Hans Gruber: This time John Wayne does not walk off into the sunset with Grace Kelly.
John McClane: That was Gary Cooper, asshole.

I'm Agent Johnson, this is Special Agent Johnson. No relation.

FBI Agent Johnson

Take *this* under advisement, jerkweed.

John McClane

[recalls his wife's invitation] Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs...

John McClane

[evil smile] Shoot the glass.

Hans Gruber

The fire has been called off my friend. So you might as well come out and join the others. I promise I won't hurt you.

Tony

But remember that we have planned everything to the last detail. We are completely in change.

Hans Gruber

We are prepared to go any way you make us. When we have achieved our aims you can either walk out of here... or be carried out. Decide now, each of you.

Hans Gruber

I wanted this to be professional. Efficient, adroit, cooperative, not a lot to ask. Alas, your Mr. Takagi did not see it that way, so he won't be joining us for the rest of his life.

Hans Gruber

Sergeant Al Powell: In fact, I think he's a cop. Maybe not LAPD, but he's definitely a badge.
Dwayne T. Robinson: How do you know that?
Sergeant Al Powell: A hunch, things he said. Like being able to spot a phony ID.
Dwayne T. Robinson: Jesus Christ, Powell, he could be a fucking bartender for all we know.

Dwayne T. Robinson: We don't know shit, Powell. If there's hostages in there, how come no one's come to us with ransom demands? If there's terrorists in there, where's their list of demands? All we know is that whoever shot your car up is probably the same silly sonofabitch you've been talking to on that radio.
Sergeant Al Powell: Excuse me sir. But what about the body that fell out the window?
Dwayne T. Robinson: Well who knows? Perhaps some stockbroker, got depressed.

"When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer." The benefits of a classical education.

Hans Gruber

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[recalls his wife's invitation] Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs...

John McClane

Holly Gennero McClane: I have a request.
Hans Gruber: What idiot put you in charge?
Holly Gennero McClane: You did. When you murdered my boss. Now everyone's looking to me. Personally, I'd pass on the job. I don't enjoy being this close to you.