Jim Stark: I didn't chicken. You saw where I jumped. What did I have to do, kill myself?
Jim Stark: You can wake up now, the universe has ended.
Jim Stark: I woke up this morning, you know... and the sun was shining, and it was nice, and all that type of stuff. And the first thing, I saw you, and, uh, I said, "Boy, this is gonna be one terrific day, so you better live it up, because tomorrow you'll be nothing." You see? And I almost was.
Buzz Gunderson: Oh he's real abstract. He's hm, he's different.
Jim Stark: That's right. That's right. I'm cute too.
Jim Stark: I don't want any trouble.
Jim Stark: Hey they forgot to wind the sundial.
Jim Stark: I've got the bullets.
Jim Stark: Turn out the light.
Jim Stark: I'll bet you'd go to a hanging.
Plato: I guess it's just my morbid personality.
Jim Stark: If I had one day when I didn't have to be all confused and I didn't have to feel that I was ashamed of everything. If I felt that I belonged someplace. You know?
Jim Stark: You're tearing me apart.
Plato: If only you coulda been my dad. We could have breakfast in the morning.
Jim Stark: You know something? You read too many comic books.
Buzz Gunderson: You know something? I like you.
Jim Stark: Why do we do this?
Buzz Gunderson: You've gotta do something. Don't you?