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the way it crumbles, cookie-wise."
- "Did you hear what I said, Miss Kubelik? I absolutely adore you."
I see. You
think, uh, religion is for suckers and easy marks and molly-coddlers,
huh? You think Jesus was some kind of a sissy, eh? Well, let me
tell you, Jesus wouldn't be afraid to walk into this joint or any
other speakeasy to preach the gospel. Jesus had guts. He wasn't afraid
of the whole Roman army. Think that quarterback's
hot stuff? Well, let me tell you, Jesus would have made the best
little All-American quarterback in the history of football. Jesus
was a real fighter - the best little scrapper, pound for pound, you
ever saw. And why, gentlemen? Love, gentlemen. Jesus had love in
both fists! And what is love? Love is the mornin' and the
evenin' star. It shines on the cradle of the Babe. Hear
ye, sinners! Love is the inspiration of poets and philosophers. Love
is the voice of music. I'm talkin' about divine love - not carnal
Sin, Sin. You're all sinners. You're all doomed to perdition. You're
all goin' to the painful, stinkin', scaldin', everlastin' tortures
of a fiery hell, created by God for sinners, unless, unless,
unless you repent. Repent with Sister Falconer!"
heard many a powerful Bible-walloper, but you not only put the fear
of God into them, you scared the hell out of 'em. And the way
you strung certain words together - America, home, mother.
Heaven, hell... Love, hate, sin."
long as I got a foot, I'll kick booze. And, as long as I got a fist,
I'll punch it. And, as long as I got a tooth, I'll bite it. And,
when I'm old and gray and toothless and bootless, I'll gum it till
I go to heaven and booze goes to hell."
"I am more interested in the 'Rock of Ages' than I am in the age of rocks."
Bible is a book. It's a good book. But it is not the only book."
- "Do you have a vacancy?"
"Well, a boy's best friend is his mother."
"Mother, my mother, uh, what is the phrase? - She isn't qu-quite herself
"We all go a little mad sometimes... Haven't you?"
"I'm not even gonna swat that fly. I hope they are watching.
They'll see. They'll see and they'll know and they'll say, 'Why, she wouldn't
even harm a fly.'"
mean, any gentleman with the slightest chic will give a girl a
$50 dollar bill for the powder room. And I aIways ask for cab
fare, too. That's another $50."
"Listen, you know those days when you get the mean reds...No, the blues are
because you're getting fat or maybe it's been raining too long. You're just sad, that's
all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid, and you don't
know what you're afraid of. Did you ever get that feeling?...When
I get it, the only thing that does any good is to jump into a cab and
go to Tiffany's. Calms me down right away."
coulda beat that guy, coulda beat 'im cold, he never woulda known.
But I just had ta show him. Just had ta show those creeps and those
punks what the game is like when it's great, when it's really great.
You know, like anything can be great, anything can be great. I don't
care, bricklaying can be great, if a guy knows. If he knows what
he's doin' and why and can make it come off. When I'm goin',
I mean, when I'm really goin', I feel like a... like a jockey
must feel. He's sittin' on his horse, he's got all that speed and
that power underneath him... he's comin' into the stretch, the pressure's
on him, and he knows... just feels... when to let it
go and how much. Cause he's got everything workin' for 'im: timing,
touch. It's a great feeling, boy, it's a real great feeling when
you're right and ya know you're right. It's like all of a
sudden I got oil in my arm. The pool cue's part of me. You know,
it's uh - pool cue, it's got nerves in it. It's a piece of wood,
it's got nerves in it. Feel the roll of those balls, you don't have
to look, you just know. Ya make shots that nobody's ever made
before. I can play that game the way... nobody's ever played
owe me money!"
- "Fat Man, you shoot a great game of pool."
- "How do you find your way back in the dark?"
can't kid about these things because
I am nuts about you, and I would go down on my knees to worship
you if you really wanted me to. Bud, I can't get along without
you. And I would do anything you'd ask me to. I would! I would! Anything!"
nothing can bring back the hour
in solitary is like being on rails. A man pushes your food through
the door. You eat alone. Once a week you get a shower. You walk in
the bullpen. Once a month an inmate comes and cuts your hair. You
read. You pace your cell. Once a week you get clean laundry. You
pace your cell. The routine's always the same. The only way you can
break it is to go on sick call. You sit and listen to your heartbeat,
and you hear your life ticking away. The thing that swells in your
head until you lose your mind is you know absolutely for sure what's
"...Bond. James Bond."
"Look where I'm going. I'm not staying in burlesque! I'm moving, maybe up, maybe down! But wherever it is, I'm enjoying it. I'm havin' the time of my life! Because for the first time, it is my life! And I love it. I love every second of it! And I'll be damned if you're gonna take it away from me!"
"He was the most extraordinary man I ever knew..."
what's the trick, man?
