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Poll: Funniest Peter Sellers Quote

Some call him the greatest comic genius Great Britain has produced since Charlie Chaplin. Which Peter Sellers quote still makes you smile today? (pick one)

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    The Mouse That Roared (1959)

    Prime Minster Count Rupert Mountjoy: My idea was sound. Only an idiot could have won this war, and he did.
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    The Pink Panther (1963)

    [having stepped on and broken a priceless violin]

    Clouseau: Oh well, if you've seen one Stradivarius, you've seen them all.

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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

    President Muffley: Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room.
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    A Shot in the Dark (1964)

    Clouseau: It is possible that his intended victim was a man and that he made a mistake.

    Dreyfus: A mistake? In a nudist camp?

    Clouseau: Nobody's perfect.

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    Casino Royale (1967)

    Tremble/James Bond: [to Miss Goodthighs in the hotel room] Look, I think I better - freshen up a bit. Quick. I'll be back in five minutes. If I'm not, start without me.
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    The Party (1968)

    Director: You.

    Bakshi: Me?

    Director: Yes, you. Get off of my set, and out of my picture. Off, off! You're washed up, you're finished! I'll see to it that you never make another movie again!

    Bakshi: Does that include television, sir?

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    I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)

    Guru: [Walking on beach] Do you know yourself?

    Harold: I'm trying to know myself.

    Guru: You will know yourself when you stop trying.

    Harold: I'm trying to stop trying.

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    Undercovers Hero (1974)

    Schultz: What do you look forward to?

    Herr Schroeder: After the war? I look forward to going back to my old job in civilian street.

    Schultz: What did you do?

    Herr Schroeder: I was an income tax inspector.

    Schultz: Very different from the Gestapo.

    Herr Schroeder: Not the way I do it!

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    The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)

    Clouseau: This is very strange. I do not ever recall receiving the fortune cookie in a Japanese Restaurant.

    Sgt. Chevalier: What does yours say?

    Clouseau: Beware of Japanese waitress bearing fortune cookies.

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    Murder by Death (1976)

    Sidney Wang: No pulse, no heartbeat. If condition does not change, this man is dead.
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    The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

    Clouseau: Does your dog bite?

    Hotel Clerk: No.

    Clouseau: [bowing down to pet the dog] Nice doggie.

    [dog barks and bites Clouseau in the hand]

    Clouseau: I thought you said your dog did not bite!

    Hotel Clerk: That is not my dog.

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    Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)

    Clouseau: Now, this time I'M going to stand on YOUR shoulders!

    Cato: What good will that do?

    Clouseau: Because I'm taller than you are, you fool!

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    Being There (1979)

    [upon walking out of an elevator]

    Chance the Gardener: That was a very small room.

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    The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)

    Fu Manchu: Nayland Smith again. That is very good news...

    Servant: Why is it good news, master?

    Fu Manchu: Because I'm in no condition to receive bad news. I shall fine you each 1000 yen.

    Servant: But you don't pay us, master.

    Fu Manchu: Then I shall start paying you in order to fine you.

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