Movie Quotes from Palm Beach Story, The: Quotes from the movie Palm Beach Story, The

–And where are these men who are going to faint at your feet?
–They’re always there, and they make new ones every year.

–I might not get married again. I might become an adventuress.
–I can just see you starting for China on a twenty-six-foot sailboat.
–You’re thinking of an adventurer, dear. An adventuress never goes on anything under 300 feet with a crew of eighty.

–I’m just a milestone around your neck.
–You mean millstone.

–Where’s the best place to get a divorce?
–Well, most people go to Reno, Nevada, but for my money it’s Palm Beach. This time of year you get the track, you got the ocean, you got the palm trees. Three months.

–You’re not a burglar or sometyhing?
–Oh, no, that was my grandfather.

And so they lived happily ever after – or did they?

Anyway, I’m too old for you.

Chivalry is not only dead, it’s decomposing.

Don’t you know that the best men in the world have told lies and let things be misunderstood if it was useful to them? Didn’t you ever hear of campaign promises?

Everybody’s a flop until he’s a success.

How did you manage it? He’s normally stiffer than a plank. This romance must have done him a power of good.

I don’t mind a little noise, we’ll be dead soon enough.

I grow on people – like moss.

I see marriage as a sort of permanent welding, a growing together of two trees…into a permanent mixed…mass, like a permanent grafting of two trees, like a permanent…graft.

It’s one of the tragedies of life that the people most in need of a good thrashing are usually enormous.

Men don’t get smarter as they grow older, they just lose their hair.

Nothing is permanent in this world except Roosevelt, dear.

We can look for husbands together. I’m thinking of an American: it seems more patriotic.

You have no idea what a long-legged gal can do without doing anything.

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