The Quote

Alvy Singer: It’s mental masturbation!
Annie Hall: And you would know all about that, wouldn’t you?
Alvy Singer: Hey, don’t knock masturbation! It’s sex with someone I love.

– “Annie Hall” (1997)

“I mean, funny like I’m a clown? I amuse you?”
– Goodfellas (1990)

Evan: I heard she got breast reduction surgery.

Seth: What? That’s like slapping God across the face for giving you a beautiful gift.

Evan: She had back problems, man.

– “Superbad” (2007)

“Get busy living, or get busy dying.”

Andy Dufresne/Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

“A consultant is someone who saves his client almost enough to pay his fee.”
– Arnold H. Glasow

“If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.”
– Alphonse Karr

Michael Corleone: “There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me, ‘keep your friends close, but your enemies closer’.”

-Godfather Part II (1974)

“There are only two seasons – winter and baseball.”

  • Bill Veeck

“After Leaving Las Vegas I did assume that things would get a lot easier than they’ve been. But it’s just been a mirror of the way my career’s been from the beginning, so for it to have changed would have been strange. My career has never been perfect.”
– Elizabeth Shue

“The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.”

– Leonardo DaVinci

“A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.”

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“It’s always good to be underestimated.”
– Donald Trump

Archie: All right, all right, I apologize.
Otto: You’re really sorry!
Archie: I’m really really sorry, I apologize unreservedly.
Otto: You take it back!
Archie: I do, I offer a complete and utter retraction. The imputation was totally without basis in fact, and was in no way fair comment, and was motivated purely by malice, and I deeply regret any distress that my comments may have caused you, or your family, and I hereby undertake not to repeat any such slander at any time in the future.
Otto: OK.”

– A Fish Called Wanda” (1988)

“Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.”
– Oliver Goldsmith

“On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”
– H.L. Mencken