Lisa Sheridan: I was having to pretend that I was concentrating on work when all I could think about was...
Derek Charles: Lisa! There is nothing going on between us.

Come on into the water!

Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins

Richie DiMaso: You got any other questions?
Paco Hernandez: Yeah, I think the name of this operation is offensive. This whole thing is racist. What, Abscam? "Arab-scam"? It's racist!
Irving Rosenfeld: Are you fucking kidding? What do you care? You're Mexican.

Brothers and sisters, this is the time to build our nation!

Nelson Mandela

President Andrew Shepherd: She didn't say anything about me?
A. J. MacInerney: Well, she did say you were taller than she thought you'd be.
President Andrew Shepherd: Well, that's something.

Allie: Did you write that?
Duke: No, that was Walt Whitman.
Allie: I think I knew him...
Duke: I think you did too.

They probably sit around on the floor with wine and cheese, and mispronounce allegorical and didacticism.

Isaac Davis

Enjoying that are you my darlin'? Bit cold and pointless isn't it my lovely? What's happened to yours my little sister?

Alex

Sometimes I would like to get my hands on God.

Frank Castle

I need to go north! To fight!

Lyra Belacqua

Norma Desmond: You're a writer, you said.
Joe Gillis: Why?
Norma Desmond: Are you or aren't you?
Joe Gillis: That's what it says on my Guild card.
Norma Desmond: And you have written pictures, haven't you?
Joe Gillis: I sure have. Want a list of my credits?
Norma Desmond: I want to ask you something. Come in here.
Joe Gillis: Last one I wrote was about Okies in the Dust Bowl. You'd never know because when it reached the screen, the whole thing played on a torpedo boat.

Deirdre Burroughs: I disapprove of your choices.
Augusten Burroughs: I haven't had a choice!
Deirdre Burroughs: You did when you wrote this, didn't you?
Augusten Burroughs: You read my journal?
Deirdre Burroughs: Don't try and compete with me, Augusten. If you move back in with me, I won't allow it. You'll only get hurt. When I become a very famous woman, they'll write that I had a son who was a writer too, who doesn't compare to my brilliance. I want more for you than that.
Augusten Burroughs: Did you mix your pills again?

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