Favorite American Beauty Quotes
Caterer: I'm not paying you to do... whatever it is you're doing out here.
Ricky Fitts: Fine. So don't pay me.
Caterer: Excuse me?
Ricky Fitts: I quit. So you don't have to pay me. Now leave me alone.
Lester Burnham: I think you just became my personal hero!
If people I don't even know look at me and want to fuck me, it means I really have a shot at being a model.Angela Hayes
This isn't life, it's just stuff. And it's become more important to you than living. Well, honey, that's just nuts.Lester Burnham
Lester Burnham: Smile! You're at Mr. Smiley's.
Carolyn Burnham: [stunned] Uh, Buddy, this is my...
Lester Burnham: Her husband. We've met before, but something tells me you're going to remember me this time.
Buddy Kane: You like getting fucked by the King?
Carolyn Burnham: Fuck me, your majesty!
Look at me, jerking off in the shower... This will be the high point of my day; it's all downhill from here.Lester Burnham
Honey, I'm so proud of you. I watched you very closely, and you didn't screw up once!Carolyn Burnham
In order to be successful, one must project an image of success at all times.Buddy Kane
Colonel Frank Fitts: Boy, don't start.
Ricky Fitts: Two thousand dollars - I'm that good.
Colonel Frank Fitts: Get out.
Ricky Fitts: And you should see me fuck. I'm the best piece of ass in three States.
Colonel Frank Fitts: Get out. I don't ever want to see you again.
Ricky Fitts: What a sad old man you are.
Lester Burnham: I figured you guys might be able to give me some pointers. I need to shape up. Fast.
Jim Olmeyer: Are you just looking to lose weight, or do you want increased strength and flexibility as well?
Lester Burnham: I wanna look good naked!
Lester Burnham: Don't worry, honey, I won't be weird. I'll be whatever what you want me to be.
[kisses Carolyn wildly]
Lester Burnham: We have a very healthy relationship.
Buddy Kane: I see.
Carolyn Burnham: My husband, Lester.
Buddy Kane: It's a pleasure.
Lester Burnham: Oh, we've met before, actually. This thing last year, Christmas at the Sheraton...
Buddy Kane: [pretends to remember] Oh yeah, yes...
Lester Burnham: It's okay, I wouldn't remember me either.
Carolyn Burnham: Honey, don't be weird.