Terry McKay: Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories... we've already missed the spring!
Nickie Ferrante: I'll just take my ego for a walk.
Nickie Ferrante: Tell me. Did you write the song "I'll Never Smile Again"?
Terry McKay: [laughs] No. But I'm thinking of writing one called "Moon Over La Gabriella." Do you think it will ever take the place of night baseball?
[Shakes her head]
Terry McKay: .
Nickie Ferrante: But you have such an honest face.
Terry McKay: I have?
Nickie Ferrante: I can trust you can't I?
Terry McKay: Yes, I suppose so.
Nickie Ferrante: Good, come with me.
Terry McKay: Yes, but the Captain has an honest face too! Why can't you tell him your troubles?
Interviewer: I'm sure you had some wonderful experiences in Europe.
Nickie Ferrante: Yes.
Interviewer: Would you care to expand on that statement?
Nickie Ferrante: No.
Terry McKay: And all I could say was, "hello".
Terry McKay: Oh, it's nobody's fault but my own! I was looking up... it was the nearest thing to heaven! You were there...
Nickie: There must be something between us, even if it's only an ocean.
Terry McKay: [voice shaking, ready to cry] If you can paint I can walk- anything can happen, right?
Terry McKay: The Empire State Building is the closest thing to heaven in this city.
Himself - Announcer: Now then, one thing - watch the camera. When the red light is on, you're on.
Nickie Ferrante: Yeah? Well, it's on.
Terry McKay: We were talking about the place where I was born...
Nickie Ferrante: I can hardly wait for you to grow up.
Terry McKay: I'm getting married and I want you to be the first to congratulate me.
NYC Cab Driver: Marriage is something to rush to?
Kenneth Bradley: I really hope you've found happiness, and if you're ever in need of anything, like someone to love you, don't hesitate to call me.
Terry McKay: Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories... we've already missed the spring.
Grandmother Janou: [talking about Nickie] Everything comes too easily to him. He's always attracted by the art he isn't practising, the place he hasn't been, the girl he hasn't met.