The Rock

The Rock quotes

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General Francis X. Hummel
John Patrick Mason
Multiple Characters
Stanley Goodspeed


Stylist: Oh, who did this to you? This is just not right, in fact it's nasty!


Carla: You didn't really mean what you said about bringing a child into this world...being an act of cruelty, did you?
Goodspeed: I meant it at the time.
Carla: Stanley, you said it seven and a half seconds ago!
Goodspeed: Well, gosh, kind of a lot's happened since then.

Goodspeed: Hi, I'm an agent with the Federal, FBI, I'm Stanley Goodspeed!
Mason: But of course you are.
Goodspeed: Of course.
Mason: And you have an emergency?
Goodspeed: Right.
Mason: And you need my help?
Goodspeed: Exactly right.
Mason: Coffee?
Goodspeed: No, I'm fine, thank you.
Mason: Offer me coffee!

[Mason and Goodspeed are defusing a poison gas rocket]
Mason: What exactly does this stuff do?
Goodspeed: If the rocket renders it aerosol, it could take out an entire city of people.
Mason: Really? And what happens if you drop one?
Goodspeed: Happily, it'd just wipe out you and me.
Mason: How?
Goodspeed: It's a cholinesterase inhibitor. Stops the brain from sending nerve messages down the spinal cord within thirty seconds. Any epidermal exposure or inhalation and you'll know. A twinge at the small of your back as the poison seizes your nervous system...[Mason has lifted the chem round to look at it] Do NOT move that! Your muscles freeze, you can't breathe, you spasm so hard you break your own back and spit your guts out. But that's after your skin melts off.
Mason: [wide-eyed] My God.
Goodspeed: Oh, I think we'd like God on our side at the moment, don't you?

Ranger Bob: I, Ranger Bob, cordially invite you to become inmates of Alcatraz. Temporarily of course.

Now Womack, you're between The Rock, and a hard case. How's your bowling arm?

I miss you so much. There's something I've gotta do, Barb. Something I couldn't do while you were here. I tried. You know I tried everything, and I still don't have their attention. Let's hope this elevates their thinking. But whatever happens...please don't think less of me.

Let's see, we have some dirty magazines, Stone Age cave girls in the raw. Kinky.

Goodspeed: You enjoying this?
Mason: Well, it's certainly more enjoyable than my average day: reading philosophy, avoiding gang rape in the shower room. Though its been less of a problem these days. Maybe I'm losing my sex-appeal.

Well, I'm one of those fortunate people who like my job, Sir. Got my first chemistry set when I was seven, blew my eyebrows off, we never saw the cat again, been into it ever since.

Okay, you wanna play tough with me? You wanna play tough? OK, FBI! Freeze, sucker!

Goodspeed: You've been around a lot of corpses, is that normal? (Points to a dead marine whose legs are twitching)
Mason: What, the feet thing?
Goodspeed: Yeah, the feet thing.
Mason: Yeah, it happens.
Goodspeed: Yeah, well I'm having a hard time concentrating. Can you do something about it?
Mason: Like what? Kill him again?

The Men of Marine Force Recon are selected to carry out illegal operations throughout the world. When they don't come home, and their families are told fairy tales about what happened to them and denied compensation. Well, I have choked on these lies my entire career! Well here and now, the lies stop!

Listen, I'm just a bio-chemist. Most of the time I work in a glass jar and lead a very uneventful life. I drive a Volvo. A beige one. But what I'm dealing with here, is one of the deadliest substances the earth has ever known so whaddaya say you cut me some friggin' slack?

But how in the name of Zeus' butthole did you get out of your cell? I only ask because given our current situation, that information may prove useful. Maybe!