Favorite Back to the Future Quotes
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: Then tell me, "Future Boy," who's President in the United States in 1985?
Marty McFly: Ronald Reagan.
Dr. Emmett Brown: [laughs] Ronald Reagan. The actor? Then who's VICE-President? Jerry Lewis!
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!
Don't worry. As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely 88 miles per hour, the instant the lightning strikes the tower... everything will be fine.Dr. Emmett Brown
Roads? Where we're going we don't need... roads.Dr. Emmett Brown
Dr. Emmett Brown: This is it! This is the answer. It says here... that a bolt of lightning is going to strike the clock tower at precisely 10:04 pm, next Saturday night! If we can somehow... harness this lightning... channel it... into the flux capacitor... it just might work. Next Saturday night, we're sending you back to the future!
I'm sure in 1985 plutonium is available at every corner drugstore, but in 1955, it's a little hard to come by.Dr. Emmett Brown