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"The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good."
 
-- Corporate raider Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) in "Wall Street" (1987).

 

 

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Have we had ...

 

"Show me the money"

 

- Cuba Gooding Jr., Jerry Maguire

 

I don't think so. But there's also these two from the same movie.

 

1. "You complete me." -- Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise).

 

2. "You had me at 'hello.' " -- Dorothy Boyd (Renée Zellweger).

 

 

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"It's a hell of a thing killin' a man. You take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have."

 

-- William Munny (Clint Eastwood) to the Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett) in "Unforgiven" (1992). 

 

 

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"I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!"

 

-- UBS Evening News anchorman Howard Beale (Peter Finch) in "Network" (1976).

 

 

I think we need a guy like that in the WH...

 

a true grassroots everyman. :mellow:

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I think we need a guy like that in the WH...

 

a true grassroots everyman. :mellow:

 

Nah! Mr. Beale is MUCH too crazy there, ND...and not nearly "folksy" enough.

 

(...I mean, I personally think he still comes off as much too "elitist"...and somethin' like THAT never works to get the electorate motivated in your favor, ya know!)

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"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it -- always."

 

-- Mohandas K. Gandhi (Sir Ben Kingsley) in "Gandhi" (1982).

 

 

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"No matter who far or how fast you run, you can never run away from yourself."

 

- Peter Sellers as Aldo Vanucci to Victor Mature as Tony Powell in After the Fox.

 

In response to Mature's "What's my motivation?"

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"As I expected. 'Mary Poppins, practically perfect in every way.' "

 

-- Mary Poppins (Dame Julie Andrews) in Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" (1964), reading her magic tape measure's assessment of herself.

 

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"What? Pickett, Hood, Custer, Sheridan, Longstreet and me enemies? Now I know she's crazy."

 

-- J.E.B. Stuart (Errol Flynn) in "Santa Fe Trail" (1940) at an 1850s farewell party at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas for him and other future U.S. Army officers. Stuart and his five friends scoff at a Native American fortune teller's declaration that they will become "famous men -- great in battle, but bitter enemies."

 

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