Q&A Friday: Favorite Movie Lines

Question: “My friends and I are total movie geeks. To the point where we routinely use lines (some of them deliberately obscure) from movies in everyday conversation. For example: If one of my boys says he needs somebody to help him move, the proper response would be: I’m your huckleberry. (Doc Holiday, Tombstone) Anywhoo, my question is: What, if any, are your favorite movie catchphrases that you use in conversation?” — Good_Ol_Boy

Answer: Here are a few that come up in conversation every once in while…

“This job would be great if it wasn’t for the…customers.” — Clerks — This was one I used back in my tech support days

Mongol General: “What is best in life?”
Conan: “Crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their women.” — Conan

“Now you see that evil will always triumph, because good is dumb.” — Space Balls

“Naked force has settled more issues in history than any other factor. The contrary opinion ‘violence never solves anything’ is wishful thinking at its worst. — Starship Troopers

“I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick *ss…and I’m all out of bubble gum.” — They Live

“It’s sucking my will to live!” — Wayne’s World

But there’s many a slip twixt the cup and the lip.” — Young Guns

Also see,

RWN’s 100 Favorite Movie Quotes Of All Time

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