Lena Aysgarth: Johnnie, there's going to be no more borrowing. Johnnie Aysgarth: Well, what else is there to do? Lena: You've got to go to work. Johnnie: Work! Lena: Yes, work. Johnnie: You mean put on old clothes, go out with a shovel. Lena: Oh, don't be flippant. Johnnie: Well, what do you mean? I'm afraid you're a bit of a dreamer darling. Let's be practical about this. Do you know statistics on unemployment? Do you realize that in order to be a plumber or a carpenter or an electrician, darling you haven't been around, they have to be an apprentice first, even after that—oh darling!
Samson Raphaelson (1896–1983), U.S. screenwriter, Alma Reville, screenwriter, Joan Harrison, screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. Lena Aysgarth (Joan Fontaine), Johnnie Aysgarth (Cary Grant), Suspicion (1941).
Johnnie's shocked response when his wife suggests that he find a job instead of continuing to gamble and borrow money.