Favorite The Green Mile Quotes
A big man is ripping your ears off Percy. I'd do as he says.Paul Edgecomb
William 'Wild Bill' Wharton: Where y'all think you're goin'?
John Coffey: You a bad man.
William 'Wild Bill' Wharton: That's right, nigger. Bad as you'd want.
This is a shocking experience!Toot-Toot
[about to pass out from drugs] I don't see why white man has to sit in a nigger electric chair. White man should have his own damn electric chair.William 'Wild Bill' Wharton
Wipe your face before you get up, Dean.Paul Edgecomb
John Coffey: Boss? I gots to speak with you now, Boss.
Paul Edgecomb: This is not a good time, John Coffey. Not a good time at all.
Paul Edgecomb: You let him get past you.
Dean Stanton: No I did not.
Brutus "Brutal" Howell: Three grown men... outsmarted by a mouse.
Dean Stanton: What did you do?
John Coffey: I helped Del's mouse become a circus mouse, and go to that place Boss Howell was talking about down in...
Brutus "Brutal" Howell: Florida?
John Coffey: Yes. Boss Percy bad. He mean. He stepped on Del's mouse. I took it back though.
They usually call death row the Last Mile, but we called ours the Green Mile, because the floor was the color of faded lime. We had the electric chair then. Old Sparky, we called it. I've lived a lot of years, Ellie, but 1935 takes the prize. That was the year I had the worst urinary infection of my life. That was also the year of John Coffey and the two dead girls.Old Paul Edgecomb
Do you leave a light on after bedtime? Because I get a little scared in the dark sometimes. If it's a strange place.John Coffey
The man is mean, careless, and stupid. Bad combination in a place like this.Paul Edgecomb
Paul Edgecomb: Men under strain can snap. Hurt themselves. Hurt others. That's why our job is talking, not yelling. You'll do better to think of this place like an intensive care ward in a hospital.
Percy Wetmore: I think of it as a bucket of piss to drown rats in. That's all. Anybody doesn't like it can kiss my ass.