Breakfast at Tiffany's

Breakfast at Tiffany's quotes

24 total quotes (ID: 659)

Holly Golightly
Paul Varjak


I'm the top banana of the shock department!


I've got to do something about the way I look. I mean a girl just can't go to Sing Sing with a green face.

It should take you exactly four seconds to cross from here to that door. I'll give you two.

Quel rat!

There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl's complexion.

We're alike, me and cat. A couple of poor nameless slobs.

You could always tell what kind of a person a man thinks you are by the earrings he gives you. I must say, the mind reels.

You know what's wrong with you, Miss Whoever-you-are? You're chicken, you've got no guts. You're afraid to stick out your chin and say, "Okay, life's a fact, people do fall in love, people do belong to each other, because that's the only chance anybody's got for real happiness." You call yourself a free spirit, a "wild thing," and you're terrified somebody's gonna stick you in a cage. Well baby, you're already in that cage. You built it yourself. And it's not bounded in the west by Tulip, Texas, or in the east by Somali-land. It's wherever you go. Because no matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself.

You're a stylish girl, can't we end this stylishly?