1) Because nobody’s going to stop me from my plan. Nobody, nothing. Because I want to be proper! 2) Proper? 3) Yes, proper! In another year I’ll have enough money saved. Then I’m going to go back to my home town in Oregon, and I’m going to build a house for my mother and myself, and join the country club and take up golf. Then I’ll meet the proper man with the proper position, to make a proper wife, and can run a proper home and raise proper children. And I’ll be HAPPY because when you’re PROPER you’re SAFE!
1) That’s what I like about you, Sergeant: you have confidence. It’s also what I dislike about you. 2) It’s not confidence, ma’am; it’s honesty. I just hate to see a beautiful woman going all to waste.
A man don’t go his own way, he’s nothing.
A man should be what he can do.
He was always a hardhead, sir. But he was a good soldier. He loved the Army more than any soldier I ever knew.
Hello, tough monkey.
I can soldier with any man.
I never knew it could be like this.
Nobody ever lies about being lonely.
Okay, Fatso, if it’s killing you want, come on.
Only my friends call me wop.
Watch out for Fatso.
Well, what am I? I’m a private no-class dogface. The way most civilians look at that, that’s two steps up from nothin’.
What’s the matter? What started all this, anyway? You think I’d be here if I thought it was a mistake? Taking a chance on 20 years in Leavenworth for making dates with the company commander’s wife? And her acting like– like Lady Astor’s horse, and all because I got here on time!
You just don’t want to marry me. You’re already married…to the Army.
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