I didn't realize you were an art collector. I thought you just collected corpses.

Roger Thornhill

Phillip Vandamm: Mr. Kaplan, you are quite the performer. First you're the outraged Madison Avenue advertising executive who claims that he has been mistaken for someone else. Next, you play the fugitive from justice supposedly trying to clear himself of a crime he knows he didn't commit. And now, you're the jealous lover spurned by love and betrayal.
Roger Thornhill: Apparently the only performance that will satisfy you is when I play dead.
Phillip Vandamm: Your very next role, and you'll be quite convincing, I assure you.

Roger Thornhill: Now, what can a man do with his clothes off for twenty minutes? Couldn't he have taken an hour?
Eve Kendall: You could always take a cold shower.

That wasn't very sporting, using real bullets.

Phillip Vandamm

The Professor: If I thought there was any chance of changing your mind, I'd talk about Miss Kendall, of whom you so obviously disapprove.
Roger Thornhill: Yes, for using sex like some people use a flyswatter.

Roger Thornhill: You're police, aren't you? Or is it FBI?
The Professor: FBI, CIA, ONI... we're all in the same alphabet soup.

Roger Thornhill: When we get out of this, you can ride the train with me again.
Eve Kendall: Is that a proposition?
Roger Thornhill: It's a proposal, sweetie!

Seems to me you fellows could stand a little less training from the F.B.I. and a little more from the Actor's Studio.

Phillip Vandamm

So horribly sad. How is it I feel like laughing?


I don't like the way Teddy Roosevelt is looking at me.

Roger Thornhill

Sorry love, I'm sentimental.

Roger Thornhill

[to Eve] Who are you kidding? You have no feelings to hurt.

Roger Thornhill

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