Protest quotes

16 protest quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “- Michelle: Excuse me, can we go already? Because I was hoping to get in some light protesting in front of an embassy before dinner.
    - Mr. Harrington: Protesting is patriotic.”

    Zendaya - Michelle
    Martin Starr - Mr. Harrington
    [Tag:patriotism, protest]
  • “- Ethan Hunt: I can't protect you, that's why I need you to leave.
    - Benji Dunn: That's not your decision to make, Ethan! I am a field agent, I know the risks! More than that, I am your friend, no matter what I tell the polygraph every week!”

    Tom Cruise - Ethan Hunt
    Simon Pegg - Benji Dunn
    [Tag:friendship, helping, protest]
  • “- Leah: So you can't protect me?
    - Detective Hansen: I'm doing everything I can within the law.
    - Leah: I want my life back and I'm not just going to roll over.”

    Sanaa Lathan - Leah
    Holt McCallany - Detective Hansen
    [Tag:helping, police, protest]
  • “People are trying to kill me and all that's left of my security guard is you two and you look like someone's demented aunts on vacation.”
    Rose Byrne - Rayna Boyanov
    [Tag:disappointment, protest, safety]
  • “Malcolm, Jib and Diggy used to be in the school marching band, but quit in protest after refusing to play the Harlem Shake.”
    Forest Whitaker - Narrator
    [Tag:leaving, music, protest]
  • “- Rudy: You've seen how bad business is. Thanks to Fuchs, our name is mud! Look... we had nuns, protesting out front when I got here this morning.
    - Jeff: Nuns?
    - Rudy: Yeah. I had to have Jim turn the firehose on them.
    - Big Jim: And I knocked them motherfuckers right on they asses, too.”

    Kurt Russell - Rudy Russo
    Gerrit Graham - Jeff
    Frank McRae - Jim the Mechanic
    [Tag:nuns, protest]
  • “- Melissa: Why are you doing this?
    - Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald: Don’t know about the rest of them, but I’m running for my life myself.
    - Melissa: But they're all following you.
    - Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald: No, they ain't. I'm just in front of them.”

    Ali MacGraw - Melissa
    Kris Kristofferson - Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald
    [Tag:leader, principles, protest]
  • “What have you done really? Gotten yourself filmed in one demonstration or another in Trafalgar square? You even made the evening news when you sat on a road in front of a bus and read aloud from Che Guevara. Tell us what you've done besides talk. Not a thing.”

    Yorgo Voyagis - Joseph
    [Tag:doing, protest, talking]
  • “- Carl Fredricksen: I believe I made my position to your boss quite clear.
    - Construction Foreman Tom: You poured prune juice in his gas tank.
    - Carl Fredricksen: Oh, yeah, that was good.”

    Ed Asner - Carl Fredricksen
    John Deszo Ratzenberger - Construction Foreman Tom
    [Tag:job, protest]
  • - President: I can't deny you the right to protest, that's in the first amendment and God forbid that should change. But there's an old saying: "You can't run into a crowded theater and yell fire"!
    - Chuck Murdock: But, sir, what if there is a fire?

    Gregory Peck - President
    Joshua Zuehlke - Chuck Murdock
    [Tag:protest, rights]
  • “- Chuck Arnoldi: We'd like to know, is this convoy some sort of protest demonstration? And if it is, what's its purpose?
    - Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald: Purpose of a convoy is to keep movin’.”

    Brian Davies - Chuck Arnoldi
    Kris Kristofferson - Martin 'Rubber Duck' Penwald
    [Tag:protest, rights]
  • “- David Jacobs: We started the strike, but we can't do it alone. So, we're talking to Newsies all around the city.
    - Spot Conlon: Yeah, so they told me. But what'd they tell you?
    - David Jacobs: They're waiting to see what Spot Conlon is doing, you're the key. That Spot Conlon is the most respected and famous Newsie in all of New York, and...” (continue)
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    David Moscow - David Jacobs
    Gabriel Damon - Spot Conlon
    [Tag:influence, protest, waiting]
  • “They burned the flag and they demonstrated against us; it's on the cover of the paper today. They have no respect. They have no idea what's going on over there, mom - the men that are sacrificing their lives. People are dying every day over there, and nobody back here even seems to care. It's a bunch of goddamn shit if you ask me!”
    Tom Cruise - Ron Kovic
    [Tag:protest, respect, war]
  • When I said "Write up a report", I wanted you to go out there in the field and listen to what those Allenville protestors had to say! Not make some lunatic suggestion!

    Jane Seymour - Jane Caldwell
    [Tag:advice, communication, protest]
  • “I come back to the world and I see all those maggots at the airport, protesting me, spitting. Calling me baby killer and all kinds of vile crap! Who are they to protest me? Who are they? Unless they've been me and been there and know what the hell they're yelling about!”

    Sylvester Stallone - Rambo
    [Tag:insult, protest, soldiers]
  • “- Haru: Oh I see you got the R2347ST Printing press. This thing came out the same time I was printing leaflets for the Shave the Whales Foundation.
    - Martin Tanley: You mean Save the Whales.
    - Haru: Oh is that what you did with them? Maybe it was starve the whales… starve the whales.”

    Chris Farley - Haru
    Nathaniel Parker - Martin Tanley
    [Tag:animals, protest, salvation]