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Citizen Kane 1941

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It isn't enough to tell us what a man did. You've got to tell us who he was.

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She didn't see me at all, but I'll bet a month hasn't gone by since that I haven't thought of that girl.

#fe0a4244 / read by Teja-84

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Don't worry about me, Gettys! Don't worry about me!

#fd046d71 / read by Teja-84

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He was always trying to prove something. The whole thing about Susie being an opera singer, that was trying to prove something.

#f38783c2 / read by Teja-84

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No, I guess Rosebud is just a... piece in a jigsaw puzzle... a missing piece.

#f2c750c8 / read by Teja-84

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Don't believe everything you hear on the radio.

#f1c4600c / read by Teja-84

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He happens to be the president, Charles, not you.

#f07a188f / read by Teja-84

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You never should have married a newspaper man... they're worse than sailors!

#efb13131 / read by Teja-84

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Yes. 'Dear Wheeler, you provide the prose poems. I'll provide the war.'

#ef18edb5 / read by Teja-84

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You just want to persuade people that you love 'em so much that they ought to love you back.

#ee27e6dc / read by Teja-84

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Really Charles, people will think-...

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The trouble is, you don't realize you're talking to two people.

#ec6ea432 / read by Teja-84

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Throw that junk in.

#ea7d9b6b / read by Shriram-60

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A white dress she had on. She was carrying a white parasol. I only saw her for one second.

#e6c5a4f5 / read by Teja-84

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Well, I always gagged on that silver spoon.

#e503c7c9 / read by Teja-84

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You don't care about anything except you.

#dcd7ce08 / read by Teja-84

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I'd like to keep that particular piece of paper myself. I have a hunch it might turn out to be something pretty important. A document...

#dc5e3534 / read by Teja-84

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A good whuppin's all the kid really needs.

#dc23d75c / read by Jeet-66

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Forty-nine thousand acres of nothing but scenery and statues. I'm lonesome.

#dbd22fe6 / read by VIVEK-96

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I don't know many people.

#dbb807a7 / read by Shriram-60

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I sympathize with you. Charles Foster Kane is a scoundrel.

#dac25674 / read by VIVEK-96

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In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure-dome decree.

#da4d19e3 / read by VIVEK-96

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You know, Mr. Thatcher, if I hadn't been very rich, I might have been a really great man.

#d31548ec / read by VIVEK-96

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He never gave himself away. He never gave anything away. He just left you a tip.

#d0f3d324 / read by Shriram-60

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You're getting paid, Mister, for opinions or for hauling?

#cb828170 / read by Shriram-60

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You are too! Mr. Bernstein, look at his necktie!

#cb498aaa / read by Teja-84

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I don't know how to run a newspaper, Mr. Thatcher; I just try everything I can think of.

#ca845edd / read by Shriram-60

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Maybe I'll make some teeth and whiskers...

#c7f75b43 / read by Teja-84

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#c4a0d657 / read by Shriram-60

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Mr. Kane, how did you find business conditions in Europe?

#c2747f41 / read by VIVEK-96

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That's why I'm sending him where you can't get at him.

#c0b61186 / read by Shriram-60

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I'm Charles Foster Kane. Whatever you want - just name it and it's yours! Only love me! Don't expect me to love you!

#c08a8563 / read by VIVEK-96

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President's niece, huh? Before Mr. Kane's through with her, she'll be a president's wife.

#bef0ec4e / read by VIVEK-96

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It's the greatest curse that's ever been inflicted on the human race: memory.

#be7f6f1e / read by VIVEK-96

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I am NOT overdressed!

#bdae5897 / read by Shriram-60

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Sentimental fellow, aren't you?

#ba82d367 / read by Shriram-60

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The news goes on for 24 hours a day.

#b8c6bb43 / read by Shriram-60

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I'm Charles Foster Kane! I'm no cheap, crooked politician, trying to save himself from the consequences of his crimes!

#b68d11c3 / read by VIVEK-96

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On the other hand, I am the publisher of the Inquirer!

#b4e0d017 / read by Shriram-60

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Well, it's no trick to make a lot of money... if all you want is to make a lot of money.

#b38a3871 / read by VIVEK-96

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I can remember everything. That's my curse, young man.

#af36cf89 / read by Shriram-60

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I run a couple of newspapers. What do you do?

#aeba4688 / read by Jeet-66

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Mr. Kane is finishing the review you started - he's writing a bad notice. I guess that'll show you.

#ac491ad4 / read by VIVEK-96

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You long-faced, overdressed anarchist!

#ac2c2052 / read by Jeet-66

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Sure, we're speaking, Jedediah: you're fired.

#ab062dad / read by Jeet-66

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Some people can sing, some people cannot. Impossible! Impossible!

#aae037af / read by Shriram-60

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I suppose he had some private sort of greatness. But he kept it to himself.

#a7242a46 / read by Shriram-60

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The Inquirer already has.

#a5c842e7 / read by Shriram-60

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That's all he ever wanted out of life... was love. That's the tragedy of Charles Foster Kane. You see, he just didn't have any to give.

#a5235823 / read by VIVEK-96

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If you could've found out what Rosebud meant, I bet that would've explained everything.

#9c80bc74 / read by Teja-84

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I think I did pretty well under the circumstances.

#9c74bdb3 / read by Shriram-60

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You're right, I did lose a million dollars last year. I expect to lose a million dollars this year. I expect to lose a million dollars *next* year.

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A fellow will remember a lot of things you wouldn't think he'd remember.

#9c61abbd / read by VIVEK-96

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I am not a gentleman. I don't even know what a gentleman is.

