Miss Moneypenny
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Quotes for
Miss Moneypenny (Character)
from Dr. No (1962)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
ALERT: All Character pages will be turned off on Dec 6th 2017.
Please see the IMDb GetSatisfaction Character announcement for details.

Skyfall (2012)
James Bond: [about getting shot] In your defense, a moving target is harder to hit.
Eve: Then you'd better keep moving.

M: [last line before opening credits] Take the bloody shot!
Eve: Agent down.

Eve: [watches Bond shave] Cut-throat razor. How very traditional.
James Bond: Well, I like to do some things the old-fashioned way.
Eve: Sometimes the old ways are the best.

Eve: You know, Mallory's not as bad as you think.
James Bond: He's a bureaucrat.
Eve: You should do your homework. Gareth Mallory was a Lieutenant Colonel...
James Bond: Lieutenant Colonel in Northern Ireland. Hereford Regiment. Spent three months at the hands of the IRA.
Eve: So there's more to him than meets the eye.

[Bond is gifted the porcelain bulldog]
Eve: I think she was encouraging you to take a desk job.
James Bond: Just the opposite.

Eve: She's ready for you.
James Bond: I'm sorry, have we met before?
Eve: I'm the one who should say sorry.
James Bond: It was only four ribs. Some of the less vital organs. Nothing major.

James Bond: Not enough excitement in Istanbul?
Eve: I've been reassigned. Temporary suspension from field work.
James Bond: Really?
Eve: Mmm. Something to do with killing 007.
James Bond: Well, you gave it your best shot.
Eve: That was hardly my best shot.
James Bond: I'm not sure I could survive your best.
Eve: I doubt you'll get the chance.

James Bond: [a mirror on Land Rover's right door falls] That's all right. You weren't using it.
Eve: [makes left mirror fall] I wasn't using that one, either.

M: [via Eve's earpiece] What was that?
Eve: VW Beetles... I think.

Eve: She's pretty.
James Bond: Now, now.
Eve: If you like that sort of thing.
James Bond: I'll keep you posted.
[puts his earpiece into her glass]

Eve: [to Bond] Keep still. This is the tricky part. Now, that's better.

James Bond: You look beautiful in that dress.
Eve: You don't scrub up so bad yourself.
James Bond: Well, its amazing what one can do with an extra pair of hands.

James Bond: Do you gamble?
Eve: I like a little flutter, now and then. Who doesn't like to take chances?

James Bond: You know, we've never formerly been introduced.
Eve: Oh? Well, my name's Eve. Eve Moneypenny.
James Bond: Well I look forward to our time together, Miss Moneypenny.
Eve: Me too. I'm sure we'll have one or two close shaves.

Casino Royale (1967)
Miss Moneypenny: I really have to note your qualifications.
Cooper: Height: six foot two and a half. 184 pounds. Trophies for karate and judo, holder of the Kama Sutra black belt.
Miss Moneypenny: Very impressive. How do you spell that?
Cooper: I'll show you!

Sir James: [taking the reins of the British Secret Service] Oh, by the way, Moneypenny, since I've come in here, have you heard me stammer?
Miss Moneypenny: No, sir!
Sir James: Splendid. Let me know if I do; I haven't got time for that sort of thing now.

Sir James: Ah, this is where you come in Moneypenny. I want you to go through all the Auxiliary Files.
Miss Moneypenny: The lot, sir? It'll take all night.
Sir James: Your mother did some of her best work at night.

Sir James: Good lord! Moneypenny, you haven't changed a bit.
[Long Kiss]
Miss Moneypenny: Actually, I'm Miss Moneypenny's daughter.
Sir James: How is your dear mother?

Miss Moneypenny: [Kissing on a bed] And what is your name?
Cooper: Cooper, big eyes; but, don't be formal, call me Coop.
Miss Moneypenny: It sounds like something for keeping birds.
Cooper: That's me!

Sir James: From now on, all remaining agents and trainees will be known as James Bond 007, including the girls.
Cooper: Won't that be rather confusing, sir?
Sir James: Exactly! The enemy won't know which way to turn. You are now, James Bond.
Miss Moneypenny: Congratulations, 007.
Cooper: And you, 007, sir.
Sir James: Good hunting, 007!

Sir James: No one can be such a perverse idiot as to assault a Customs official. It must be deliberate.
Miss Moneypenny: It may just be natural talent, sir.

Sir James: I must say, this place brings back a few memories.
Miss Moneypenny: Yes. Mother told me some of them.
Sir James: [Opens liquor cabinet] She probably also told you that I'm partial to jasmine tea.
Miss Moneypenny: [Writes it down] Jasmine tea, sir.

Miss Moneypenny: Eh, wIll you be needing me tonight, sir?
Sir James: Very probably.

