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“The Borrowers” quotes
Title The Borrowers
All actors – John Goodman, Mark Williams, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Flora Newbigin, Tom Felton, Raymond Pickard, Bradley Pierce, Aden Gillett, Doon Mackichan, Hugh Laurie, Ruby Wax
“- Ocious P. Potter: You've seen this before?
- Exterminator Jeff: No, but I've heard the stories, but that's what I thought they were, just stories: the fly with the human head, the poker-playing rats, the giant radioactive cockroaches.”
“Squished, or might get squished. Not much of a choice then, is there?”
“A Borrower is quiet, conscientious, and inconspicuous. We don't steal; we borrow.”
“We're not vermin. We're not creeps. And we're not pests. We're Borrowers.”
“- Exterminator Jeff: Extermination is my middle name. But why do you want me to exterminate the Borrowers?
- Ocious P. Potter: Because those little rats stole something very important from me. And nobody steals from Ocious P. Potter!
- Exterminator Jeff: You mean borrowed, don't you?”
“We may be small but heaven help anyone who thinks he might squish us.”