–Isn’t that the idea? To build a better mouse trap?
–Not if you’re a mouse.
1/ You wanna tell me about the dogs?
2/ Ahhh, I traded the old Packard for them
1/Dinner’s ready…. how many?
1/_He’s a Jap!
2/_He’s a design engineer…
1/_He’s still a Jap!
1/_You got no chance
2/_ How can you say that when you haven’t even heard my ideas yet?
1/_Ideas? Einstein’s in the *idea* business… why, he makes up numbers so high only a dog can hear them
1/_You want a job?…. you got it!
2/_In the design department, sir?
1/_Kid, you ARE the design department
Believe it or not, you’re the only lunatic in the country dumb enough to wanna make cars anymore!
Captains go down with their ships, not businessmen.
If they can make headlines with lies, we can make bigger headlines with the truth.
If you ever do something like that again when I tell you not to, so help me!…… I’ll give you a raise!
It’s the idea that counts.
Now the way the system works, the loner, the dreamer, the crackpot who comes up with some crazy idea that everybody laughs at, that later
turns out to revolutionize the world, is smashed from above before he gets his head out of water, because the bureaucrats…they’d rather kill a new idea than rock the boat. If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he’d be thrown in jail for sailing a kite without a license.
The Big Three doesn’t give a damn about people…They should be indicted for manslaughter.
They say it can’t fly, but that’s not the point.
Well, that’s something I thought I’d never live to see, a politician with his hands in his own pockets.
When I was a little kid, maybe 5 years old in the old country, my mother used to say to me, she warned me… she’d say, don’t stand too close to people, you’ll catch their dreams…. years later I realised I misunderstood her, she said germs, not dreams…. you’ll catch their germs!!! [pause] I want you to know something, Tucker… I went into business with you for one reason and that was to make money… how was I to know that if I stand too close to you, I’d catch your dreams?
You make the cars too good.
[singing] Hold that tiger!!! Hold that tiger!!! Hold that tiger!!! Hold that tiger!!!
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