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The Big Lebowski Quotes

  • Maude Lebowski: He's a good man....and thorough.


  • The Dude: I had a rough night and I hate the fucking Eagles, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: The chinaman is not the issue here... also dude, Asian American please


  • Walter Sobchak: The chinaman is not the issue here... also dude, Asian American please
    Walter Sobchak: The chinaman is not the issue here... also dude, Asian American please.


  • The Dude: Walter, the chinamen who peed on my rug I can't give him a bill, so what the fuck are you talking about?


  • The Dude: Hey, I know that guy, he's a nihilist. Karl Hungus.


  • Malibu Police Chief: Mr. Treehorn tells us that he had to eject you from his garden party; that you were drunk and abusive.
    The Dude: Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny!


  • Donny: Shut the fuck up, Donny!
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny!


  • The Dude: It really tied the room together.


  • Walter Sobchak: Is this your homework, Larry?


  • The Dude: Who the fuck are the Knutsens?


  • The Dude: Yeah,well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: Am I the only one who gives a shit about the rules?!
    Walter Sobchak: Am I the only one who gives a shit about the rules?


  • Walter Sobchak: Am I wrong?
    The Dude: No.
    Walter Sobchak: Am I wrong?
    The Dude: No, you're not wrong Walter, you're just an ass-hole.
    The Dude: No, you're not wrong Walter, you're just an asshole.
    Walter Sobchak: Okay then.


  • Private Snoop: you see what happens lebowski?
    Private Snoop: You see what happens Lebowski?
    The Dude: nobody calls me lebowski, you got the wrong guy, I'm the the dude, man.
    The Dude: Nobody calls me :ebowski, you got the wrong guy, I'm the Dude, man.
    Private Snoop: you're name's Lebowski, lebowski. you're wife is bunny.
    Private Snoop: Your name's Lebowski, Lebowski. Your wife is Bunny.
    The Dude: My wife? Bunny? Do you see a wedding ring on my finger? does this place look like I'm fuckin married? The toilet seat's up man!
    The Dude: My wife? Bunny? Do you see a wedding ring on my finger? Does this place look like I'm fuckin married? The toilet seat's up man!


  • The Dude: Yeah man. it really tied the room together.
    Donny: what tied the room together dude?
    Donny: What tied the room together dude?
    The Dude: My rug.
    Walter Sobchak: were you listening to the dude's story donny? were you listening to the dude's story?
    Walter Sobchak: Were you listening to the Dude's story, Donny?
    Donny: I was bowling.
    Walter Sobchak: So then you have no frame f reference here Donny, you're like a child who wonders in the middle of movie.
    Walter Sobchak: So then you have no frame of reference here, Donny, You're like a child who wonders in the middle of movie.


  • The Dude: She probably kidnapped herself.
    Donny: What do you mean dude?
    The Dude: Rug Peers did not do this. look at it. A young trophy wife, marries this guy for his money, she figures he hasn't given her enough, she owes money all over town,
    Walter Sobchak: That fuckin bitch.


  • Walter Sobchak: Forget it, Donny, you're out of your element!


  • Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me.
    The Dude: Yeah, but Walter...
    The Dude: Yeah, but Walter.
    Walter Sobchak: Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish.
    Walter Sobchak: Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon with nail polish.


  • Walter Sobchak: Calmer then you are.


  • Walter Sobchak: You are entering a world of pain


  • The Dude: This aggression will not stand man
    The Dude: This aggression will not stand man.


  • The Dude: His dudeness, duder, or el dudorino


  • Walter Sobchak: Has the whole world gone crazy?!!
    Walter Sobchak: Has the whole world gone crazy!


  • Walter Sobchak: Calm down your being very undude.


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny!


  • Donny: Are these the Nazis ,Walter ?
    Donny: Are these the Nazis, Walter ?
    Walter Sobchak: No Donny , these men are nihilists. There's nothing to be afraid of.
    Walter Sobchak: No Donny, these men are nihilists. There's nothing to be afraid of.


  • Walter Sobchak: Well, it was parked in the handicapped zone. Perhaps they towed it.


  • Private Snoop: I'm a brother shamus!
    The Dude: Brother Seamus? Like an Irish monk?


  • Walter Sobchak: Have you ever of Vietnam? You're about to enter a world of pain!


  • Donny: What's a pederast, Walter?
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny.


  • The Dude: Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here!


  • The Stranger: Sometimes you eat the bar and sometimes, well, the bar eats you.


  • Walter Sobchak: Goodnight, sweet prince.


  • Jackie Treehorn: People forget the brain is the biggest erogenous zone.


  • The Big Lebowski: What makes a man? Is it doing the right thing?
    The Dude: Sure, that and a pair of testicles.


  • The Dude: At least I'm housebroken.


  • Walter Sobchak: 3000 years of beautiful tradition, from Moses to Sandy Koufax, you're goddamned right I'm livin in the fuckin past!
    Walter Sobchak: Three thousand years of beautiful tradition, from Moses to Sandy Koufax. You're goddamn right I'm living in the fucking past!


