Peggy Day Quotes in The Women (1939)
Peggy Day Quotes:
Sylvia Fowler: Well, heaven be praised, I'm on to my husband, I wouldn't trust him on Alcatraz, the mouse.
Peggy Day: Sylvia, you oughtn't talk about him like that! Why, I think it's disloyal!
Sylvia Fowler: Oh now, listen Peggy, do we know how the men talk about us when we're not around?
Nancy Blake: I've heard rumours.
Sylvia Fowler: Exactly... And uh... While we're on the subject, have either of you wondered whether the master of this maison might not be straying?
Nancy Blake: I haven't.
Sylvia Fowler: Well, for all you know Mary Haines may be living in a fool's paradise.
Nancy Blake: You're so resourceful darling. I ought to go to you for plots.
Sylvia Fowler: You ought to go to *someone*.
Peggy Day: Oh, I wish I could make a little money writing the way you do!
Nancy Blake: If you wrote the way I do, that's just what you'd make.
Sylvia Fowler: You're not a very popular author, are you, dear?
Nancy Blake: Not with you.
Peggy Day: [On the train] Listen to the wheels, don't they seem to be saying something?
Mary Haines: [Softly] No.
Peggy Day: Don't they seem to be saying... Go back, go back, go back, go back?
Peggy Day: He beats you. Lucy, how terrible.
Lucy: Ain't it. When you think of the lot of women on this ranch who need a beatin' more than I do.
Peggy Day: Edith, I think Sylvia is a perfectly dreadful woman and I'm going to tell her so.
Edith Potter: Oh, darling, she can't help it. It's her tough luck that she wasn't born deaf and dumb.
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