Catherine Parsons: Rich boys learn to play... poor boys learn to fight.

Oliver Parsons: [Steve has given all the board members a printed copy of his company reorganization plan] My committee has studied various plans, including this one. We just didn't feel they would work.

Steve Mallory: If we reorganize the company, it'll work. We can get government contracts. Ceramic ferrite for computers. High voltage insulators. Insulation for electronic devices. Rocket...

Dr. Wheeler: I take it the first step is to increase our investment to expand?

Steve Mallory: That's right: spend money.

Oliver Parsons: Isn't that like adding cargo to a leaky boat?