Ali, so long as the Arabs fight tribe against tribe, so long will
they be a little people, a silly people, greedy, barbarous, and
cruel as you are."
"Well sir, goin' 'ome...'Ome, sir."
yellow roses. My - uh, oh, my daughter....I can offer you a comfortable
home, a sunny garden, a congenial atmosphere, my cherry pies...What
was the decisive factor? Uh, my garden?"
the red Queen is our baby. Well, take a look at this, kid. Fifty-two
of them. Take a good look at 'em, Raymond. Look at 'em and
while you're looking, listen. This is me, Marco talking. Fifty-two
red Queens and me are telling you - you know what we're telling
you? - it's over. The links, the beautifully-conditioned links
are smashed. They're smashed as of now because we say so, because
we say they oughta be smashed. We're bustin' up the joint, we're
tearin' out all the wires, we're bustin' it up so good all the
Queen's horses and all the Queen's men will never put ol' Raymond
back together again. You don't work anymore. That's an order. Anybody
invites you to a game of solitaire - you tell 'em: 'Sorry, buster,
the ball-game is over!'"
to commit acts too unspeakable to be cited here by an enemy who
had captured his mind and his soul. He freed himself at last and
in the end heroically and unhesitatingly gave his life to save
his country. Raymond Shaw. Hell! Hell!"
Jean Louise. Miss Jean Louise. Stand up. Your father's passin'."
bring food with death, and flowers with sickness, and little things
in between. Boo was our neighbor. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken
watch and chain, a knife, and our lives. One time Atticus said
you never really knew a man until you stood in his shoes and walked
around in them. Just standin' on the Radley porch was enough. The summer
that had begun so long ago had ended, and another summer had taken
its place, and a fall, and Boo Radley had come out. I was
to think of these days many times. Of Jem and Dill and Boo Radley,
and Tom Robinson - and Atticus. He would be in Jem's room all night,
and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning."
- "You wouldn't be able to do these awful things to me if I weren't
still in this [wheel] chair."
you mean, all this time we could've been friends?"
- "Do you know what's wrong with you?"
"Man like that sounds no better than a heel."
- "I don't like sudden passes."
boys, I reckon this is it. Nuclear combat,
toe-to-toe with the Rooskies...Now
look, boys. I ain't much of a hand at makin' speeches. But I got
a pretty fair idea that somethin' doggone important is goin' on back
there. And I got a fair idea of the kind of personal emotions that
some of you fellas may be thinkin'. Heck, I reckon you wouldn't even
be human beins if you didn't have some pretty strong personal feelings
about nuclear combat. I want you to remember one thing: the folks
back home is a-countin' on ya, and by golly, we ain't about
to let 'em down. Tell
ya somethin' else. If this thing turns out to be half as important
as I figure it just might be, I'd say that you're all in line for
some important promotions an' personal citations when this thing's
over with. That goes for every last one of ya, regardless of your
race, color, or your creed. Now, let's get this thing on the hump.
We got some flyin' to do."
"I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infiltration, Communist indoctrination, Communist subversion and the international Communist conspiracy to sap and impurify all of our precious bodily fluids."
"Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed, but
I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops, that is, depending
on the breaks."
You can't fight in here. This is the War Room!"
think there's some kind of deviated prevert. And I think
General Ripper found out about your preversion and that you were
organizing some kind of mutiny of preverts. Now move!"
"OK, I'm gonna get your money to ya. But if you don't get the President of the United States on that phone,
do you know what's gonna happen to you?...You're gonna have to answer
to the Coca-Cola Company."
what about Major Kong?"
name is Pussy Galore."
"(Uh, just a drink.) A martini. Shaken,
"You're a woman of many parts, Pussy!"
- "Do you expect me to talk?"
"Oh no, you don't! This is no time to be rescued."
me, uh, how did you find America?"
phonetics. The science of speech. That's my profession, also my
hobby. Anyone can spot an Irishman or a Yorkshireman by his brogue,
but I can place a man within six miles. I can place him within
two miles in London. Sometimes within two streets."
rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain."
on. Dover! Come on, Dover! Move yer bloomin' arse!"
Where the devil are my slippers?"
"You I don't like."
could never answer to a whistle. Whistles are for dogs and cats
and other animals, but not for children, and definitely not for
me. It would be too humiliating."
Von Trapp children don't play. They march."
"Who knows, Robin? This strange mixing of minds may be the greatest single service ever performed for humanity! Let's go, but, inconspicuously, through the window. We'll use our Batropes. Our job is finished."
my fault, Sister. I was just trying to... I'm
his brother-in-law, Sister...And this is his mother, Sister, and
this is my wife, his sister, Sister."
"If I've told you once, I've told you a hundred times. Do not fan the girls when they're wet! But you'll never learn, you'll be a eunuch all your life."
