Wow — just found this thread. Some GREAT lines here! I enjoyed all of them.
Being Monty Pyhton nut, I love the Holy Grail quotes — there are SO many fabulous ones in that movie. Geez, every scene has memorable lines:
“Bring out your dead!”
“None shall pass!”
“She turned me into a newt!” “A newt???” “Well…I got better.”
Just soooo many ones…
Oh, and the coconuts!
GUARD #1: Where’d you get the coconut?
ARTHUR: We found them.
GUARD #1: Found them? In Mercea? The coconut’s tropical!
ARTHUR: What do you mean?
GUARD #1: Well, this is a temperate zone.
ARTHUR: The swallow may fly south with the sun or the house martin or the plumber may seek warmer climes in winter yet these are not strangers to our land.
GUARD #1: Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?
ARTHUR: Not at all, they could be carried.
GUARD #1: What — a swallow carrying a coconut?
ARTHUR: It could grip it by the husk!
GUARD #1: It’s not a question of where he grips it! It’s a simple question of weight ratios! A five-ounce bird could not carry a one-pound coconut.
Anyway, I also caught this about Casablanca:
RambleDown – 2009-03-12 2:08 PM
“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” That’s my man Humphrey Bogart from Casablanca. Same movie where Ilsa says, “Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time.”
Not to mention, my personal fav from Casablanca: “Of all the gin joints in all the town and all the world, she had to walk into mine.”
Great movie, but I think Claude Rains as Captain Renault had some of the best quotes in the film:
Renault: “I’ve often speculated why you don’t return to America. Did you abscond with the church funds? Did you run off with a Senator’s wife? I like to think that you killed a man. It’s the romantic in me.”
Rick: “It’s a combination of all three.”
Renault: “I’m making out the report now. We haven’t decided whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape”
And of course, the classic:
Renault: “Major Strasser has been shot. (pause) Round up the usual suspects.”