Favorite Jaws Quotes
Right arm has been severed above the elbow with massive tissue loss in the upper musculature... partially denuded bone remaining...Hooper
The height and weight of the victim can only be estimated from the partial remains. The torso has been severed in mid-thorax; there are no major organs remaining...Hooper
Martin, it's all psychological. You yell barracuda, everybody says, "Huh? What?" You yell shark, we've got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July.Mayor Vaughn
Larry, the summer is over. You're the mayor of "shark city." These people think you want the beaches open.Brody
Brody: Rogue, yeah. Now this guy, he... he keeps swimmin' around in a place where the feeding is good until the food supply is gone, right?
Hooper: It's called "territoriality." It's just a theory that I happen to... agree with.
Brody: Then why don't we have one more drink and go down and cut that shark open?
Ellen Brody: Martin? Can you do that?
Brody: I can do anything; I'm the chief of police.
Brody: Is it true that most people get attacked by sharks in three feet of water about ten feet from the beach?
Brody: And that... and that before people started to swim for recreation - I mean before sharks knew what they were missing - that a lot of these attacks weren't reported?
Hooper: That's right.
Brody: Now this shark that... that... that swims alone...
Brody: What's it called?
Hooper, Brody: [together] Rogue.
Brody: You're certifiable, Quint! You know that?
Quint: Yeah, yeah, yeah...
Ha, ha. They're all gonna die.Hooper
Come on Chief, this isn't no boy scout picnic. See ya' got ya' rubbers!Quint
Hooper: Come on Martin! Move, move, move!
Brody: I'm not going out there!
Hooper: Beyond the edge of the barrels, go to the end of the barrels! Further out!
Hooper: Further out!
Hooper: Go further out!
Brody: What for?
Hooper: Will you go to the end of the pulpit, please?
Hooper: Will you just please go to the end of the pulpit!
Brody: What for?
Hooper: I need to have something in the foreground to give it some scale.
Brody: Foreground, my ass!
He ate the light.Hooper
Quint: You have city hands, Mr. Hooper. You been countin' money all your life.
Hooper: All right, all right. Hey, I don't need this... I don't need this working-class-hero crap.