Flower Belle Lee Quotes in My Little Chickadee (1940)


Flower Belle Lee Quotes:

  • Cuthbert J. Twillie: May I present my card?

    Flower Belle Lee: 'Novelties and Notions.' What kind of notions you got?

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: You'd be surprised. Some are old, some are new. Whom have I the honor of addressing, m'lady?

    Flower Belle Lee: Mmm, they call me Flower Belle.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Flower Belle, what a euphonious appellation. Easy on the ears and a banquet for the eyes.

    Flower Belle Lee: You're kinda cute yourself.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Thank you. I never argue with a lady.

    Flower Belle Lee: Smart boy.

  • Flower Belle Lee: Mmm, funny, every man I meet wants to protect me. I can't figure out what from.

  • Flower Belle Lee: Any time you got nothin' to do and lots of time to do it, come up.

  • Schoolboy: We was doin' arithmetic on the blackboard when Miss Foster took sick.

    Flower Belle Lee: Oh, arithmetic... I was always pretty good at figures myself.

  • [giving schoolboys an arithmetic lesson]

    Flower Belle Lee: Two and two is four and five will get you ten if you know how to work it.

  • Wayne Carter: Spring is the time for love.

    Flower Belle Lee: What's the matter with the rest of the year?

  • Flower Belle Lee: [to Wayne Carter] You're a man with ideals. Well, I guess I better be goin' while you still got 'em.

  • Flower Belle Lee: [reading off the blackboard] "'I am a good boy. I am a good man. I am a good girl." What is this, propaganda?

  • Jeff Badger: You are the sheriff wife now. It would be very embarrassing for you to know who I am.

    Flower Belle Lee: Mmm... I've never been embarrassed in my life.

  • Jeff Badger: I wonder what kind of a woman you really are.

    Flower Belle Lee: Too bad, but I can't give out samples.

  • Cuthbert J. Twillie: I will be all things to you: father, mother, husband, counselor, jackanapes, bartender...

    Flower Belle Lee: You're offering quite a bundle, honey.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: My heart is a bargain today. Will you take me?

    [she sneaks a look at his satchel full of what she thinks is money]

    Flower Belle Lee: I'll take you - and how.

  • [last lines - each saying a line associated with the other]

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: If you get up around the Grampian Hills - You must come up and see me sometime.

    Flower Belle Lee: Ah, yeah, yeah, I'll do that, my little chickadee.

  • Flower Belle Lee: I generally avoid temptation... unless I can't resist it.

  • Cuthbert J. Twillie: Babydoll, these weed-benders have been running off at the mouth... to your detriment.

    Flower Belle Lee: Hmmm, I ain't surprised. Bad news travels fast.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: I understand you need a Cicero and guide.

    Flower Belle Lee: I need more than that, honey.

    [she places her arm on the seat back between them - he takes her hand]

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Ah, what symmetrical digits! Soft as the fuzz of a baby's arm.

    Flower Belle Lee: But quick on the trigger.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Mmm, yes. Uh, may I?

    [kisses her fingers]

    Flower Belle Lee: Help yourself.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Would you object if I avail myself of a second helping?

    Flower Belle Lee: Don't you think you're a little forward on such short acquaintance? You're compromising me.

  • Cuthbert J. Twillie: I've been worried about you, my little peachfuzz. Have you been loitering somewhere?

    Flower Belle Lee: I've been learning things.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Unnecessary! You are the epitome of erudition... a double superlative. Can you handle it?

    Flower Belle Lee: Yeah, and I can kick it around, too.

  • Wayne Carter: I never argue - with a lady.

    Flower Belle Lee: Play it safe, huh?

  • Wayne Carter: There's no such thing as law and order in this town. Decent citizens live in fear of their lives.

    Flower Belle Lee: That ain't right. There should be a law against it.

  • Aunt Lou: These are right pretty pictures of you, Flower Belle.

    Flower Belle Lee: Yeah, I like'em. They look just like me.

  • Flower Belle Lee: Don't mind being' held up, but I don't like the inconvenience.

  • Flower Belle Lee: I was in a tight spot, but I managed to wiggle out of it.

  • Flower Belle Lee: [Commenting on Jeff's bar, "The Last Gasp"] Hmm, this reminds me of the "White Palace" in Chicago... only this ain't white.

    Jeff Badger: Oh, you're from Chicago?

    Flower Belle Lee: Yeah, every bit of me.

  • Cuthbert J. Twillie: There's something sweet and dainty about a woman's boudoir.

    Flower Belle Lee: How do *you* know?

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Ah... huh? Huh?

    Flower Belle Lee: Come on, answer the question.

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Why, the latest etiquette books are just full of such knowledge!

    Flower Belle Lee: Oh... for a second I thought I heard the voice of experience.

  • Cuthbert J. Twillie: [Parting with Flower Belle] Well, I have to hurry back east to attend to some oil wells I have there.

    Flower Belle Lee: [Surprised] Oil wells?

    Cuthbert J. Twillie: Yes, uh, 'hair oil' wells.

    Flower Belle Lee: [Chuckles, rolls her eyes] What a man!

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