Breakfast At Tiffanys Quotes

Breakfast At Tiffanys Quotes by Audrey Hepburn, Truman Capote, Holly Golightly, Chuck Palahniuk and many others.

Promise me one thing: don't take me home until I'm drun

Promise me one thing: don’t take me home until I’m drunk – very drunk indeed.
Audrey Hepburn
You mustnt give your heart to a wild thing. The more you do, the stronger they get.
Audrey Hepburn
I don’t mean I’d mind being rich and famous. That’s very much on my schedule, and someday I’ll try to get around to it; but if it happens, I’d like to have my ego tagging along. I want to still be me when I wake up one fine morning and have breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Truman Capote
The mean reds are horrible. You’re afraid and you sweat like hell, but you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Except something bad is going to happen, only you don’t know what it is.
Holly Golightly
Laughing is the best calorie burner.
Audrey Hepburn
If we’re going to be friends let’s get one thing straight right now. I hate snoops.
Holly Golightly
Leave it to me: I’m always top banana in the shock department.
Truman Capote
No. The blues are because you’re getting fat and maybe it’s been raining too long, you’re just sad that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling?
Audrey Hepburn
I’ll never get used to anything. Anybody that does they might as well be dead.
Truman Capote
I don’t think I’ve ever drunk champagne before breakfast before. With breakfast on several occasions, but never before before.
Truman Capote
Of course, personally, I think it’d be tacky to wear diamonds before I’m forty.
Holly Golightly
What I found does the most good is just to get into a taxi and go to Tiffany’s. It calms me down right away, the quietness and the proud look of it;nothing very bad could happen to you there.
Truman Capote
No… the blues are because you’re getting fat or because it’s been raining too long. You’re just sad, that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Do you ever get that feeling?
Holly Golightly
I don’t want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together. I’m not sure where that is but I know what it is like. It’s like Tiffany’s.
Audrey Hepburn
I believe in manicures.
I believe in overdressing.
I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipsitck.
Audrey Hepburn
No matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself
Audrey Hepburn
I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong
Audrey Hepburn
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.
Audrey Hepburn
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.
Holly Golightly
If I could find a real life place to make me feel like Tiffany’s, then I’d buy some furniture and give the cat a name.
Holly Golightly
I do not accept drinks from disapproving gentlemen.
Holly Golightly
A disquieting loneliness came into my life, but it induced no hunger for friends of longer acquaintance: they seemed now like a salt-free, sugarless diet.
Truman Capote
Of course people couldn’t help but think I must be a bit of a dyke myself. And of course I am. Everyone is: a bit. So what? That never discouraged a man yet, in fact it seems to goad them on.
Truman Capote
Good luck and believe me, dearest Doc – it’s better to look at the sky than live there. Such an empty place; so vague. Just a country where the thunder goes and things disappear.
Truman Capote
It’s better to look at the sky than live there
Truman Capote
I’m very scared, Buster. Yes, at last. Because it could go on forever. Not knowing what’s yours until you’ve thrown it away.
Truman Capote
And I always heard people in New York never get to know their neighbors.
Audrey Hepburn
You can’t give your heart to a wild thing.
Truman Capote
we don’t belong to each other: he’s an independent, and so am I.
Truman Capote
You know those days when you get the mean reds?
Holly Golightly
I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn
Happy girls are the prettiest girls.
Audrey Hepburn
You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you.
Audrey Hepburn
Never love a wild thing…If you let yourself love a wild thing. You’ll end up looking at the sky.
Truman Capote
Well, when I get it the only thing that does any good is to jump in a cab and go to Tiffany’s.В  Calms me down right away.
Holly Golightly
Personal identity seems like it’s just such an American archetype, from Holly Golightly re-inventing herself in ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’ to Jay Gatsby in ‘The Great Gatsby.’ It seems like the sort of archetypal American issue. If you’re given the freedom to be anything, or be anyone, what do you do with it?
Chuck Palahniuk
Certain shades of limelight wreck a girl’s complexion.
Holly Golightly
Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot”. ~Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1958, spoken by the character Holly Golightly
Truman Capote
I don’t want to own anything until I find a place where me and things go together.
Truman Capote