Matthew McConaughey movie quotes

Matthew McConaughey movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Matthew McConaughey quotes
  • “Today, I want to talk about our opponent this afternoon. They're bigger, faster, stronger, more experienced and on paper, they're just better. And they know it too. But I want to tell you something that they don't know. They don't know your heart. I do. I've seen it.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
    [Tag:courage, enemy, heart]
  • “For those of you who may not know, this is the final resting place for six members of the 1970 Thundering Herd. The plane crash that took their lives was so severe, so absolute, that their bodies were unable to be identified. So they were buried here. Together. Six players. Six teammates. Six Sons of Marshall.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
  • “Man who invented the hamburger was smart; man who invented the cheeseburger was a genius.”
    Matthew McConaughey
  • - Moondog: If I may suggest, your honor, I was told about this amazing rehab facility in the Virgin Islands that's got an open bar and 24 hour time massage. A little "jerky-jerk" to take the edge off you in the detox period. Drain the old jizz pipe with the anti toxins.
    - Judge: Excuse me?
    - Moondog: All due respect to my own personal fluid... (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Matthew McConaughey - Moondog
    Jo Marie Payton - Judge
  • “If you wish to be the king of the jungle, it's not enough to act like a king. You must be the king. There can be no doubt. Because doubt causes chaos and one's own demise.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Mickey Pearson
  • “Our job was to select someone to speak for everybody. And I just couldn't in good conscience vote for a person who doesn't believe in God. Someone who honestly thinks the other ninety five percent of us suffer from some form of mass delusion.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Palmer Joss
  • “- Doyle: You can't just think about your family. You have to think bigger than that.
    - Cooper: I'm thinking about my family and millions of other families.”

    Wes Bentley - Doyle
    Matthew McConaughey - Cooper
  • “Can you see her? Her raped, beaten, broken body soaked in their urine, soaked in their semen, soaked in her blood, left to die. Can you see her? I want you to picture that little girl. Now imagine she's white.”

    Matthew McConaughey - Jake Tyler Brigance
    [Tag:murder, racism, rape]
  • “Once you're a parent, you're the ghost of your children's future.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Cooper
    [Tag:children, parents]
  • - Jack Lengyel: My youngest crapped his pants yesterday.
    - President Dedmon: Well, that happens.
    - Jack Lengyel: He's four. Sandy was out so I had to clean him up. When she got home, I told her what happened, she couldn't believe it. I said "I know, the kid's four, he shouldn't be doing that anymore", She said "No, not that, I can't believe... (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
    David Strathairn - President Dedmon
    [Tag:beginnings, doing]
  • “Now we came here today to remember six young men and sixty-nine others who will not be on the field with you today, but they will be watching. You can bet your ass that they'll be gritting their teeth with every snap of that football. How you play today, from this moment on is how you will be remembered. This is your opportunity to rise from...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
  • “From the souls of your feet, with every ounce of blood you've got in your body, lay it on the line until the final whistle blows. And if you do that, if you do that, we cannot lose. We may be behind on the scoreboard at the end of the game but if you play like that we cannot be defeated.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
  • “One day, not today, not tomorrow, not this season, probably not next season either but one day, you and I are gonna wake up and suddenly we're gonna be like every other team in every other sport where winning is everything and nothing else matters.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
    [Tag:sport, winning]
  • “- Palmer Joss: Your dad. Did you love him?
    - Ellie Arroway: Yes, very much.
    - Palmer Joss: Prove it.”

    Matthew McConaughey - Palmer Joss
    Jodie Foster - Eleanor Arroway
    [Tag:faith, god, love]
  • “- Murph (10 Yrs.): Why did you and momname me after something that's bad?
    - Cooper: Well, we didn't.
    - Murph (10 Yrs.): Murphy's law?
    - Cooper: Murphy's law doesn't mean that something bad will happen. It means that whatever can happen, will happen. And that sounded just fine to us.”

    Mackenzie Foy - Murph (10 Yrs.)
    Matthew McConaughey - Cooper
  • “There's only one rule in the jungle: when the lion's hungry, he eats!”
    Matthew McConaughey - Mickey Pearson
  • “- Nate Ruffin: Coach, that... was my team. They left it in my hands.
    - Jack Lengyel: No... no, they did not. They just left.”

    Anthony Mackie - Nate Ruffin
    Matthew McConaughey - Jack Lengyel
  • “I think human consciousness, is a tragic misstep in evolution. We became too self-aware, nature created an aspect of nature separate from itself, we are creatures that should not exist by natural law. We are things that labor under the illusion of having a self, an accretion of sensory, experience and feeling, programmed with total assurance...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Matthew McConaughey - Detective Rust Cohle
  • “If the only thing keeping a person decent is the expectation of divine reward then brother that person is a piece of shit. And I’d like to get as many of them out in the open as possible. You gotta get together and tell yourself stories that violate every law of the universe just to get through the goddamn day? What’s that say about your reality?”
    Matthew McConaughey - Detective Rust Cohle
  • “You know, people that give me advice, I reckon they’re talking to themselves.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Detective Rust Cohle
  • Kids are the only thing that matter. They’re the only reason for this whole man-woman drama.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Detective Rust Cohle
  • “Life’s barely long enough to get good at one thing. So be careful what you get good at.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Detective Rust Cohle
    [Tag:life, talent]
  • “I don't want you to put a penny of that stuff in the bank. You know, I don't trust those Illuminati motherfuckers.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Moondog
    [Tag:bankers, money, trust]
  • “I mean, fuck, we're here to have a good time. I just wanna have a good time, until this shit's over, man. This life's gig a fucking rodeo and I'm gonna suck the nectar and fucking rawdog it till the wheels come off.”
    Matthew McConaughey - Moondog
    [Tag:amusement, life]
  • “- Moondog: Give me a lucky lotto triple seven and a cigar, would you?
    - Cash Register Guy: Sure.
    - Moondog: You don't sell acid, do you?
    - Cash Register Guy: No...
    - Moondog: That's too bad, man. This place used to.”

    Matthew McConaughey - Moondog
    John Morris - Cash Register Guy