Movie Quotes from O Brother, Where Art Thou?: Quotes from the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Wait a minute! Who elected you leader
a this outfit?
Well, Pete, I just figured it should
be the one with capacity for abstract
thought. But if that ain’t the
consensus view, hell, let’s put her
to a vote!
#1- But how did he know about the treasure? #2- I don’t know Delmar? the blind are reputed to possess sensitivities compensating for their lack of sight even to the point of developing paranormal psychic powers now clearly seeing into the future would fall neatly into that category its not so surprising then that an organism deprived of its earthly vision… #3- He said we wouldn’t get it he said we wouldn’t get the treasure we seek on account of our obstacles. #2- What does he know he’s an ignorant old man!
#1- But how did he know about the treasure? #2- I don’t know Delmar? the blind are reputed to possess sensitivities compensating for their lack of sight even to the point of developing paranormal psychic powers. Now clearly seeing into the future would fall neatly into that category. Its not so surprising then that an organism deprived of its earthly vision… #3- He said we wouldn’t get it. He said we wouldn’t get the treasure we seek on account of our obstacles. #2- What does he know he’s an ignorant old man!
#1- Care for some gopher? #2- No thank you Delmar A third of a gopher would only arouse my appetite with out beddin’ her back down.
#1- I don’t want this pomade. I want Dapper Dan. #2- I don’t carry Dapper Dan I carry Fop.
#1- You work for the railroad, Grandpa? #2- I work for no man. #1-You got a name, do you? #2- I have no name #3- Well that right there might be the reason you’ve had difficulty finding gainful employment, You see in the mart of competitive commerce
#1- You work for the railroad, Grandpa? #2- I work for no man. #1-You got a name, do you? #2- I have no name #3- Well that right there might be the reason you’ve had difficulty finding gainful employment, You see in the mart of competitive commerce…
‘In the Jailhouse Now’,fellers. Neighborhood of B.
(Pete) Where’s Cora cousin Wash? (Wash) Couldn’t say… she done r u n n o f t.
(sniff) You been using my hair treatment!? Your hair treatment?
*george nelson: cows…i hatE cows more than i hate coppers! ~rapid gun fire~ delmar: oh george, not the livestock.
*everett: i don’t want no FOP goddamnit, im a dapper dan man
*delmar: we thought you was a toad, and a biblesaleman beat us up, and we was banished from woolworth’s. I don’t know everett, was it jest that one or the whole chain?
*everett: i’m the damn parafamilius
*snort* My hair!!
–Pete have a brother?
–Not that I’m aware.
–Heat must be gettin’ to me.
1) I always wondered, what does the devil look like? 2) Well Delmar, of course there are all types of lesser imps and demons, but the great Satan hisself is red and scaly with a pointy tail, and carries a hayfork. 3) Oh no sir. He’s white. White as you folks.
1) I reckon he had it comin’, fornicatin’ with those sirens. 2) But Everett, we was fixin’ to fornicate.
1) I’m bonafied! I got it all figured out! 2)Everett, my beard itches.
1) I’ve been forgiven of all my sins. Even the one about that Piggly-Wiggly I knocked over in Yazoo. 2)I thought you as innocent of those charges. 1)Well…I lied. But the preacher says that sin’s gone, too!
1) I’ve been washed in the pools of baptism. All my sins have been washed away…including that Piggly Wiggly I knocked over in Nachez.2)I thought you said you didn’t do knock over that Piggly Wiggly. 3)Well, I lied. And that’s been covered too.
1) I’ve spoken my piece and counted to three. 2) She counted to three. Goddammit! She counted to three. Son of a bitch!
1) Nope, they never did turn me into a hornytoad. 2) Oh, well, that was OUR mistake then.
1) Stand still! 2)Can’t hold on..much longer 1)Hush up, Pete, we got to skedaddle 2)That’s all I got (drops to the floor)
1) Wait a minute, who elected you leader of this outfit? 2) well pete I figured it should be the one with the capacity for abstract thought.
1) Well, I’m voting for yours truly! 2) I’m voting for yours truly too! 3)…Okay. I’m with you felluhs.
1) You can’t talk that way to my fiancee. 2) Oh yeah well you can’t marry my wife!
1) You ever been with a woman? 2) Well I… I gotta get the family farm back before I can start thinking about that.
1) You stole from my kin! 2) Who was fixin’ to betray us! 1) Well, you didn’t know that at the time! 2) So I borrowed it until I did know! 1) That don’t make no sense! 2) It’s a great fool who looks for logic within the chambers of the human heart.
