Unless you have a half-dozen very hard rectangular breasts, we need to talk.


This is my home. My country. Frank Lucas don't run from nobody. This is America.

Frank Lucas

You know there are more people in law school right now than there are lawyers on the entire planet? Think about that.


Worm: You know what always cheers me up?
Mike McDermott: No, what's that?
Worm: Rolled up aces over kings. Check-raising stupid tourists and taking huge pots off of them. Playing all-night high-limit Hold'em at the Taj, "where the sand turns to gold." Stacks and towers of checks I can't even see over.
Mike McDermott: Fuck it, let's go.
Worm: Don't tease me.
Mike McDermott: Let's play some cards.
Worm: Yes!

It's just gossip, you know. Gossip is the new pornography.


Evelyn Danvers: For once in your life can you think of anyone besides yourself.
James Danvers: I will you my powers.

We're not leaving. We're the Marines. You are our mission.

Dave Karnes

Plato: I used to lay awake in my crib at night and listen to them fight.
Jim Stark: Can you really remember back that far? I can't even remember what happened yesterday.

I will find you... If it takes my life

Solomon Vandy

O Captain, my Captain. Who knows where that comes from? Anybody? Not a clue? It's from a poem by Walt Whitman about Mr. Abraham Lincoln. Now in this class you can either call me Mr. Keating, or if you're slightly more daring, O Captain my Captain.

John Keating

Stephen Myers: Were gonna be fine. We have to do it, it's the right thing to do and nothing bad happens when you're doing the right thing.
Governor Morris: Is this your personal theory? 'Cause I can shoot holes in it.
Stephen Myers: Well there's exceptions to every rule...

Marilyn Lovell: Naturally, it's 13. Why 13?
Jim Lovell: It comes after 12, hon.

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