Harry Stamper: Come on, God, just a little help. It's all I'm asking.
Max: I think we're close enough, He might have heard ya.

Houston, you have a problem. You see, I promised my little girl that I was coming home. Now I don't know WHAT you people are doing down there, but we've got a hole to dig up here!

Harry Stamper: The United States Government just asked us to save the world. Anyone wanna say no?
Chick: 20 years, I've never turned you down once. Not about to start now. I'm there.

Grace Stamper: Listen, Harry, A.J. is my choice - my choice and not yours.
Harry Stamper: He's the only one in your age bracket, Grace. That's not a choice, that's a lack of options.

Harry Stamper: How long've you worked for me?
A.J.: Five - wonderful - years.
Harry Stamper: In five years you have never apologized to me this quickly. Something's going on here, I'm gonna find out what it is.

I'm not gonna kill him, I'm just gonna take a foot off of him. A man can work with one foot.

Harry Stamper: For god's sakes think about what you're doin'. Why are you listening to someone that's a hundred thousand miles away? No one down there can help us and if we don't get this job done, then everybody's gone.
Chick: forty two seconds
Harry Stamper: I have been drilling holes in the earth for thirty years. And I have never, *never* missed a depth that I have aimed for. And by God, I am not gonna miss this one. I will make 800 feet.
Colonel William Sharp: You swear on your daughter's life. On my family's that you can hit that mark
Harry Stamper: I will make 800 feet. I swear to God I will.
Colonel William Sharp: Then let's turn this bomb off

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