Sam Quote #499

Quote from Sam in Woody Goes Belly Up

Diane: Look, Sam. Could we be in on the inception of a budding romance?
Sam: You talking about a foursome here?
Diane: How can you make a sweet, innocent flirtation into something tawdry?
Sam: I could tell you, but it'd be a lot more fun to show you.

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 ‘Woody Goes Belly Up’ Quotes

Quote from Norm

Norm: [enters] Afternoon, everybody.
All: Norm!
Sam: What do you say to a beer, Normie?
Norm: Hi, sailor. New in town?

Quote from Cliff

Beth: Gosh, I can't believe how big this city is.
Cliff: Yeah, yeah, quite a place. You know, Boston is the hub of Boston proper, which comprises some-- Ooh, there's probably, what, two and three-quarter million people spread out in 83 cities and towns.
Al: Get out of here.
Cliff: You question my figures?
Al: No, I want you to get out of here.

 Sam Malone Quotes

Quote from 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.

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.