Movie Quotes from Swimming with Sharks: Quotes from the movie Swimming with Sharks

…out here it’s kill your parents, fuck your friends, and have a nice day!

Shut up, listen, and learn.

What do you really want?

And now try to follow me, because I’m gonna be moving in a kind of circular motion, so if you pay attention, there will be a point!

Avoid women directors. They ovulate. Do you have any idea what that does to an eight month shoot?

Buddy: You wanna talk big directors? Think Attenborough, think Spielberg, think Lean.
Guy: Lean’s dead.
Buddy: No he’s not, don’t you ever say that. He’s just unavailable.

I can appreciate this. I felt the same way you do. My bosses were all shit. My jobs sucked. I mean, if you’re not a rebel by 21, you’ve got no heart, and if you have gone establishment by 30, you’ve got not brain.

I told you, it’s gotta be loud loud loud! The audience should feel their balls tremble, their ears should bleed!

i want you to really listen to me. my eyes are open.

I was young once too, i felt just like you. Hated authority, hated all my bosses thought they were full of shit. Look it’s like they say: if your not a rebel at the age of twenty you’ve got no heart but if you haven’t turned establishment by thirty you’ve got no brains! Because they’re are no stories of romances, no fairy tale endings. Before you run out and change the world ask yourself- What Do You Really Want?

I’m not allowed to take lunch. Buddy doesn’t believe in it.

If they can’t start a meeting without you, well, that’s a meeting worth going to, isn’t it? And that’s the only kind of meeting you should ever concern yourselves with.

Life is not a movie. Good guys lose, everybody lies, and love…does not conquer all.

Loud and nasty, that’s the only way it sticks, Dawn.

No offense to you, but you are just an assistant. Now, granted, you’re MY assistant, but still just an assistant. Dawn, on the other hand, is a producer. Her car phone bills are more than your rent. So, just how far do you think you’ll get?

Say this one time with me: ‘Would you like that in a pump or a loafer?’ Good. Now memorize it, because starting tomorrow, the only job that you’re going to be able to get is selling SHOES!

See, Equal blue, Sweet N’ Low pink. There not the same thing. This isn’t what I asked for, this isn’t what I wanted and that type of shit isn’t going to work around here!

Shut up, listen and learn!

That wasn’t what I wanted, it wasn’t what I asked for, and that type of shit isn’t gonna work around here!

Think Attenborough. Think Spielberg. Think Lean.

This is not a business, this is show business. Punching below the belt is not only alright, it’s rewarded.

This is the only way that you can hope to survive. Because life… is not a movie. Everyone lies. Good guys lose. And love… does not conquer all.

This is the only way you can hope to survive. Because life is not a movie. Everyone lies. Good guys lose. And love . . . does not conquer all. So let’s do this thing


You thought. Do me a fucking favor. Shut up, listen, and learn. Look, I know that this is your first day and you don’t really know how things work around here, so I will tell you. You have no brain. No judgement calls are necessary. What you think means nothing. What you feel means nothing. You are here for me. You are here to protect my interests and to serve my needs. So, while it may look like a little thing to you, when I ask for a packet of Sweet-N-Low, that’s what I want. And it’s your responsibility to see that I get what I want.

You’re happy. I hate that!

Your job is unfair to you? Grow up, way it goes. People use you? Life’s unfair? Grow up, way it goes. Your girlfriend doesn’t love you? Tough shit, way it goes. Your wife gets raped and shot, and they leave their unfinished beers… stinking longnecks just lying there on the… So be it, way it goes.

Your thoughts are nothing. You are nothing.

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