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Inherit the Wind - 1960 Movie Quotes


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13243 The Bible is a book. It's a good book. But it is not the only book. (full quote)
  I am more interested in the Rock of Ages then in the age of rocks. (full quote)
  I am more interested in the Rock of Ages than in the age of rocks. (full quote)
  Don't you see, that if we ban the teaching of evolution in the public schools today, that tomorrow you can make it illegal to teach it in the private schools. Then, you can make it illegal to print it in newspapers and magazines. Then, you'll be burning books, if you can do one you can do the other. And soon, your honor, we'll be marching...BACKWARD, through the glorious ages of the 1600's, when bigots burned the man who dared bring intelligence and enlightenment to the world. (full quote)
10929 All of you know what I stand for - what I believe! (full quote)
10929 You're still trying to make sense out of what is laughingly referred to as the human race. Why don't you take your blinders off? Don't you know the future is already obsolete? (full quote)
10929 Darwin was wrong. Man's still an ape. His creed's still a totem pole. (full quote)
10929 I don't think that Matt would have made a great president, but I would have voted him for king - just to have you as queen. (full quote)
10929 I say that you cannot administer a wicked law impartially. You can only destroy. (full quote)
10929 Every man has a dream. (full quote)
  - We must not abandon faith! Faith is the most important thing! - Then why did God plague us with the capacity to think? Mr. Brady, why do you deny the one thing that sets above the other animals? What other merit have we? The elephant is larger, the horse stronger and swifter, the butterfly more beautiful, the mosquito more prolific, even the sponge is more durable. Or does a sponge think? - I don't know. I'm a man, not a sponge! - Do you think a sponge thinks? - If the Lord wishes a sponge to think, it thinks! - Does a man have the same privilege as a sponge? - Of course! - Then this man wishes to have the same privilege of a sponge, he wishes to think!!!!!! (full quote)
The Raven Hornbeck, I'm getting tired of you. You never push a noun against a verb without trying to blow up something. (full quote)
The Raven We're growing a strange crop of agnostics this year. (full quote)
The Raven He's the only man I know who can strut sitting down. (full quote)
The Raven Disillusionment is what little heroes are made of. (full quote)
The Raven Mr. Brady, it is the duty of a newspaper to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. (full quote)
The Raven I don't swear for the hell of it. Language is a poor enough means of communication. We've got to use all the words we've got. Besides, there are damn few words anybody understands. (full quote)
The Raven 1): You're the stranger, ain'tcha? Are you looking for a nice, clean place to stay? 2): Madam, I had a nice clean place to stay... and I left it, to come here. (full quote)
The Raven 1): But your client is wrong. He is deluded. He has lost his way. 2): It's a shame we don't all possess your positive knowledge of what is right and what is wrong, Mr. Brady. (full quote)
The Raven 1): I do not think about things that I.....do not think about. 2): Do you ever think about things that you DO think about? (full quote)
The Raven I may be rancid butter but I'm on your side of the bread. (full quote)
The Raven 1): You poor slob! You're all alone. When you go to your grave, there won't be anybody to pull the grass up over your head. Nobody to mourn you. Nobody to give a damn. You're all alone. 2): You're wrong, Henry. YOU'LL be there. You're the type. Who else would defend my right to be lonely? (full quote)
The Raven Henry - unaware microphone is live): Radio! God, this is going to break down a lot of walls. Radio Announcer - covering microphone with his hand): You're not supposed to say *God* on the radio! Henry): Why the hell not? Radio Announcer): You're not supposed to say *Hell* either. Henry): This is going to be a barren source of amusement! (full quote)
  You'll be there, Henry. You're the type. Who else would defend my right to be lonely? (full quote)
  1: You ever been in love, Hornbeck? 2: Only with the sound of my own words, thank God (full quote)
33944 1/ We must not abandon faith! Faith is the most important thing!_____ 2/ Then why did God plague us with the capacity to think? Mr. Brady, why do you deny the one thing that sets above the other animals?..... What other merit have we?.... The elephant is larger, the horse stronger and swifter,.... the butterfly more beautiful, ....the mosquito more prolific, .....even the sponge is more durable...... Or does a sponge think?_____ 1/ I don't know. I'm a man, not a sponge!___ 2/ Do you think a sponge thinks? ____ 1/ If the Lord wishes a sponge to think, it thinks!___ 2/ Does a man have the same privilege as a sponge?____ 1/ Of course!______ 2/ Then this man wishes to have the same privilege of a sponge, HE WISHES TO THINK!!! (full quote)
CarmiCrowe I don't think about things I don't think about. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe I am loved for my detestability. I may be rancid butter, little Eva, but I'm on your side of the bread. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe He's the only man I know who can strut sitting down. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe Hooligans of the world unite. You have nothing to burn but your intellectuals. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe The future's already obsolete. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe An idea is a greater monument than a catherdral. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe That's why he hasn't got an enemy in the world. only his friends hate him. (full quote)
CarmiCrowe You're that type. Who else would defend my right to be lonely? (full quote)
CarmiCrowe All motion is relevant, Matt. Perhaps it was you who moved away by standing still. (full quote)
33944 what does he think I'm going to do???.... karate-chop him with my loose-leaf note-book??? (full quote)
10929 He that sups with the devil must have a long spoon. (full quote)
10929 It's the duty of a newspaper to comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable. (full quote)
10929 I don't swear just for the hell of it. (full quote)
10929 Hello, Devil Welcome to Hell. (full quote)
  All motion is relative maybe it is you that has moved away by standing still (full quote)
  inherit the wind (full quote)
33944 All of you know what I stand for - what I believe! I believe in the truth of the Book of Genesis! Exodus! Leviticus! Numbers! Deuteronomy! Joshua! Judges! Ruth! First Samuel! Second Samuel! First Kings! Second Kings! Isaiah! Jeremiah! Lamentations! Ezekiel!.......
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33944 I do hateful things for which people love me, and I do loveable things for which they hate me. I'm admired for my detestability. Now don't worry, Little Eva. I may be rancid butter, but I'm on your side of the bread. (full quote)