"The last time I made love on a ship was the Titanic. Unfortunately, we never finished."
a dump!' Hey, what's that from? 'What a dump!'"
Damn it! I wonder what women talk about when the men are talking.
I must find out sometime."
that we're through with Humiliate the Host, we're through with
that one for this round anyway, and we don't want to play Hump
the Hostess yet, not yet, so I know what we'll do. How about
a little round of Get the Guests? How about that? How about a little
game of Get the Guests?"
"Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf, Virginia Woolf, Virginia
"How do ya like that? I didn't even get to squeeze the trigger. Oh,
and you say you're a .38. You ain't just kiddin'."
"We rob banks."
eyes! I think I'm blind. My eyes! Oh, the light hurts so bad."
"What we've got here is failure to communicate."
"Anybody here? Hey, Ol' Man, You home tonight? 'Bout time we had a little talk."
"Oh, Luke. He was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he's a natural-born world-shaker."
"I just want to say one word to you - just one word.... 'Plastics.'"
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me, aren't you?"
"Would you like me to seduce you? (What?) Is that what you're trying to tell me?"
in the final analysis, it doesn't matter a damn what we think.
The only thing that matters is what they feel, and how much they feel
for each other. And if it's half of what we felt, that's
- "Well, you're pretty sure of yourself, ain't ya, Virgil. Virgil,
that's a funny name for a nigger boy to come from Philadelphia.
What do they call you up there?"
- "I'm not gonna hurt you. What's the matter with you?"
was better lookin' than Churchill, he was a better dresser than
Churchill, he had more hair, he told funnier jokes, and he could
dance the pants off of Churchill."
"They're coming to get you, Barbra."
"Yeah, they're dead. They're all messed up."
"I can't take it anymore, Felix. I'm crackin' up. Everything you do irritates me. And when you're not here, the things I know you're gonna do when you come in irritate me. You leave me little notes on my pillow. I told you 158 times - I cannot stand little notes on my pillow. 'We are all out of Corn Flakes. F.U.' It took me three hours to figure out that 'F.U.' was Felix Unger. It's
not your fault, Felix. It's a rotten combination, that's all."
"Take your stinkin'
paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"
"You finally really did it. You maniacs! You blew it up! God damn you! God damn you all to hell!"
"What have you done to it? What have you done to its eyes?"
"God is dead! Satan lives! The year is One, the year is One! God
is dead! Why don't you help us out, Rosemary? Be a real mother
to Adrian. You don't have to join if you don't want to. Just be a mother
to your baby. Minnie and Laura-Louise are too old. It's not right. Think
about it, Rosemary."
the pod bay doors, HAL."
I won't argue with you anymore. Open the doors."
"Look, Dave, I
can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over."
"Dave, stop. Stop, will you? Stop, Dave. Will you stop, Dave? Stop,
Dave. I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel
it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it."
"...It's called 'Daisy'. Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer due. I'm half-crazy, over the love of you. It won't be a stylish marriage. I can't afford a carriage. But you'll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle - built - for - two."
"…Eighteen months ago, the first evidence of
intelligent life off the Earth was discovered. It was buried forty feet
below the lunar surface, near the crater Tycho. Except for a single, very powerful radio emission aimed at Jupiter,
the four million year old black monolith has remained completely inert,
its origin and purpose still a total mystery."
I got vision and the rest of the world wears bifocals."
"Think ya used enough dynamite there, Butch?"
they're sellin', I don't want it."
"I couldn't do that. Could you do
that? How can they do that? Who are those guys?"
The next time I say: 'Let's go someplace like Bolivia,' let's go someplace
good. For a moment there, I thought we were in trouble."
- "You got a helmet?"
- "Oh, no thanks, I got some storebought right over here, on my own."
know, this used to be a helluva good country. I can't understand
what's gone wrong with it."
"Uh, well, sir, I-I ain't a for-real cowboy. But I am one
"(Hey!) I'm walking
here! I'm walking here!"
"It's alright. It's quite alright, really. She's having a rest. We'll be going on soon. There's no hurry, you see. We have all the time in the world."
girls, I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders,
and all my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a
girl at an impressionable age and she is mine for life. You girls
are my vocation. If I were to receive a proposal of marriage tomorrow...
from the Lord Lyon, king of arms, I would decline it. I am dedicated
to you in my prime."
- "I mean to kill you in one minute, Ned, or see you hanged in Fort Smith at Judge Parker's convenience. Which'll it be?"
they move, kill 'em."
"That damn railroad you're talkin' about sure as hell ain't a-gettin'
not gonna get rid of anybody! We're gonna stick together, just like
it used to be! When you side with a man, you stay with him! And if
you can't do that, you're like some animal. You're finished! We're
finished! All of us!"