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The Best Glengarry Glen Ross Movie Quotes  

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The best Glengarry Glen Ross quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from Glengarry Glen Ross, with the help of your votes. Starring Al Pacino, Jack Lemmon, Alec Baldwin, Ed Harris, Alan Arkin, and Kevin Spacey, Glengarry Glen Ross was directed by James Foley and released in 1992.

What is your favorite Glengarry Glen Ross quote? One memorable line was when Blake said, "The leads are weak. F*ckin' leads are weak? You're weak. I've been in this business 15 years." Another great line from Glengarry Glen Ross is, "The only thing 'remarkable' about it is who you made it to," spoken by John.

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Earn A Living is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Glengarry Glen Ross Movie Quotes
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Earn A Living

Ricky: You stupid, f*ckin' cunt. You, Williamson, I'm talking to you sh*thead. You just cost me $6,000. $6,000 and one Cadillac. That's right. What're you gonna do about it? What are you gonna do about it, *sshole? You're f*ckin' sh*t. Where did you learn your trade, you stupid f*ckin' cunt, you idiot? Who ever told you that you could work with men?
Detective: Could I, uh-
Ricky: Oh, I gonna have your job, sh*thead. I'm goin' downtown, I'm gonna talk to Mitch and Murray. I'm goin' to Limpkin. I don't care whose nephew you are, who you know, whose dick you're suckin' on, you're goin' out. I swear to you, you're goin'-
Detective: C'mon, let's get this done.
Ricky: Anyone in this office lives on his wits. I'm gonna be with you in a second. What you're hired for is to help us. Does that seem clear to you? To help us, not to f*ck us up. To help men who are goin' out there to try to earn a living, you fairy, you company man.

 

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We Worry Anyway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Glengarry Glen Ross Movie Quotes
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We Worry Anyway

Ricky: All train compartments smell vaguely of sh*t. It gets so you don't mind it. That's the worse thing that I can confess. You know how long it took me to get there? A long time. When you die, you're gonna regret the things you don't do. You think you're queer? I'm gonna tell you somethin': we're all queer. You think you're a thief? So what? You get befuddled by a middle-class morality? Get shut of it. Shut it out. You cheat on your wife? You did it, live with it. F*ck little girls? So be it. There's an absolute morality? Maybe. And then what? If you think there is, go ahead, be that thing. Bad people go to hell? I don't think so. You think that? Act that way. A hell exists on Earth? Yes. I won't live in it. That's me. Did you ever take a dump - made you feel like you'd just slept for twelve hours?
James Lingk: That I...
Ricky: Yes?
James Lingk: I don't know.
Roma: Or piss? Great meals fade in reflection. Everything else gains. You know why? 'Cause it's only food. This sh*t we put on us keeps us going. It's only food. The great f*cks you may have had, what do you remember about 'em?
James Lingk: What do I remember?
Ricky: Yeah. I don't know. I'm sayin' what it is. It's-It's probably not the orgasm. Some broad's forearm on your neck, something her eyes did, there was this sound she made. Or it's me in the uh-I'm tellin' you, I'm in bed, the next day, she brought me café au lait, gives me a cigarette. My balls feel like concrete. Hey. What I'm saying what is our life? Our life is lookin' forward, or it's lookin' back. That's it. That's our life. Where's the moment? And what is it we're so afraid of?
James Lingk: Loss.
Ricky: What else? The bank closes. You get sick. My wife died on a plane. The stock market collapsed. What if these things happen? None of 'em. We worry anyway. Why?

 

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Tell The Truth

George: When I talk to the police, I get nervous.
Ricky: Yes. You know who doesn't?
George: Who?
Ricky: Thieves always tell the truth, George; it's the easiest thing to remember.

 

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Three Leads

John: I'm giving you three leads …
Ricky: Three? No, I count two.
John: There's three leads there.
Ricky: "Patel"? F*ck you. F*cking Shiva handed this guy a million dollars, told him "Sign the deal!", he wouldn't sign. And the god Vishnu too, into the bargain. F*ck you, John! You know your business, I know mine. Your business is being an *sshole. I find out whose f*cking cousin you are, I'm going to go to him and figure out a way to have your *ss – f*ck you! I'm waiting for the new leads.

 

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