Mrs. Duke Quotes in The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
Mrs. Duke Quotes:
Angie Duke: Cordy, you and I are going to elope!
Mrs. Duke: Over my dead body!
Angie Duke: Only if absolutely necessary, Mother.
Mrs. Duke: [singing] There are those whose social standing is constantly demanding. Every single thing we do, the public knows... Then there is a lower strata, where propriety doesn't matter. I suppose, there are those, there are those.
Aunt Mary Drexel: [singing] There are those to whom position is a natural born condition, to be worn with ease like comfortable old clothes. Though the nouveau riche deny it, all their money cannot buy it! Class will out. Goodness knows, but there are those.
Mrs. Duke: There are those who grace the pages of the blue book.
Aunt Mary Drexel: Never heard of it. Is it a new book?
Mrs. Duke: Simply anybody who *is* anybody is listed.
Aunt Mary Drexel: Oh, you mean the New York telephone directory.
Mrs. Duke: [Listing Stephen's journalism experience and background to her students] Contributing writer for Harper's magazine, contributing writer for George Magazine, contributing writer for Rolling Stone and associate editor for The New Republic Magazine in Washington D.C. Sorry if I'm beaming but I was his journalistic muse.
Stephen Glass: [to the students of her class] It's true, I was doing the exact same thing you guys are doing grinding out pieces and then having horrid nightmare of Mrs. Duke and her infamous red pen.
Mrs. Duke: And now he's at The New Republic Magazine, see what happens when greatness is demanded from you?
Mrs. Duke: [Reading the titles of Glass's articles to the students in her class] "Spring Breakdown", "A Fine Mess", "Jungle", "After the Fall", "Peddling Poppy","CheapSuits", "Kicked Out", "No Free Launch", "Ratted Out", "State of Nature", "Clutch Situation", "All Wet", "Plotters", "Praised be Greenspan", "Monica Sells", "Hack Heaven"
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