Fred Martingale Quotes in Rope of Sand (1949)
Fred Martingale Quotes:
Suzanne Renaud: Of course, if you're a man of principle...
Fred Martingale: I take it you're quite experienced.
Suzanne Renaud: The German is brittle. The Frenchman cries l'amour! The American is hoping for the cavalry to come.
Fred Martingale: And what do Englishmen do?
Suzanne Renaud: They pay.
Suzanne Renaud: Now do you want to kiss me?
Fred Martingale: N - no, I think not. You'd better keep your kisses for emergencies.
Fred Martingale: I'm being constantly disillusioned. Has money completely lost its power? Is everyone motivated now by love?
Fred Martingale: [Realizing Suzanne has trapped him in the badger game] I suppose this is what I deserve for forgetting my age... but I am unmarried.
Fred Martingale: [to Suzanne] You know, you must have been such a sweet girl once.
Fred Martingale: Speaking for myself, I have an enormous antipathy toward dying.
Suzanne Renaud: Believe me, he will tell me now.
Fred Martingale: How do I know I can trust you? I can't compete with love.
[He goes to his humidor for a cigar and seems to change his mind]
Fred Martingale: Why will i never learn? The most dangerous thing about completely immoral women is their tremendous unused and unpredictable reserve of honest feeling.
Fred Martingale: [realizing Suzanne has trapped him in the badger game] I suppose this is what I deserve for forgetting my age... but I am unmarried.
Browse more character quotes from Rope of Sand (1949)