Breaking Away

Breaking Away quotes

34 total quotes (ID: 1004)

Raymond Stoller

Evelyn: What's the matter?
Raymond: He's shavin'.
Evelyn: Well... so what?
Raymond: ...his legs.

I was sure I was going to get that scholarship. My dad of course was sure I wasn't. When I didn't, he was real understanding, you know. He loves to do that. He loves to be understanding when I fail.

No, I don't feel lucky to be alive! I feel lucky I'm not dead. There's a difference.

I was proud of my work. And the buildings went up. When they were finished the damnedest thing happened. It was like the buildings were too good for us. Nobody told us that. It just felt uncomfortable, that's all.

Raymond: [about Dave] He's never tired. He's never miserable.
Evelyn: He's young.
Raymond: When I was young I was tired and miserable.

I didn't want you to be this miserable. A little bit's all I asked for.

You know what I'd like to be? A cartoon of some kind. You know, like when they get hit in the head with a frying pan or something, and their head looks like the frying pan, with the handle and everything? They they just go booiing [shakes head] - and their head comes back to normal? Wouldn't that be great?

I had a dream last night that everyone I ever sold a car to came back and there you were, handing them back their money!

Refund? Refund?

Raymond: What are we gonna do about him?
Evelyn: I don't know dear. We could always strangle him while he's asleep.

Raymond: God-damned see-thru coffee!
Evelyn: [about Dave] He was very sickly until he started riding around on that bicycle.
Raymond: Yeah... well... now his body's fine, but his mind is gone.

I sure miss playing basketball. I got depressed as hell when my athlete's foot and jock itch went away.

Nancy: You know what?
Moocher: No, what?
Nancy: I'm leaving home, that's what.
Moocher: What?

I don't care if the second coming's coming!

Moocher: Hey, come on in, Dave.
Dave: Nah, I read where this Italian coach said its no good to go swimmin' right after a race.
Mike: Who's swimmin'? I'm takin' a leak.