1)Gopher, Everet? 2)No thanks, Delbert. Half a gopher would only arouse my appetite without beddin’ it back down.
1)Now Dimrel i dont think thats Pete 2) Well sure it is look at ‘im!
1)You men from tha bank?
2)No, son, we’re not from the bank.
1) Any o’ you men servin’ papers? I’m suppose ta shoot anyone servin’ papers!
2)We’re not sevin’ no papers neither.Is your daddy home, son?
1) I nicked tha census man!
2) Now there’s a good boy!
1. I always wondered what’s the devil look like? 2. Well (name) there are all sorts of lesser imps and demons, but the great satan hisself is red and scalely with a bifurcated tail and carries a hayfork. 3. Naw, sir. He’s white. White as you folk. With empty eyes and a big hollow voice and he travels with a mean ole hound. Yes sir.
1. I’m counting to three 2. Damn she counted to three
1. Pick up that hammer there boy! 2. Yes Boss
1: Well that’s it, boys. I’ve been redeemed. The preacher’s done warshed away all my sins and transgressions. It’s the straight and narrow from here on out, and heaven everlasting’s my reward. 2: Delmar, what are you talking about? We’ve got bigger fish to fry. 1: The preacher says all my sins is warshed away, including that Piggly Wiggly I knocked over in Yazoo. 2: I thought you said you was innocent of those charges. 1: Well I was lyin’. And the preacher says that that sin’s been warshed away too. Neither God nor man’s got nothin’ on me now. C’mon in boys, the water is fine.
Whoo-eee, Boy, that was some mighty fine a-pickin and a-singin. I tell you what. Ahem. You come on in here, and sign these papers here. I’m gonna give you $10 a piece.
Uh, uh, OK sir. Mert and um, um Aloysios’ll just have to sign X’s. Only 4 of us can write.
A third of a gopher would only arouse my appetite without thoroughly bedding her down.
And anyways, I like my hair treatment, the pleasing odor’s half the point.
And stay out of the Woolsworth
And stay out of the Woolworth’s!
Baptism! You two are dumber than a bag of hammers.
You two are just dumber than a bag of hammers.
C’mon guys! We’re gonna R-U-N-N-O-F-T!
Come on in boys, the waqter is fine.
Come on in, boys, the water’s fine!
Consider the lilies of the goddamn field.
Dammit I wasn’t hit by any train.
Dammit, I wasn’t hit by no train!
dammit, she counted to three
Damn his eyes!
Damn! We gotta skedaddle!
Damn! We’re in a tight spot!
Damn! We’re in a tight spot…
Damn, we’re in a tight spot.
damn,we’re in a tight spot!
DAT DON’T MAKE NO SENSE
Do not seek the treasure
DO NOT SEEK THE TREASURE!
E: …what the hell is that singing?
D: It appears to be some kind of a congregation. Care for some gopher?
E: No thank you, Delmar. A third of a gopher’d only arouse my appetite without beddin’ her back down.
D: Oh, you can have the whole thing. Me and Pete already had one. We ran across a whole gopher village.
E: The blind are reputed to possess sensitivities compensatin’ for their lack o’ sight, even to the point of developin’ paranormal psychic powers. Now clearly, seein’ into the future would fall neatly into that category. It’s not so surprising then, that an organism, deprived of its earthly vision…
P: He said we wouldn’t get it. He said we wouldn’t get the treasure we seek. On account of our obstacles.
E: What the hell does he know, he’s an ignorant old man!
E: This stew’s awful good.
W: Think so? I slaughtered this horse last Tuesday. I’m afraid she’s startin’ to turn.
E: Uh sir, I’m Jordan Rivers, and these here are the Soggy Bottom Boys outta Cottonouille, Mississippi. Songs of salvation to salve the soul. Uh, we hear that you pay good money to sing into a can.
M: Well that all depends. You boys do Negro songs?
E: Uh… well, uh sir we are Negroes. All except for our accomp-uh, our accomp-uh… uh-accomp- the fellow that plays the guitar.
M: Yeah well, I don’t record Negro songs. No, I’m lookin’ for some old timey material, you see people can’t seem to get enough of it… since we started broadcastin’ it on the Pappy O’Daniel Flour Hour, so thank you for stoppin’ by.
E: Sir, uh… the Soggy Bottom Boys have been steeped in old timey material. Heck we’re silly with it, ain’t we boys?
P: That’s right!
D: That’s right. We ain’t really Negroes.
P: All except for our accompanust.
