The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers quotes

56 total quotes (ID: 87)

'Joliet' Jake Blues
Elwood Blues
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Ray: Pardon me, but we have a strict policy concerning the handling of the instruments. An employee of Ray's Music Exchange must be present. Now, may I help you?


Jake: Ma'am, would it make you feel any better if we told you that what we're asking Matthew to do is a holy thing?
Elwood: You see, we're on a mission from God.
Mrs. Murphy: Don't you blaspheme in here! Don't you blaspheme in here! This is my man, this is my restaurant, and you two are gonna turn around and walk right out of here - without your dry white toast, without your four fried chickens, and without Matt 'Guitar' Murphy!

I ran outta gas! I had a flat tire! I didn't have enough money for cab fare! My tux didn't come back from the cleaners! An old friend came in from outta town! Someone stole my car! There was an earthquake! A terrible flood! Locusts!! It wasn't my fault I swear to God!!!

Jake: God-damn it!
Elwood: Man, I haven't been pulled over in six months. I'll bet those police cops have got SCMODS.
Jake: SCMODS...?
Elwood: State County Municipal Offender Data System.

Yes! Yes! Jesus H. tap-dancin' Christ, I have seen the light!

Alan "Mr. Fabulous" Rubin: [As Maitre'd at the Chez Paul restaurant, talking to a caller on the phone] No, sir, Mayor Daley no longer dines here, sir. He's dead, sir.

[Start of the song "Everybody Needs Somebody"] We're so glad to see so many of you lovely people here tonight. And we would especially like to welcome all the representatives of Illinois's law enforcement community who have chosen to join us here in the Palace Hotel Ballroom at this time. We do sincerely hope you all enjoy the show, and please remember people that no matter who you are and what you do to live, thrive and survive there are still some things that make us all the same. You, me, them, everybody, everybody!

Neo-Nazi: [To his leader, as they both face certain death] I've always loved you.

I usually get inside the car so I can sign the check on the glove compartment lid.

Bob: [Hearing the band playing a rhythm and blues song] That ain't no Hank Williams song!

Donald "Duck" Dunn: We had a band powerful enough to turn goat piss into gasoline.

Elwood: Well, it ain't much, but it's home.
Jake: How often does the train go by?
Elwood: So often you won't even notice it.

Old man at Elwood's apartment: You got my Cheez Whiz, boy?

[To the "Chic Lady", Twiggy, in the Jaguar at the gas station, and affecting fake Chicago accent] You want I should wipe the dead bugs off the windshield, ma'am?

Elwood: Shit.
Jake: What?
Elwood: Rollers. [police car]
Jake: No?
Elwood: Yep.
Jake: Shit.