Not as a Stranger (1955)
Dr. Dave W. Runkleman: [Opening lines] Gentlemen, this is a corpse!
Dr. Aarons: [to the interns in the operating theater] I have been a pathologist for over 25 years. I haven't gotten a single laugh out of it yet.
Alfred Boone: [to Lucas] Sometimes I wish I had 75 more pounds. I'd belt you one!
Dr. Aarons: [Saying farewell to his graduating interns] Good-bye and God bless all of you... and don't endorse any cigarettes!
Dr. Aarons: I can see the picture you got of yourself already... a country road and an old Ford. It's a white house and you are Saint George complete in spotless armor. You get to a farmhouse. There's this man bleeding to death. Now alone, without instruments, without assistance, you perform an impossible operation, and because your heart is pure, you save him.
Lucas Marsh: I haven't any th...
Dr. Aarons: [Interrupting] You're going to go down that road. When you get there, you know what you're going to find? A man with a boil on his backside. You hear me? A boil on his backside! You will lance it and go home.
Lucas Marsh: [Smiling ironically and turning to leave] Good-bye, Doctor.
Dr. Aarons: [Loudly across the room] Marsh, you're one of the most brilliant students we've ever had here. You'll be aa great physician. Stop living your life like a Greek tragedy, or you'll muff it!
Lucas Marsh: [Soberly] Thank you.
Dr. Aarons: [Quietly] Goodbye, Doctor.