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Only the Lonely (film) Quotes

Only the Lonely (film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Only the Lonely ended in 1970.

It features John Hughes (filmmaker) as producer, Maurice Jarre in charge of musical score, and Julio Macat as head of cinematography.

Only the Lonely (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Only the Lonely (film) is 104 minutes long. Only the Lonely (film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: John Candy as Danny, Ally Sheedy as Theresa, James Belushi as Salvatore Buonarte, Maureen O'Hara as Rose, Anthony Quinn as Nick Acropolis, Milo O'Shea as Doyle, Bert Remsen as Spats, and Macaulay Culkin as Billy Muldoon.

Only the Lonely (film) Quotes

Anthony Quinn as Nick Acropolis

  • (Anthony Quinn) "Rose. Rose, I am trying again. Will you please accept these flowers?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I don't want them. And I don't date Greeks."
  • (Anthony Quinn) "You know, you and I could make each other so happy. Greek men are great lovers."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "And Greek men never bathe."
  • (Anthony Quinn) "I bathe twice a day. Three times. When I do my sit-ups. Feel that stomach. Hard like an eighteen-year-old's. Come on, feel it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I'm not feeling anything of yours."

John Candy as Danny

  • (John Candy) "I guess we have to bring him back up."
  • (James Belushi) "I'm not bringing him back up here, he's too damn heavy."
  • (John Candy) "Well, what do you suggest we do?"
  • (James Belushi) "Cut the hose."
  • (John Candy) "Cut the hose?"
  • (James Belushi) "Yeah, let him fall."
  • (John Candy) "To the ground?"
  • (James Belushi) "Yeah."
  • (John Candy) "A fall like that could kill a guy."
  • (James Belushi) "He's dead for Chrissake. He's not gonna mind."
  • (John Candy) "Ma, this is Theresa. Theresa, this is my mother."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Pleased to meet you, Mrs. Muldoon."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Rose. I'm Rose."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Rose."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Mm-hmm. Oh, that's a lovely dress you're wearing."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Oh, thank you."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Even though it is a little big on top."
  • (John Candy) "Ma."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Well, it is. You said so yourself."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "No, that's a-a problem I have. I'm really not that endowed on top."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "You're built like a thirteen-year-old boy."
  • (John Candy) "Ma, would you please don't start?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "It's a joke. I'm trying to make jokes here. I'm trying to lighten things up a little."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "A vodka drinker."
  • (John Candy) "Well, ma, Theresa's probably a little nervous, you know, being here with us and all. You know, you can understand that."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "It's the first signs of alcoholism."
  • (John Candy) "What?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I read it in Reader's Digest."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Rose, I can assure you I'm not an alcoholic."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh, denial; that's another symptom. The article said that one shot of vodka was equal to all of the calories in a ham sandwich."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Good. Maybe then I'll gain some weight and grow breasts for you."
  • (John Candy) "Sometimes it's good to be a cop."
  • (John Candy) "I'll pick you up at seven. Where do you live?"
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Here."
  • (John Candy) "With the stiffs?"
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Um, my father and I have an apartment upstairs."
  • (John Candy) "Oh. Yeah, sure. That's uh -- convenient."
  • (John Candy) "I suppose you're proud of yourself."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Just telling it like it is."
  • (John Candy) "That's been your excuse for the last 67 years."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "My excuse?"
  • (John Candy) "Your excuse for hurting people whenever the hell you feel like it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I don't hurt people."
  • (John Candy) "Oh no? I guess you didn't hurt Aunt Dolly on her wedding day when you said she looked like a, uh, a cheap Las Vegas hooker."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Well, did you see the wedding dress? The back of it was cut right down to here. You could see the crack of her; Well, it was indecent."
  • (John Candy) "And I guess you didn't hurt cousin Jerry when you called his German wife a Nazi who probably slept with Hitler."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Well, there's no proof that she didn't."
  • (John Candy) "I guess you never hurt dad, either."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I never hurt your father, ever."
  • (John Candy) "Florsheim Shoes?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "How do you know about that?"
  • (John Candy) "You came home late. You were arguing and I woke up. I was scared. I didn't know what was going on, so I listened in at the door."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "A little spy."
  • (John Candy) "Come on, I was only 12."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Spy."
  • (John Candy) "Florsheim Shoes was his big account. He worked on that for over two-and-a-half years."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Danny."
  • (John Candy) "You blew it for him in one night."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Danny, don't."
  • (John Candy) "And all he had to do was sign a deal at dinner. One fancy schmancy dinner with the VP from Florsheim."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I'm going to bed."
  • (John Candy) "No, you're not. Everything was fine that evening. Dinner was perfect. Dad had him at the palm of his hand. Until you decided it was time to tell it like it is."

Maureen O'Hara as Rose

  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I had a Pollock friend once. She was incredibly stupid --"
  • (John Candy) "Don't do this, Ma."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "-- Julie Kapowski. She was the stupidest woman that I ever knew. She believed that black cows --"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "-- black cows squirted chocolate milk."
  • (Father Strapovic) "You feel threatened by Theresa."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Threatened?"
  • (Father Strapovic) "Yes. See, she's taking up a lot of Danny's time, so you're feeling threatened that she's trying to steal your son."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "What?"
  • (Father Strapovic) "Rose, I know you realize it's the nineties, I'm just not sure you realize it's the nineteen nineties."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I was right. I still stand by what I said."
  • (John Candy) "You called dad's bosses filthy Jew shylocks."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "They never gave him a raise. Not in 12 years. Not one Christmas bonus."
  • (John Candy) "Ma, the vice president of Florsheim and his wife were Jewish."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Well, how was I supposed to know? They didn't look Jewish. I wasn't talking about them. They took it personal."
  • (John Candy) "You lost the account for him. $450,000 to the company. He's lucky he didn't lose his job."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Your father never stood up to his bosses. It was time somebody set the record straight."
  • (John Candy) "That night was the only time I ever heard my father cry. And still to this day, you still tell it like it is."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I don't mean to hurt people. Really."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Where are you going?"
  • (John Candy) "To Halstead. A friend of mine owns a jewelry shop. He owes me a favor. I'm gonna make him open up his store. Then I'm gonna buy the biggest engagement ring I can afford. Then I'm gonna ask Theresa Luna to be my wife. Just telling it like it is, ma."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Oh, that's a lovely dress you wearing."
  • (John Candy) "Isn't it?"
  • (Ally Sheedy) "Oh, thank you."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Even though it is a little big on top."
  • (John Candy) "Ma."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "Well, it is, you said so yourself."
  • (John Candy) "Ma."
  • (Ally Sheedy) "No, no that's a problem I have, I'm not really that endowed on top."
  • (John Candy) "No, no, no, no, no."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "You're built like a thirteen year old boy."

Macaulay Culkin as Billy Muldoon

  • (Macaulay Culkin) "I hate this game."

Milo O'Shea as Doyle

  • (Milo O'Shea) "If I'd gotten married, I wouldn't be where I am now."
  • (Bert Remsen) "In a tavern?"
  • (Milo O'Shea) "Free. Living like a king."
  • (Bert Remsen) "You live at the Y."

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