Tommy Lee Jones

Quotes from Tommy Lee Jones movies and TV shows - page 2 of 3

Dave Robicheaux: In the ancient world, people placed heavy stones on the graves of the dead so their souls would not wander and inflict the living. I always thought this was simply the practice of superstitious and primitive people. But I was about to learn that the dead can hover on the edge of our vision with the density and luminosity of mist, and their claim on the earth can be as legitimate and tenacious as our own.

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Hank Deerfield: Do you know what it means when a flag flies upside down?
School Janitor: No...?
Hank Deerfield: Its an international distress signal.
School Janitor: No shit?
Hank Deerfield: No Shit! It means we're in a whole lot of trouble so come save our asses 'cause we ain't got a prayer in hell of saving it ourselves.
School Janitor: It says alot.
Hank Deerfield: Yes, it does.

Corporal Steve Penning: We seemed to always pull sentry duty together. Freezing our asses off. He tried to convince me of the craziest things.
Hank Deerfield: Try to get you to wear pantyhose?
Corporal Steve Penning: Did he tell you?
Hank Deerfield: No, I told him. Cuts the cold like nothing else.
Corporal Steve Penning: So he wasn't lying.
Hank Deerfield: You just don't want to get shot wearing a pair of those things. You'll never live it down.

Hank Deerfield: You got a minute? I need to apologize to you.
Private Robert Ortiez: You got some real serious issues, man.
Hank Deerfield: Yeah, that's true.
Private Robert Ortiez: I got an honorable discharge, if you can believe it.
Hank Deerfield: It's the Army, I can believe anything.

Hank Deerfield: That's how you fight monsters. You lure them in close to you, you look them in the eye, you smack them down.
David Sanders: You fight a lot of monsters?
Hank Deerfield: Yeah.
David Sanders: You win?
Hank Deerfield: If I didn't I'd have been crushed, right?

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Roland Sharp: I gave up alcohol about ten years ago.
Molly McCarthy: Didn't like yourself when you were drinking, huh?
Roland Sharp: Hell, I loved myself when I was drinking. It was the other people that had the problem.

Roland Sharp: Furthermore, I'd appreciate it if you'd cover yourselves in our presence. I realise how very proud you are... of your tattoos, piercings, and other body modifications. However, my colleagues and I do not need to see these! Are there any questions?
Teresa: I have one. Are you always such a dick?
Roland Sharp: Yes.

Teresa: You clearly don't know how to speak to women.
Roland Sharp: I know how to speak to women. I clearly choose not to.

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Border Guard: Who are you? Really?
K: Really? I am just a figment of your imagination. [Triggers the Neuralyzer.] God, what a gullible breed.

Movie Nut

Kay: Imagine a giant cockroach with unlimited strength, a massive inferiority complex and a really short temper is tear assing around Manhattan in a brand new Edgar-suit. That sound like fun?

Kay: All right, kid. Here's the deal. At any given time, there are around fifteen hundred aliens on the planet. Most of them right here, in Manhattan. And, most of them are decent enough. They're just trying to make a living.
Jay: Cab drivers.
Kay: No, not as many as you think. Humans, for the most part, don't have a clue. They don't want one or need one neither. They're happy. They think they got a good bead on things.
Jay: Why the big secret? People are smart. They can handle it.
Kay: A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago, everybody KNEW the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody KNEW the Earth was flat, and 15 minutes ago, you knew that people were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
Jay: What's the catch?
Kay: Catch? Catch is you will sever every human contact. Nobody will ever know you exist anywhere, ever.

Movie Nut

J: All right, I'm in. 'Cause, look, there's some next-level shit going on around here, and I'm with that. But, before y'all get to beaming me up, there's a couple things I want you to understand. First off, you chose me. So you recognize the skills. And I don't want nobody calling me "Son", or "Kid", or "Sport", or nothing like that, cool?
K: Cool, whatever you say, Slick, but I need to tell you something about all your skills. As of right now, they mean precisely dick.

Movie Nut

Border Officer: Sir! Sir, you can't just...
K: Don't 'sir' me, young man. You have no idea who you're dealing with.

Movie Nut

Kay: Human thought is so primitive it's looked upon as an infectious disease in some of the better galaxies. Kind of makes you proud, doesn't it?

More Men in Black quotes

Agent J: Who are we?
Agent K: We are no-one. Our mission is to monitor extraterrestrial activity on Earth.

Agent K: I promised the secrets of the universe, nothing more.
Agent J: So there's some secrets out there the universe don't know about?

Agent K: There are things out there you don't need to know about.
Agent J: That's not the lie you told me when you recruited me!

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