American Beauty

American Beauty quotes

97 total quotes (ID: 652)

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


Man, oh man. Man, oh man, oh man, oh man, oh man. * [Last Words]


Lester: When I was your age, I flipped burgers all summer just to be able to buy an eight-track.
Ricky: That sucks.
Lester: No, actually it was great. All I did was party and get laid. I had my whole life ahead of me.

In order to be successful, one must project an image of success at all times.

Our marriage is just for show. A commercial for how normal we are when we're anything but.

[To Lester after admitting her virginity] I still want to do it! I just...thought you should know in case you wondered why I wasn't...you know...better.

If people I don't even know look at me and want to **** me, it means I really have a shot at being a model.

You cannot count on anyone except yourself.

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

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.

I'm just an ordinary guy with nothing to lose.

I refuse to be a victim!

[To Carolyn] You don't get to tell me what to do ever again.

[After Angela touches his muscles] You like muscles.

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

I want to look good naked!