#996e9821 / read by Teja-84

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Only you want love on your own terms. Something to be played your way, according to your rules.

#95d8ca08 / read by Shriram-60

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You're the greatest fool I've ever known, Kane.

#92e63a3c / read by Jeet-66

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I know too many people. I guess we're both lonely.

#8c884d8f / read by Jeet-66

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Well what do you know? It's morning already. You must come around and tell me the story of YOUR life sometime.

#8ad75a88 / read by Teja-84

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We never lost as much as we made.

#899223a8 / read by Shriram-60

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Anyway, it wouldn't have explained anything... I don't think any word can explain a man's life.

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Twenty-five thousand bucks. That's a lot of money to pay for a dame without a head.

#86be4bf0 / read by Shriram-60

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You're too old to be called anything else.

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Everybody knows that story, Mr. Leland. But why did he do it? How could a man write a notice like that?

#8183d80b / read by Shriram-60

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As Charles Foster Kane, who has 82,634 shares of Public Transit Preferred. You see, I do have a general idea of my holdings.

#80f4644d / read by Nikhil-91

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You know, Mr. Thatcher, at the rate of a million dollars a year, I'll have to close this place in... 60 years.

#7c211dee / read by Rina-99

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You may, if you can form such a committee, put me down for a contribution of $1,000 dollars.

#7a3fadcc / read by Akanksha-14

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I see. So it's YOU who this is being done to. It's not me at all. Not how I feel. Not what it means to me.

#79a09943 / read by VIVEK-96

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Mr. Carter, here's a three-column headline in the Chronicle. Why hasn't the Inquirer a three-column headline?

#73a0d4bd / read by Akanksha-14

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How did I find business conditions in Europe? With great difficulty.

#70bedc43 / read by Shriram-60

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You're too old to be calling me Mr. Thatcher, Charles.

#6984da74 / read by Jeet-66

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Are we going to declare war on Spain, or are we not?

#6904313a / read by Jeet-66

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Who's the busiest man? Me? I've got nothing but time! What do you wanna know?

#67617f3c / read by VIVEK-96

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That's a mistake that will be corrected one of these days.

#64f6d2b5 / read by VIVEK-96

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One day .. I was crossing over to Jersey on the ferry, and as we pulled out, there was another ferry pulling in and on it there was a girl waiting to get off.

#61762789 / read by Niranjankumar-06

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He made an awful lot of money.

#609156d1 / read by Jeet-66

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There's a lot of statues in Europe you haven't bought yet.

#5f23d08b / read by Shriram-60

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Well, it's no trick to make a lot of money if all you want is to make a lot of money.

#5dc15beb / read by Rina-99

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There's only one person in the world who's going to decide what I'm going to do and that's me...

#5ad6cb1d / read by Rina-99

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Mr. Carter, if the headline is big enough, it makes the news big enough.

#56ad23ba / read by Shriram-60

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The news wasn't big enough.

#52c3bb6a / read by Jeet-66

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There ain't no bedrooms in this joint, that's a newspaper building!

#50206a13 / read by Rina-99

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Don't go, Susan. You mustn't go. You can't do this to me.

#4f030fa6 / read by Shriram-60

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You can't buy a bag of peanuts in this town without someone writing a song about you.

#4e9799c0 / read by Rina-99

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If it was anybody else, I'd say what's going to happen to you would be a lesson to you.

#4d844011 / read by VIVEK-96

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Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Switzerland... he was thrown out of a lot of colleges.

#3f81a5f1 / read by Teja-84

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We have no secrets from our readers. Mr. Thatcher is one of our most devoted readers, Mr. Bernstein.

#3b234497 / read by VIVEK-96

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Hello, Charlie. I didn't know we were speaking...

#38922ef5 / read by Teja-84

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You know what the headline was the day before the election, 'Candidate Kane found in love nest with quote, singer, unquote.'

#379c8e55 / read by Teja-84

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Old age. It's the only disease, Mr. Thompson, that you don't look forward to being cured of.

#35e92e59 / read by Teja-84

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I suppose he had a private sort of greatness, but he kept it to himself.

#3229651c / read by Shriram-60

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You can't blame me. They've been making statues for some two thousand years, and I've only been collecting for five.

#26ceefac / read by Nikhil-91

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A toast, Jedediah: to Love on my own terms.

#2528a586 / read by Subhajit-81

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You just don't know Charlie. He thought that by finishing that notice he could show me he was an honest man.

#246c18e6 / read by Akanksha-14

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I don't think there's one word that can describe a man's life.

#1f8ca08b / read by VIVEK-96

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No, I don't think so; no. Mr. Kane was a man who got everything he wanted and then lost it.

#1bf3ad1f / read by VIVEK-96

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He knows what's wrong with every issue since I've taken charge.

#1a13d280 / read by Akanksha-14

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As such, it's my duty .. to see to it that decent, hard-working people in this community aren't robbed blind by a pack of money-mad pirates just because - they haven't anybody to look after their interests.

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Bernstein, am I a stuffed shirt? Am I a horse-faced hypocrite? Am I a New England school marm?

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Only you're going to need more than one lesson. And you're going to get more than one lesson.

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Maybe Rosebud was something he couldn't get, or something he lost.

#12237023 / read by Subhajit-81

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Love! You don't love anybody! Me or anybody else! You want to be loved - that's all you want!

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I think it would be fun to run a newspaper.

#0392189e / read by Jeet-66

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His paper should be run out of town. A committee should be formed to boycott him.

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Yes. If you thought I'd answer you any differently than what Mr. Kane tells you...

#02ba97db / read by Nikhil-91

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