Thunderball (1965)
Miss Moneypenny: Uh uh. In the conference room. Something pretty big. Every double-oh man in Europe's been rushed in. *And* the Home Secretary, too.
James Bond: Somebody's probably lost a dog.

Miss Moneypenny: James, how else will you recognize her?
James Bond: Can't miss. She has two moles on her left thigh.

Miss Moneypenny: [Talking on the phone] A red square with a spike through it?
Bond: Yes, I think it's a tong sign: the Red Dragon from Macao. Ask Records to verify it, will you?
Miss Moneypenny: Uh, sorry, sweetie. You're off duty. File it till you get back.
Bond: Moneypenny, next time I see you, I'll put you across my knee.
Miss Moneypenny: On yogurt and lemon juice? Ah-ha-ha. I can hardly wait!

Miss Moneypenny: [Looking at a photograph] A smashing figure! I don't suppose that has anything to do with your request.
Bond: Was there ever a man more misunderstood.
Miss Moneypenny: Now, James, you can't pull the wool over my eyes. You may be able to con the old man, but, I know better.

Miss Moneypenny: *You* are late!
James Bond: Yes. Some people on the roads really burn you up these days.

GoldenEye (1995)
Miss Moneypenny: You know, this sort of behaviour could qualify as sexual harassment.
James Bond: Really. What's the penalty for that?
Miss Moneypenny: Someday, you'll have to make good on your innuendos.

James Bond: Hmm, never seen you after hours, Moneypenny... lovely.
Miss Moneypenny: Thank you, James.
James Bond: Out on some kind of fashion assignment, dressing to kill?
Miss Moneypenny: I know you'll find this crushing, 007, but I don't sit at home every night praying for some international incident so I can run down here all dressed up to impress James Bond. I was on a date, if you must know, with a gentlemen. We went to the theater together.
James Bond: Moneypenny, I'm devastated.

Miss Moneypenny: M authorizes you to observe Miss Onatopp but stipulates no - contact without prior approval. End transmission, Moneypenny. Good night, James. I trust you'll stay - Onatopp of things.

James Bond: What would I ever do without you?
Miss Moneypenny: As far as I can remember, James, you've never had me.
James Bond: Hope springs eternal.

James Bond: After you, Moneypenny.
Miss Moneypenny: No, I insist. You first.

On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
M: Miss Moneypenny, have you checked with communications?
Moneypenny: Well, replies to our Cairo, Amsterdam and Madrid inquiries - all negative, sir.
M: The PM wants to be informed personally when we find 007.

Moneypenny: James! Where have you been?
James Bond: Much too far from you, darling.
Moneypenny: Oh, same old James.
[James puts his hands on Moneypenny's behind]
Moneypenny: Only more so! Heartless, brute! Letting me pine away without even a postcard.
James Bond: Pine no more. Cocktails at my place, eightish. Just the two of us.
Moneypenny: Aw, I'd adore that. If only I could trust myself.
James Bond: Same old Moneypenny. Britain's last line of defense.

Moneypenny: That was a quick conference. How do you expect a girl to keep herself alluring...
James Bond: Take a memo, please, Moneypenny.
Moneypenny: Ready, James.
James Bond: Sir, I have the honor to request you will accept my resignation, effective forthwith.
Moneypenny: Resignation from what?
James Bond: Her Majesty's Secret Service. And kindly present it to that monument in there.

James Bond: Moneypenny, what would I do without you?
Moneypenny: My problem is that you never do anything with me.

You Only Live Twice (1967)
[last lines]
Submarine Captain: Dinghy's on board, sir.
M: [referring to Bond in the dinghy] Tell him to come below and report.
MoneyPenny: It'll be a pleasure, sir.

M: [buzzing intercom] Miss Moneypenny, give 007 the password we've agreed with Japanese S.I.S.
MoneyPenny: Yes sir.
[to Bond]
MoneyPenny: We tried to think of something that you wouldn't forget.
James Bond: Yes?
MoneyPenny: "I, love, you". Repeat it please, to make sure you get it
James Bond: Don't worry, I get it.

James Bond: Hello, Penny.
MoneyPenny: You better go right in. You're late, as usual - even from your own funeral.
James Bond: Well, we corpses have absolutely no sense of timing.

MoneyPenny: Oh, by the way, how was the girl?
James Bond: Which girl?
MoneyPenny: The Chinese one we fixed you up with.
James Bond: Oh, another five minutes, I'd have found out.
MoneyPenny: She'll never know what she missed.

Spectre (2015/I)
[hands Bond effects from Skyfall]
Eve Moneypenny: You've got a secret. Something you can't tell anyone, because you don't trust anyone.

