“High Strung” quotes

Movie High Strung
Title High Strung
Year 1991
Director Roger Nygard
Genre Comedy
Interpreted by
All actors – Steve Oedekerk, Thomas F. Wilson, Denise Crosby, Fred Willard, Jani Lane, Kirsten Dunst, Ed Williams, Ivy Austin, Paul Ryan, Mark Eugene Roberts, Julie Araskog, Toni Sawyer
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  • “Smokers. There's no excuse for smoking. Smoking is the equivalent to carrying around a salt lick, laced with a little bit of cyanide.”
    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
  • “How about the ones who will date you for several years and then say: 'Let's just be friends'. And then they're shocked that it crushes you. That's like your mom coming up to you and saying: 'Honey, I still love you a lot, but when we're in public don't call me Mom, call me Marge'. Let's still be friends. Which is the perfect scenario for them,...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
  • “- Insurance Salesman: It's not really what I'm selling. But what I have to offer.
    - Thane Furrows: What do you have to offer that happens to cost money?
    - Insurance Salesman: I offer security.
    - Thane Furrows: Insurance.”

    Fred Willard - Insurance Salesman
    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
  • “- Thane Furrows: You must be the tumor-like substance that lives upstairs.
    - Vol: I don't mind you pounding on my floor, man, but could you do it with a little rhythm 'cause you are really messing with my head.
    - Thane Furrows: I completely understand. We wouldn't want to clutter up that magnificent reservoir of thought.”

    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
    Jani Lane - Vol
  • “I hate salesmen. I always have hated salesmen, I always will hate salesmen. They are the ultimate slime of the Earth. I hate being around them. I'd rather brush my teeth and drink orange juice.”
    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
  • “Relationships? They shouldn't even call them relationships. They should have a more descriptive name: Painland.”
    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
  • “Prostitution is legal in Las Vegas, but I made the terrible mistake of doing a right-hand turn on a red light. I could've been having sex, on the hood of the car, in the middle of the intersection, no problem. I could probably avoid the ticket by telling the cop I was a pimp and was out for a late night collection, but then she would've asked to...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows
  • “You like thrash music? It's really cool but you gotta crank it to hear the clarity.”
    Jani Lane - Vol
  • “It's really amazing, you know, no matter how little milk you pour on the bowl, there's always some left at the end, so you have to pour more cereal or slurp the milk like you're some kind of a dog, I won't take it, I'd rather be dead!”

    Steve Oedekerk - Thane Furrows