“Independence Day” quotes(1996)
Plot – In America, on the eve of the celebrations for Independence Day, a radio signal gets detected beyond the terrestrial space. The young President Thomas J. Whitmore announces on television that extraterrestrial beings have been spotted all over the world and the message causes panic. The President, on the advice of the director of external relations Constance Spano, meets an electronic researcher, David Levinson, Constance’s ex-husband. He claims to have discovered that the aliens have taken possession of the American satellites and that they are using them against humanity.
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“Independence Day” Quotes 25 quotes
“The only mistake I ever made was to appoint a sniveling little weasel like you Secretary of Defense. However, that is a mistake, I am happy to say, that I don't have to live with. Mr. Nimzicki... you're fired.”
“- Marty Gilbert: A countdown... wait, a countdown to what David?
- David Levinson: It's like in chess: First, you strategically position your pieces and when the timing is right you strike. They're using this signal to syncronize their efforts and in 5 hours the countdown will be over.
- Marty Gilbert: And then what?
- David Levinson:...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- David Levinson: You really think you can fly that thing?
- Captain Steven Hiller: You really think you can do all that bullshit you just said?”
“- Constance Spano: Now what do we do?
- President Thomas J. Whitmore: Address the nation. There's gonna be a lot of frightened people out there.
- Constance Spano: Yeah? I'm one of 'em.”
“Perhaps it's fate that today is the Fourth of July, and you will once again be fighting for our freedom... Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution... but from annihilation. We are fighting for our right to live. To exist.”
“This could be our last night on Earth. You don't want to die a virgin, do you?”
“If we don't act now, we may not have much of an America left to defend.”
“- President Thomas J. Whitmore: What do you want us to do?
- Captured Alien: Die. Die.”
“It's a fine line between standing behind a principle and hiding behind one. You can tolerate a little compromise, if you're actually managing to get something accomplished.”
“- Jasmine Dubrow: There you go, thinking you're all that. But you are not as charming as you think you are, sir.
- Capt. Steven Hiller: Yes, I am.”
“Everyone's trying to get out of Washington, and we're the only schmucks trying to get in.”
“- President Thomas J. Whitmore: I don't understand, where does all this come from? How do you get funding for something like this?
- Julius Levinson: You don't actually think they spend $20,000 on a hammer, $30,000 on a toilet seat, do you?”
“If you're so smart, tell me something, how come you go to M.I.T. for 8 years to become a cable repairman?”
“I picked a hell of a day to quit drinkin'.”
“Man, you know I really like Jasmine. You know that, right? Man, you are never gonna get to fly the space shuttle if you marry a stripper.”
“- Albert Nimzicki: I'm not Jewish.
- Julius Levinson: Nobody's perfect.”
“- President Thomas J. Whitmore: Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, destroyed.
- General William Grey: We have also learned that NORAD and our top commandos were the first to be taken out. At this rate, we could be looking at the worldwide destruction of every major city in the next 36 hours.
- President Thomas J. Whitmore: Then we're being...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I saw... its thoughts. I saw what they're planning to do. They're like locusts. They're moving from planet to planet... their whole civilization. After they've consumed every natural resource they move on... and we're next. Nuke 'em. Let's nuke the bastards.”