Eve Moneypenny: So what's going on, James? They say that Mexico was a step too far, that you're finished.
James Bond: And what do you think?
Eve Moneypenny: I think you're just getting started.

James Bond: [over the phone] Who was that?
Eve Moneypenny: He's just a friend.
James Bond: At this hour of the night?
Eve Moneypenny: It's called life, James. You should try it some time.

M: What's that?
Eve Moneypenny: [hiding a palmtop from James Bond] Just a gift. From an admirer.
M: It's not your birthday, is it?
Eve Moneypenny: No.
[M walks out the door]
Eve Moneypenny: That was last week.

Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
James Bond: [Bond says goodbye in Danish to Moneypenny on the phone while making love to his language tutor] Goodbye my sweet.
Moneypenny: You always were a cunning linguist, James.
Moneypenny: [M walks up from behind Moneypenny] Don't ask.
M: Don't tell.

M: I believe you once had a relationship with Carver's wife, Paris.
James Bond: That was a long time ago, M... before she was married. I didn't realize it was public knowledge.
Moneypenny: Queen and country, James.
M: Your job is to find out whether Carver or someone in his organization sent that ship off course, and why. Use your relationship with Mrs. Carver, if necessary.
James Bond: I doubt if she'll remember me.
M: Remind her. Then pump her for information.
Moneypenny: You'll just have to decide how much pumping is needed, James.
James Bond: If only that were true of you and I, Moneypenny.

Moneypenny: [Calling on the phone] James? Where are you?
James Bond: [In bed with a Danish Professor] Oh, Moneypenny. Um. I'm just up here at Oxford, brushing up on a little Danish.
Professor Inga Bergstrom: Little?
Moneypenny: I'm afraid you're going to have to kiss off your lesson, James. We've got a situation here at the Ministry of Defense. We're sending the fleet to China.

The Living Daylights (1987)
James Bond: Keep this between ourselves.
Miss Moneypenny: That girl must be very talented.
James Bond: Believe me, my interest in her is purely professional.

Q: Una Yakov. Confirmed kills - 3. Probable kills - 2. Assassination methods - strangulation with hands or thighs.
Miss Moneypenny: Why, James, she's just your type.
James Bond: Wrong again, Moneypenny. You are.
Miss Moneypenny: I'll file that with the other secret information around here.

James Bond: Moneypenny, be a dear, ask Records to monitor Czech publications and news services, see if they can find any mention of a woman cellist at a Conservatoire in Bratislava.
Miss Moneypenny: I didn't know you were such a music lover, James. Anytime you want to drop by and listen to my Barry Manilow collection...
[Bond pats Moneypenny on the behind twice and leaves]

Octopussy (1983)
James Bond: Well, I must say you've become more beautiful everyday.
Miss Moneypenny: *I'm* over here.
James Bond: Oh, of course you are.
Miss Moneypenny: And this is Miss Penelope Smallbone - my new assistant.

James Bond: What can I say Miss Moneypenny, except to say that she is - as attractive and, eh, - as charming...
Miss Moneypenny: As I used to be?
James Bond: I didn't say that.
Miss Moneypenny: You're such a flatter, James.
James Bond: Oh, Moneypenny, you know there never has been and - there never will be anybody but you.
Miss Moneypenny: So, you've told me.

James Bond: Welcome to universal exports.
[Bond gives Miss Smallbone a bouquet of red carnations]
Miss Moneypenny: Take it dear, that's all you'll ever get from him.
Penelope Smallbone: Thank you, Commander Bond.
James Bond: You know me?
Penelope Smallbone: Miss Moneypenny described you.
Miss Moneypenny: In nauseating detail.
James Bond: Really?

Moonraker (1979)
Miss Moneypenny: James! But, why are you so late?
James Bond: I fell out of an airplane without a parachute. Who's in there?
Miss Moneypenny: Q and the Minister of Defense.
James Bond: You don't believe me do you?
Miss Moneypenny: No. And you should go right in.

Miss Moneypenny: Why James, you look like you've just fallen off a mountain.
James Bond: Funny you should say that, Moneypenny, actually I was in a cable car. It doesn't matter.

The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
James Bond: Moneypenny - Fairbanks.
Moneypenny: Alaska?
James Bond: No, Bill Fairbanks, 002.
Moneypenny: [Sadly] Oh, poor Bill. I miss him.
James Bond: Yeah, well the man with the golden gun didn't.
Moneypenny: Officially that was never confirmed.
James Bond: Where was 002 when it happened?
Moneypenny: Beirut. '69. In a cabaret with a lady called Saida

James Bond: Moneypenny, you are better than a computer.
Moneypenny: In all sorts of ways! But, you never take advantage of them.

