Nothin's really been right since Sam the Lion died.

Sonny Crawford

[to his team taking laps] If you all didn't jack off too much, maybe you'd stay in shape.

Coach Popper

Bein' crazy about a woman like that is always the right thing to do!

Sam the Lion

Radio announcer: President Truman'll be here tomorrow, so all you folks in Dallas turn out, chuh hear? This is Cowboy Rhythms on KTRN, Wichita Falls, here's Hank Williams' big hit tune, "Cold Cold Heart".
Sam the Lion: You ain't ever gonna amount to nothing. Already spent a dime this morning, ain't even had a decent breakfast. Gimme the chalk. Why don't you comb you hair Sonny, it sticks up, look like you smelled'm wolf. I'm surprised you had the nerve to show up this morning after that stomping y'all took last night.

Never you mind, honey. Never you mind.

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