Quotes from James Coburn movies and TV shows

Sam Clayton: Just like old times.
Luke Matthews: Yeah. You start trouble and I start bleedin'.

Luke Matthews: I want you to tell me the story of your life. Just skip everything up till the last fifteen minutes.

Sam Clayton: You know, I'm un-American.
Luke Matthews: What's that?
Sam Clayton: Well, I don't know exactly, except if you're not the best, the first and the greatest - if you don't win, then you're not American.

Sam Clayton: Aw, who wants the easy life?
Luke Matthews: I do.

Luke Matthews: How far is it to town?
The Wood Cutter: Don't know. Never seem to have made it.
Luke Matthews: Well, you don't know much.
The Wood Cutter: Huh?
Luke Matthews: I said you don't know much.
The Wood Cutter: Mister, I don't know a damned thing about nothin'... but I ain't the one who's lost.

Luke Matthews: You certainly have a knack of provoking a man to violence.
Carbo: All I said was she.
Luke Matthews: It was the way you said it - like it was an insult.
Carbo: Hell, yeah, when a woman does it for money.
Luke Matthews: A man always gets the best of the bargain. Before you take her to bed, she's a thing of beauty. In bed, an angel of mercy. And afterwards, she's a.
Carbo: Whore.
Luke Matthews: ...a pillow piece.

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Lou Donan: How's your pool game?
Joe Donan: Not so good.
Lou Donan: Ah, perfect. Perfect.

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Sedgwick: Danny, do you speak Russian?
Danny: A little, but only one sentence.
Sedgwick: Well, let me have it, mate.
Danny: Ia vas liubliu.
Sedgwick: Ia vas...
Danny: Liubliu.
Sedgwick: Liubliu? Ia vas liubliu. Ia vas liubliu. What's it mean?
Danny: I love you.
Sedgwick: I love you? What bloody good is that?
Danny: I don't know. I wasn't going to use it myself.

More The Great Escape quotes

George Kaplan: I want to make it up to you, kid. That's why I got you this gig. And to quote the late, great Karen Carpenter, "we have only just begun."

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Samuel Potts: Bannon was a soldier, Amos. It goes with the pretty girls and the pension.

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Mr. Cramden: Flint, the world's in trouble.
Derek Flint: Well, it usually is, but it manages to extricate itself without my help.

Derek Flint: Hans Gruber, Hitler youth movement, escaped during the Nuremberg Trials.
Gruber: I'm a much nicer person now.

Derek Flint: I don't need any men.
Cramden: You said you were joining the team.
Derek Flint: But the team's not joining me.

Cramden: You traveled all the way to Moscow to watch a ballet?
Derek Flint: No, to teach.

Cramden: Flint, the government needs you.
Derek Flint: Yes, well, it's good to be wanted, sir.

Derek Flint: Repeat after me: I am not a pleasure unit.

Gila: Where are you going?
Derek Flint: I'm going to put Galaxy into orbit.

More Our Man Flint quotes

Thunder Jack: You know, I've always believed that a man who don't tell it like it is, is a liar.

Thunder Jack: The dogs, where are they?
Ted: They're eating the house.

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