Joe Pesci movie quotes

Joe Pesci movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Joe Pesci quotes
  • “Froggy was my friend and I really loved him, and I took him everywhere with me, and I was riding on my bike one day and he jumped out of the box, and I ran him over with the back tire. I killed him. I was really heartbroken. Really, he was my best friend in the whole world; the only thing I ever loved.”

    Joe Pesci - Leo Getz
  • “I never made it to the sixth grade, kid. And it doesn't look like you're gonna, either.”

    Joe Pesci - Harry Lime
    [Tag:killing, school]
  • “- Simon Wilder: The beauty of the Constitution is that it can always be changed. The beauty of the Constitution is that it makes no set law other than faith in the wisdom of ordinary people to govern themselves.
    - Prof. Pitkannan: Faith in the wisdom of the people is exactly what makes the Constitution incomplete and crude.
    - Simon Wilder:...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Joe Pesci - Simon Wilder
    Gore Vidal - Prof. Pitkannan
  • “- Steve: You can't just kill innocent people because they look like somebody else.
    - Tommy Spinelli: Let me tell you something, college boy, nobody is innocent.”

    Todd Louiso - Steve
    Joe Pesci - Tommy
  • “You might be demonstrating a failure to show appreciation.”

    Joe Pesci - Russell Bufalino
  • “- Jeffrey Hawks: Holy Shit!
    - Simon Wilder: You think so? Looks like the regular garden variety to me.”

    Josh Hamilton - Jeffrey Hawks
    Joe Pesci - Simon Wilder
  • “- William: You know what I could never figure out about the Mummy? The Mummy used to walk with one arm out and a leg draggin' behind him, but he was still always able get his victim. I'm thinkin' as a kid, I was pretty fast, I'd just, ya know, put some moves on the Mummy and the Mummy, he'd never get me.
    - Jimmy Alto: This is what you're...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Christian Slater - William
    Joe Pesci - Jimmy Alto
  • “- Jake La Motta: She says he's pretty.
    - Joey LaMotta: Yeah, well, you make him ugly.”

    Robert De Niro - Jake La Motta
    Joe Pesci - Joey
  • - Gus Green: It could be worse.
    - Joe Waters: Hey Gus, please don't say that. 'Cause it can't get any worse. I'm so sick of everytime we get in trouble or something goes bad, we think of, like, worse situations just so we can say "This ain't so bad, it could be worse". Gus, the truth is, it can't get any worse.

    Danny Glover - Gus Green
    Joe Pesci - Joe Waters
  • “- Gilliam: You don't want me to leave you alone.
    - Louie Kritski: Trust me, I do.
    - Gilliam: No, Satan wants me to leave you alone.
    - Louie Kritski: We both want you to leave me alone.”

    Paul Benjamin - Gilliam
    Joe Pesci - Louie Kritski
    [Tag:bothering]
  • “- Louie Kritski: Why is that you have twenty-four different kinds of pork rinds and you only have one kind of peanut butter?
    - Cashier: Because we don't get too many fussy little white pricks in here.
    - Louie Kritski: Okay.”

    Joe Pesci - Louie Kritski
    [Tag:food, scorn]
  • “- Saleslady: May I help you?
    - Monty Capuletti: No, we're just browsing.
    - Saleslady: How long do you intend to browse?
    - Monty Capuletti: That lady over there, you didn't ask her how long she's going to browse.
    - Saleslady: You don't look like browsers.
    - Nicky Cerone: Yeah, what do browsers look like?
    - Monty Capuletti: Yeah, maybe I'm half...” (continue)
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    Jessica James - Saleslady
    Rodney Dangerfield - Monty Capuletti
    Joe Pesci - Nicky Cerone
  • “- Leo Getz: This is the best part, okay? You make a tax deduction on interest payments you don't even make! Am I an innovator? Am I a genius?
    - Martin Riggs: You're a swindler!
    - Roger Murtaugh: Cheat!
    - Leo Getz: Everyone cheats a little bit... look at the Pentagon!”

