Every time an ashtray is missing from a hotel, they don't come looking for you. But let a diamond bracelet disappear in France and they shout John Robie, the Cat. You don't have to spend every day of your life proving your honesty, but I do.
John Michael Hayes (b.1919), U.S. screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. John Robie (Cary Grant), To Catch a Thief, With a copycat at work on the Riviera, former jewel thief, John Robie explains his situation to British insurance agent, H.H. Hughson (John Williams). (1955).