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Great One-Liners

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"When a man's partner is killed, he's supposed to do something about it." 

 

-- Private detective Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) in "The Maltese Falcon' (1941).

 

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"Don't you know any better than to wake a man up at two o'clock in the afternoon?"

 

-- Private detective Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) to Chief Inspector Bernie Ohls (Regis Toomey) in "The Big Sleep" (1946).

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"I'm my own best friend!" 

 

-- Barf (John Candy), the mog -- half man, half dog -- from Mel Brooks' "Spaceballs" (1987).

 

 

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"Dance you mud-turtles!"

 

- slave driver in The Ten Commandments (1956)

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"You're good, kid, but as long as I'm around, you're second best."

 

-- Card sharp Lancey Howard (Edward G. Robinson) to the title character played by Steve McQueen in "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965).

 

 

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"You're good, kid, but as long as I'm around, you're only second best."

 

-- Card sharp Lancey Howard (Edward G. Robinson) to the title character played by Steve McQueen in "The Cincinnati Kid" (1965).

"Sorry I'm late, guys. I was taking a crap".

 

Paul Newman

THE STING

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"At my signal, unleash hell."

 

-- Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), preparing for battle against Germanic tribes in "Gladiator" (2000).

 

 

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"With or without a parachute?"

 

- William Holden discusses 'jumping' into enemy territory with Jack Hawkins in The Bridge on the River Kwai

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"Never apologize, mister. It's a sign of weakness." 

 

-- U.S. Cavalry Captain Nathan Brittles (John Wayne) in "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (1949).

 


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"Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son."

 

-- Faber College's Dean Wormer (John Vernon) to Delta Tau Chi pledge Kent Dorfman (Stephen Furst) -- a.k.a. "Flounder" -- in "National Lampoon's Animal House" (1978).

 


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"Predators" (2010) Remarks made after observing their very unfamiliar surroundings.

 

Chuchillo....This is hell!

 

Royce.....Last time I looked, you didn't need a parachute to get there.

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"Predators" (2010) Remarks made after observing their very unfamiliar surroundings.

 

Chuchillo....This is hell!

 

Royce.....Last time I looked, you didn't need a parachute to get there.

 

Yep Ham, but in the original movie, the following is of course the best line in it...

 

 

(...well okay, other than maybe when Arnold finally meets the thing and gives it his opinion of its looks, anyway) ;)

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Yep Ham, but in the original movie, the following is of course the best line in it...

 

 

 

(...well okay, other than maybe when Arnold finally meets the thing and gives it his opinion of its looks, anyway) ;)

 

Arnold's most famous one liner in "Terminator II Judgement Day." (1991)  :D

 

 

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"The Private Eyes" (1980) The scene where Dr Tart (Tim Conway) and Inspector Winship (Don Knotts) comes across the skeletal remains of ole Saint Nick in a hidden passage.

 

Dr Tart....It's Santa!...no wonder he didn't come!

 

Inspector Winship.....Is there anything you don't believe in?

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"Mr. Wilkes, perhaps you won't mind if I walk about and look over your place. I seem to be spoiling everyone's brandy and cigars...and dreams of victory."

 

-Clark Gable in GONE WITH THE WIND

 

(...one of my favorite lines in that movie...yep, gotta love a realist, alright...though of course quite often, they're not the most popular person in the room..unfortunately)

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Alice Brady as Mrs. Bullock in MY MAN GODFREY:

 

"I am positive I didn't ride that horse here last night, because I didn't have my riding clothes on."

 

"It's so silly to think of Godfrey with those pearls on".

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"Not hardly!"

 

-- Rancher Jacob McCandles (John Wayne) in "Big Jake" (1971), whenever someone mistakenly assumes the onetime gunfighter was dead.

 

 

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"From Hell’s heart, I stab at thee; for hate’s sake, I spit my last breath at thee."

 

-- Khan Noonien Singh (Ricardo Montalban), quoting Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" as he has his revenge on the crew of the USS Enterprise in "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" (1982).

 


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