“The Founder” quotes(2016)
Plot – In the 50s, a salesman from Illinois, Ray Kroc, meets Mac and Dick MacDonald, two brothers that are working in the food business in Southern California. Intrested in the brothers' idea of selling burgers using a fast food system, Kroc immediately understands the value of their franchise and tries his best to steal their company and create a multi-million business empire.
All actors – Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Laura Dern, Justin Randell Brooke, Kate Kneeland, Patrick Wilson, Griff Furst, Wilbur Fitzgerald, David de Vries, Andrew Benator, Cara Mantella, Randall Taylor, Lacey King, Jeremy Madden, Rebecca Ray, Adam Rosenberg, Jacinte Blankenship, Charles Green, David Silverman, Mike Pniewski, Catherine Dyer, Susan Williams, Franco Castan, Kenny Alfonso, Kabby Borders, Nicolette Goetz, Lauren Denham, Abbey Ferrell, Mathias Alvarez, Victor McCay, Steve Coulter, Ric Reitz, Joy Glover Walters, Makabe Ganey, Jody Thompson, Chris Greene, Kimberly Banta, Devon Ogden, Gerald Duckworth, Jen Cohen, David Zyler, Joseph Sanfelippo, , Emmy Allin, Kimberly Battista, Bradley Bowen, Marshall Choka, Marc Crandlemire, Kemuel Crossty, Mark Falvo, Tracy Goode, Travis Gore, Brice Anthony Heller, Josh Henry, Cody Howard, Marie Joelyn, Perry Johnson, Omar Lagudali, Hayley H. Long, Richard Molina, Tommy O'Brien, Afemo Omilami, Anna Phillips, Valeri Rogers, Patti Schellhaas, Donna Sexton, Carla Shinall, Clay Stokes, Doug Stroup, Kristi Von, Glenn Walkup, Conrad Whitakershow all
“The Founder” Quotes 15 quotes
“McDonald's... is... family. Isn't that great? You know what I see when I see that? Family. We're one big family. Aren't we? We have mouths to feed. That's a family.”
“I'm looking for a few good men... and women. Who aren't afraid of hard work. Aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves. I'm looking for scrappers, hustlers, guys that are willing to roll up their sleeves. They're livin' on drive, they got a little fire in their belly. I stand right here before you today, I'm gonna offer you something as precious as...” (continue)(continue reading)
“If you can't beat'em, buy'em.”
“If I saw a competitor drowning, I'd shove a hose down his throat.”
“Nothing in this world can take the place of good old persistence. Talent won't. Nothing's more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius won't. Unrecognized genius is practically a cliche. Education won't. Why the world is full of educated fools. Persistence and determination alone are all powerful.”
“If you've got time to lean, then you've got time to clean.”
“- Dick McDonald: Lots of people started restaurants.
- Ray Kroc: As big as McDonald's?
- Dick McDonald: Of course not.
- Ray Kroc: No one ever has and no one ever will because they all lacked that one thing... that makes McDonald's special.
- Dick McDonald: Which is?
- Ray Kroc: Even you don't know what it is.
- Dick McDonald: Enlighten me.
-...” (continue)(continue reading)
While you two boys were content to sit back and become a couple of also-rans... I wanna take the future. I wanna win. And you don't get there by being some "aw shucks" guy sap. There's no place in business for people like that. Business is war. It's dog eat dog, rat eat rat. If my competitor were drowning, I'd walk over and put a hose right in... (continue)(continue reading)
“- Dick McDonald: A hothead like that, you don't know what he's capable of.
- Mac McDonald: It's all bluster, Dick. His bark is worse than his bite.
- Dick McDonald: That's what Neville Chamberlain said.”
“You know what - contracts are like hearts, they are made to be broken.”
“Mr. Kroc, if you're not making money hand over fist, something's terribly wrong.”
“- Ray Kroc: Look, if you don't wanna make a profit, that's fine. But don't stop the rest of us.
- Dick McDonald: Us?
- Ray Kroc: Us, as in everyone but you.”
“We have no interest in a milkshake that contains no milk.”