The best Quotes by John Goodman

The best Quotes by John Goodman

John Stephen Goodman (born June 20, 1952) is an American actor. He is known for his collaborations with the Coen brothers, acting in films such as Raising Arizona (1987), Barton Fink (1991), The Big Lebowski (1998), O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), and Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). Goodman took on leading roles in Always (1989), King Ralph (1991), The Babe (1992), The Flintstones (1994), Blues Brothers 2000 (1998), and 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016). He is also known for his supporting roles in True Stories (1986), Beyond the Sea (2004), Evan Almighty (2007), Speed Racer (2008), The Artist (2011), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011), Argo (2012), The Monuments Men (2014), Trumbo (2015), and Atomic Blonde (2017). Goodman has voiced roles in The Emperor's New Groove franchise (2000–2008), the Monsters, Inc. franchise (2001–2021), Bee Movie (2007), The Princess and the Frog (2009), and ParaNorman (2012).

TV is the best babysitter.
I hated Woody Woodpecker and Scooby-Doo, but I was a cartoon freak.
When I was a kid, I loved Popeye, but the old ones, the real old ones.
Yeah, the material's been good so far, although I'm sure there's got to be a drought coming someday.
That was all Rose, and Rose knew what she was doing. Her main thing was story.

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When you find out who you are, you'll find out what you need.
You wish and you dream with all your little heart. But you remember, Tiana, that old star can only take you part of the way. You got to help him with some hard work of your own. And then, you can do anything you set your mind to.
My dream wouldn't be complete without you in it.
I'm not sure I want to be a prince anymore, cause then we would have to go our separate ways. I don't want that, I want to stay close to you, no matter what. Because… I love you.
Prince Naveen in The Princess and the Frog
Roz, my tender, oozing blossom, you’re looking fabulous today. Is that a new haircut? Tell me it’s a new haircut. It’s got to be a new haircut. New makeup? You had a lift? You had a tuck? You had something? Something has been inserted in in you that makes you look… Listen, I need a favor.
Mike Glotzkowski in Monsters, Inc
You're not supposed to name it. Once you name it, you start getting attached to it!
Mike Glotzkowski in Monsters, Inc
Elwood: "It's a hundred and six miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses."
Jake: "Hit it!"
Jake Blues in The Blues Brothers
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Elwood: "What kind of music do you usually have here?"
Claire: "Oh, we got both kinds. We got country and western."
Remember, people, that no matter who you are and what you do to live, thrive and survive, there're still some things that makes us all the same. You. Me. Them. Everybody.
Elwood Blues in The Blues Brothers
Jake: "Got any fried chicken?"
Mrs. Murphy: "Best damn chicken in the state."
Jake: "Bring me four fried chickens and a Coke."
Mrs. Murphy: "You want chicken wings or chicken legs?"
Jake: "Four fried chickens and a Coke!"
Jake Blues in The Blues Brothers
Barry: "How about a suicide pact?"
Vanessa: "How do we do it?"
Barry: "I'll sting you, you step on me."
Vanessa: "That just kills you twice."
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. It's wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway, because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.
Who can deny the heart that is yearning?
Barry B. Benson in Bee Movie
My nerves are fried from riding on this emotional rollercoaster!
Ken in Bee Movie
Vanessa Bloome: "My only interest is flowers."
Barry B. Benson: "You know, our last queen was elected with that very slogan."
You know, it's a good thing you're not a big fat guy or this would be really difficult.
Pacha: "We shook hands on it!"
Kuzco: "You know, the funny thing about shaking hands is you need hands."
Let's take a look-see. Hate your hair. Not likely. Yikes. Yikes. Yikes. And let me guess, you have a great personality.
Pacha: "What happened?"
Old Man: "Well, I threw off the Emperor's groove."
Pacha: "What?"
Old Man: "His groove! The rhythm in which he lives his life. His pattern of behavior. I threw it off. And the Emperor had me thrown out the window."
Pacha: "Oh, really? I'm supposed to see him today."
Old Man: "Don't throw off his groove!"
This is Yzma, the emperor's advisor. Living proof that dinosaurs once roamed the Earth.
Barney Rubble has been my neighbor, my lodge brother and my best friend since the first time I went through the fifth grade.
Barney: "You're afraid to tell Wilma, aren't you?"
Fred: "Afraid? Now let's get this straight, Rubble, I don't need permission from my wife to make a decision. In my cave, I reign supreme!"
Barney: "I won't tell her, Fred."
Fred: "Thanks, pal."
Fred: "How can you be so stupid?"
Barney: "Hey, that's not very nice. Say you're sorry!"
Fred: "I'm sorry you're stupid."
Sorry I'm late, had car trouble. I picked up a nail. [Shows everyone a bandaid on his dirty foot]
Barney: "You know, Fred, I hear that eatin' too much red meat is bad for you."
Fred: "What a load of bunk. My father ate it every day of his life and he lived to the ripe old age of 38."
You know you're from Arizona when you feed your chickens ice cubes to keep them from laying hard-boiled eggs.
Welcome to Arizona, where summer spends the winter and hell spends the summer.
The people of Arizona, they've been very warm and welcoming.
Ethel: "One day the entire family will be reunited in the Garden of Eden."
"Oh, like heaven?"
Ethel: "No, it's in Missouri."
"Oh. Eden's got a lot of methheads."
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Did you know only one US president has been born in Missouri?
It's true, man.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Missouri - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Velma Dinkley: "Maybe this can lead us to Scooby and Shaggy: Trace amounts of mustache oil, twelve year-old scotch...-"
Daphne Blake: "Ugh! Is the bad guy my dad?"
Daphne Blake in Scooby-Doo - SCOOBY!
Shaggy: "Look around, man! The clean, modern aesthetic, the cool blue color palette. We're in..."
Scooby-Doo: "...IKEA!"
Scooby-Doo in Scooby-Doo - SCOOBY!
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
For the soul, laughing is what oxygen is for the lungs.
It's not about the absence of fear. It's overcoming it.
If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me.
My father always said, "Never trust anyone whose TV is bigger than their book shelf" - so I make sure I read.
We think too much and feel too little.

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