Bernstein: There’s a lot of statues in Europe you haven’t bought yet.
Kane: You can’t blame me. They’ve been making statues for some two thousand years, and I’ve only been collecting for five.

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Emily: Really Charles, people will think…
Kane: …what I tell them to think!

Jedediah: You still eating?
Kane: I’m still hungry.

Kane: You’re right, I did lose a million dollars last year. I expect to lose a million dollars this year. I expect to lose a million dollars next year. You know, Mr. Thatcher, at the rate of a million dollars a year, I’ll have to close this place in… 60 years.

Leland: Bernstein, am I a stuffed shirt? Am I a long- faced hypocrite? Am I a New England school marm?
Bernstein: Yes.

Reporter: Mr. Kane, how did you find business conditions in Europe?
Kane: How did I find business conditions in Europe? With great difficulty!