Sluzhebnyy roman (1977)
Samokhvalov: It's just that... it compromises you.
Kalugina: I have had such a spotless reputation, it's about time I were compromised.
Novoseltsev: I have two kids. A boy and... a boy, too. Two boys.
Kalugina: Well, how's the cat?
Novoseltsev: Better, she said.
Kalugina: Just so she said, didn't she?
Novoseltsev: Yes, she did.
Kalugina: Such a wonderful cat! The best cat in the world, isn't she?
Kalugina: You didn't do too well in grade school, did you?
Novoseltsev: Let's leave my shady past alone.
Kalugina: What are you doing?
Verochka: Uhm, I'm considering these boots, Ljudmila Prokofjevna. Do you like them?
Kalugina: They are very slutty, I would not buy them. And in your place, I would concentrate on my job, and shop for boots after work.
Verochka: Meaning, good boots, I should take them.
Novoseltsev: Why did you have to eat modeling clay?
Novoseltsev's Son: But I ate it with sugar.
Shura: [collecting money] 50 copecks! 50 copecks! Masha V. had a baby!
Novoseltsev: If someone else at this job dies or has a baby, I'll be left without lunch.
Novoseltsev: We all love you! Well... somewhere deep inside, somewhere very deep inside.
Kalugina: You said that I was tough!
Novoseltsev: Oh, no! Soft!
Novoseltsev: Very human!
Verochka's husband: I've realized why we keep fighting. We need a baby.
Verochka: [on the phone at work] You want a baby?
Verochka's husband: Yes, and as soon as possible.
Verochka: I... I can't right now.
Shura: [collecting money for a birthday present] 50 copecks!
Shura: When you're fifty, we'll collect for you too!
Verochka: I won't live that long. I have an unhealthy job.
Kalugina: So it turns out that everyone thinks that I'm a monster?
Novoseltsev: Please, don't exaggerate! Not everyone... and not quite a monster...