Mr. McFly! Mr. McFly, this just arrived. Oh, hi, Marty. I think it's your new book.

Biff Tannen

Like I've always told you, if you put your mind to it, you can accomplish ANYTHING.

George McFly

What if I send it in and they don't like it? What if they say I'm no good? What if they say "Get out of here, kid. You got no future." I mean, I just don't think I can take that kind of rejection. Jesus, I'm starting to sound like my old man!

Marty McFly

[kissing George on the head] See ya later, Pop. Wooo, time to change that oil.

Dave McFly

Goldie Wilson: Say! Why do you let those boys push you around like that for?
George McFly: Well, they're bigger than me.
Goldie Wilson: Stand tall, boy. Have some respect for yourself. Don't you know if you let people walk over you now, they'll be walking over you for the rest of your life! Look at me. You think I'm gonna spend the rest of my life in this slop house?
Lou: Watch it, Goldie!


Goldie Wilson: No, sir! I'm gonna make something of myself. I'm going to night school. And one day I'm gonna be somebody!
Marty McFly: That's right, he's gonna be mayor!
Goldie Wilson: Yeah, I'm gonna... Mayor! Now that's a good idea! I can run for mayor.
Lou: A colored mayor, that'll be the day.
Goldie Wilson: You wait and see, Mr. Carruthers. I will be mayor! I'll be the most powerful man in Hill Valley. I'm gonna clean up this town.
Lou: Good. You can start by sweeping the floor.

[stands tall with a hand over his heart] Mayor Goldie Wilson. Like the sound of that.

Goldie Wilson

Dr. Emmett Brown: I suppose Jane Wyman is the First Lady!
Marty McFly: Whoa! Wait! Doc!
Dr. Emmett Brown: And Jack Benny, the Secretary of the Treasury.
Marty McFly: Doc, You gotta listen to me.
Dr. Emmett Brown: I've had enough practical jokes for one evening. Good night, Future Boy!

No, wait! Doc. The... the... the bruise! The bruise on your head. I know how that happened! You told me the whole story. You were standing on your toilet, and you were hanging a clock, and you fell, and you hit your head on the sink. And that's when you came up with the idea for the Flux Capacitor... which... is what... makes time travel possible.

Marty McFly

Marty McFly: This is uh... This is heavy duty, Doc. This is great. Uh... does it run, like... on regular unleaded gasoline?
Dr. Emmett Brown: Unfortunately no, it requires something with a little more kick - plutonium.
Marty McFly: Uh... plutonium? Wait. Are you telling me that this sucker is nuclear?
Dr. Emmett Brown: Hey, hey, hey. Keep rolling. Keep rolling, there. No, no, no. This sucker's electrical, but I need a nuclear reaction to generate the 1.21 jigawatts of electricity I need.

Since you're new here, I'm gonna cut you a break... today. So, why don't you make like a tree... and get out of here.

Biff Tannen

Dr. Emmett Brown: You're late, do you have no concept of time?
Marty McFly: Hey c'mon, I had to change, you think I'm going back in that, that zoot suit? The old man really came through, it worked!
Dr. Emmett Brown: What?
Marty McFly: He laid out Biff in one punch! I never knew he had it in him! He never stood up to Biff in his life!

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Back to the Future Quotes

[Marty places headphones over his father's ears and wakes him up by playing Van Halen music at full blast. George wakes up screaming - Marty pauses the music. George looks up to see Marty, who is unrecognizable because he is wearing a radiation suit]
George McFly: Who are you?
Marty McFly: [after giving him another earful of loud rock music] Silence Earthling! My name is Darth Vader. I am an extraterrestrial from the planet Vulcan!
[makes Live Long and Prosper sign with his hand]

Younger Dr. Emmett Brown: [running out of the room] 1.21 gigawatts? 1.21 gigawatts? Great Scott!
Marty McFly: [following] What-what the hell is a gigawatt?