[narrating] Janie's a pretty typical teenager. Angry, insecure, confused. I wish I could tell her that's all going to pass, but I don't want to lie to her.

Lester Burnham

As head of security it is my job to keep you alive. I will not succeed.

Col. Quaritch

I'll be up there again, so help me!

Norma Desmond

What do you think you have, Stephen?

Governor Morris

King of Ward 3: I will not forget you voice!
Doctor's Wife: And I will not forget your face!

[voice over narration] Of course I had to keep all of this a secret from my Dad. He would had a fit because Kit was ten years older than me and came from the wrong side of the tracks so called.

Holly Sargis

Gossie McKee: What's Ray doin' up there?
Marlene: Auditionin' for you Gossie.
Gossie McKee: He ain't no good without me.
Marlene: How'd you and the 'Bama like to do a week here at the Chair. I know a good bass player. Nice jazz trio can score big. With the right manager.

Ava Gardner: You listened to my phone calls?
Howard Hughes: No! No! No! Honey I would never do that! I'd never do that! I... I just read the transcripts, that's all.

Toni Mannix: Just made it.
George Reeves: I beg your pardon?
Toni Mannix: Into the picture.
George Reeves: [smirking] Was someone taking a picture? I hadn't noticed.

Michael: I was never in a fraternity. I was much too serious.
Kim: Oh, I bet you were 29 even when you were 19.
Michael: Put it this way. If i had to do it again, I'd do it knowing that after you graduate no one ever gives a fuck what your GPA was.

Jack: That's two thousand dollars, minus my commission.
Forrest: Look at you, swanning around like you're Al Capone.

Commodus: I think I understand my own people.
Gracchus: Then perhaps Caesar will be so good as to teach us, out of his own extensive experience?
Commodus: I call it love, Gracchus. The people are my children, I am their father. I shall hold them to my bosom and embrace them tightly...
Gracchus: Have you ever embraced someone dying of plague, sire?
Commodus: No, but if you interrupt me again, I assure you that you will.

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