Cassie Barnes Quotes in Three Wise Girls (1932)
Cassie Barnes Quotes:
Dot: You know, addressing envelopes ain't as tough as it's cracked up to be.
Cassie Barnes: No?
Dot: No! There's a lot of money in it. I doped the whole thing out a while ago. At a dollar and a half a thousand, if I sell an envelope to everybody in the United States, I'd make a hundred and fifty thousand dollars!
Cassie Barnes: That's swell. Have you figured out how long it's going to take you to do that?
Dot: Oh, um... About two-hundred and fifty years.
Cassie Barnes: I had no idea there was such a future in it.
Jerry Dexter: I thought a ride in the park would
Jerry Dexter: calm your nerves.
Cassie Barnes: Well there's nothing wrong with my nerves.
Jerry Dexter: No?
Cassie Barnes: No.
Jerry Dexter: Well maybe you'd come with me. I need the air.
Cassie Barnes: Yeah? Well I'm giving you the air.
Mrs. Barnes, Cassie's Mother: Her mother says she's earning 200 dollars a week now.
Cassie Barnes: A week?
Mrs. Barnes, Cassie's Mother: That's what she says.
Cassie Barnes: Makes my 15 a week look kinda silly.
Mrs. Barnes, Cassie's Mother: There's nothing silly about that.
Mrs. Barnes, Cassie's Mother: You needn't make fun of your job. Fifteen dollars is a good salary nowadays.
Cassie Barnes: [Sarcastically] Yeah, swell!
Lem - the Druggist: What's up Cassie?
Cassie Barnes: You better get yourself another soda jerker, Lem.
Lem - the Druggist: Why? What do you mean?
Cassie Barnes: I'm going to New York.
Jerry Dexter: Oh, go away, I hate blondes.
Cassie Barnes: Well, I hate drunks; so, that makes us even.
Cassie Barnes: What have you got against the world? It seems to be treating you all right.
Jerry Dexter: I'm fed up. That's all. Fed up with - formal dinners, pompous butlers, and - and...
Cassie Barnes: And blondes.
Cassie Barnes: Say, was it a blonde that drove you to drink?
Jerry Dexter: Oh, no. I don't need anybody to drive me to drink. I can do that myself.
Cassie Barnes: It certainly must have been a wild party last night.
Jerry Dexter: Oh, I don't know. I didn't stay there long. I ducked and spent the night in a speakeasy. I had to get away from those cackling women.
[Falls on Cassie's lap]
Jerry Dexter: Oh, excuse me. I beg your pardon.
Cassie Barnes: Well, don't tell me they were all blondes?
Jerry Dexter: Did I say I hated blondes? Well, I was wrong! 'Cause I hate brunettes too! Yes, and redheads.
Cassie Barnes: What have the poor things done to you?
Jerry Dexter: Do you know what I'm going to do, the rest of my life?
Cassie Barnes: No.
Jerry Dexter: I'm going to spend the time looking for an honest woman. You think I'll ever find one?
Cassie Barnes: No, never.
Jerry Dexter: You're right! There ain't no such animal.
Dot: Well what are you doing home?
Cassie Barnes: Job number three is now a thing of the past.
Dot: Yeah? What happened?
Cassie Barnes: Oh, the Manager had a lot of brand new ideas. He tried to take my waist measurement.
Dot: Oh, I know. Wanted to see if you were gaining any weight, huh?
Cassie Barnes: Yeah.
Dot: Say, Cass, you don't happen to know of a good man layin' around loose, do ya? A plumber or something? I'd grab the first one that came along so - I - wouldn't - have - to - type - these - silly - stupid - things!
Cassie Barnes: Oh, you're always yelping about men, Dot!
Dot: Yeah, well that's my trouble. All I do is yelp. But, I never can get my clutches on one.
Cassie Barnes: Oh, they give me a pain!
Cassie Barnes: Oh, I met a new breed this morning.
Dot: Yeah, what's he like?
Cassie Barnes: Rich, handsome, - and a sap! He was in the store when I had the scrap this morning. Brought me home in his car.
Dot: What happened? Did he make a pass at you?
Cassie Barnes: No, he didn't even try to date me up! The conceded fool!
Dot: Well, what are you kicking about? Isn't that what you want?
Cassie Barnes: Yeah, but a man doesn't have to be insulting, does he?
Cassie Barnes: Well, goodbye slave. I'm gonna have my lunch in style!
Dot: Yeah and I hope you choke!
Cassie Barnes: You're crazy about him, aren't you?
Gladys Kane: Ga-ga - and it's no good. If I ever thought I'd love him so violently, I'd dropped him the minute I felt it coming on. Take my advice, Cassie, never fall in love. It's terrible.
Jerry Dexter: Well, you know, I like to get tight once in awhile.
Cassie Barnes: Why?
Jerry Dexter: Oh, it takes me to strange places, where I meet strange people. Like you - for instance.
Cassie Barnes: Is that supposed to be a compliment?
Jerry Dexter: Do you want to go out somewhere or prefer to sit around here and talk.
Cassie Barnes: Sit around here and - talk? Can that be done?
Cassie Barnes: I'm not sure I'm doing the right thing, Dot.
Dot: Awww, nertz! If you think it's right, it's right! That's the only way to look at it.
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