Miriam Aarons Quotes in The Women (1939)
Miriam Aarons Quotes:
Miriam Aarons: You're passing up a swell chance, honey. Where I spit no grass grows ever.
Miriam Aarons: [to Sylvia, about Sylvia's husband] I made him pay for what he wanted... you made him pay for what he didn't want.
Sylvia Fowler: [to Miriam] Why you...!
Countess DeLave: This sweet thing is getting her first divorce too! She's a very dear friend of mine... What did you say your name was again darling?
Miriam Aarons: Miriam Aarons.
Countess DeLave: [Introducing Mary and Miriam] This is Mrs. Haines. You know, yanked the scalp off that Allen woman in the fitting room?
Miriam Aarons: Oh yeah! Good for you! I was afraid you were a wet firecracker, sister. Shake!
Miriam Aarons: A woman's compromised the day she's born.
Miriam Aarons: Any ladle's sweet that dishes out some gravy.
Miriam Aarons: [about Buck Winston] Well he could crack a coconut with those knees!... If he could get them together!
Nancy Blake: [to Countess DeLave] Chin up.
Miriam Aarons: Right, both of them.
Miriam Aarons: You should have licked that girl where she licked you; in his arms. It's where you win in the first round and if I know men, it's still Custer's Last Stand.
Countess DeLave: But whither... Whither shall I fly?
Miriam Aarons: To the arms our our pet cowboy, darling!
Countess DeLave: [Gasps] Miriam Aarons!
Miriam Aarons: Why, he's plum loco for you, countess! He likes you even better than his horse! And it's such a blasted big horse, too!
Sylvia Fowler: I don't need to sit around and act glum. When I think of what I've sacrificed for Howard Fowler!
Miriam Aarons: Such as what, Mrs. Fowler?
Sylvia Fowler: [Looks at Miriam] I gave him my youth!
Mary Haines: [Introduces them] This is the Countess DeLave... Mrs. Howard Fowler.
Countess DeLave: [Same time] How do you do?
Sylvia Fowler: [Same time] How do you do?
Mary Haines: And Miriam Aarons.
Miriam Aarons: How do you do?
Sylvia Fowler: [Looks closely at Miriam's flat chest] How do *you* do?
Miriam Aarons: Listen, sister, when are you going to get wise to yourself?
Countess DeLave: Mary, you're not cross because my Buck's had a wee droppy too much?
Miriam Aarons: Don't be modest, Flora. Your ducky is stinko!
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