I'll have the rent by the end of the week, go tell the mayor.

Dewey Finn

No you're not hardcore! Unless you live hardcore! And the legend of the rent was way hardcore!

Dewey Finn

Dewey Finn: Who are you babe? This is my apartment babe.
Patty Di Marco: Oh oh, not if you don't pay your rent, it's not.

Summer Hathaway: Groupie?
Dewey Finn: What's the matter?
Summer Hathaway: You want me to be a groupie?
Dewey Finn: Well... a groupie's an important job.
Summer Hathaway: I researched groupies on the Internet.They're sluts!They sleep with the band!
Dewey Finn: No, that's not true. They're like cheerleaders.

Its gonna be a really tough project, you're gonna have to use your head, your brain and your mind too.

Dewey Finn

And we're gonna start a revolution ok? And You're gonna be a funny little footnote on my epic ass!

Dewey Finn

I'm a teacher. All I need are minds for molding.

Dewey Finn

Dewey Finn: Give me a platform. Let's rock, let's rock, today. Now do it to me.
Lawrence: Let's rock, let's rock, today.
Dewey Finn: That's good. Slap it, shoot it, ka-boot it.

Dewey Finn: Katie, what was that thing you were playing today, the big thing?
Katie: Cello.
Dewey Finn: Ok. This is a bass guitar. And it's the exact same thing but instead of playing it like this you tip it on the side... cello, you got a bass.

Dude, I service society by rocking, OK? I'm out there on the front lines liberating people with my music!

Dewey Finn

You don't have to worry about me because I'm a hard-ass. And if a kid gets out of line, I got no problem smacking them in the head.

Dewey Finn

Those that can't do, teach, and those that can't teach... teach gym.

Dewey Finn

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School of Rock Quotes

I pledge allegiance... to the band... of Mr. Schneebly... and will not fight him... for creative control... and will defer to him on all issues related to the musical direction of the band.

Dewey Finn

Give up, just quit, because in this life, you can't win. Yeah, you can try, but in the end you're just gonna lose, big time, because the world is run by the Man. The Man, oh, you don't know the Man. He's everywhere. In the White House... down the hall... Ms. Mullins, she's the Man. And the Man ruined the ozone, he's burning down the Amazon, and he kidnapped Shamu and put her in a chlorine tank! And there used to be a way to stick it to the Man. It was called rock 'n roll, but guess what, oh no, the Man ruined that, too, with a little thing called MTV! So don't waste your time trying to make anything cool or pure or awesome 'cause the Man is just gonna call you a fat washed up loser and crush your soul. So do yourselves a favor and just GIVE UP!

Dewey Finn