Elizabeth Marten Quotes in The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Elizabeth Marten Quotes:
Eddie: It's Regent 4-8599
Tom Corbett: [Dials phone]
Eddie: [leaves apartment, rings Elizabeth's doorbell twice] You're phone's ringing.
Elizabeth Marten: What?
Eddie: Your telephone.
Elizabeth Marten: No it's not, Eddie.
Eddie: You better pick it up, it could be important, very important. Hurry.
Elizabeth Marten: Hello?
Elizabeth Marten: [Elizabeth opens and closes the door. And walks up to Tom] Tom, I think he's going to be alright now.
Tom Corbett: A fish is a fish!
Elizabeth Marten: Tom.
Tom Corbett: A fish is a fish! And his mother's his mother!
Elizabeth Marten: That isn't the point.
Tom Corbett: He doesn't even care about those damn fish! I have to tell him to feed half of the time it just takes him about two seconds to give him a little!
Elizabeth Marten: He needed to cry!
Tom Corbett: Well then cry according to the size of it!
Elizabeth Marten: It doesn't work that way!
Tom Corbett: Well I don't agree. Look if you're sad you cry. You don't save up your tears and go to a sad movie do you?
Elizabeth Marten: But we do! We all do! Were do you think we get the tears we cry at a movie?
Tom Corbett: Tears for a mother cannot be the same as tears for a fish!
Elizabeth Marten: Oh Tom can't we talk about this calmly? I want to help so much.
Tom Corbett: Thank you very much! And thank you for kind plus and your fudge but we're doing just fine.
Elizabeth Marten: I'm very sorry for all of you! Please forgive me!
[Elizabeth runs away from Tom, opens the door, goes back to her room and slams her door shut]
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