• R, 2 hr. 17 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Clint Eastwood
    In Theaters:
    Nov 9, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    Feb 21, 2012
  • Warner Bros. Pictures

J. Edgar Quotes

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    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Funny how even the dearest face will fade away in time, but most clearly I remember your eyes with a sort of teasing smile in them, and the feeling of that soft spot just northeast of the corner of your mouth.
    – Submitted by Eric H (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Clyde! Don't leave me!
    – Submitted by Alejandro O (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: It's time this generation learns the difference between villan and hero. Even great men can be corrupted.
    – Submitted by Brandon M (2 years ago)
    1. Anne Marie Hoover: I'd rather have a dead son than a daffodil.
    – Submitted by Lyndon L (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Imagine if every citizen in this country were uniquely identifiable by the pattern on their fingers, imagine how quickly we could find them, if they committed a crime.
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. Richard Nixon: Seal off his office. I want those files!
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. Anne Marie Hoover: Edgar, you will rise to be the most powerful man in this country.
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Mr. Tolson, I need someone who I can trust. I want you to be my number two man. You understand? I need you.
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: You remember that file we created on his wife?
    2. Helen Gandy: Mrs. Roosevelt?
    3. J. Edgar Hoover: Would you make a copy for me please.
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: It is my belief that when a man becomes a part of this bureau, he must so conduct himself. As to eliminate even the slightest possibility of criticism, as to his conduct.
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Well, sometimes you need to bend the rules a little in order to keep your country safe.
    – Submitted by Dennis A (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: I refuse to be publicly humiliated!
    – Submitted by Sean W (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Feel free and share them with your brother. Mr Kennedy, let him know that I have a copy of my own.
    – Submitted by Jeffrey R (2 years ago)
    1. Clyde Tolson: I see right through you, you're scared, heartless, horrible little man!
    – Submitted by Alejandro O (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: Even great men can be corrupted.
    – Submitted by S Uzair A (2 years ago)
    1. Helen Gandy: All the admiration in the world can't fill the spot where love goes.
    – Submitted by Ian and-Dan L (2 years ago)
    1. J. Edgar Hoover: When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes. A society unwilling to learn from past is doomed. We must never forget our history.
    – Submitted by Ian and-Dan L (2 years ago)

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