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Irene Dunne

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Memorable Quotations:

  • "My father used to say, 'Wishes are the dreams we dream when we're awake.'  He used to drink a lot." --as Terry McKay in LOVE AFFAIR (1939).
  • "My father used to say, 'It's a funny thing, but the things we like best are either illegal, immoral or fattening.'" --as Terry McKay in LOVE AFFAIR (1939).
  • "I've been settled down all my life.  I'd like to get unsettled." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "I can dry my own tears." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "They always said that if I ever started kicking up my heels, I'd kick them higher than anyone." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "You said you'd teach me how to live, and I'm going to learn if it kills me." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "If you face a little fact today, it can never become a black cat tomorrow." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "You see, Tommy, you just won't understand that in the lives of all women, there's some unfinished business.  Don't ask me why." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "You might at least act like a man." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "Thank you so much for arranging my life for me your way." --as Nancy Andrews in UNFINISHED BUSINESS (1941).
  • "A lot of people criticize a lot of other people for doing a lot of things a lot of other people do which aren't nearly as bad as the things a lot of people are doing themselves.  Isn't that right?" --as Dorinda Durston in A GUY NAMED JOE (1943).
  • "Pete, did I ever give you the wrong impression? ... Don't watch me blush, but I tried to once or twice." --as Dorinda Durston in A GUY NAMED JOE (1943).
  • "A life is really a very, very long time, Margaret, when you look back to when you were young." --as Susan Dunn Ashwood in THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER (1944).
  • "God will never forgive us if we break faith with our dead again." --as Susan Dunn Ashwood in THE WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER (1944).
  • "Dames are funny -- holding on to what they've got just as long as they can." --as Paula Wharton in OVER 21 (1945).
  • "Flunking out after giving the best you have -- there's some self-respect in that.  But quitting in the middle -- that's a licking." --as Paula Wharton in OVER 21 (1945).

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