President Andrew Shepherd: Lewis, however much coffee you drink in the morning, I want you to reduce it by half.
Lewis Rothschild: I don't drink coffee, sir.
President Andrew Shepherd: Then hit yourself over the head with a baseball bat, would you please?

Go ahead, Cornelius, you can cry.

Robert Paulson

I just think you have let your troubles get in the way of your entire life.


Did those crows just say we're gonna die?


He believed that he could cure racism and hate - literally, cure it - by injecting music and love into people's lives. One day he was scheduled to perform at a peace rally, gunmen came to his house and shot him down. Two days later, he walked out on that stage and sang. Somebody asked him, why? He said, The people who are trying to make this world worse are not taking a day off... How can I?


Riley Poole: We have thirty seconds to disable the alarm.
Ben Gates: Go.
[Ben and Riley break into a house and Riley disables the alarm]
Ben Gates: You did that in fifteen seconds.
Riley Poole: That's why I tell people to get a dog.

[voiceover] A real chip off the old block, my daughter. She said I was a cop, and a good one. Funny... Rooster said the same thing.


[on the police inquiring about her son] They asked me if I'd seen any strangers in the neighborhood.

Jillian Guiler

Don't kid yourself, Earl. You're going to kill again.


Nicholas Garrigan: I'm fucking doomed! You know he's got go-go dancers after me?
Joy: Nicky!
Nicholas Garrigan: Oh, Shit! Hide me!
Kay Amin: Shhhh! Who is that?
Nicholas Garrigan: It's the go-go dancer.

Cameron: You made the fat kid a little nervous. He thinks the joint messed with your mind.
Derek Vinyard: It did.

Chase Collins: Say it! "I"
Caleb Danvers: I
Chase Collins: "will"
Caleb Danvers: will
Chase Collins: "you-"
Caleb Danvers: you... nothing.

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