James Tolkan quotes
“I’m a New York actor as I said and I always said I would never go to Hollywood.”
“Since I was young I was playing old. ”
“Every time I’m back in Chicago it’s like going back to the future.”
“- Mr. Strickland: I noticed your band is on the roster for the dance auditions after school today. Why even bother, McFly? You don't have a chance. You're too much like your old man. No McFly ever amounted to anything in the history of Hill Valley!
- Marty McFly: Yeah, well, history is gonna change.”
“When this is over, you're going to jail. Accessory to assault, resisting arrest, endangering lives. I guarantee you, you and all your buddies. I'm gonna put you away for 850 years.”
“No! Not another one! How many kids are they gonna make me teach?”
“- Strickland: Is that liquor I smell Tannen?
- Biff Tannen: Ahhh, I wouldn't know. I don't know what liquor smells like, because I'm too young to drink it.”
“The law means everything to me and if any arm of the law is corrupt nothing can work, nothing. It is simple as that.”
“Well what do you know? The mountain comes to Mohammed.”
“- McKittrick: There's no way that a high school punk can put a dime into a telephone and break into our system! He's got to be working with somebody else. He's got to be!
- Wigan: He does fit the profile perfectly. He's intelligent, an underachiever, alienated from his parents, has few friends. A classic case for recruitment by the Soviets.”