    Joe Pesci - Leo Getz
    Mel Gibson - Martin Riggs
    Danny Glover - Roger Murtaugh
  • “- Jake La Motta: I'm gonna ask you again: did you or did you not?
    - Joey LaMotta: I'm not gonna answer that. It's stupid. It's a sick question and you're a sick fuck and I'm not that sick that I'm gonna answer it. I'm leaving, If Nora calls tell her I went home. I'm not staying in this nuthouse with you. You're a sick bastard, I feel sorry for...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Robert De Niro - Jake La Motta
    Joe Pesci - Joey
    [Tag:anger, cheating, scorn]
  • “Winners forget they're in a race, they just love to run.”
    Joe Pesci - Simon Wilder
  • Bugs and drugs. Bugs and drugs. Smooth operation, that's what I got. Smooth operation.”
    Joe Pesci - Mr. Big
    [Tag:drugs]
  • “- Louie Kritski: You want your electricity fixed? Move. Check into the fucking Plaza, just gimmie the rent Lady!
    - Eleanor: Look at my boy. How's he supposed to do his schoolwork at night? By candle light?
    - Louie Kritski: Lincoln did. Hey, maybe he'll grown up to be president, what the fuck do I know? Just gimmie the rent!”

    Joe Pesci - Louie Kritski
    Carol Jean Lewis - Eleanor
    [Tag:payment, request]
  • “- Joseph Palmi: Let me ask you something... we Italians, we got our families, and we got the church; the Irish, they have the homeland, Jews their tradition; even the niggers, they got their music. What about your people, Mr. Wilson, what do you have?
    - Edward Wilson: The United States of America. The rest of you are just visiting.”

    Joe Pesci - Joseph Palmi
    Matt Damon - Edward Wilson
    [Tag:america, values]
  • “- Louie Kritski: Obviously it's unusually cold in the building today. Not necessarily due to a malfunction of our boiler.
    - Ron Nessim: That piece of shit it totally gone!
    - Louie Kritski: You can't prove that.
    - Leotha: Prove it? My parakeet is frozen solid. I could crack walnuts with him!”

    Joe Pesci - Louie Kritski
    Anthony Heald - Ron Nessim
    Beatrice Winde - Leotha
    [Tag:cold]
  • “- Jake La Motta: I heard some things.
    - Joey LaMotta: You heard about me and Salvy.
    - Jake La Motta: I heard things, Joey.
    - Joey LaMotta: Yeah you heard that I cracked Salvy all around. What did you hear?
    - Jake La Motta: I heard things, Joey. I heard things.
    - Joey LaMotta: What things you heard?
    - Jake La Motta: I heard some things.”

    Robert De Niro - Jake La Motta
    Joe Pesci - Joey
    [Tag:cheating, gossip]
  • “Women are perfect, perfect joy and perfect ache. Joy when you first see them and get to know them, ache when you leave them.”
    Joe Pesci - Simon Wilder
    [Tag:aches, joy, women]
  • “- Jake La Motta: I knocked him down. I don't know what else I gotta do. I don't know what I gotta do...
    - Joey LaMotta: You won and they robbed ya! They're miserable because their mothers take it up the fuckin' ass! That's why.
    - Jake La Motta: I've done a lot of bad things, Joey. Maybe it's comin' back to me. Who knows? I'm a jinx maybe. Who...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Robert De Niro - Jake La Motta
    Joe Pesci - Joey
  • “They freak you at the drive-thru, okay? They freak you at the drive-thru! They know you're gonna be miles away before you find out you got freaked! They know you're not gonna turn around and go back, they don't care. So who gets freaked? Old Leo Getz! Okay, sure! I don't give a freak! I'm not eating this tuna, okay?”
    Joe Pesci - Leo Getz
    [Tag:fraud]
  • “It's a procedure. Like rebuilding a carburetor has a procedure. You know, when you rebuild a carburetor, the first thing you do is you take the carburetor off the manifold? Supposing you skip the first step, and while you're replacing one of the jets, you accidentally drop the jet, it goes down the carburetor, rolls along the manifold, and goes...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Joe Pesci - Vinny Gambini
  • “- Louie Kritski: You're late with your rent, Marlon. I know, I know, Mommy's dying again, you had to send money. How many times is it this year Mamacita's almost croaked?
    - Marlon: Six. But you know, I am glad she is still with us.”

    Joe Pesci - Louie Kritski
    Rubén Blades - Marlon
    [Tag:lies, mother, payment]
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