EVERETT:WHAT DID THE DEVIL GIVE YOU FOR YOUR SOUL?TOMMY:HE TAUGHT ME TO PLAY THIS GEETAR REALLY WELL.DELMAR:AND FOR THAT YOU TRADED YOR EVERLASTING SOUL?TOMMY:WELL,I WASN’T USING IT.
Evrett: Let’s put it to a vote.
Pete: I think I should be in charge.
Evrett: And I think I should be in charge. Well Delmar, it’s up to you.
Delmar: I’m with you fellas
Fear not the ob-stac-les in yo path, for you shall see things, wonderful to tell. You shall see uhhhh cow on the roof of uhhh cottonhouse!
Friend, some of your foldin’ money’s come unstole.
Get in boys, I’m gonna R-U-N-N-O-F-T!
God Damn! Its the Soggy Bottom Boys!
He’s a suitor!
He’s Bonafide! He’s a suitor!!
hes a suiter
Hey Tommy, what you ridin’? Roll top desk.
I ain’t here to sing into no can you dumb CRACKER!
I am a Dapper Dan man
I am a man of constant sorrow. (singing)
I am the only Daddy you got. I am the goddamned paterfamilias!
I am the only daddy you got. I am the damn paterfamilias.
I Am Weary.
I don’t get it big dan.
I don’t know what they names is. I seen ’em first!
I don’t mean to be telling tales outta school, but there’s a fella in there who’ll pay ya ten dollars to sing into his can!
I DON’T WANT FOP DAMN IT! I’M A DAPPER DAN MAN!
i don’t want FOP god damn it!! i’m a dapper dan man!!
I don’t want Fop Goddammit! I’m a Dapper Dan man!
I dont want FOP god dambit, i’m a dappa dan man!
I guess I’m the only one here who’s not religiously affiliated.
I hate fire!
I have said my piece and counted to three.
I have traveled many a weary mile to be back with my wife and six daughters.
I know we’s kin but there’s this depression on and i’ve got to do for me and mine.
I like your style, Dan, so I’m going to propose you a proposition.
I seen ’em first.
I spect you want them chains knocked off.
I’ll Fly Away.
I’m a Dapper Dan Man!
I’m gonna kill you Judas Iscariot Hogwallop!
I’m not here to sing in no can you dumb Cracker!
I’ve gone and r-u-n-d-o-f-t!
Is you is or is you ain’t my constituency?
is you or is you ain’t my constituance?
It’s a fool who looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart.
It’s a good thing your mammy died in childbirth, if she seen you she’d have died of shame.
Looks like the electric chair for me! I’m gonna go off like a Roman Candle! hahaha! 20,000 volts chasing a rabbit through yours truly! Gol, damn! Gonna suck all the power right out of the state! Gonna shoot sparks out the top of my head and lightening from my fingertips!
Lots of respectable people have been hit by trains.
Maybe it’s best that he was squished.
Mister – some of yer folding money’s come unstowed!
Mrs. Hogwallop done RUNNOFT.
Mrs. Hogwallop up and R-U-N-N-O-F-T
My mom was very fat
Now did we get kicked out of the one chain or all of them?
Now is you is or is you ain’t my constituents?
Oh George not the livestock
oh george! not the live stock!
Oh George, not the livestock!
Or, if not smithies per se, were you otherwise trained in the metallurgic arts before strained circumstances forced you into a life of aimless wanderin’?
People like that reform. Maybe we should get us some.
Personal rancor reflecting that remark I don’t intend to dignify with comment. But I would like to address your attitude of hopeless negativism. Consider the lillies of the goddamn field, or heck look at Delmar as your paradigm of hope.
Pete, the personal rancor reflected in that remark I don’t intend to dignify with comment. But I would like to address your general attitude of hopeless negativism. Consider the lillies of the goddammed field. Or hell, take a look at Delmar here as your paradigm of hope.
PETE: DO NOT SEEK THE TREASURE
DELMAR: WE THOUGHT YOU WAS A TOAD
PETE: DO – NOT – SEEK – THE – TREASURE
DELMAR: WE – THOUGHT – YOU – WAS – A – TOAD
Pete: I’ll be 84 years old when we get out! 84!
Dimrel: Well I’ll only be 81!
Pete: You stole from my kin. Everett: who was about to betray us. Pete: YOu didn’t know that at the time. Everett: SO I borrowed it til I did know. Pete: That don’t make no sense!!
