“The Awful Truth” quotes(1937)
Plot – Jerry and Lucy Warriner are a wealthy New York couple. Both doubt their reciprocal fidelity and decide to divorce. Lucy meets a rich tanker and Jerry dates a lady, but both start a battle to prevent the other one from remarrying.
All actors – Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Molly Lamont, Esther Dale, Joyce Compton, Robert Allen, Robert Warwick, Mary Forbes, Claud Allister, Asta, Al Bridge, Wyn Cahoon, Ruth Cherrington, Dora Clement, Kathryn Curry, Edgar Dearing, Sarah Edwards, Bess Flowers, Mitchell Harris, Dell Henderson, Arthur Stuart Hull, Scott Kolk, Frank McClure, Bert Moorhouse, Miki Morita, Edmund Mortimer, Zita Moulton, George C. Pearce, Edward Peil Sr., Frances Raymond, Bruce Sidney, Paul Stanton, John Tyrrell, Lee Willard, Frank C. Wilsonshow all
“The Awful Truth” Quotes 25 quotes
“You've come back and caught me in the truth, and there's nothing less logical than the truth.”
“You think a great offense is a great defense. Don't try to justify your behavior by insinuating things about me.”
“You know what rebound is? That business of trying to get over one love by bouncing into love with somebody else? It's fine, except the rebound is rarely the real thing.”
“- Daniel Leeson: I think I'm in love.
- Mrs. Leeson: Keep your mind off women. She won't want to meet me. She knows that any other woman could see right through her.”
“I would that I had been worthy to kiss the hem of her garment. Never during our marital bliss did she cause me one moment's uneasiness.”
“Take good care of her. Maybe you'll succeed where I failed.”
“Perhaps our marriage doesn't mean anything to you? Perhaps you have no sentiment left for me.”
“I wouldn't go on living with you if you were dipped in platinum. So go on, divorce me. Go on, divorce me! It'll be a pleasure.”
“I'm serious about Dan Leeson. I like him. I like him very much. I'm all through with Jerry; he doesn't mean a thing to me. I don't love him, and what's more, I probably never did.”
“- Daniel Leeson: Glad to know you.
- Jerry Warriner: How can you be glad to know me? I know how I'd feel if I was sitting with a girl and her husband walked in.”
“- Lucy Warriner: Things could be the same if things were different.
- Jerry Warriner: But things are the way you made them.”
“I guess a man's best friend is his mother.”
“All beautiful things must end, so I guess we might as well call it a day.”
“In the spring, a young man's fancy lightly turns to what he's been thinking about all winter.”
“He's sweet and thoughtful, sane and considerate. I was married to one who was insane and inconsiderate.”
“Lucy is above suspicion and always has been. She's as pure as the driven snow, as faithful as she is fair.”