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12 Angry Men Movie Quotes

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Best 12 Angry Men quotes, ranked by fans. This list of great movie quotes from 12 Angry Men collects all of the most famous lines from the film in one place, allowing you to pick the top quotes and move them up the list. Quotations from movies are repeated all the time in other movies, on television, in speeches and in day-to-day life, so having a good knowledge of good movie quotes (and having resources useful to search movie quotes) have become essential. This list includes all the best 12 Angry Men lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous 12 Angry Men quotes are here.
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    Prejudice always obscures the truth

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    Juror #8: It's always difficult to keep personal prejudice out of a thing like this. And wherever you run into it, prejudice always obscures the truth. I don't really know what the truth is. I don't suppose anybody will ever really know. Nine of us now seem to feel that the defendant is innocent, but we're just gambling on probabilities - we may be wrong. We may be trying to let a guilty man go free.
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    What side are you on?

    Juror #3: Look, you voted guilty. What side are you on?
    Juror #11: I don't believe I have to be loyal to one side or the other. I'm simply asking questions.
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    What about an old man

    Juror #8: I'd like to find out if an old man who drags one foot when he walks, cause he had a stroke last year, could get from his bedroom to his front door in fifteen seconds.
    Juror #3: How does he know how long fifteen seconds is? You can't judge a thing like that.
    Juror #3: He was an old man. Half the time he was confused. How could he be positive about anything!
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    A matter of seconds

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    Juror #3: You're talking about a matter of seconds. Nobody can be that accurate.
    Juror #8: Well I think that testimony that can put a boy into the electric chair SHOULD be that accurate.
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