Never Say Never Again (1983)
Miss Moneypenny: Have you got an assignment, James?
James Bond: Yes, Moneypenny. I'm to eliminate all free radicals.
Miss Moneypenny: Ooh. Do be careful.

James Bond: Still here, Moneypenny? You should be in bed.
Miss Moneypenny: James, we *both* should be!

The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Ms. Moneypenny: James! Have you brought me a souvenir from your trip? Chocolates? An engagement ring?
James Bond: I thought you might enjoy one of these.
[gives Ms. Moneypenny a cigar tube]
Ms. Moneypenny: How romantic. I know exactly where to put that.
[throws the cigar tube in the garbage]
James Bond: Oh Moneypenny, the story of our relationship: close, but no cigar.

M: [Reading Bond's medical report] I see the good doctor has cleared you. Notes you have exceptional stamina.
Ms. Moneypenny: I'm sure she was touched by his dedication
[walks toward Dr. Molly Warrmflash]
Ms. Moneypenny: to the job in hand.

A View to a Kill (1985)
Miss Moneypenny: [At a horse Ascot Racecourse] Come on Fluke! Get a wiggle on!

From Russia with Love (1963)
James Bond: [Playfully] Once more into the breach, dear friends.
Miss Moneypenny: And one plane ticket, lucky man. I've never been to Istanbul.
James Bond: You've never been to Istanbul? Where the moonlight on the Bosphorus is irresistible.
Miss Moneypenny: Maybe I should get you to take me there someday. I've tried everything else.
James Bond: Darling, Moneypenny, you know I've never even looked at another woman.
Miss Moneypenny: Oh, really James?
James Bond: Let me tell you the secret of the world...
[Interrupted by M]

Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
James Bond: Anyone seeing you in that outfit, Moneypenny, would most certainly be discouraged from leaving the country. What can I bring you back from Holland?
Miss Moneypenny: A diamond? In a ring?
James Bond: Would you settle for a tulip?
Miss Moneypenny: [Bond leaves; she sighs longingly] Yes!

Goldfinger (1964)
James Bond: What do you know about gold, Moneypenny?
Miss Moneypenny: Oh, the only gold I know about is the kind you wear... you know, on the third finger of your left hand?
James Bond: Hmm, one of these days we really must look into that.
Miss Moneypenny: What about tonight? You'll come over for dinner...
[playfully tosses Bond's hat onto the hat rack]
Miss Moneypenny: and I'll cook you a wonderful angel cake.
James Bond: Well, nothing would give me greater pleasure, but unfortunately I do have a... business appointment.
Miss Moneypenny: That's the flimsiest excuse you've ever given me. Oh, well, some girls have all the luck. Who is she, James?
M: [over intercom] "She" is me, Miss Moneypenny. And kindly omit the customary byplay with 007. He's dining with me and I don't want him to be late.
Miss Moneypenny: [to Bond] So there's hope for me yet.
James Bond: [gives Moneypenny a playful peck on the cheek] Moneypenny, won't you ever believe me?

Dr. No (1962)
Miss Moneypenny: James! Where have you been? I've been searching all over London for you.
[Picks up phone]
Miss Moneypenny: 007 is here sir.
[Slaps Bond's hand away from the papers on her desk]
James Bond: Moneypenny! What gives?
Miss Moneypenny: Me, given an ounce of encouragement. You've never taken me to dinner looking like this. You've never taken me to dinner...
James Bond: I would, you know. Only "M" would have me court-martialed for... illegal use of government property.
Miss Moneypenny: Flattery will get you nowhere - but don't stop trying.

Die Another Day (2002)
Miss Moneypenny: [Moneypenny is typing a disinformative newspaper report in her office, when 007 walks in] James!
James Bond: Moneypenny.
[Bond and Moneypenny embrace and kiss. Bond lays Moneypenny out on her desk]
Miss Moneypenny: Oh, James...
[Continue kissing, when all of a sudden... ]
Q: [walking in] Moneypenny?
[Moneypenny sits up abruptly and removes a pair of virtual reality simulation centre glasses]
Miss Moneypenny: Um... I was... um... just testing it out.
[She blushes and buttons her blouse]
Q: Oh, it's rather hard, isn't it?
Miss Moneypenny: Yes... very...

For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Miss Moneypenny: James!
James Bond: Moneypenny, a feast for my eyes!
Miss Moneypenny: What about the rest of you?
James Bond: Well, I was going to get around to that.

Live and Let Die (1973)
James Bond: Miss Moneypenny, thank you.
Moneypenny: Goodbye, James. Or, should I say - Ciao, bello!

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
M: Moneypenny, where's 007?
Moneypenny: He's on a mission sir. In Austria.
M: Well, tell him to pull out. Immediately.
[scene cuts to Bond making love to a woman]