“The Postman” quotes(1997)
Plot – In 2013 the world is stricken with a nuclear war. Life is tough and men have refuged in communities who fight each other in order to survive. The Holnists, a group of warriors led by despotic General Bethlehem, spread havoc in the villages, recruiting forcibly the stronger ones. One day a lonely wanderer arrives and pretends to be a government representative. Among the communities, he becomes a symbol of hope.
All actors – Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Larenz Tate, Olivia Williams, James Russo, Daniel von Bargen, Tom Petty, Scott Bairstow, Giovanni Ribisi, Roberta Maxwell, Joe Santos, Ron McLartyshow all
“The Postman” Quotes 12 quotes
“You're no general. You're not even a good painter.”
“Great men were made by other great men. Patton had Rommel, Grant had Lee, I get stuck with you.”
“You're nothing but a drifter who found a bag of mail.”
Strangers... I hate this. Do they want to share what they got or take what you got? Do you say "hi" or do you blow them away?
“Wouldn't it be great if wars could be fought just by the assholes who started them?”
“- The Postman: It takes one postman to make someone else a postman.
- Ford Lincoln Mercury: Sorta like vampires, huh?”
“Law one: you will obeyorders without question. Law two: punishment shall be swift. Law three: mercy is for the weak. Four: terror will defeat reason. Five: your allegiance is to the clan. Six: justice can be dictated. Seven: any clansman may challenge for leadership of the clan. Law eight: there is only one penalty. Death.”
“A military man, especially a commander, should keep a journal. After he's gone, it's the only real defense against the slander that later arises.”