PETE:WHO ELECTED YOU LEADER OF THIS OUTFIT?EVERETT:WELL I THOUGHT IT SHOULD BE THE ONE WITH THE CAPACITY FOR ABSTRACT THOUGHT.BUT IF THAT AIN’T THE CONCENSUS VIEW,LET’S PUT HER TO A VOTE.I’M VOTING FOR YOURS TRULY.PETE:WELL,I’M VOTING FOR YOURS TRULY.DELMAR:OK I’M WITH YOU FELLERS
Remember Jesus saves but George Nelson withdraws!
Say any of you boys smitties?
Saym uhm Cousin Wash I suppose it’d be the, uh, acme of foolishness to inquire if you had a hairnet.
She done counted to three.
SHE UP & R-U-N-N-O-F-T
Sweet summer rain, like God’s own mercy.
Thank God your mammy died givin birth. If she’d a seen you she’d have died of shame.
Thank you as well for the conversational hiatus. I generally refrain from speech during gustration. There are those who attempt both at the same time. I find it course and vular.
That ain’t your daddy, your daddy got runned over by a train.
That was a mighty fine pickin’ and a singin’.
The color guard’s colored. Who made them the color guard.
The devil is tall, red, scaley, has a bi-forcated tail, and carries a hay fork.
Them sireens done loved him up and turned him into a horny toad.
Them sirens did this to Pete! They loved him up and turned him into a horny toad
THEM SIRENS LOVED ‘IM UP & TURNED ‘IM INTO A HORNY TOAD.
Them syreens did this to him. They loved him up and turned him into a horny toad.
Them’s miscegenated! You all’s mysengonated!
there’s only one thing i hate more than cops. and that’s cows. (shoots the cows)
They dun loved ‘im up an’ turned ‘im into a horney toad!
They got this depression on, I got to do for me n mine.
They loved him up and turned him into a…horney toad!
uh, 12 hair nets
We ain’t got no radio.
we thought you was a toad
WE THOUGHT YOU WAS A TOAD!!!!
We was beat up by a bible salesman and banished from Woolworths. I dont know, Everett, was it the one branch or all of them?
We was beat up by a bible salesman ans banished from Woolworths. I dont know, Everett, was it the one branch or all of them?
We’d sound like a buncha Johnny Comelatelys braggin’ on our own midget. Don’t matter how stumpy.
We’re adventurers, sir, currently pursuing an opportunity but open to others as well.
we’re in a tight spot
We’re in a tight spot!
We’re mass communicatin’.
We’re mass communicating.
We’ve got to R-U-N-N-O-F-T
Well I guess hard times flush the chumps.
Well I’ll be a sonofabitch Delmar done got saved.
Well isn’t this place a geographical oddity, two weeks from everywhere!
Well isn’t this place just a geographical oddity? 2 weeks from everywhere!
Well it didn’t look like a one horse town, but try and find a decent hair jelly.
Well it didn’t look like a one-house town, but try finding a decent hair jelly.
Well then, it looks like I’m the only one here who remains unaffiliated
Well this place is a real geological oddity…two weeks from every where!
Well! Isn’t this place a goddamn geographical oddity! 2 weeks from everywhere.
WELL! This place a regular geographical oddity, ain’t it?– two damn weeks from everywhere.
Well, ain’t it a small world, spiritually speaking. Pete and Delmar just been baptized and saved. I guess I’m the only one that remains unaffiliated.
WELL, AIN’T THIS JUST A GEOLOGICAL ODDITY THEN; TWO WEEKS FROM EVERYWHERE!!!
Well, ain’t this place a geographical oddity? Two weeks from everywhere!
Well, I’ll be a son of a bitch… Delmar’s been saved.
Where’s the happy little tire swing?
Whoo! We’re in a tight spot!
Woman is the most terrible instrument of torture to ever bedevil the days of man!
Would you like some gopher Everet?
you ain’t the boss of me
You dim-witted sumbitch!
You don’t say much, friend, but when you do it’s to the point and I salute you for it.
You folks going past Tishamingo?
You got a maiden name Daddy? No Daddy does not have a maiden name but… That’s your misfortune.
You got a name grandpa?
You seek a great fortune, you three who are now in chains. You will find a fortune, though it will not be the fortune you seek. But first, first you must travel a long and difficult road. A road fraught with peril, mmhmm. You shall see things wonderful to tell. You shall see a… a cow… on the roof of a… cottonhouse. Heh. And ohh so many startlements. I cannot tell you how long this road shall be. But fear not the obstacles in your path. For fate has vouchsafed your reward. Though the road may wind, yea your hearts grow weary, still shall ye follow that road, even unto your salvation.
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