“Sling Blade” quotes(1996)
Plot – Karl Childers has spent his adolescence and part of his adult life in a mental institution due to the killing of his mother and her lover. When he's released, he has to deal with his fellow citizens' hostility, but the friendship with a child makes him feel serene and confident again. When the boy introduces him to his mother, her violent and alcoholic lover treats Karl with insults and provocations.
All actors – Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter, Lucas Black, Natalie Canerday, James Hampton, Robert Duvall, Rick Dial, Brent Briscoe, Christine Renee Ward, Sarah Bossshow all
“Sling Blade” Quotes 16 quotes
“I've killed Doyle Hargraves with a lawn mower blade. Yes, I'm right sure of it. I hit him two good whacks in the head with it. That second one just plum near cut his head in two.”
“I don't like homosexuals and she goes out and buddies up with one so I gotta deal with that. I don't like little wimpy-ass kids or mental retards and she got one of each livin' with her.”
“You ought not killed my little brother, he should've had a chance to grow up. He would had fun some time.”
“The Bible says two men ought not lay together. But I don't reckon the Good Lord would send anybody like you to Hades.”
“She had on a leather skirt and had a lot of hair on her arms. I like that a lot. That means a big bush.”
“- Marsha Dwiggins: Will you ever kill anyone again, Karl?
- Karl Childers: I don't reckon I got no reason to kill nobody.”
Well, there were these two old boys and they hung their peckers off a bridge to piss. One old boy from California, the other from Arkansas. The old boy from California says "Boy, this water's cold", and the old boy from Arkansas says "Yeah, and it's deep too". Get it?
“I stand on the hill, not for a thrill, but for the breath of a fresh kill.”
“- Doyle Hargraves: What in the hell you doin' with that hammer?
- Karl Childers: I don't rightly know. I just kinda woke up holding it.”
“He lives inside of his own heart. That's an awful big place to live in.”
“Some folks call it a sling blade, I call it a kaiser blade.”
“- Doyle Hargraves: What'cha doin' with that lawn mower blade Karl?
- Karl Childers: I aim to kill you with it.”
“A shovel just makes too goddamned much racket.”