Dialog – Quint: I'm not talkin' about pleasure boatin' or day sailin'. I'm talkin' about workin' for a livin'. I'm talkin' about sharkin'.
Hooper: Well I'm not talkin' about hookin' some poor dog fish or sand shark. I'm talkin' about findin' a Great White.
Quint: You've got city boy hands, Hooper. You been countin' money all your life.
Hooper: I don't need this working-class-hero crap.
Quint: Maybe I should go alone.
When love is in excess it brings a man neither honor nor any worthiness.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
A man’s growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably.
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue.
Fly away, Stanley. Be free! – Fillmore
When I get logical, and I don’t trust my instincts – that’s when I get in trouble.
My son’s 23 years old, so he’s a big kid. They are still stuck on Pac-Man and Galaga, stuff like that.