You don't have time to think up there. If you think, you're dead.Top Gun, by Pete "Maverick" Mitchell
Gentlemen, you are the elite. The best of the best. We'll make you better!Top Gun, by Mike "Viper" Metcalf
Maverick: "I have to admit, I wasn't expecting an invitation back."
Admiral: "They're called 'orders', Maverick."
To be the best of the best means you make mistakes and then you go on.Top Gun, by Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood
You've been busted. You lost your qualifications as section leader three times. Put in hack twice by me. With a history of high-speed passes over five air-control towers and one admiral's daughter.Top Gun, by Tom "Stinger" Jordan
Son, your ego is writing checks your body can't cash.Top Gun, by Tom "Stinger" Jordan
Charlie: "What were you doing there?"
Maverick: "Communicating. Keeping up foreign relations. I was, you know, giving him the bird."
Goose: "You know, the finger."
Goose: "I told her that you didn't even have a woman here."
Maverick: "Oh, really."
Goose: "You know what she said? Said, 'Oh, he probably doesn't have one, he's got eight.'"
You screw up just this much, you'll be flying a cargo plane full of rubber dog sh-t out of Hong Kong.Top Gun, by Tom "Stinger" Jordan
"The end is inevitable, Maverick. Your kind is headed for extinction."
Maverick: "Maybe so, sir. But not today."
"Thirty plus years of service. Combat medals. Citations. Only man to shoot down three enemy planes in the last forty years. Yet, you can't get a promotion. You won't retire. And despite your best efforts, you refuse to die. You should be at least a two star admiral by now. Yet, here you are, captain. Why is that?"
Maverick: "It's one of life's mysteries, sir."
Gentlemen, this school is about combat. There are no points for second place.Top Gun, by Mike "Viper" Metcalf
I feel the need... the need for speed!Top Gun, by Pete "Maverick" Mitchell
The Defense Department regrets to inform you that your sons are dead because they were stupid.Top Gun, by Nick "Goose" Bradshaw
It's classified. I could tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.Top Gun, by Pete "Maverick" Mitchell