Warren Beatty movie quotes

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March 30, 1937 in Richmond
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film director, actor, producer, scriptwriter
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Warren Beatty movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Warren Beatty quotes
  • “You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play.”
    Warren Beatty
  • Obscenity? The rich is getting richer and richer and richer while the middle class is getting more poor / Making billions and billions and billions of bucks / well, my friend, if you weren't already rich at the start, well, that situation just sucks / 'cause the riches motherfuckers in five of us is getting ninety-fucking-eight percent of it /...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “Telling the truth can be dangerous business. Honest and popular don't go hand in hand. If you admit that you play the accordion no one will hire you in a rock 'n' roll band. But we can sing out hearts out. And if we're lucky, then no neighbors complain. Because life is the way we audition for God. Let us pray that we all get the job.”

    Dustin Hoffman - Chuck Clarke
    Warren Beatty - Lyle Rogers
  • “- Virginia Hill: Do you always talk this much before you do it?
    - Bugsy Siegel: I only talk this much before I kill someone.”

    Annette Bening - Virginia Hill
    Warren Beatty - Bugsy Siegel
    [Tag:killing, kiss, talking]
  • “- John Reed: Louise, I love you.
    - Louise Bryant: No, you love yourself!”

    Warren Beatty - John Reed
    Diane Keaton - Louise Bryant
  • “You don't get to rewrite what I write.”
    Warren Beatty - John Reed
  • “- Dick Tracy: Is the enemy of my enemy my friend, or the enemy of my friend my enemy?
    - Pat Patton: What?
    - Dick Tracy: Or enemy of my enemy my enemy?
    - Pat Patton: What'd he say?
    - Dick Tracy: The enemy of my enemy is my enemy.
    - Sam Catchem: He said the enemy of his enemy is his enemy.
    - Pat Patton: Oh.”

    Warren Beatty - Dick Tracy
    James Keane - Pat Patton
    Seymour Cassel - Sam Catchem
    [Tag:enemy, friends]
  • “- Bonnie Parker: What would you do if some miracle happened and we could walk out of here tomorrow morning and start all over again clean? No record and nobody after us?
    - Clyde Barrow: Well, I guess I'd do it all different. First off, I wouldn't live in the same state where we pull our jobs. We'd live in another state. We'd stay clean there and...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Faye Dunaway - Bonnie Parker
    Warren Beatty - Clyde Barrow
    [Tag:crime, past, regret]
  • “There's a lesson here, which is never try to make life or death decisions when you're feeling suicidal.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer.”
    Warren Beatty
    [Tag:acting, tumor]
  • “It takes a lot of nerve to have nothing at your age, don't you understand that? Most guys'd be ashamed, but you've got the guts to just say 'to hell with it'. You say that you'd rather have nothing than settle for less, understand?”

    Warren Beatty - Lyle Rogers
  • - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: I think it'd be a good idea to say "I'm sorry", huh?
    - Kid #1: Oh man, I waited my whole life for this moment!
    - Cop: I'm... sorry.
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Say "No problem, Officer".
    - Kid #2: Go fuck your mama, you fucking pig cocksucker!
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: That's good enough.

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
  • “- Clyde Barrow: Now you just tell me what was wrong with that car.
    - C.W. Moss: Dirt.
    - Clyde Barrow: Dirt?
    - C.W. Moss: Dirt in the fuel line... just blowed it away.”

    Warren Beatty - Clyde Barrow
    Michael J. Pollard - C.W. Moss
    [Tag:cars, dirt]
  • “- Bugsy Siegel: Got a light?
    - Virginia: The way you were looking at me, I thought you were going to ask for something more interesting.”

    Warren Beatty - Bugsy Siegel
    Annette Bening - Virginia Hill
    [Tag:expectation, eyes]
  • “This here's Miss Bonnie Parker. I'm Clyde Barrow. We rob banks.”
    Warren Beatty - Clyde Barrow
    [Tag:crime, partner]
  • - Darnell: You ain't no real nigger, is you?
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Is you a real nigger?
    - Darnell: You callin' me nigger, motherfucka? Don't call me a nigger, moth'fucka!
    - Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Would you prefer "motherfucker", motherfucker?

    Isaiah Washington - Darnell
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:nickname, racism]
  • “- Dick Tracy: No grief for Lips?
    - Breathless Mahoney: I'm wearing black underwear.
    - Dick Tracy: You know, it's legal for me to take you down to the station and sweat it out of you under the lights.
    - Breathless Mahoney: I sweat a lot better in the dark.”

    Warren Beatty - Dick Tracy
    Madonna - Breathless Mahoney
    [Tag:grief, sorrow]
  • “- Dick Tracy: I'm on duty.
    - Breathless Mahoney: What's your day off?
    - Dick Tracy: Sunday.
    - Breathless Mahoney: It's a big world... must be Sunday somewhere.”

    Warren Beatty - Dick Tracy
    Madonna - Breathless Mahoney
  • “Charity is taking an ugly girl to lunch.”
    Warren Beatty
  • Movies are fun, but they're not a cure for cancer.”
    Warren Beatty
  • “You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether
    what you're doing is work or play.”

    Warren Beatty
  • “All we need is a voluntary, free-spirited, open-ended program of procreative racial deconstruction. Everybody just gotta keep fuckin' everybody 'til they're all the same color.”
    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    [Tag:need, racism]
  • “- Chuck Clarke: Take one sip at a time. That water has to last you about another 48 minutes.
    - Lyle Rogers: Why, what happens then?
    - Chuck Clarke: We run out of water.”

    Dustin Hoffman - Chuck Clarke
    Warren Beatty - Lyle Rogers
    [Tag:desert, water]
  • “- Joe Pendleton: Do I... play Polo?
    - Sisk: Not really, sir.”

    Warren Beatty - Joe Pendleton
    Joseph Maher - Sisk
  • “- Sen. Jay Billington Bulworth: Murphy, Feldman, you're lookin' pretty beat / I thought you might feel better with some ribs to eat / Eat 'em, gentlemen, you'll think they're really fine / And if you want a couple more you can get 'em anytime!
    - Dennis Murphy: I am incredibly frightened.”

    Warren Beatty - Jay Bulworth
    Oliver Platt - Dennis Murphy
    [Tag:ease, fear, food]