Deliverance

Deliverance quotes

34 total quotes (ID: 157)

Bobby Trippe
Drew Ballinger
Ed Gentry
Lewis Medlock
Multiple Characters


Doctor: Explain this to me again. I didn't know somebody could shoot themself with their own arrow.


Sheriff: Let's just wait and see what comes out of the river.

Taxi Driver: All this land's gonna be covered with water. This is the best thing that ever happened to this town.

Bobby: Hey, what happens if we flip this thing over?
Lewis: Now that you brought that up, hang onto your paddle. And if you hit any rocks, don't hit 'em with your head.

Bobby: I had my first wet dream in a sleepin' bag.
Ed: How was it?
Bobby: Great. [pause] There's no repeatin' it.

Bobby: It's true, Lewis, what you said. There's somethin' in the woods and in the water that we have lost in the city.
Lewis: We didn't lose it. We sold it.
Bobby: Well, I'll say one thing for the system - the system did produce the air-mattress. Or as it's better known among we camping types the instant broad. And if you fellows will excuse me, I'm gonna go be mean to my air mattress.

Bobby: Say, mister, I love the way you wear that hat.
Man: You don't know nuthin'.

Bobby: What are you going to do with Drew?
Ed: [about Drew's wound] If a bullet made this, there are people who can tell.
Bobby: Oh God, there's no end to it. I didn't really know him.
Ed: Drew was a good husband to his wife Linda and you were a wonderful father to your boys, Drew - Jimmie and Billie Ray. And if we come through this, I promise to do all I can for 'em. He was the best of us.
Bobby: Amen.

Bobby: Which way are we goin', this way or that?
Lewis: I think, uh, downstream would be a good idea, don't you? Drew - you and Bobby see some rocks, you yell out now, right?...
Bobby: Lewis, is this the way you get your rocks off?

Ed: Everything happened right here. Lewis broke his leg in those rapids there, and Drew drowned here.
Bobby: No, nothin' happened here.
Ed: Bobby, listen to me. We got to stop them from lookin' up river. It's important that we get together on this thing. Do you understand?...We're not out of this yet.

Ed: What are we gonna do, Lewis? You're the guy with the answers. What the hell do we do now?
Lewis: Now you get to play the game.
Ed: Lewis, you're wrong.

Lewis: [about their cars] We want somebody to drive 'em down to Aintry for us.
Man: Hell, you're crazy.
Lewis: No shit. Hey, fill that one up with gas, huh, OK?

Lewis: Can that chubby boy handle himself?
Ed: Bobby? He's rather well thought of in his field, Lewis.
Lewis: Insurance? I never been insured in my life. There's no risk.

Lewis: Is your name Griner?
Griner: Whaddya wanna know for?
Lewis: I was wondering if you and your brother could take a couple of trucks down to Aintry for us. We'll be there about Sunday noon.
Griner: Take 'em down there for what?
Lewis: Me and my buddy here are taking a canoe trip down the Cahulawassee.
Griner: Canoe trip?
Lewis: That's right, a canoe trip.
Griner: What the hell you wanna go **** around with that river for?
Lewis: Because it's there.
Griner: It's there alright and you get in it and can't git out, you gonna wish it wasn't.
Ed: [lowly] Maybe we should just go home and play golf this weekend.
Lewis: I'll give you thirty bucks to take those vehicles down to Aintry for us.
Griner: I'll take fifty.
Lewis: Fifty my ass.
Ed: [whispering] Lewis, don't play games with these people.
Griner: [stepping forward] What did you say?
Lewis: I said fifty my ass!
Ed: [whispering] Lewis!
Griner: I'll do it fer forty.
Lewis: O.K. [to Ed] You good for ten?
Ed: Yep.

Lewis: Machines are gonna fail and the system's gonna fail...then, survival. Who has the ability to survive? That's the game - survive.
Ed: Well, the system's done all right by me.
Lewis: Oh yeah. You gotta nice job, you gotta a nice house, a nice wife, a nice kid.
Ed: You make that sound rather shitty, Lewis.
Lewis: Why do you go on these trips with me, Ed?
Ed: I like my life, Lewis.
Lewis: Yeah, but why do you go on these trips with me?
Ed: You know, sometimes I wonder about that.