No, it isn’t-it’s never quite that. I lo
Alice is in love with Tony, who has just proposed to her. She is concerned, however,
No, it isn’t-it’s never quite that. I love them, Tony-I love them deeply. Some people could break away, but I couldn’t. I know they do rather strange things...but they’re gay, and they’re fun, and...I don’t know...there’s a kind nobility about them [... ...] It goes deeper Tony. Your mother believes in spiritualism because it's fashionable, and your father raises orchids because he can afford to. My mother writes plays because eight years ago a typewriter was delivered here by mistake [... ...] And look at Grandpa. Thirty-five years ago he just quit business one day. He started up to office in the elevator and came right down again. He just stopped. He could have been a rich man, but he said it took too much time. SO, for thirty-five years, he's just collected snakes, and gone to circuses, and commencements. It never occurs to any of them...
Hart, Moss & George S. Kaufman. You Can't Take It With You Dramatists Play Service Acting Edition, p.31.