Famous quotes containing the word mankiewicz:

    A funny business, a woman’s career. The things you drop on your way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you’ll need them again when you get back to being a woman.
    —Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909–1993)

    You’re too short for that gesture. Besides, it went out with Mrs. Fiske.
    —Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909–1993)

    Porter: O.K., O.K., you win. I’ll marry you. How ‘bout it?
    Lora May: Thanks. For nuthin’.
    Porter: Now what kind of an answer is that?
    Lora May: I don’t know. I just felt like it, that’s all.
    Porter: We’ll do all right, kid. We’re startin’ out where it takes most marriages years to get.
    —Joseph L. Mankiewicz (1909–1993)