The Notorious Landlady (1962)
Franklyn Ambruster: You're at a level where you can only afford one mistake. The higher up you go, the more mistakes you're allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
William 'Bill' Gridley: I'm a democrat from New England - I have no prejudices.
Mrs. Carlyle Hardwicke: To put it plainly, Mr. Gridley, I have a dubious reputation.
William 'Bill' Gridley: You DO? I'll pay you 45 pounds a month.
William 'Bill' Gridley: [looks around at the fog] Are you sure this country isn't on fire somewhere?