Independence Day

Independence Day quotes

112 total quotes (ID: 764)

Captain Steven Hiller
Connie
David Levinson
General Grey
Julius Levinson
Multiple Characters
President Thomas Whitmore
Russell Casse


[Holds up a soda can] Hey, you know how I'm, like. always trying to save the planet? [Tosses the can in the recycle bin and looks at the spaceship] Here's my chance.


This thing comes fully loaded. AM/FM radio, reclining bucket seats, and... power windows.

Must go faster. Must go faster. Must go faster! Go, go, go, go, go, go, go, go! [Note: Jeff Goldblum also said this line in Jurassic Park.]

[Imitating Elvis] Oh, thank you very much. [normally; to Steve] Oh, I love you, man!

So why are you waiting? Hmm? My Social Security will expire, you'll still be sitting there.

It's the White House, for crying out loud. You can't just drive up and ring the bell.

So tell me something: you're so smart, how come you spent 8 years at M.I.T. to become a cable repairman?

Everyone in the world is trying to get out of Washington, and we're the only schmucks trying to get in.

If I knew I was gonna meet the president I would've worn a tie. I mean, look at me, I look like a schliemiel.

You punched the president? Mein Gott!

It's Air Force One, for crying out loud, and still he gets sick! Look at me, like a rock. Could be bad weather could be good weather, doesn't matter. We could go up, we could go down, we could go back, we could go forward, we could go side to side. [David runs away, about to throw up] What-what did I say?

'All you need is love.' John Lennon, smart man, shot in the back - very sad.

[Just before David takes off in the spaceship] Here, take these. [He hands him some airsick bags stolen from Air Force One] Just in case.

Isn't it amazing how quickly everyone can turn against you.

That's the advantage of being a fighter pilot. In the Gulf War, we knew what we had to do. It's just… not simple anymore. A lot of people died today. [Sigh] How many didn't have to?