Elaine Miller: You wanna be Atticus Finch. Oh, that makes me feel so good.
Young William: I like him.

Anita Miller: It's unfair that we can't listen to our music!
Elaine Miller: Honey, it's all about drugs and promiscuous sex.
Anita Miller: Simon and Garfunkel is poetry!
Elaine Miller: Yes it's poetry. It's the poetry of drugs and promiscuous sex. Look at the picture on the cover, they're on pot.

[entering William's bedroom] So... This is where the enemy sleeps.

Russell Hammond

Fuck it! I'm... I'm gay!


We are not Groupies. We are here because of the music, we inspire the music. We are Band Aids.

Penny Lane

Anita Miller: All the kids make fun of him. They call him the Narc behind his back.
Elaine Miller: What's a narc?
Anita Miller: It's a narcotics officer.
Elaine Miller: Well, what's wrong with THAT?

Let's deflower the kid.

Polexia Aphrodisia

The only true currency in this bankrupt world... is what you share with someone else when you're uncool.

Lester Bangs

Aw, man. You made friends with them. See, friendship is the booze they feed you. They want you to get drunk on feeling like you belong.

Lester Bangs

I never said I was a golden god... did I?

Russell Hammond

Lester Bangs: They make you feel cool. And hey. I met you. You are not cool.
William Miller: I know. Even when I thought I was, I knew I wasn't.

Lester Bangs: Yeah, great art is about conflict and pain and guilt and longing and love disguised as sex, and sex disguised as love... and let's face it, you got a big head start.
William Miller: I'm glad you were home.
Lester Bangs: I'm always home. I'm uncool.
William Miller: Me too!

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Almost Famous Quotes

I always tell the girls, never take it seriously, if ya never take it seriosuly, ya never get hurt, ya never get hurt, ya always have fun, and if you ever get lonely, just go to the record store and visit your friends.

Penny Lane

I am a golden god!

Russell Hammond