Wife of Brazilian Pilot: What's it all for? Just so somebody in Paris can get a postcard on Tuesday instead of Thursday?

Riviere: What've *I* to do with justice? A pilot's gotta' *want* to be on time, Regardless of the weather.

Wife of Brazilian Pilot: [rushing up to her husband's mail plane as he is preparing for takeoff] I couldn't help it. I had to come. I just heard the Patagonia plane is lost.

Brazilian Pilot: He's done for, I guess. Pity. The very first night, too.

Wife of Brazilian Pilot: And they're going make you go anyway?

Brazilian Pilot: Well, *somebody* has to go. There wouldn't be anybody to fly if we all just quit because a man...

Wife of Brazilian Pilot: What's it all for? Just so somebody in Paris can get a postcard on Tuesday instead of Thursday?

Brazilian Pilot: Don't ask me, darling. I'm only a pilot. I don't know all the answers. I have to go now.

[kisses her goodbye, revs up engine, takes off]