If you're so smart, tell me something, how come you go to M.I.T. for 8 years to become a cable repairman?

Julius Levinson

Everyone's trying to get out of Washington, and we're the only schmucks trying to get in.

Julius Levinson

Gen. Gray: Are you all right?
President Thomas Whitmore: I saw... its thoughts. I saw what they're planning to do. They're like locusts. They're moving from planet to planet... their whole civilization. After they've consumed every natural resource, they move on... and we're next. Nuke 'em. Let's nuke the bastards.

If I had known I was gonna meet the president, I would've worn a tie. Look at me, I look like a schliemiel.

Julius Levinson

[punches out alien] Welcome to earth.

Captain Steven Hiller

That's what you get! Ha Ha! Look at you! Ship's all banged up! Who's the man? Huh? Who's the man? Wait till I get another plane! I'm a line ya friends up right beside you! Where ya at, huh? Where ya at?

Captain Steven Hiller

Captain Steven Hiller: Oh! Oh! Elvis has left the building!
David Levinson: Oh, thank you very much. Oh, I love you man!

David Levinson: Tunnel. Tunnel. Tunnel. Left, exit, exit.
Captain Steven Hiller: Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!

Must go faster.

David Levinson

President Thomas Whitmore: I don't understand, where does all this come from? How do you get funding for something like this?
Julius Levinson: You don't actually think they spend $20,000 on a hammer, $30,000 on a toilet seat do you?

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Independence Day Quotes

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

Julius Levinson

Payback's a bitch, ain't it?

Russel Casse