Eddie Kagle Quotes in Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
Eddie Kagle Quotes:
Barbara Foster: All I know is wherever you're going, I want to go too.
Eddie Kagle: You don't belong where I'm going honey.
Eddie Kagle: Wipe that smile off your mug!
Eddie Kagle: Take a powder.
Albert, Parker's Servant: Take a powder sir? Oh, you mean scram.
Eddie Kagle: How long you been down here?
Nick: Since time immemorial.
Eddie Kagle: The way you talk, you must've had a good education.
Nick: A most liberal one.
Eddie Kagle: I only went through the third grade.
Nick: I went through the whole gamut of learning. I know everything.
Eddie Kagle: Stuck on yourself, huh? What's your name?
Nick: Well, I have a number of aliases. I have a long record under the name of Mephistopheles.
Eddie Kagle: Greek, huh?
Nick: Well, there are some who claim I'm more of one nation than another, but that's not true, Eddie. I'm of all nations, I play no favorites.
Eddie Kagle: You look like a con man. Look, Mephistopheles...
Nick: Call me Nick.
Eddie Kagle: You married?
Nick: Millions of women have adored me.
Eddie Kagle: Quite a guy with the ladies, huh?
Nick: I'm a fascinating fellow.
Eddie Kagle: Look, mug, playing around with dames is dynamite.
Nick: But most delightful dynamite, Eddie! Live fully while you may, and reckon not the cost. Deny yourself nothing - flame and blaze like a torch, and toss the fire about you! Omar Khayam said it: 'I'll make the most of what we yet may spend, before we too into the dust descend!'
Eddie Kagle: [arriving in Hell] Florida never smelled like this... like rotten eggs...
Chemist: Precisely, young man. Rotten eggs. The unpleasant odor is caused by H2SO4, hydrogen sulfuric acid, the most common compound of hydrogen and sulphur. Am I right? I poisoned my wife with a sulphur compound; my young wife. She was unfaithful. I was a chemist.
Eddie Kagle: What do you mean... 'was?'
Chemist: Before they hanged me.
Eddie Kagle: [shoveling coal into the furnaces] How hot do they want it down here?
Shoveler: Never gets hot enough to suit the boss. You think this is bad, wait till they stick you in them flame pits way down below.
Eddie Kagle: You mean we ain't at bottom now?
Shoveler: There ain't no bottom in this joint.
Eddie Kagle: Well... so long. Funny, I never thought people's faces looked so good. Lots of other things I never noticed before. If I'd only known the first trip around what I know now...
Nick: When I get you down below I'm going to take special pains with you. I'm going to introduce you to agonies undreamed of.
Eddie Kagle: I don't think you'll be so tough.
Eddie Kagle: No. Cause you know why? Cause you made a sap of yourself. You don't want your boys to know that. No big shot wants to look like a sucker before his own mob. Now if I was made a trustee...
Nick: This is sheer unblushing blackmail!
Eddie Kagle: You oughta know, brother. You oughta know.
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