Quotes from the Movie In a Lonely Place

I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.

Dixon Steele

It was his story against mine, but of course, I told my story better.

Dixon Steele

It's much easier to get people's names into the papers than to keep them out.

Dixon Steele

Before I started to go to work at Paul's, I used to think that actors made up their own lines.

Mildred Atkinson

Dix Steele! How are you? Don't you remember me?

Actress in Convertible

You're told that the girl you were with last night was found in Benedict Canyon, murdered. Dumped from a moving car. What's your reaction? Shock? Horror? Sympathy? No - just petulance at being questioned. A couple of feeble jokes. You puzzle me, Mr. Steele.

Capt. Lochner

I promise you, I won't take advantage of it.

Laurel Gray

I love the love scene - it's very good.

Laurel Gray

I said I liked it - I didn't say I wanted to kiss it.

Laurel Gray

Thank you, sir. But let me add: I also know what I don't want - and I don't want to be rushed.

Laurel Gray

Why can't he be like other people?

Laurel Gray

Like other people - would you have liked him? You knew he was dynamite - he has to explode sometimes! Years ago, I tried to make him go and see a psychiatrist. I thought he'd kill me! Always violent. Well it's as much a part of him as the color of his eyes, the shape of his head. He's Dix Steele. And if you want him, you've gotta take it all, the good with the bad. I've taken it for 20 years and I'd do it again.

Mel Lippmann

When they get to be big stars, they usually do.

Dixon Steele

Sorry, can't say that I do.

Dixon Steele

Oh, I make it a point to never see pictures I write.

Dixon Steele

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