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  • 1.
    Never 'eld with mournin' meself. I always say, life's black enough as it is without dressin' in it, too.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Martha (Edna Best), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Mrs. Muir, who has just put away her mourning dress. From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 2.
    It's easy to understand why the most beautiful poems about England in the spring were written by poets living in Italy at the time.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Miles Fairley (George Sanders), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Mrs. Muir during a spring shower. From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 3.
    A new mistress is like new sheets. A little bit stiff but washings to come.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Mrs. Nicholas (Ethel Griffies), How Green Was My Valley, referring to Angharad (Maureen O'Hara) (1941).
  • 4.
    I feel so useless. Here I am nearly halfway through life, and what have I done?... I have nothing to show for all my years.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To her housekeeper, after they've moved into the house. From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 5.
    Never 'eld with mournin' meself. I always say, life's black enough as it is without dressin' in it, too.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Martha (Edna Best), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, to Mrs. Muir, who has just put away her mourning dress (1947). From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 6.
    I'm here because you believe I'm here. Keep on believing and I'll always be real to you.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Capt. Gregg (Rex Harrison), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, to Mrs. Muir, while they are working on their book (1947). From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 7.
    I know you're here.... What's wrong? Are you afraid to speak up? Is that all you're good for, to frighten women? Well, I'm not afraid of you. Whoever heard of a cowardly ghost?
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Capt. Gregg, who has doused all the lights but hasn't shown himself. From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 8.
    Capt. Gregg, if you insist on haunting me, you might at least be more agreeable about it.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). When she is getting fed up with Capt. Gregg's bad language and rough manners. From the novel by R.A. Dick.
  • 9.
    It's honest, the sea. It makes you face things honestly, doesn't it?
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947). To Capt. Gregg, while they are working on their book. From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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  • 10.
    You can be much more alone with other people than you are by yourself. Even if it's people you love.
    Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter. Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Mrs. Muir (Gene Tierney), The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, explaining to her grown-up daughter why she prefers to live alone (1947). From the novel by R.A. Dick.

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