William 'Wild Bill' Wharton: Barbecue, me and you! Stinky pinky, pew, pew! Or dilly, Jilly, Hilly or Bob! It was a french-fried Cajun named Delacroix!
Paul Edgecomb: You are about ten seconds away from spending the rest of your life in the padded room!

Paul Edgecomb: Your name is John Coffey?
John Coffey: Yes sir boss. Like the drink, only not spelled the same.
Paul Edgecomb: Oh, you can spell, can you?
John Coffey: Just my name boss. J-O...

He kill them wi' their love. Wi' their love fo' each other. That's how it is, every day, all over the world.

John Coffey

I think this boy's cheese has done slid off his cracker.

Bill Dodge

Brutus "Brutal" Howell: You all right in there?
Paul Edgecomb: Yeah, for a man pissing razor blades.

Melinda Moores: What's your name?
John Coffey: John Coffey, ma'am.
Melinda Moores: Like the drink, only not spelled the same.
John Coffey: No, ma'am. Not spelt the same at all.

Paul Edgecomb: What do you want me to do John? I'll do it. You want me to let you walk out of here and see how far you get?
John Coffey: Now why would you want to do a foolish thing like that?
Paul Edgecomb: When I die and I stand before God awaiting judgment and he asks me why I let one of HIS miracles die, what am I gonna say, that it was my job?

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.

I couldn't help it, boss. I tried to take it back, but it was too late.

John Coffey

The man is mean, careless, and stupid. Bad combination in a place like this.

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

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.

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The Green Mile Quotes

William 'Wild Bill' Wharton: Barbecue, me and you! Stinky pinky, pew, pew! Or dilly, Jilly, Hilly or Bob! It was a french-fried Cajun named Delacroix!
Paul Edgecomb: You are about ten seconds away from spending the rest of your life in the padded room!

I think this boy's cheese has done slid off his cracker.

Bill Dodge