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    "You will give your rifle a girl's name! Because this is the only pussy you people are going to get! Your days of finger-banging old Mary Jane Rottencrotch through her pretty pink panties are over! You're married to this piece, this weapon of iron and wood!"

    — movie

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    Saffron: "Everybody plays each other. That's all anybody ever does. We play parts."
    Mal: "You've got all kinds o' learnin' and you made me look the fool without even trying, yet here I am, with a gun to your head. That's 'cause I got people with me. People who trust each other, who do for each other, and ain't always lookin' for the advantage."
    Saffron: "Promise me you're gonna kill me soon."
    Mal: (gets off her) "Oh, you already know I ain't gonna."

    Firefly

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    "Private Pyle, if there is one thing in this world that I hate, it is an unlocked footlocker! You know that, don't you?
    —Sir, yes, sir!
    If it wasn't for dickheads like you, there wouldn't be any thievery in this world, would there?"

    — FMJ

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    Simon: "I swear... when it's appropriate."
    Kaylee: "Simon, the whole point of swearing is that it ain't appropriate."

    Firefly

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    "Al Pacino: Mr. Simms. There's only two syllables in this whole wide world worth hearing. Pussy. Hah! Aren't you listening to me sarr[?]! I'm giving you pearls here."

    Scent of a Woman

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    Jayne: "Needed to find some tape."
    Simon: "So you had to tear my infirmary apart?"
    Jayne (looks around): "Apparently."
    Simon: "My God. You're like a trained ape... without the training!"

    Firefly

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    "Gentlemen, I put my pants on like you: one leg at a time. Except, once my pants are on I make gold records."

    — Bruce Dickinson

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    Jayne: "Oh, listen, Mal, I was in Canton a few years back. Might've made me a few enemies thereabouts."
    Simon (sarcastically): "Enemies? You? No, how can it be?"

    Firefly

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    "John Connor: You're not a Terminator anymore. All right? You got that? You just can't go around killing people!
    Terminator: Why?
    John: What do you mean, why? Because you can't!
    Terminator: Why?
    John: Because you just can't, OK? Trust me on this."

    Terminator T2

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    Simon: "Canton really... stinks."
    Mal: "That's what makes it such a good drop point. No one comes through here that doesn't have to."
    Wash: "I vote we do this job really really fast."

    Firefly

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    "Once a [...] pianist came to [George] asking if he could play for him [...]. Malcolm agreed, the young man took his place at the keyboard, put his right foot on the pedal, raised his arms, and here Malcolm suddenly exclaimed: 'Stop!.' 'But I haven’t played a note yet!' said the victim. 'No, but you were just about going to.'"

    — anecdote told by András Schiff in interview on Bach and sustain pedal

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    Mal: "The management here don't take too kindly to sightseers, [which is] why we're posin' as buyers. There ain't a-one of us looks the part more than the good doctor. I mean, the pretty fits, soft hands, definitely a moneyed individual. All rich and lily-white, pasty all over...."
    Simon: "All right! Fine, I'll go. Just... stop describing me."

    Firefly

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    "I admire your honesty. Hell, I like you. You can come over to my house and fuck my sister!"

    some movie

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    Foreman: "We've over 2,000 workers, mostly indentured. We pay them next to nothing. That way, we can pass the savings directly on to you, the customer."
    Simon (struggling to keep up): "Yes. I... I-I've heard great, uh... um, uh... things about mud...."

    Firefly

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    "What is that?
    — A caper!
    It's a rat turd.
    — It is a caper!
    It's a rat turd.
    — A caper!
    Eat it."

    Invasion/Body Snatchers (1978 remake of the Don Siegel classic)

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    Wash: "What happened to Simon? Who is this diabolical master of disguise?"

    Firefly

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    "Dr. Banzai is using a laser to vaporize the pineal tumor without damaging the quadrigeminal plate. Subcutaneous microphones are gonna allow the patient to transmit verbal instructions to his own brain."

    a movie

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    Mal: "You wanna tell me how come there's a statue [of you] here, lookin' at me like I owe him something?"

    Firefly

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    "La Revolución is not a goddess but a whore. She was never pure, never saintly, never perfect. And we run away, find another lover, another cause. Quick, sordid affairs. Lust, but no love."

    The Professionals

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    Simon (staring at a statue of Jayne): "This must be what going mad feels like."

    Firefly

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    "Egon, somehow this reminds me of the time you tried to drill a hole in your head. Do you remember that?"

    Ghostbusters

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    Wash: "I think they captured him, though. Captured his essence."
    Kaylee: "He looks sorta angry, don't he?"
    Wash: "That's kinda what I meant."

    Firefly

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    Matthias : You are discarded. You are the refuse of the past!
    Neville : You're full of crap.
    Matthias : How hard it is to admit the truth. Take him to the little room... for the questioning."

