General Hummel: Do you know who I am? Did they tell you why I am doing this? Why I am out here? Or are they using you like they did everybody else?
John Mason: All I know is that you were big in Vietnam. I saw the highlights on television.
General Hummel: Then you probably have got no fucking idea what it means to lead some of the finest gentlemen on God's earth into combat and then watch their memories get betrayed by their own damn government.
John Mason: I don't quite see how you can cherrish the memory of the dead by killing another million. This is not combat, it's an act of lunacy, General Sir. Personally, I think you're a fucking idiot.

Paul the Barber: Okay, I don't want to know nothing. I never saw you throw that gentleman off the balcony... All I care about is: are you happy with your haircut?

Stanley Goodspeed: Why didn't you just tell them were the microfilm was and create a solution?
John Mason: The moment they had the microfilm, they'd suicide me. Some solution.

When my husband died, people kept telling me not to cry. People kept trying to help me to forget. But I didn't want to forget... So I realize, that if it's hard for me, how much harder it must be for you.

Mrs. Myers

...I check my air. I don't have as much time as I need to see everything, but that is what makes it so special.

Leslie Burke

[speaking about the Bible] You have to believe it, and you hate it. I don't have to believe it, and I think it's beautiful.

Leslie Burke

May Belle Aarons: Hey, look! I got some Twinkies!
Jesse Aarons: I'd be quiet about those Twinkies, May Belle.
May Belle Aarons: You're just jealous cause I got some and you didn't.
Jesse Aarons: Whatever. Just don't come running to me when you lose them.
May Belle Aarons: I'm gonna eat em, not lose em.

[Jess tries to hand Leslie the fake letter to Janice Avery] You have to write it. No offense but boys' handwriting sucks!

Leslie Burke

Jesse Aarons: It's just that you're a good builder... for a girl.
Leslie Burke: Yeah, well, you're pretty good at art... for a boy!
Jesse Aarons: Okay, okay, truce.

She brought you something special when she came here, didn't she? That's what you hold onto. That's how you keep her alive.

Jack Aarons

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing - Teddy Roosevelt.

Bill Burke

I have four sisters. And I'd trade them all in for a good dog.

Jesse Aarons

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