Blanche Quote #843

Quote from Blanche in Ebb Tide

Blanche: [on the phone] Big Daddy? Is that you, Big Daddy? Hello, darling, how are you? Oh, I'm sorry. Well, darling, I can't come see you this weekend. No, no, I mean it. If it had been any other weekend I know, but I'm queen of a ball. Ain't that something? Here, listen to this. Quote: "The highlight being the Citrus Festival Ball, which is being chaired this year by 35-year-old Blanche Devereaux." ... Twice. I probably would have anyway, though.

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 ‘Ebb Tide’ Quotes

Quote from Sophia

Sophia: Oh, good. The newspaper's here. Gimme the classifieds.
Dorothy: Oh, Ma, Ma, you're not gonna answer ads in the personals again, are you? We got a lot of complaints last time.
Sophia: Hey, he asked for a single white female who likes to party, and he got one.

Quote from Rose

Sophia: Look at this, look! Here's a couple that's willing to pay $400 a night for a room.
Rose: $400? Back in St. Olaf, the most expensive room was $18.50. And that includes the cow.
Dorothy: All right, Rose. Why would you want a cow in the room?
Rose: It's the law.

 Blanche Devereaux Quotes

Quote from Hey, Look Me Over

Rose: Wait a minute. If you didn't sleep with any of the men in these journals, then how come it says "Bed" on the cover?
Blanche: [laughs] Oh, that doesn't say "Bed."
Rose: Right there, it does.
Blanche: Oh, silly, those are my initials. Blanche Elizabeth Devereaux.
Dorothy: Your initials spell "Bed"?

Quote from It's a Miserable Life

Blanche: Wish me luck.
Dorothy: Wait. Blanche, why should you do it?
Blanche: Because we'll have a better chance. I happen to be a wonderful orator. And two of the commissioners can verify that.
Dorothy: Blanche, "orator" means "speaker".
Blanche: Really? Oh. Well, somebody else do the talking.