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To Catch a Thief Quotes

To Catch a Thief is a television show that first aired in 1970 . To Catch a Thief completed its run in 1970.

It features Alfred Hitchcock as producer, Lyn Murray in charge of musical score, and Robert Burks as head of cinematography.

To Catch a Thief is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Grace Kelly as Frances Stevens, Cary Grant as John Robie, Brigitte Auber as Danielle Foussard, John Williams as H. H. Hughson, Jessie Royce Landis as Jessie Stevens, and Brigitte Auber as Foussard.

To Catch a Thief Quotes

Grace Kelly as Frances Stevens

  • (Grace Kelly) "John, why bother?"
  • (Cary Grant) "It's sort of a hobby of mine; the truth."
  • (Grace Kelly) "The cat has a new kitten."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I bet you told her all your trees are sequoias."
  • (Grace Kelly) "What do you say?"
  • (Cary Grant) "My only comment would be highly censorable."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Mother, the book you're reading is upside down."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Are you sure you were talking about water skis? From where I sat it looked as though you were conjugating some irregular verbs."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I called the police from your room and told them who you are and everything you've been doing tonight."
  • (Cary Grant) "Everything? The boys must have really enjoyed that at headquarters."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I'm in love with you."
  • (Cary Grant) "Now that's a ridiculous thing to say."
  • (Grace Kelly) "You want a leg or a breast?"
  • (Cary Grant) "You make the choice."
  • (Grace Kelly) "So this is where you live? Oh, Mother will love it up here."
  • (Grace Kelly) "You're leaving fingerprints on my arm."
  • (Grace Kelly) "My nerves could stand a drink."
  • (Jessie Royce Landis) "Your nerves and your mother."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I've never caught a jewel thief before. It's stimulating. It's like -- It's like --"
  • (Cary Grant) "Like sitting in a hot tub?"
  • (Grace Kelly) "I have a feeling that tonight you're going to see one of the Riviera's most fascinating sights."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I was talking about the fireworks."
  • (Cary Grant) "I never doubted it."
  • (Grace Kelly) "The way you looked at my necklace, I didn't know --"
  • (Grace Kelly) "Maybe Mr. Houston doesn't care for gambling."
  • (Jessie Royce Landis) "Everyone likes to gamble in one way or another, even you."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I have an intense dislike for it."
  • (Jessie Royce Landis) "Francie, dear, when the stakes are right, you'll gamble."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Even in this light, I can tell where your eyes are looking."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Look, John. Hold them. Diamonds -- The only thing in the world you can't resist. Then tell me you don't know what I'm talking about."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Ever had a better offer in your whole life? One with everything?"
  • (Cary Grant) "I've never had a crazier one."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Just as long as you're satisfied."
  • (Cary Grant) "You know as well as I do: this necklace is imitation."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Well, I'm not."

John Williams as H. H. Hughson

  • (John Williams) "How many did you kill?"
  • (Cary Grant) "72. But, I know something that'll please you: none of them were insured."
  • (John Williams) "The pastries are light as air."
  • (Cary Grant) "Germaine has very sensitive hands and an exceedingly light touch. She strangled a German general; without a sound."

Jessie Royce Landis as Jessie Stevens

  • (Jessie Royce Landis) "Why do you think we moved so often? Your father was a swindler, dear, but a lovable one. If you ask me, this one's a bigger operator on every level."
  • (Cary Grant) "Thank you, madam."
  • (Jessie Royce Landis) "I know you ought to be spanked with a hairbrush and sent back to school; public school; where they could pound some sense into you during recess."
  • (Jessie Royce Landis) "Handsome. I wouldn't mind buying that for you."

Cary Grant as John Robie

  • (Cary Grant) "Not only did I enjoy that kiss last night, I was awed by its efficiency."
  • (Cary Grant) "Danielle, you are just a girl. She is a woman."
  • (Brigitte Auber) "Why buy an old car if you can get a new one cheaper? It will run better and last longer."
  • (Cary Grant) "Miss Stevens?"
  • (Grace Kelly) "Yes, Mr. Burns?"
  • (Cary Grant) "You know what I think?"
  • (Grace Kelly) "About what?"
  • (Cary Grant) "You."
  • (Grace Kelly) "I don't really care."
  • (Cary Grant) "Well, we only met a couple of minutes ago."
  • (Brigitte Auber) "That's right, only a few minutes ago."
  • (Grace Kelly) "Only a few minutes ago? And you talk like old friends --"
  • (Grace Kelly) "Ah, well, that's warm, friendly France for you."
  • (Cary Grant) "Why don't you own a place like this?"
  • (Grace Kelly) "Palaces are for royalty. We're just common people with a bank account."
  • (Cary Grant) "I only regret one thing."
  • (Brigitte Auber) "That you never asked me to marry you?"
  • (Cary Grant) "No, that I never taught you better English."
  • (Cary Grant) "For what it's worth, I never stole from anybody who would go hungry."
  • (Cary Grant) "May I ask you a personal question?"
  • (Grace Kelly) "I've been hoping you would."
  • (Cary Grant) "Danielle, do me a favor. Don't call me a cat."
  • (Brigitte Auber) "I only do one favor a day."
  • (Cary Grant) "Will you do as your father here asks?"
  • (Brigitte Auber) "Did I brush your fur the wrong way?"

Brigitte Auber as Danielle Foussard

  • (Brigitte Auber) "I heard some talk in the kitchen. They say, "What a pity if they must kill The Cat.""

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