Simon Peck Quotes in Poor Little Rich Girl (1936)


Simon Peck Quotes:

  • Richard Barry: Now, Mr. Peck, I understand this place is, well, is going to pot. I'd be willing to, uh, take it off your hands for you. That is, if you'd care to sell.

    Simon Peck: Do I understand that you - ?

    Richard Barry: You understand me to say that I'll buy you out. How much?

    Simon Peck: Do you have the collosal nerve to suggest that I sell my business to you?

    Richard Barry: Well, why not? You've been losing money for the past two years You're practically broke.

    Simon Peck: Get out! Get out before I kick you out! Get out!

  • Barbara Barry: Why do you want me to go? You're all alone, and I'm not doing anything, either. Tell me a story.

    Simon Peck: I don't know any stories.

    Barbara Barry: You know, you remind me of old Mr. Spindleshanks. He's the old grouch in the Betsy Weir stories who helps Betsy when she's hungry...

    Simon Peck: Hungry? You aren't hungry, are you?

    Barbara Barry: No, I just had lunch, and I did something bad, too.

    Simon Peck: What did you do?

    Barbara Barry: Well, we had spinach, and while Jimmy wasn't looking, I put mine on his plate!

    Simon Peck: You should've eaten your spinach. It's good for you.

    Barbara Barry: So I've heard.

    Simon Peck: Where are you going?

    Barbara Barry: I'm going to get along.

    Simon Peck: Why?

    Barbara Barry: You said for me to.

    Simon Peck: I never said anything of the sort. All I said was that spinach was good for you.

  • Simon Peck: Now, remember, my dear, there's going to be a lot of people listening, but you mustn't be nervous, you mustn't be afraid.

    Barbara Barry: Afraid of what?

    Simon Peck: That's just the thing, my dear, there's nothing to be afraid of.

    Barbara Barry: Do you want me to be afraid?

    Simon Peck: Heavens no, darling! That's why I'm talking to you.

    Barbara Barry: If I do get afraid, it'll be on account of you talking so much.

  • Barbara Barry: I didn't think I was gonna like you at first, but I like you now.

    Simon Peck: You do?

    Barbara Barry: Yes, your eyebrows are so nice and ragged.

  • Barbara Barry: Do you know to play piggyback?

    Simon Peck: No, I don't think I do.

    Barbara Barry: Oh, it's easy. Stand up. Now turn around.

    Simon Peck: Like this?

    Barbara Barry: Now I put my arms around your neck, and you go like this, "Ride a cock to Banbury Cross to see a fine lady upon a white horse. Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, she shall have music wherever she goes!" You run around and around while you sing it. Take my legs.

    Simon Peck: [running and singing] Ride a cockhorse to Banbury Cross, to see a fine lady upon a white horse!

    [a man enters his office]

    Simon Peck: You get out! Can't you see I'm in conference?

    [He continues running and singing]

    Simon Peck: Rings on her fingers and bells on her toes...

    Barbara Barry: Woah!

    Simon Peck: What?

    Barbara Barry: Do you always tell people to get out?

    Simon Peck: I do when I'm engaged in important business!

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