BLANCHE: What did you do that for? MITCH: So I can take a look at you good and plain! BLANCHE: Of course you don't really mean to be insulting! MITCH: No, just realistic. BLANCHE: I don't want realism. I want magic!
[Mitch laughs] Yes, yes, magic! I try to give that to people. I misrepresent things to them. I don't tell truth, I tell what ought to be truth. And if that is sinful, then let me be damned for it!—Don't turn the light on!”