President Thomas Whitmore: What do you want us to do?
Captured Alien: Die. Die.

Mr. President! Wow! This is... what a pleasure. As you can imagine, they... they don't let us out much.

Dr. Okun

Ha ha ha! Hello, boys! I'm baaaaack!

Russel Casse

Russel Casse: In the words of my generation: Up yours!

All you need is love, John Lennon, smart man, shot in the back, very sad.

Julius Levinson

The only mistake I ever made was to appoint a sniveling little weasel like you Secretary of Defense. However, that is a mistake, I am happy to say, that I don't have to live with. Mr. Nimzicki... you're fired.

President Thomas Whitmore

I picked a helluva day to quit drinkin'.

Russel Casse

David Levinson: They're chasing us!
Captain Steven Hiller: Really, you think?

David Levinson: You really think you can fly that thing?
Captain Steven Hiller: You really think you can do all that bullshit you just said?

Captain Steven Hiller: I ain't heard no fat lady!
David Levinson: Forget the fat lady. You're obsessed with fat lady. Just get us out of here!

Constance: Haven't you ever wanted to be part of something special?
David Levinson: I was part of something special.

Captain Steven Hiller: Oops.
David Levinson: What do you mean, oops?
Captain Steven Hiller: Some jerk put this...
David Levinson: Don't say "oops" ...
Captain Steven Hiller: What do you say we try that again?
David Levinson: Yes, yes. Yes. Without the "oops." Thataway.

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Independence Day Quotes

We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on! We're going to survive! Today we celebrate ... our Independence Day!

Good morning. In less than an hour, aircraft from here will join others from around the world. And you will be launching the largest aerial battle in the history of mankind. Mankind. That word should have new meaning for all of us today. We can't be consumed by our petty differences anymore. We will be united in our common interests. Perhaps it's fate that today is the Fourth of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom... Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution... but from annihilation. We are fighting for our right to live. To exist. And should we win the day, the Fourth of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day the world declared in one voice

[impersonating Rev. Jesse Jackson] Why we are on this particular mission, we'll never know. But I do know, here today, that the Black Knights will emerge vic-torious once again.

Capt. Jimmy Wilder