    The Omega Man

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    Jayne: "Hey, I got an idea. Instead of us hanging around playing art critic 'til I get pinched by The Man, how's about we move away from this eerie-ass piece of work and get on with our 'creasingly eerie-ass day, how's that?"

    Firefly

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    "Venkman: Ray… pretend for a moment that I don't know anything about metallurgy, engineering, or physics — and just tell me what the hell is going on."

    Ghostbusters

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    Mal: "I don't know. This here's a spectacle that might warrant a moment's consideration."
    Kaylee (shifting back and forth) "Wherever I move to, his eyes keep... followin' me."

    Firefly

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    Uno "federale": “Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges. I don’t have to show you any steenking badges!”

    — Treas.Madre.

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    Book: "River, you don't... fix the Bible."
    River: "It's broken. It doesn't make sense."
    Book: "It's not about... making sense. It's about believing in something. And letting that belief be real enough to change your life. It's about faith. You don't fix faith, River. It fixes you."

    Firefly

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    "TONY STARK: Look at a mod inspiration, let me see what check out. So, recommend one last sim before we pack it in for the night. This time, in the shape of a mobius strip, inverted, please.
    F.R.I.D.A.Y: Processing...
    TONY STARK: Give me that eigenvalue. That, particle factoring, and a spectral decomp. That will take a second."

    Avenger Endgame

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    Jayne: "Can't be a statue of me, no reason for it. Flies in the face of every kinda sense."
    Wash: "Won't argue with that."

    Firefly

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    "And this is ridiculous: a story about attacking chickens. I'm not going to do it!"

    Beaks

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    Jayne: "Mmm. They call it 'Mudder's milk.' All the protein, vitamins and carbs of your grandma's best turkey dinner, plus fifteen percent alcohol."

    Firefly

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    "There remains the left hand, whose punctuation is of such great importance as a rhythmic support to the theme."

    — Alfred Cortot, commentary on Chopin's Op. 28/8 prélude (F#m)

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    Wash: "We gotta go to the crappy town where I'm a hero!"

    Firefly

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    "It is not yet a poem about the dance, but the dancer itself, with all the facets of its brilliant entourage."

    — Alfred Cortot, commentary to Chopin, Waltz, Op. 18.

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    Simon (drunkenly): "I... I reattached a girl's leg. Her whole leg. She named her hamster after me. I got a hamster. He drops a box of money, he gets a town."
    Kaylee: "Hamsters is nice."
    Simon: "To Jayne! The box-dropping, man-ape-gone-wrong thing."

    Firefly

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    “Nobody’s gotten a handjob in cargo shorts since ’Nam!”

    Superbad

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    Jayne (also drunkenly, and singing): "'The hero of Canton, the man they call 'me'." (speaking) Eggs! Living legend needs eggs!"

    Firefly

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    “[Rodney Dangerfield] was only comfortable in a bathrobe, but he never tied it shut all the way and never wore underwear. So the boys kinda hung out to catch some air. They were exceptionally low-hanging, like a grandfather clock.”

    *An Oral History of Rodney Dangerfield's *Back to School**

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    Jayne: "You guys had a riot... on account of me? My very own riot?"

    Firefly

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    "It is necessary to use your words, Cicero: 'O times! O morals!' You will see eyes burning at the same time with cruelty and arrogance!"

    — Seneca, pčre. Suasoriae

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    Jayne: "I don't know. You think we should be using my fame to hoodwink folks?"
    Mal: "You better laugh when you say that."
    Jayne: "No, really, Mal, I mean, maybe there's something to this. The Mudders? I think I really made a difference in their lives. You know, me, Jayne Cobb."
    Mal: "I know your name, jackass!"

    Firefly

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    "O tyrant Titus Tatius, what terrible calamities you brought onto yourself! [O Tite tute Tati tibi tanta tyranne tulisti]"

    — Ennius, Annales

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    Inara: "I know this man. He's... He just has this idiotic sense of nobility, you know? He can never just let things go. He thinks he's this hard-hearted criminal, and he can be unrelenting, but... there's a side to him that's just so...."
    Fess: "You mean you actually know... Jayne?"
    Inara (after a long pause): "Jayne? Jayne Cobb? You're talking about Jayne Cobb?"

    Firefly

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    "Sara: I'm going riding. I haven't seen a horse's face in years."

    Mank

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    Jayne (addressing the collected Mudders): "Far as I see it, you people been given the shortest end of the stick ever been offered a human soul in this crap-heel 'Verse. But you took that end, and you... (pause) Well, you took it. And that's... Well, I guess that's somethin'."

    Firefly

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    "As a result of massive discovery from coast to coast and working with innumerable experts, we became unbelievably familiar with UL's guidelines and procedures, particularly as they relate to foreign manufactured Christmas tree lights."

    "Suing Underwriters Laboratories in a Products Liability case."

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    Jayne: "All of you! You think there's someone just gonna drop money on ya?! Money they could use?! Well, there ain't people like that. There's just people like me."

    Firefly

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