Movie Quotes from Music Man, The: Quotes from the movie Music Man, The
‘Till there was you.
1) Do you think that I’d allow a common masher? Now, really, mama. I have my standards where men are concerned and I have no intention–
2) I know all about your standards and if you don’t mind my sayin’ so there’s not a man alive who could hope to measure up to that blend of Paul Bunyan, Saint Pat, and Noah Webster you’ve concocted for yourself out of your Irish imagination, your Iowa stubbornness, and your li’berry full of books
1) I don’t believe I caught your name.
2) I don’t believe I dropped it.
1)I heard you was in steam automobiles.
2) I was.
1) What happened?
2) Somebody actually invented one.
1)Mama! I just told Professor Hill I’d meet him at the footbridge in 15 minutes! 2)Glory be and Saints be praised it worked! 1) What worked? 2) The *tink* system! I’ve been using it on ya from the kitchen!
1)No, please, not tonight. Maybe tomorrow.
2) Oh, my dear little librarian. You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays. I don’t know about you, but I’d like to make today worth remembering.
1)No, please, not tonight. Maybe tomorrow.
2)Oh, my dear little librarian. You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays. I don’t know about you, but I’d like to make today worth remembering.
1)This is where I work.
2) You mean you *live* in this town?
1) Yeah, I like it, too. I mean it’s not Brooklyn, New York. It’s not the City of Homes and Churches and —
2) Brooklyn? Marce, this isn’t even Dubuque!
1. Harold, there was no Gary Conservatory of Music in ’05. 2. Why, there most certainly w– 1. Because the town wasn’t built until ’06.
1. Gentlemen, you intriegue me. I think I’ll give Iowa a try. 2. I don’t believe I caught your name, stranger 1. I don’t believe I dropped it.
All I want is a plain man
All i want is an modest man
A quiet man
A gentle man
A straight forward and honest man
Are certain words creeping into his conversation? Words like SWELL! And SO’S YOUR OLD MAN!
Being in love.
Either you’re closing your eyes to a situation you do not wish to acknowledge or you are not aware of the calibre of disaster indicated by the presence of a pool table in your community.
Even if you can quote Balzac, and Shakespeare and all those other hifalutin’ Greeks
For the first time in my life, i got my foot caught in the door.
Four score….. -Mayor Shinn trying to deliver his 4th of July excercises
Glory Be and the saints be praised it works! i’ve been using the think system on you from the parlor!
Goodnight My Someone goodnight my love….
Goodnight, my someone.
Halfway here i nearly turned back. I suppose I’m noth te first to find it easier to think clearer when not under the spell of your salesmanship. – Marian
He says if I’m gonna stick around River City, I better learn to whittle and spit. I got the spittin’ down pretty good!
He’s a bare faced, double shuffle, two bit, thimble rigger.
I always think there’s a band, kid.
I couldn’t be any plainer if I’se a Quaker on his day off!
I have a feeling the Indiana Journal may help me poke some very large holes in the Professor’s claims.- Marian telling her plan to her mother about exposing Harold
I know all about your standards, and if you don’t mind my saying so, there’s not a man alive who could hope to measure up to that blend of Paul Bunyon, St. Pat and Noah Webster you’ve concocted for yourself out of your Irish imagination, your Iowa stubbornness, and your library full of books.
I never met a man who sells anvils. Tha’s something- well- quite- different.
I now have a new revolutionary method where you don’t bother with the notes.
I now have a new revolutionary method where you don’t bother with the notes.- Harold, expalining the pitch to Marcellus
I tore this out of the Indian Education Journal. I originally intended to use it against you, but now i give it to you with all my heart.
It’s a well-known principle that if you keep the flint in one drawer and the steel in the other, you’ll never strike much of a fire.
It’s as clear as a buttonhook in the well water!
Its Capulet’s like you make blood in the marketplace, Yee Gods!
Just a minute, Mr. Cowell, you dont KNOW me…..YET!
Just melt her down and you’ll reveal / a lump of lead as cold as steel / Here, where a woman’s heart should be.
Lida Rose I’m home again Rose
To get the sun back in the sky
Look waddayatalk, waddayatalk, waddayatalk, waddayatalk, waddayatalk!
Marian, the Librarian.
Miss Marian…you’re late
Miss Marion, I would be willing to discuss ANYTHING in the world with you. But while we discuss, can we sit down? You know, you do sit? Right? Your knees do bend?
Mistake my ol’ lady’s corset cover!
Mr. Madison, my fathers best friend. No matter what they say, he left me that library job so that mother and Winthrop and I would have some securtiy. Surely you don’t believe-
Not on your tintype, girly girl.
Now a woman who’ll kiss on the very first date is usually a hussy
And a woman who’ll wait til the second time round
Is anything but fussy
But the woman who’ll wait til the third time around
Head in the clouds and feet on the ground
She’s the girl you’re glad you’ve founf
She’s you’re Shipoopi
Now I’m bigger than you are and you’re going to stand here and get it all so you might as well quit wiggling. – Harlod, trying to explain the truth to Winthrop
Oh My Dear Little Librarian. You pile up enough tomorrows and you’ll find you have nothing but a bunch of empty yesterdays.
Oh, my dear little librarian. You pile up enough tomorrows, and you’ll find you are left with nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays. I don’t know about you, but I’d like to make today worth remembering.
One Grecian Urn, Two Grecian Urns, and for a fountain! trickle trickle trickle trickle!
Pick-a-little, talk-a-little, pick-a-little, talk-a-little CHEEP CHEEP CHEEP, talk a lot, pick-a-little more..
Pile up enough tomorrows and you’ll find you’ve collected nothing but a lot of empty yesterdays
Professor Hill? At what college do they give men a degree for accousting women on the street like a Saturday Night Rowdy at a public dance hall?
Professor Hill? At what college do they give men a degree for accousting women on the street like a Saturday Night Rowdy at a public dance hall?- Marian., questioning the persistant Harold Hill
Sadder but wiser girl for me.
Seventy Six trombones led the big parade
With a hundred and ten cornets right behind
THere were more than a thousand reeds
Springning up like weeds
There were horns of evr’y shape and kind.
Seventy-six trombones led the big parade / with a hundred and ten cornets close at hand / They were followed by rows and rows of the finest virtuosos / the cream of every famous band!
So what the heck? You’re welcome! Join us at the picnic! You can eat your fill of all the food you bring yourself.
Sure would like to concentrate 5 minutes on you Girlie Girl.
That fella’s been the raspberry seed in my wisdom tooth long enough!
That woman made Brazen overtures…
The librarian hasn’t felt much like doing research lately….
Think men…. THINK!!! -Harold, on his last shred of hope
Thithter Thithter! Ithn’t thith the motht thecrumpthyuth tholid gold thing you ever thaw. i never thought I’d ever thee anything tho thcrumpthuth ath thith thcrumpthyuth tholid gold thing!- Winthrop, excited about his new clarinet
Trouble with a capital t that rhymes with p and that stands for pool.
We got trouble, right here in River City.
When a woman’s got a husband, and you’ve got none, why should she take advice from you? Even if you can quote Balzac and Shakespeare and all them other high-falutin’ Greeks
Ya got trouble.
You watch your Frazology!
You watch your phraseology!
You watch your phraseology!
Your young men will be fritterin’. Fritterin’ away there noon time, Suppertime, chore-time too.
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