The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski quotes

101 total quotes (ID: 74)

Jeffrey 'The Dude' Lebowski
Multiple Characters
The Stranger
Walter Sobchak


Answering Machine: Mr Lebowski, this is Bill Salinger of the Southern Cal bowling league. We received an, uh, an informal complaint that a member of your team - a Walter Sobchak? - drew a firearm during league play. If this is true, of course, it contravenes a number of the league's by-laws and also article 27...


[While being shoved into a limo] Hey! Careful, man, there's a beverage here!

(repeated line) Shut the **** up Donny!

If you mark that frame an '8', you are entering a world of pain. (pulls out a Colt .45 pistol from his gear bag) A world... of pain.

Do you see what happens, Larry, WHEN YOU **** A STRANGER IN THE ASS? (proceeds to smash up what he believes is Larry's new Corvette parked in the street) THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS, LARRY! THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU **** A STRANGER IN THE ASS!

(after creating a scene in the diner) I'm stayin'!...(picking up mug) I'm finishing my coffee... (takes sip, sets mug down, gently slams fists on counter; grimly)...Enjoying my coffee....

Say what you like about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos.

Look, let me explain something. I'm not Mr. Lebowski. You're Mr. Lebowski. I'm the Dude. So that's what you call me. That or His Dudeness... Duder... or El Duderino, if, you know, you're not into the whole brevity thing...

Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man!

Does the Pope shit in the woods?

(shouting, holding his Colt .45 pistol in the air) Has the whole world gone crazy!? Am I the only one here who gives a shit about the rules!? Mark it zero! You think I'm ****ing around? (****s the hammer of his gun, "click", and says with a fierce, intolerant warrior expression) Mark . . it . . ZERO!

Eight year olds, Dude.

Calmer than you are....

Three thousand years of beautiful tradition, from Moses to Sandy Koufax -- YOU'RE GODDAMN RIGHT I'M LIVING IN THE ****ING PAST!

One a those days, huh. Wal, a wiser fella than m'self once said, sometimes you eat the bar and sometimes the bar, wal, he eats you.