Breaking Away

Breaking Away quotes

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Raymond Stoller


Suzy: [On the phone] Oh, Hi Rod. I just wanted you to know that there's some guy outside with a guitar serenading Kath!


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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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!

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

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.

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

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

Raymond: If you eat so much, Moocher, how come you're so damned small?
Moocher: Oh... It's my metabolism. I eat 3 times a day and my metabolism eats 5 times a day.

Raymond: You guys still go swimmin' in the quarries?
Dave: Sure.
Raymond: So, the only thing you got to show for my 20 years of work is the holes we left behind?