Best Picture Winners by Quote

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Can you name the winners of the Academy Award for Best Picture by the quote given?

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QuoteMovieAward Year
'What you learn tonight?' 'Always protect myself.' 'What's the rule?' 'Always protect myself.'
'Books? Books? I don't read books!'
'Remember Maggio?' 'Oh, the wop? Yeah, real tough monkey.' 'You killed him.'
'I'm a concert pianist. That's a pretentious way of saying I'm... unemployed at the moment.'
'There should never be any good reason for neglecting someone that you love.'
'Your legs are too thin, your hair is too red, you have lips like a cat. You're no good. You give me too much trouble.' 'Flattery rolls right off me.'
'Aren't you glad the Army has all these tanks parked here? Just in case the Russians come and we have to have a big tank battle?'
'Be careful.' 'I always am.' 'Don't get hurt.' 'I never do.' 'Don't hurt no one.' 'Well, if you say so.'
'Shut up! The man with the Colt 45 says shut up!'
'Look at me. You embarrass me. You embarrass yourself.'
'If you cannot say what you mean, your majesty, you will never mean what you say and a gentleman should always mean what he says.'
'The village, which had stood for maybe a thousand years, didn't know we were coming that day. If they had, they would've run.'
'I'm the hick they were gonna use to split the hick vote. But I'm standing right here now on my hind legs!'
'Oh, no, sir. I'm sorry, sir. I could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats and other animals, but not for children and definitely not for me.'
'What are you doing? These are mine. These are my workers. They should be on my train. They're skilled ammunition workers. They're essential. Essential girls!'
'My grammy never gave gifts. She was too busy getting raped by Cossacks.'
'Not my gentle son. The mere sight of him would only encourage an enemy to take over the whole country. So whom do I send?'
'Hate him! How could I hate him? Mothers don't hate their sons! Is that what he told you? You see how you believe everything he tells you?'
'He even took the gramophone on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart.'
'I'm not taking him with me. I'm no good for him. I'm terrible with him. I have no patience. He's better off without me.'
'Glad to meet you, kid, you're a real horse's ass. Is Lonnegan after you too?' 'I dunno... I ain't seen anybody.' 'You never do, kid.'
'You are exceptionally odd.' 'I bet you're very popular with the girls.'
'I don't know much about women. I've been married for 28 years, you know.'
'I tell people to hope for the best and prepare for the worst.' 'And they let you get away with that?'
'Have there been any women in his life?' 'I assume he had a mother, but I am not certain.'
'But I wouldn't worry too much about your heart. You can always put that award where your heart ought to be.'
'I wanted to meet the man who could write such a long paper with so few adjectives.'
'He was even dumber than you. He couldn't even write his whole name. 'X,' that's what it ought to say on that goddamn headstone, one big lousy 'X.''
QuoteMovieAward Year
'I want you all to form two circles. The boys on the outside and the girls on the inside.' 'Where will you be?'
'That's right, Mr. Martini. There is an Easter Bunny.'
'You don't like her. My mother don't like her. She's a dog. And I'm a fat, ugly man. Well, all I know is I had a good time last night.'
'I taught some of the stupidest children God ever put on the face of this earth and all of them could read well enough to find a name on a tombstone.'
'We are not questioning your authority, sir, but if manners prevent our speaking the truth, we will be without manners.'
'You don't find it hard to do your duty?' 'Sometimes I do what I want to do. The rest of the time, I do what I have to.'
'The only arithmetic he ever got was hearing the referee count up to ten.'
'Her dream had come true. She was a folk singer.'
'It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will... in a dull man.'
'Look, sir, we can't just do nothing.' 'Why not? It's usually best.'
'It's men like him that build the world. The rest of them, like me... why, we just come along and live in it.'
'This is the People's War. It is our war. We are the fighters. Fight it then. Fight it with all that is in us and may God defend the Right.'
'The die is cast. I'm a lily!' 'Have some popcorn.'
