Lina Lamont Quotes in Singin' in the Rain (1952)


Lina Lamont Quotes:

  • Lina Lamont: Gee, this wig weighs a ton! What dope'd wear a thing like this?

    Rosco: Everybody used to wear them, Lina.

    Lina Lamont: Well, then everybody was a dope.

  • Lina Lamont: If we bring a little joy into your humdrum lives, it makes us feel as though our hard work ain't been in vain for nothin'. Bless you all.

  • Phoebe Dinsmore: [giving Lina diction lessons] Repeat after me - Tah, Tey, Tee, Toe, Too.

    Lina Lamont: Tah, Tey, Tye, Tow, Tyo.

    Phoebe Dinsmore: No, no, no Miss Lamont, Round tones, round tones. Now, let me hear you read your line.

    Lina Lamont: And I cayn't stand'im.

    Phoebe Dinsmore: And I can't stand him.

    Lina Lamont: And I cayn't stand'im.

    Phoebe Dinsmore: Can't.

    Lina Lamont: Cayn't.

    Phoebe Dinsmore: Caaaan't

    Lina Lamont: Cayyyyn't

  • Lina Lamont: What do they think I am? Dumb or something? Why, I make more money than - than - than Calvin Coolidge! Put together!

  • Lina Lamont: "People"? I ain't "people." I am a - "a shimmering, glowing star in the cinema firmament."

    [picks up newspaper]

    Lina Lamont: It says so - right here.

  • Kathy Selden: Now look, Miss Lamont, Don and I...

    Lina Lamont: Don? Don't you *dare* call him Don! I was calling him Don before you were born! I mean... You-you were kissing him!

    Don Lockwood: *I* was kissing *her*! I happen to be in love with her.

    Lina Lamont: That's ridiculous. Everybody knows you're in love with me.

  • Don Lockwood: [while filming a love scene] Why, you rattlesnake! You got that poor kid fired.

    Lina Lamont: That's not all I'm gonna do if I ever get my hands on her.

    Don Lockwood: I never heard of anything so low. Why did you do it?

    Lina Lamont: Because you liked her. I could tell.

    Don Lockwood: So that's it. Believe me, I don't like her half as much as I hate you, you reptile.

    Lina Lamont: Sticks and stones may break my bones...

    Don Lockwood: I'd like to break every bone in your body.

    Lina Lamont: You and who else, you big lummox?

  • R.F. Simpson: Lina, did you send this stuff out?

    Lina Lamont: I gave an exclusive story to every paper in town.

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