August 3, 2017 – Favorite Movie Quotes

Yesterday’s post got me thinking about some of my all-time favorite movie quotes. Since we enjoy interactive posts I want to invite our readers to share their favorites as well.  Without further ado, here are some of my favorites (and one dialogue).

The Usual Suspects – “The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.”

Pulp Fiction – “If my answers frighten you, then you should cease asking scary questions.”

Cool Hand Luke – “What we have here – is a failure to communicate”

Princess Bride – “You keep using that word – I don’t think it means what you think it means.”

A Few Good Men – “You want the truth?  You can’t handle the truth!”

Forrest Gump – “Life is a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get”

Joe vs the  Volcano –

“What kinda clothes do you got now?”

Joe Banks:
“Well, I got the kinda clothes I’m wearing.”

“So you got no clothes.”

Billy Madison – “At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.”

Outlaw Josey Wales – “Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining.”

Monty Python’s Flying Circus – “It’s not pining, it’s passed on! This parrot is no more! It has ceased to be! It’s expired and gone to meet its maker! This is a late parrot! It’s a stiff! Bereft of life, it rests in peace! If you hadn’t nailed it to the perch, it would be pushing up the daisies! It’s rung down the curtain and joined the choir invisible. This is an ex-parrot!”

Don Corleone “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”.

Batman Begins – “Some men just want to watch the world burn”

Fight Club – “The first rule of fight club – we don’t talk about fight club”

Who Framed Roger Rabbit – “l’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way”

Star Wars -Empire Strikes Back – “Try not! Do or do not, there is no try”

Cool Hand Luke – “Calling it your job don’t make it right boss”


  1. “I’m your huckleberry.” Tombstone

    “You know that information would have really been useful to me YESTERDAY.” The Wedding Singer

    “What we do in life echoes in eternity.” Gladiator

    “We’re paratroppers Lieutenant. We’re supposed to be surrounded.” Frank WInters in Band of Brothers (okay, it’s not a movie)

  2. A little late to the party, but here are a few of my favorites.

    “Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here. This is the war room!” -Dr Strangelove

    “Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac…It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole!” -Caddyshack

    “”If you let my daughter go now, that’ll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don’t, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.” -Taken

    “Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.” -Patton

    “Yes, sir.”
    “I’ve decided to launch an attack that will reduce Rock Ridge to ashes.”
    “What do you want me to do, sir?”
    “I want you to round up every vicious criminal and gunslinger in the West. Take this down: ‘I want rustlers, cut-throats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperadoes, mugs, pugs, thugs, nit-wits, half-wits, dim-wits, vipers, snipers, con-men, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bush-whackers, horn-swagglers, horse-thieves, bull-dykes, train-robbers, bank-robbers, ass-kickers, shit-kickers, and Methodists! Ha, ha, ha, ha!”
    “Could you repeat that, sir?”
    -Blazing Saddles

    “Don’t call me stupid.”
    “Oh, right! To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! I’ve known sheep that could outwit you. I’ve worn dresses with higher IQs. But you think you’re an intellectual, don’t you, ape?”
    “Apes don’t read philosophy.”
    “Yes they do, Otto. They just don’t understand it. Now let me correct you on a couple of things, OK? Aristotle was not Belgian. The central message of Buddhism is not ‘Every man for himself.’ And the London Underground is not a political movement. Those are all mistakes, Otto. I looked ’em up.”
    – A Fish Called Wanda

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