'I don't see what all of the fuss is about. It doesn't look any bigger than the Mauritania.'
'You know that the average New Yorker between the ages of twenty and fifty has two and a half colds a year?'
'Church wants you on your place. Kneel, stand, kneel, stand. If you go for that sort of thing, I don't know what to do for you.'
'I will raise my eyes and look down that corridor; 4 feet wide, with 10 lonely seconds to justify my whole existence. But WILL I?'
'All right, gentlemen. He's got one barrel left. When he fires that, take out your pistols, and shoot him down like the mangy scoundrel he is!'
'They took care of me fine. They trained me to use these things. I can dial telephones, I can drive a car, I can even put nickels in the jukebox.'
'When the Romans were marching me to the galleys, thirst had almost killed me. A man gave me water to drink, and I went on living.'
'Why didn't you take off all your clothes? You could have stopped forty cars.'
'Hello Yank, welcome to a very merry little war. And now how about a wee drop for the King and Uncle Sam?'
'You're the only man I know who makes his own clothes.'
'Honey, don't be weird.' 'OK honey, I won't be weird. I'll be whatever what you want me to be. We have a very healthy relationship.'
'This is the tragedy of a man who could not make up his mind.'
'What kind of party did you say that was?' 'A cocktail party.' 'In that case, I'll join you.'
'Whatcha hit him with?' 'Hit whom?' ''Whom'? Are you a northern boy? What's a northern boy doing down here?'
'Do you realize you gave me five pounds?' 'Yes, I've been trying to lose weight.'
QuoteMovieAward Year
'The nobility of England...' 'The nobility of England, My Lord, would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount, but you'll labor like scholars over a bulldog's pedigree.'
'You use Evian skin cream, and sometimes you wear L'Air du Temps, but not today.'
'I can't go all my life waiting to catch you between husbands.'
'Tom, you know you surprise me. If anything in this life is certain - if history has taught us anything - it's that you can kill *anybody*.'
'Those men aren't going to pay ten bucks to look at your face; this is Broadway!'
'It seems everyday ends with a miracle here. And whatever God may be, I thank God for this day.'
'The last great opportunity of a lifetime--an entire world at war, and I'm left out of it? God will not permit this to happen! I will be allowed to fulfill my destiny!'
'Go ahead. Jump. He never loved you, so why go on living? Jump and it will all be over...'
'The waters? What waters? We're in the desert.' 'I was misinformed'
'It must be getting near tea-time, leastways in decent places where there *is* still tea-time.'
'Thomas Ellison, sir. Pressed into service. I've got a wife, a baby!' ' I asked your name, not the history of your misfortunes.'
'Bill, you do love me, don't ya?' 'Of course I do; I live with ya, don't I?'
'They'd love you a lot more if you were hanged. You know why? Because it would sell more papers...'
'And our bodies are earth. And our thoughts are clay. And we sleep and eat with death.'
'Jimmy, give it up. Give it up, it's all over with. If there was a deal, it's gone down by now. We blew it, we blew our warrants, and we blew our cover.'
'Now, Green, don't get me wrong. Why, some of my best friends are Jews.' 'And some of your other best friends are Methodists, but you never bother to say that.'
'Your nose is broken.' 'How does it look?' 'Ah, it's an improvement.'
'The fact is, what we're doing could be construed as--forgive me sir--collaboration with the enemy. Perhaps even as treasonable activity.'
'All right. This one time I'll let you ask me about my affairs.' 'Is it true? Is it?' 'No.'
'Our... merciful God. He destroyed His own beloved, rather than let a mediocrity share in the smallest part of His glory.'
'I'm sure that the way to say what I'd like to say will occur to me after you've gone.'
'Do you make love all the time, Gaston?' 'Certainly not! The only people who make love all the time are liars.'
'Licentiousness is made a show! Vanity and pride are likewise made a show! This is the very business of show!'
'Of course you can't have pancakes without maple syrup.' 'You bet your butt.'
'Chevotarevich, is that a Russian name?' 'No, it's an American name.'
'The French don't care what they do actually, as long as they pronounce it properly.'

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