Good Morning, Vietnam

Good Morning, Vietnam quotes

71 total quotes (ID: 248)

Adrian Cronauer
Edward Garlick
General Taylor
Lieutenant Hauk
Multiple Characters
Sgt. Major Dickerson


How am I gonna get to first base with this girl?


I don't know. I may go downtown, look for a Vietnamese man named Phil. Or I may just stay here and listen to old Pat Boone records, try and find some hidden meaning-- 'cause basically I believe that that man is a misunderstood genius.

I live to collate, sir.

I understand you're pretty funny as a DJ, and, well comedy is a kind of hobby of mine. Well, actually, it's a little more than just a hobby. Reader's Digest is considering publishing two of my jokes.

I'm saying I'm through, Ed. I'm tired of people tellin' me what I can't say. "This news isn't official." "That comment is too sarcastic." I can't even make fun of Richard Nixon, and there's a man who is screaming out to be made fun of. So, **** it.

It doesn't make a damn whether you play polkas or don't play polkas. Military politics. Nothing personal. The men just like him better than they do you.

It zoomed right by, just the way they say it does. Stamp collections, pulling chickweeds from my dad's dichondra plants, arranging rakes by sizes for my mom in the garage. Even encapsulated in two seconds, my life is dull. I find that very alarming.

It's unbelievable. Five months in Saigon and my best friend turns out to be a VC. THIS WILL NOT LOOK GOOD ON A RESUME!

Know about the bombing, Sparky. No wonder you hauled ass. You were my friend. I trusted you. You hear me?

Lieutenant, you don't know whether you're shot, ****ed, powder-burned, or snakebit.

Mantovani? They play Mantovani to insomniacs who don't respond to strong drugs!

Mayday! Mayday! Dragon lady with incredible figure at 11 o'clock. Stop the car.

Military intelligence? There's a contradiction in terms.

My whole life passed before my eyes, and it wasn't even interesting to me.

Now this thing is a delicate balance over here, and I don't want it dependent on a disc jockey. Then men want him back. I want him back.