“O Brother, Where Art Thou?” quotes(2000)
Plot – Ulysses Everett McGill, a minor criminal with an eloquent chat, struggles to get used to the life imposed by a hard labor sentence in Mississippi. Everett doesn't want to break stones so he escapes from the ranks of the prisoners, chained together with two losers: the sweet and naive Delmar and the misfit Pete. During their run to freedom, united by their promise to split a buried treasure, the three start an extraordinary adventure.
All actors – George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman, Holly Hunter, Chris Thomas King, Charles Durning, Del Pentecost, Michael Badalucco, J.R. Horne, Brian Reddy, Wayne Duvall, Ed Gale, Ray McKinnon, Daniel von Bargen, Royce D. Applegate, Frank Collison, Quinn Gasaway, Lee Weaver, Millford Fortenberry, Stephen Root, John Locke, Gillian Welch, A. Ray Ratliff, Mia Tate, Musetta Vander, Christy Taylor, April Hardcastle, Michael W. Finnell, Georgia Rae Rainer, Marianna Breland, Lindsey Miller, Natalie Shedd, John McConnell, Issac Freeman, Wilson Waters Jr., Robert Hamlett, Willard Cox, Evelyn Cox, Suzanne Cox, Sidney Cox, Buck White, Sharon White, Cheryl White, Ed Snodderly, David Holt, Billy W. Blackwell, Ron Block, Dan Braun, Jerry Douglas, Christopher Francis, Geoffrey Gould, Emily D. Haley, Nathaniel Lee Jr., Mark Munson, Andy Sims, Shayne Tingle, Dan Tyminski, Leon Wallsshow all
“O Brother, Where Art Thou?” Quotes 16 quotes
“You ain't no kind of man if you ain't got land.”
“Woman is the most fiendish instrument of torture ever devised to bedevil the days of man.”
“- Pete Hogwallop: Ain't nobody gonna pick up three filthy, unshaved hitch-hikers, and one of them a know-it-all that can't keep his trap shut.
- Everett: Pete, the personal rancor reflected in that remark I don't intend to dignify with comment. But I would like to address your general attitude of hopeless negativism.”
“The blind are reputed to possess sensitivities compensating for their lack of sight, even to the point of developing paranormal psychic powers. Now, clearly seeing into the future would fall into neatly into that category.”
“- Delmar O'Donnell: This stew's awful good.
- Wash Hogwallop: [examining his fork] You think so? I slaughtered this horse last Tuesday... I'm afraid she's startin' to turn.”
“- Everett: Well, there are all manner of lesser imps and demons, Pete, but the great Satan himself is red and scaly with a bifurcated tail, and he carries a hay fork.
- Tommy Johnson: Oh, no. No, sir. He's white, as white as you folks, with empty eyes and a big hollow voice. He likes to travel around with a mean old hound. That's right.”
“- Everett: Well, you lying... unconstant... succubus!
- Vernon T. Waldrip: Whoa, whoa, whoa! You can't swear at my fiancé!
- Everett: Oh, yeah? Well, you can't marry my wife!”
“It ain't the law!”
“I cannot tell you how long this road shall be, but fear not the obstacles in your path, for fate has vouchsafed your reward.”
“Though the road may wind, yea, your hearts grow weary, still shall ye follow them, even unto your salvation.”
“Say, any of you boys smithies? Or, if not smithies per se, were you otherwise trained in the metallurgic arts before straitened circumstances forced you into a life of aimless wanderin'?”
“Oh, brothers! We have all gathered here, to preserve our hallowed culture and heritage! We aim to pull evil up by the root, before it chokes out the flower of our culture and heritage! And our women, let's not forget those ladies, y'all. Looking to us for protection! From darkies, from Jews, from papists, and from all those smart-ass folks say...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Everett: No, thank you, Delmar. A third of a gopher would only arouse my appetite without beddin' 'er back down.
- Delmar O'Donnell: Oh, you can have the whole thing. Me and Pete already had one apiece. We ran across a whole... gopher village.”