Lady Beekman: You'll find I mean business!
Dorothy Shaw: Oh, really? Then why are you wearing that hat?

Dorothy Shaw: I like a man who can run faster than I can.

Dorothy Shaw: In bed by nine? That's when life just begins!

Dorothy Shaw: The chaperone's job is to see that no one else is having any fun, but nobody chaperones the chaperone. That's why I'm so right for this job.

[Staring at Lorelei and Dorothy]
Olympic Athlete #1: Say, suppose the ship hits an iceberg and sinks. Which one of them do you save from drowning?
Olympic Athlete #2: Those girls couldn't drown.

Esmond Sr.: Have you got the nerve to tell me you don't want to marry my son for his money?
Lorelei Lee: It's true.
Esmond Sr.: Then what do you want to marry him for?
Lorelei Lee: I want to marry him for YOUR money.

Lady Beekman: It's a tiara.
Lorelei Lee: You DO wear it on your head. I just LOVE finding new places to wear diamonds.

Lorelei Lee: Don't you know that a man being rich is like a girl being pretty? You wouldn't marry a girl just because she's pretty, but my goodness, doesn't it help?


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