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The Best Quotes From The Devil's Advocate

The best The Devil's Advocate 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 The Devil's Advocate, with the help of your votes. Starring Keanu Reeves and Al Pacino, The Devil's Advocate was directed by Taylor Hackford and released in 1997.

What is your favorite The Devil's Advocate quote? One memorable line was when Kevin Lomax said, "You know what scares me? I quit the case, she gets better...and I hate her for it. I don't want to resent her, John, I've got a winner here. I've got to nail this f*cker down, do it fast, and put it behind me. Just get it done. Then—then—put all my energy into her." Another great line from The Devil's Advocate is, "Don't be too hard on yourself, Kevin. You wanted something more," spoken by John Milton.

Vote up your top The Devil's Advocate quotes, regardless of which character they come from.

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    What About Love

    Kevin Lomax: What about love?
    John Milton: Overrated. Biochemically, no different than eating large quantities of chocolate.

     

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      All Of It

      Kevin Lomax: What do you want from me?
      John Milton: I want you to be yourself. You know, I'll tell you, boy. Guilt - it's like a bag of f*ckin' bricks. All you gotta do is set it down....Who are you carrying all those bricks for anyway? God? Is that it? God? Well, I tell ya, let me give you a little inside information about God. God likes to watch. He's a prankster. Think about it. He gives man instincts. He gives you this extraordinary gift, and then what does He do? I swear, for His own amusement, His own private cosmic gag reel, He sets the rules in opposition. It's the goof of all time. Look, but don't touch. Touch, but don't taste. Taste, don't swallow. Aha ha ha. And while you're jumpin' from one foot to the next, what is He doin'? He's laughin' His sick, f*ckin' *ss off. He's a tight-*ss. He's a sadist. He's an absentee landlord. Worship that? Never!
      Kevin Lomax: "Better to reign in Hell, than to serve in Heaven," is that it?
      John Milton: Why not? I'm here on the ground with my nose in it since the whole thing began! I've nurtured every sensation man has been inspired to have! I cared about what he wanted and I never judged him. Why? Because I never rejected him, in spite of all his imperfections! I'm a fan of man! I'm a humanist. Maybe the last humanist. Who, in their right mind, Kevin, could possibly deny the 20th century was entirely mine? All of it, Kevin! All of it! Mine! I'm peaking, Kevin. It's my time now. It's our time.

       

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        Consider The Source

        Kevin Lomax: In the Bible, you lose. We're destined to lose, Dad.
        John Milton: Well, consider the source, son.

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          Always

          Kevin Lomax: Are we negotiating?
          John Milton: Always.

           

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