As I type this, one of my favorite films is on AMC: Die Hard, the original. With a young, sarcastic Bruce Willis, before he went completely Hollywood—and completely Planet Hollywood. Many great lines and quotes from this movie, like: “Yippee-ki-yay, mother. ….” You know the rest. Here are a few other favorites:
- “There is no spoon.” The Matrix
- “I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don’t want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that.” Say Anything
- “You're either in or you're out. Right now." Ocean’s Eleven (remake)
- “An ounce of pretension is worth a pound of manure.” Steel Magnolias
- “So let it be written. So let it be done." The Ten Commandments
- “I am big. It's the pictures that got small.” Sunset Boulevard
So for this Sunday Scribblings, share the movie quote or line(s) you’re most passionate about. These are quotes so good they find their way into everyday speech. You say it, and everyone understands. Or you think about it, and you're instantly brought back to a moment in time.
Naturally, I’m awaiting the Academy Awards tomorrow night. I’ll post my picks for the top five categories tomorrow.