That's my darling Luke. He grins like a baby but bites like a gator.

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Yeah well... sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand.

[watching sexy girl wash a car] My Lord, whatever I done, don't strike me blind for another couple of minutes.

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Well that oughta be easy for a genuine son of a bitch.

Small town, not much to do in the evenin'.

Anything so innocent and built like that just gotta be named Lucille.

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Now, I can be a good guy, or I can be one real mean sum-bitch.

Captain, Road Prison 36

Any man playing grabass or fightin' in the building spends a night in the box.

Carr

What we got here is... failure to communicate.

Captain, Road Prison 36

You run one time, you got yourself a set of chains. You run twice you got yourself two sets. You ain't gonna need no third set, 'cause you gonna get your mind right.

Captain, Road Prison 36

Ya know, sometimes I wished people was like dogs, Luke.

Arletta

He was smiling... That's right. You know, that, that Luke smile of his. He had it on his face right to the very end. Hell, if they didn't know it 'fore, they could tell right then that they weren't a-gonna beat him. That old Luke smile. Oh, Luke. He was some boy. Cool Hand Luke. Hell, he's a natural-born world-shaker.

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Cool Hand Luke Quotes

Now, I can be a good guy, or I can be one real mean sum-bitch.

Captain, Road Prison 36

[watching sexy girl wash a car] My Lord, whatever I done, don't strike me blind for another couple of minutes.

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