Volcano

Volcano quotes

29 total quotes (ID: 614)

Amy Barnes
Emmit Reese
Mike Roark
Multiple Characters


Amy: [calling Roark on his phone] How fast can you get to the corner of Wilshire and Western, we got a problem. Mike: No, no. Not anymore. We have it stopped. Amy: The volume of ash coming down is way too high to think that we're out of danger. Mike: So, why did it just stop? Amy: Well, maybe it didn't, maybe it just went someplace else. Mike: So, how do you know it didn't stop? Amy: You know, I don't. But when Mount Saint Helens blew, the force was twenty seven thousand times greater then that of the Hiroshima bomb. Do you think that vent released anywhere near that much energy yet? Mike: No. Amy: Well, lets just assume that we haven't seen the real bulk of the magma yet, okay? Trust me, get down here. [hangs up the phone] Shit.


Amy: Sometimes magma can find one of those fissures and rise up through it. Mike: What's magma? Rachel: Lava. Mike: Lava? Right here in L.A? Amy: It is one of the possibilities. Mike: We have a history of that here in the downtown area? Rachel: Parícutin...1943 a Mexican farmer sees smoke coming out of the middle of his cornfield. A week later there's a volcano a thousand feet high. There's no history of anything until it happens. Then there is.

Anita: Yeah, well, I'm doing him a favor, a big favor. I'm gonna miss my class. [phone rings and Anita picks it up] Hello? Mike! Oh, fine; a perfect little ray of sunshine like I was after my parents separated. Every couple of minutes her head comes off her shoulders, rotates 360 degrees, and then she starts watching TV again.

Bud McVie: Hey, man, you know what they say. No pain, no gain.

Bud McVie: Oh-oh, we're cool now. It's LAPD. Scared Man: Hey, officer! How about giving us a ride back to civilization please? Bud McVie: What's up? You gonna come out or what? It's our 'hood! Terry Jasper: Hey, you wanna calm down and tell me what this is all about? Bud McVie: You wanna get outta my face? Terry Jasper: Hey, if I'm in your face, you’re gonna know it, all right; bro? Bud McVie: Huh, right!

Chief Sindelar: Gonna be delayed. My damn car's stuck behind the damn gate cos we have no damn power!

Chief Sindelar: Tell him he's not in Kansas anymore. Emmit: You're not in Kansas anymore Mike. Mike: St. Louis, I'm not in St. Louis. Emmit: [into phone] St. Louis, he's not in St. Louis. Sindelar: I don't give a shit where's he's not! He has a desk now; that's where... Emmit: [to Mike] You have a desk; that's where you work.

Kelly: Rock beats scissor and scissor beats paper. Tommy: I'm not paper; I'm lava. What beats that? Kelly: This is rock paper scissors you little bitch! So now, I'm gonna beat YOU.

Mike: I can't leave you here after an earthquake. Kelly Roark: Why not? I'm 13 years old. I know what to do. Mike: OK. What do you do? Kelly: Get in the door frame, stick your head between your knees, and kiss your ass goodbye.

Mike: If a dam breaks somewhere, the Mayor calls, I don't want you telling her Roark went fishing. Emmit: Look, see, the mayor's in Aspen, okay? We don't pull her off of the slopes for only a 4.9. Besides, I'd cover for you. Mike: I'm sure you would. You look very comfortable sitting behind my desk talking on my telephone. Emmit: Yeah, it's kinda like I belong there or something.

Rachel: I can't. I can't. Kevin: It's only couple of sentences, maybe a question or two. Rachel: Then you do it! Kevin: When the ground moves, people wanna hear from a seismologist, not a pencil pusher. Rachel: If I go up there, I am gonna throw up. Kevin: I don’t think that’s gonna send the sense of calm we're looking for. Amy: Hey, you guys didn't feel anything this morning, did you? Kevin: You're off the hook, Flash. Amy: Oh, you weren't gonna make her talk to those nasty reporters, were you? Rachel: I got some stuff I wanna show you later. Amy: Okay.

Roger Lapher: Freak accident on a storm drain job. They hit a steam pocket and got scalded. No fires, no explosions, no continuing threat. We'll copy you on a report.

Roger: Didn't you hear me? I said the lights are out in San Francisco. L.A. Fire Chief: But this street's on fire. Nobody gives a shit about San Francisco!

Roger: You're not happy unless you’re declaring an emergency, are you! Mike: No, actually I enjoy motor sports, music and the company of close friends…sir. Stan Olber: 30,000 people think they're taking the train home tonight. What am I supposed to do for them? Mike: Put on extra buses. Stan: It's his mess. Let him take the shit for it.

Roger: You're not happy unless you’re declaring an emergency, are you!