“The Natural” quotes(1984)
Plot – Roy Hobbes goes to Chicago to play basebell after the death of his father, who introduced him to this sport. Here, he bumps into an ex-lover, who now has a child. Although he has an innate talent, it is hard to become a successful professional player.
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“The Natural” Quotes 23 quotes
“My life didn't turn out the way I expected.”
“- Red Blow: Pretty good food, huh?
- Roy Hobbs: Damn good.
- Red Blow: You can't spell it, but it eats pretty good, don't it?”
“You've got a gift Roy... but it's not enough - you've got to develop yourself. If you rely too much on your own gift... then... you'll fail.”
“I shoulda been a farmer.”
“I wanted to win that pennant worse than I wanted any goddamned thing in my life. You'd think I could just this once, wouldn't you? I didn't care nothing about the Series. Win or lose, I would have been satisfied.”
“- The Judge: I thought I could rely on your honor, Hobbs?
- Roy Hobbs: You're about to.”
“Pick me out a winner Bobby.”
“You guys. You know, people are always running down amazing things. This guy Hobbs, you ain't seen nothing yet. I got a feeling...”
“- Pop Fisher: You know my mama wanted me to be a farmer.
- Roy Hobbs: My dad wanted me to be a baseball player.
- Pop Fisher: Well you're better than any player I ever had. And you're the best God damn hitter I ever saw. Suit up.”
“- Bump Bailey: I lost it in the sun.
- Pop Fisher: Blinding.”
“The only thing I know about the dark is you can't see in it.”
“- Gus Sands: If it isn't enough, tell us what you had in mind.
- Roy Hobbs: To hit away.”
“- Pop Fisher: Batting practice tomorrow, be there!
- Roy Hobbs: I have been. Every day.”
“- Pop Fisher: I'd have walked away from baseball and I'd have bought a farm.
- Roy Hobbs: Nothing like a farm. Nothing like being around animals, fixing things. There's nothing like being in the field with the corn and the winter wheat. The greenest stuff you ever saw.”
“Come on Hobbs, knock the cover off the ball!”