American Beauty

American Beauty quotes

97 total quotes (ID: 652)

Angela Hayes
Buddy King
Carolyn Burnham
Jane Burnham
Lester Burnham
Ricky Fitts


[To Jane] Honey, I'm so proud of you. I watched you very closely, and you didn't screw up once!


You cannot count on anyone except yourself.

You ungrateful little brat! Just look at everything you have. When I was your age, we... lived in a duplex! We didn't even have our own house!

I will sell this house today, I will sell this house today...

This is not just a couch. This is a $4000 sofa upholstered in Italian silk!

[To Lester] Honey, don't be weird!

I see you're smoking pot now! I'm so glad. I think using illegal psychotropic substances is a very positive example to set for our daughter.

There happens to be a lot about me that you don't know, Mr. Smarty Man. There's plenty of joy in my life.

[to Buddy King] **** me, your majesty!

I refuse to be a victim!

I need a father who's a role model, not some horny geek-boy who's gonna spray his shorts every time I bring a girlfriend home from school.

I know you think my dad's harmless, but you're wrong.

[Answering Ricky's question if she wants him to kill Lester] Yeah. Would you?

Well...now I too need structure. And ****ing discipline!

Look mom, I really don't feel like having a Kodak moment here, okay?