[to Genevieve] Chicken fry me a steak and try to use meat this time!

Sam the Lion

I guess if it wasn't for Sam, I'd have missed it, whatever it is. I'd have been one of them amity types that thinks that playin' bridge is about the best thing that life has to offer.

Lois Farrow

Duane Jackson: Hi Jacy, it's Duane.
Jacy Farrow: What's on your feeble mind Duane?

[to Lester Marlow] Thank God, I'm glad I weren't on fire - I would've burned to death before you got one button undone.

Jacy Farrow

[to the unsympathetic crowd around Billy's body] He was sweeping you sons of bitches, he was sweeping!

Sonny Crawford

Sam the Lion: You see? This is what I get for bettin' on my own home town ballteam. I ought'a have better sense.
Abilene: Wouldn't hurt to have a better home town.

One thing I know for sure. A person can't sneeze in this town without somebody offering them a handkerchief.

Genevieve

If she was here I'd probably be just as crazy now as I was then in about 5 minutes. Ain't that ridiculous?... Naw, it ain't really. 'Cause being crazy about a woman like her is always the right thing to do. Being an old decrepit bag of bones, that's what's ridiculous. Gettin' old.

Sam the Lion

I'll see you in a year or two if I don't get shot.

Duane Jackson

[to Duane, as they're leaving motel room after having sex] Oh, quit prissing. I don't think you done it right, anyway.

Jacy Farrow

You boys can get on out of here, I don't want to have no more to do with you. Scarin' a poor, unfortunate creature like Billy just so's you could have a few laughs - I've been around that trashy behavior all my life, I'm gettin' tired of puttin' up with it. Now you can stay out of this pool hall, out of my cafe, and my picture show too - I don't want no more of your business.

Sam the Lion

Y'see? You shouldn't have come here. I'm around that corner now. You've ruined it and it's lost completely. Just your needing me won't make it come back.

Ruth Popper

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The Last Picture Show Quotes

I guess if it wasn't for Sam, I'd have missed it, whatever it is. I'd have been one of them amity types that thinks that playin' bridge is about the best thing that life has to offer.

Lois Farrow

[to Genevieve] Chicken fry me a steak and try to use meat this time!

Sam the Lion