Eric Bogosian quotes
- From the movie: Thief and The Cobbler
“I'm so hungry I could eat a vegetarian.”
“When things aren't going well, it's easier to blame someone else.”
“Chance favors the prepared mind.”
“The world intrudes in my brain daily.”
“- Sarah Ryback: You take one more step and I'm dropping this grenade.
- Travis Dane: Ok... then drop it.”
“I'm gonna shock the world by spreading ca-ca all over the place. Guangzhou is a chemical weapons plant masquerading as a fertilizer plant. We know this. The Chinese know that we know. But we make-believe that we don't know and the Chinese make-believe that they believe that we don't know, but know that we know. Everybody knows.”
“There's nothing more boring than people who love you.”
“Talk Radio! It's the last neighborhood in town, people just don't talk to each other anymore!”
“The worst news of the night is that three out of four people in this country say they rather watch TV than have sex with their spouse. The second worst news is that some kids needed money for crack last night so you know what they did? They stuck a knife in the throat of an eighty year old grandmother down on Euclid Avenue. Right here in Dallas....” (continue)(continue reading)
“There is nothing more boring than people who love you.”
- From the movie: Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
“- Ranger at Old Faithful: There are over 200 active geysers in Yellowstone Park. Old Faithful here is one of the largest. During an eruption, the geyser can reach as high as 200 feet.
- Butt-head: So?
- Ranger at Old Faithful: The - the geyser shoots out over 12,000 gallons in a single eruption.”
- From the movie: Deconstructing Harry
“- Burt: Do you care even about the holocaust, or do you think it never happened?
- Harry Block: Not only do I know that we lost 6 million, but the scary thing is that records are made to be broken.”
“In the event of an emergency, they may be called upon to shoot you. Your safety is our primary concern. However, if you try anything stupid, Federal Regulations require that I kill you. So please, no hero shit!”
“- Barry: We've brought Kent on board to get an inside look on the future of America. Kent is the classic American youth: energetic and resourceful, spoiled, perverse, and disturbed. Would you say that's an accurate description, Kent?
- Kent: Yup, sure!
- Barry: Now what do you call that haircut?
- Kent: I don't know... Rock and roll!
- Barry:...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't need your ferior stupidity, you don't get it. It's wasted on you. Pearls before swine.”
“It's tobacco. It kills 350,000 people a year. You know how much coke, crack, heroin, pot kill every year? Four thousand people. Will you listen to sense? Hello? Let me check. Will you listen to logic, please? The only people who benefit from prohibition... are the gangsters makin' the money on it, the politicians condemning it and gettin' your...” (continue)(continue reading)
“You've got nothing, absolutely nothing. No brains, no power, no future, no hope, no God. The only thing you believe in is me. What are you if you don't have me. I'm not afraid see. I come in here every night, I make my case, I make my point, I say what I believe in. I tell you what you are, I have to, I have no choice! You frighten me! I come in...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Sticks and stones can break your bones but words cause permanent damage!”
“Stop eating with the pussy, go find some.”
“- Marcus Penn: +1. It could be his girl or a child.
- Travis Dane: Maybe it's wife or something.
- Marcus Penn: Man doesn't call his wife +1.
- Travis Dane: So, what? We're looking for some babe?
- Marcus Penn: Some bait.”
“- Mercenary #2: He's the best there is.
- Travis Dane: I thought you were the best there is, Penn.”