Sam Quote #525

Quote from Sam in I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday

Diane: Sam, I know you to be a man of pride and principle, but strength is also to be found in the ability to bend. Witness the willow, nature's strongest tree.
Sam: No, I thought the oak was the strongest tree.
Diane: Only in furniture.
Sam: What about the saying "strong as the mighty oak"?
Diane: The oak can be felled by a single harsh wind under the right circumstances.
Sam: All right, but what about birch and mahogany? Now, those--
Diane: Would you shut up about the damn trees?
Sam: You brought them up.

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 ‘I Will Gladly Pay You Tuesday’ Quotes

Quote from Diane

Diane: I thought it would he better to conduct our business in private. What's taking you so long?
Sam: Well, I was just thinking.
Diane: Say no more.

Quote from Norm

Woody: What is this Hungry Heifer place you guys keep talking about?
Sam: Oh, it's this terrible restaurant where Norm insists on torturing himself.
Norm: Hey, you're always giving the Hungry Heifer a bad rap. I don't get it. So I've had a few bad meals there. But it's the best value in town. Woody, their steaks come by the pound.
Norm: Wow, the steaks are that big?
Carla: No, that's where they get them.
Woody: I'll have to try it sometime.
Norm: Yeah, I recommend Thursday night. That's when the chef does his tribute to swine.

 Sam Malone Quotes

Quote from The Proposal

Sam: You know, for the longest time, I kept pretending about you. I guess I was afraid to really admit my feelings. But from the very start, down deep inside, I have been crazy about you. Crazier about you than any other woman I've ever met. I mean, hell, I was crazy about you even when I hated you. [Diane laughs] What I'm trying to say is will you marry me?
Diane: No.
Sam: No?
Diane: No.
Sam: Are you serious?
Diane: I'm afraid I am.
Sam: Well... seems to me you have two choices. One, I can throw you in. Or two, you can jump in.

Quote from Bidding on the Boys

Sam: Come on, man, she's just doing it to make you jealous.
Frasier: Oh, God, I'm losing her, Sam.
Sam: Oh, would you stop that? You're my friend. I'm never going to take a woman away from you.
Frasier: What about Diane?
Sam: And didn't God punish me with a vengeance?
Frasier: Well, yes, but gee whiz, Sam...