-D. Dead.

Barney Sloan: Sometimes when you're on the outside looking in you see some things other people can't.

Barney Sloan: You know what a glove man is? I'm a glove man. You shag flies in the hot sun all your life, but you never go to bat. Like right off, they said - no parents, make him an orphan - he'll be alright. Education? Grammer school's enough; send him off to work. So I cooperate, & then they come up with a nice big Depression.

Barney Sloan: Bustin' things up, thats my speed, but one thing's a saving grace: I always end up at the bottom of the pile.

Barney Sloan: It's homes like these that are the backbone of the nation. Where's the spinning wheel?