Roger Thornhill: Tell me, how does a girl like you get to be a girl like you? Eve Kendall: Lucky I guess. Roger Thornhill: No, not lucky. Naughty, wicked, up to no good. Ever kill anyone? Because I bet you could tease a man to death without half trying. So stop trying.
Ernest Lehman (b.1920), U.S. screenwriter. Alfred Hitchcock. Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant), Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint), North by Northwest, Having realized that Eve was involved in a plot to kill him [the famous cropduster sequence], Thornhill rebuffs her romantic advances. (1959).