American Graffiti

American Graffiti quotes

69 total quotes (ID: 29)

Carol
Curt Henderson
Debbie Medway
John Milner
Multiple Characters
Terry Fields
Wolfman Jack


Terry: Pardon me, sir, but I lost my I.D. in... in a flood and I'd like to get some Old Harper, hard stuff. Would you mind buying a bottle for me?
Bum at Liquor Store: Why certainly! I lost my wife, too - her name wasn't Idy, though, and it wasn't in a flood - but I know what ya...
Terry: Thanks, here's enough for a pint.


Debbie: Is that tuck and roll?
Terry: Yeah!
Debbie: Bitchin! I just love the feel of tuck and roll upholstery.
Terry: Yeah? Well, get in and I'll let you feel it... I mean, you know, you can touch it... uh... I'll let you feel the upholstery.

Mr. Wolfe: Hey, I thought you'd left already.
Curt: No, not yet.
Mr. Wolfe: Boy, do I remember when I went off. Got drunk as hell the night before. Just ...
Curt: Blotto.
Mr. Wolfe: Blotto, exactly. Barfed on the train all next day.
Curt: Cute, very cute. Where'd you go again?
Mr. Wolfe: Middlebury, Vermont.
Curt: On a scholarship?
Mr. Wolfe: On a scholarship.
Curt: Stayed only one semester?
Mr. Wolfe: One semester. After all that, I came back here.
Curt: Why did you come back?
Mr. Wolfe: I don't know. I guess I just wasn't the competitive type.
Curt: I think I may find that I'm not the, uh, competitive type myself...well, I'm not really sure that I'm going.

Girl: You got a bitchin' car...In fact, your car's so neat, we're gonna give you our special prize. You want me to give it to ya?
John: Hey sweetheart, if the prize is you, I'm a ready Teddy.
Girl: Well, get bent turkey. [throws a water balloon]

Terry: Hey, did anybody ever tell you that you look just like Connie Stevens? You do, I really mean it... Yeah, I met her once. At a Dick Clark road show... I mean that I'm not just feeding you a line. I really think you do. You look alot like Connie Stevens.
Debbie: I always thought I looked like Sandra Dee.

Steve: Why should I leave home to find a home? You know, why should I leave friends that I love to find new friends?
Curt: Wait a minute, wait a minute... I've heard this already. Aren't you the one that told me for eight weeks that you have to leave the nest sometime?
Steve: I realize that. I realize that.
Curt: No, no realizing. You've been telling me all summer that it's time to stick your head out of the sand and take a look at the big, beautiful world out there somewhere... I feel like a mid-wife.
Steve: I may have been wrong, Curt. I may have been wrong.
Curt: Wrong nothing. You've been telling me for eight weeks. God-dammit. Just, you're just mentally playing with yourself. If you just relax, we'll talk about it at the airport.

Oh I can't believe it. Feels so good 'cause you're sixteen.

Mr. Kroot: All right, Bolander, break that up. You know the rules. You and your girlfriend want to do that, go someplace else, huh?
Steve: Hey, Kroot! Why don't you go kiss a duck?
Mr. Kroot: What did you say?
Steve: I said, go kiss a duck, marblehead.
Mr. Kroot: OK, Bolander, you are suspended. Don't - don't even come in on Monday. You're out, you're out!
Steve: Hey, hey, Kroot. I graduated last semester. Remember?

[to Kip] Bobbie here is madly in love with you and trembles at the sight of your rippling biceps.

Laurie: Oh Steven! Oh, Steven, please, don't leave me. Don't leave me, Steven.
Steve: I won't. I won't.
Laurie: I couldn't bear it. Please.
Steve: Believe me.
Laurie: Do you love me? Do you? [He answers her with a kiss.]

Terry: Hey, what do you say, Curt? Last night in town - you guys gonna have a little bash before you leave?
Steve: The Moose have been looking for you all day.
[hands check to Curt]
Steve: They got worried - thought you were trying to avoid them or something.
Terry: What is it? What do ya got?
Curt: Oh, great.
Terry: That's $2000 man! $2000!
Steve: Mr. Jennings gave it to me to give to you. He says he's sorry it's so late, but it's the first scholarship the Moose Lodge has given out. And he, uh, says they're all very proud of you back at the lodge.
Curt: Cute. Why don't you hold it for me for awhile?
Steve: Hey, I don't want it. Take it - it's yours.
Terry: I'll take it!

Voice: Curt?
Curt: Yes, yes, this is Curt. Who are you?
Voice: Who are you expecting?
Curt: Do you drive a white T-bird?
Voice: A white '56. I saw you on Third Street...
Curt: Who are you? Do you know me?
Voice: Of course.
Curt: How do you know me?
Voice: It's not important.
Curt: It's important. It's important to me. You're the most beautiful, exciting thing I've ever seen in my life and I don't know anything about you. Listen, listen, listen, uh, uhm, uh, could we meet someplace?
Voice: I cruise Third Street. Maybe I'll see you tonight.
Curt: No, I don't think so.
Voice: Curt...
Curt: Tell me your name, at least tell me your name.
Voice: Goodbye, Curt.
Curt: Wait a minute. Wait a second. [She hangs up.]

Why don't we all go to Gallo Dam for an orgy? I could pick up some Oleo Margarine - roll around in it for a while.

John: What the hell's goin' on here, Toad? Hey, man, are you all right?
Terry: Yeah, I'll die soon, then it'll all be over, John.
Debbie: Wow, you're just like the Lone Ranger.
John: Yeah, yeah. Listen, are you with him?
Terry: You're talking to the woman I love.
John: What happened, man?

Debbie: [After Steve takes his car back] I can't believe it! You practically get killed trying to get your car back, and then you let him have it.
Terry: [giving up all pretenses] It's not my car.
Debbie: What?
Terry: It is not my car.
Debbie: Well then, where is your car?
Terry: I don't have a car.
Debbie: Well, what about your Jeep? Well, how am I gonna get home?
Car Hop: [with drinks on a tray] Where's your car? I have to hang 'em on a car.