Quotes from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Quotes from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

They was givin' me 10,000 watts a day, you know, and I'm hot to trot. The next woman takes me on's gonna light up like a pinball machine and pay off in silver dollars.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Randle McMurphy
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If Mr. McMurphy doesn't want to take his medication orally, I'm sure we can arrange that he can have it some other way.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Mildred Ratched
 
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Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.

Ken Kesey in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
 
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He knows that you have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance, just to keep the world from running you plumb crazy.

Ken Kesey in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
 
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They can't tell so much about you if you got your eyes closed.

Ken Kesey in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
 
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Which one of you nuts has got any guts?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Randle McMurphy
 
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Good writin' ain't necessarily good readin'.

Ken Kesey in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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In one week, I can put a bug so far up her ass, she don't know whether to shit or wind her wristwatch.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Randle McMurphy
 
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All I know is this: nobody's very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down.

Ken Kesey in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
 
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Why don't ya shut your goddamn mouth and play some music?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Randle McMurphy
 
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The stars up close to the moon were pale; they got brighter and braver the farther they got out of the circle of light ruled by the giant moon.

Ken Kesey in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
 
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Is that crazy enough for ya? Want me to take a shit on the floor?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Randle McMurphy
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