Eve Kendall: What happened with your first two marriages?
Roger Thornhill: My wives divorced me.
Eve Kendall: Why?
Roger Thornhill: They said I led a dull life.

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Bureaucrat: So horribly sad. How is it I feel like laughing?

Eve Kendall: While I’m calling, you can change your clothes.
Roger Thornhill: Where do you propose I do that? In Marshall Field’s window?
Eve Kendall: I sort of had the men’s room in mind.
Roger Thornhill: Did you, know? You’re the smartest girl I ever spent the night with on a train.

Eve Kendall: I tipped the steward five dollars to seat you here if you should come in.
Roger Thornhill: Is that a proposition?
Eve Kendall: I never discuss love on an empty stomach.
Roger Thornhill: You’ve already eaten.
Eve Kendall: But you haven’t.

Eve Kendall: Patience is a virtue.
Roger Thornhill: So is breathing.

Roger Thornhill: Now you listen to me, I’m an advertising man, not a red herring. I’ve got a job, a secretary, a mother, two ex-wives and several bartenders that depend upon me, and I don’t intend to disappoint them all by getting myself “slightly” killed.