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Y'all know me. Know how I earn a livin'. I'll catch this bird for you, but it ain't gonna be easy. Bad fish! Not like going down to the pond and chasing bluegills and tommycod. This shark, swallow ya whole. Little shakin', little tenderizin', down you go. And we gotta do it quick, that'll bring back the tourists, that'll put all your businesses on a payin' basis. But it's not gonna be pleasant! I value my neck a lot more than three thousand bucks, chief. I'll find him for three, but I'll catch him, and kill him, for ten. But you've gotta make up your minds. If you want to stay alive, then ante up. If you want to play it cheap, be on welfare the whole winter. I don't want no volunteers, I don't want no mates, there's too many captains on this island. Ten thousand dollars for me by myself. For that you get the head, the tail, the whole damn thing.

Here's to swimming with bow-legged women.

You got city hands, Hooper... 'been countin' money all your life.

Front - bow, back - stern. Don`t get it get it right squirt 'n' I'll throw your ass out the little round window on the side. Come on Chief, this ain't no Boy Scout picnic... I see you got your rubbers !

Break it up, will ya, Chief. Daylight's wasting...Come on, Chief. This isn't no Boy Scout picnic. See you got your rubbers! Ha, ha, ha.

What are you, some kind of half-assed astronaut?

Don't you tell me my business again.

I was in Boston... St. Patty's Day, celebratin' me third wife's demeese...

I entered an arm wrestling tournament.... now, you see this arm, Mr. Hooper? I can't extend it anymore, because I made it to the semifinals and this big Chinaman took me riiiiiiiiiiight over....."

[Poking fun at Brody] Ah, the missus, Chief. If they don't like you going out, they'll love you comin' in.

Here lies the body of Mary Lee. Died at the age of a hundred and three. For fifteen years, she kept her virginity. Not a bad record for this vicinity.

[as he spots Hooper sitting on the deck playing solitaire] Stop playin' with yourself, Hooper.

[On radio during an attack by the shark] Your husband's fine, Mrs. Brody. He's fishing. He's just caught a couple of stripers. We'll bring 'em in for dinner. We won't be long, we haven't seen anything yet. Over and out.

Hooper, ya idiot. Starboard. Aint you watchin' it?

Back home we got taxidermy man...he gonna have a heart attack when he see what I brung him - ha ha ha ha ha haaaaaa!.

He can't go down with three barrels...not with three barrels on he can't.

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