C.J. Memphis: Any man ain’t sure where he belong, gotta’ be in a whole lotta pain.
Paul Atreides: I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
Lil: I got a real, old-fashioned streak in me. I wanna live a normal life.
Johnny Dangerously: Johnny Dangerously can’t live a normal life. It ain’t in the cards. People like me, we’re like shooting stars. We cross the sky, burning hot for one moment in time, and then we…plunge to earth, disappear. Jesus Christ, I’m starting to upset myself.
Freddie: So, how is she?
Allen: How is she? She’s a. . .she’s a mermaid. I don’t understand. All my life I’ve been waiting for someone and when I find her, she’s a fish.
Freddie: Nobody said love’s perfect!
Allen: Oh, Freddie, I don’t expect it to be perfect, but for God’s sake, it’s usually human! Every day people meet and they fall in love. Look what I got.
Freddie: Look what you got. Yeah, let’s look at what you got. Let’s take a good look at what you got. People fall in love every day, huh? Is that what you said?
Freddie: Yeah? That’s a crock! It doesn’t work that way. Do you realize how happy you were with her? That is, when you weren’t driving yourself crazy. Every day? Come on. Some people will never be that happy! I’ll never be that happy. What am I talking to you for? You don’t know nothing.