Fahrenheit 9/11

Fahrenheit 9/11 quotes

33 total quotes (ID: 201)

George W. Bush
Narrator/Michael Moore

Is it rude to suggest that when the Bush family wakes up in the morning, they might be thinking about what's best for the Saudis, instead of what's best for you or me? 'Cause 1.4 billion just doesn't buy flights out of the country; it buys a lot of love.

I call upon all nations to do everything they can to stop these terrorist killers. Thank you. [Holding up golf club] Now, watch this drive.

Anybody gonna say "nice shot"?

[Last lines] There's an old saying in Tennessee. I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee, that says: Fool me once... shame on...shame on you...if fooled, you can't get fooled again.

What an impressive crowd: the haves, and the have-mores. Some people call you the elite, I call you my base.

Sure a dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier.

[on Saddam Hussein] After all, this is a guy who tried to kill my dad at one time.

[on Hussein] He hates the fact, like Al Qaeda does, that we love freedom.

[on the Iraqi insurgency] There are some who feel like that if they attack us that we may decide to leave prematurely. They don't understand what they are talking about if that's the case. Let me finish. There are some who feel like that the conditions are such that they can attack us there. My answer is bring them on.

[on the insurgency] They're not happy they're occupied. I wouldn't be happy if I were occupied either

We wage a war to save civilization itself. We did not seek it. But, we will fight it. And we will prevail.

Lila Lipscomb: The ignorance of everyday people killed my son.
Britney Spears: I think we should just trust our president in every decision that he makes and we should just support that.
Young male in Michigan: ...I was watching TV one day, and they're showing like some of the buildings and areas that had been hit by bombs and things like that, and while I was watching I got to thinking, like "there's parts of Flint that look like that," and we ain't been in a war.
Elderly Woman: [on the invasion of Iraq] We were duped.
John Ashcroft: [to make-up artist] Ok, make me look young!

Narrator: The first time I met him, he had some good advice for me.
Michael Moore: It's Michael Moore!
George W. Bush: Behave yourself, will ya? Go find real work!

Byron Dorgan: We had some airplanes authorized at the highest levels of our government to fly to pick up Osama Bin Laden's family members and others from Saudi Arabia and transport them out of this country.
Narrator: It turns out that the White House approved planes to pick up the bin Ladens and numerous other Saudis. At least six private jets and nearly two dozen commercial planes carried the Saudis and the Bin Ladens out of the U.S. after September 13th. In all, 142 Saudis, including 24 members of the bin Laden family, were allowed to leave the country.

Moore: Is there any terrorist target around here?
Tappahannock Woman: [Gesturing towards the restaurant behind her] We have a big spaghetti supper in here.