Irene Molloy Quotes in Hello, Dolly! (1969)


Irene Molloy Quotes:

  • Irene Molloy: Do get done with that, Minnie. The men are eyeing us for the wrong reasons.

    Minnie Fay: A banana a day keeps the doctor away.

    Irene Molloy: You mean an apple a day.

    Minnie Fay: Who ever heard of a doctor slipping on an apple peel?

  • Irene Molloy: Minnie, I don't mind that you never finish your lunch, but I do mind that you never finish your sentences.

  • Irene Molloy: What's this? A return from Miss Mortimer again?

    Minnie Fay: Same old story, cherries and feathers, cherries and feathers. To catch a beau I suppose.

    Irene Molloy: If you ask me, she'd do better with a heavy veil.

  • Cornelius Hackl: Cornelius Hackl here.

    Barnaby Tucker: Barnaby Tucker here.

    Irene Molloy: Irene Malloy here.

  • [upon seeing where they are going to eat]

    Irene Molloy: How beautiful!

    Minnie Fay: How elegant!

    Barnaby Tucker: [uneasily] How much?

  • Cornelius Hackl: I've never touched a woman before.

    Irene Molloy: You still haven't. That's my corset.

  • Horace: Corneilius Hackl! What are you doing in New York?

    Cornelius Hackl: Oh, I'm just delivering some oats.

    Horace: Delivering some oats? With my former intended? You're discharged!

    Cornelius Hackl: You can't fire me. I quit!

    Irene Molloy: So do I!

    Horace: Barnaby Tucker, you're discharged.

    Barnaby Tucker: You can't fire me. I quit!

    Minnie Fay: So do I!

  • Irene Molloy: Mr. Vandergelder is a substantial man they tell me, and very well-liked.

    Cornelius Hackl: Oh, he's a lovely man.

    Irene Molloy: And a large circle of friends.

    Cornelius Hackl: Oh, yes indeed. Five or six.

    Barnaby Tucker: Five.

  • Irene Molloy: I suppose a rich man can dance just as well as a poor one.

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