  • The Stranger: There's just one thing, dude.
    The Dude: What's that?
    The Stranger: Do you have to use so many cuss words?
    The Dude: What the fuck you talkin' about?


  • Walter Sobchak: I mean, say what you want about the tenants of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos.
    Walter Sobchak: I mean, say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's an ethos.


  • The Dude: My only hope is that the Big Lebowski kills me before the Germans can cut my dick off.


  • The Dude: You human paraquat!


  • The Dude: Strikes and gutters, ups and downs.


  • The Dude: He fixes the cable
    The Dude: He fixes the cable.


  • The Dude: Sooner or later you are going to have to face the fact that your a moron.


  • The Dude: The fixes the cable?
    Maude Lebowski: Don't be fatuous Jerry.


  • The Dude: Yeah,well, that's just, like, your opinion, man
    The Dude: Yeah,well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.


  • The Dude: I don't need your sympathy, I need my Johnson
    The Dude: I don't need your sympathy, I need my Johnson.


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the F**k up, Donny!
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the f**k up, Donny!


  • Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get ya a toe. Believe me there are ways dude, you don't even wanna know about em believe me. Hell I can get ya a toe by three o'clock this afternoon, with nail polish.


  • Donny: I am the walrus
    Donny: I am the walrus.


  • The Dude: We fucked it up!


  • Jesus Quintana: You got that right, NO ONE fucks with the jesus.


  • Walter Sobchak: You can say what you want about the tenets of national socialism but at least it's an ethos.


  • Walter Sobchak: Fucking Germans. Nothing changes. Fucking Nazis.
    Donny: They were Nazis, Dude?
    Walter Sobchak: Oh, come on Donny, they were threatening castration! Are we gonna split hairs here? Am I wrong?


  • Walter Sobchak: [pulls out a gun] Smokey, my friend, you are entering a world of pain.


  • Walter Sobchak: This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass!


  • Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me.
    The Dude: Yeah, but Walter...
    Walter Sobchak: Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish. These fucking amateurs...


  • The Dude: We dropped off the money.
    The Big Lebowski: *We*!?
    The Dude: *I*; the royal we.


  • Walter Sobchak: You see what happens larry when you fuck a stranger in the ass.


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny


  • The Dude: The Dude abides.


  • Walter Sobchak: Fuck it dude, lets go bowling.


  • Donny: I am a walrus
    Donny: I am a walrus.
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the FUCK up Donny!


  • The Dude: I hate the f**king Eagles, man
    The Dude: I hate the f**king Eagles, man.


  • The Dude: " I can't be worrying about that shit. Life goes on, man."
    The Dude: I can't be worrying about that shit. Life goes on, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: The ringer cannot look empty.


  • Malibu Police Chief: I don't like your jerk-off name, I don't like your jerk-off face, I don't like your jerk-off behavior, and I don't like you... jerk-off.


  • Walter Sobchak: Has the whole world gone CRAZY? Am I the only one around here who gives a shit about the rules? You think I'm fuckin' around, MARK IT ZERO!!!
    Walter Sobchak: Has the whole world gone CRAZY? Am I the only one around here who gives a shit about the rules? You think I'm fuckin' around, MARK IT ZERO!


  • Walter Sobchak: "Have you ever heard of Vietnam Larry?
    Walter Sobchak: Have you ever heard of Vietnam Larry?
    Walter Sobchak: Look, Larry. Have you ever heard of Vietnam?


  • The Dude: "Ha hey, this is a private residence man."
    The Dude: Ha hey, this is a private residence man.


  • The Dude: Obviously you're not a golfer.


  • Donny: I am the walrus.


  • Walter Sobchak: Son, this is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass!


  • Walter Sobchak: Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one who cares about the rules?


  • Walter Sobchak: You know, Dude, I myself dabbled in pacifism once. Not in Nam, of course.


  • Walter Sobchak: Donny, you're out of your element!


  • The Dude: Another Caucasian, Gerry
    The Dude: Another caucasian, Gary.


  • Bunny Lebowski: I'll suck your cock for a thousand dollars.
    Brandt: Ah... Ha... ha... HA! Yes, we're all very fond of her.
    Bunny Lebowski: Brandt can't watch, though. Or it's an extra hundred.
    The Dude: Okay... just give me a minute. I gotta go find a cash machine...


  • Nihilist: Ve vont ze mawney Lebowski!


  • The Dude: He treats objects like women.


  • The Dude: The Dude abides.


  • The Dude: Hey, well that's just like...Your opinion, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: Eight-year-olds, dude.


  • The Dude: They peed on my rug, man!
    Walter Sobchak: Fucking Nazis.
    Donny: I don't know if they were Nazis, Walter...
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny. They were threatening castration!


  • Jesus Quintana: I don't fucking care,it don't matter to Jesus.
    Jesus Quintana: I don't fucking care, it don't matter to Jesus.


  • Walter Sobchak: The Dude; Where's my car? Walter Sobchak: It was parked in a handicap zone, perhaps they towed it.
    The Dude: Where's my car?
    Walter Sobchak: It was parked in a handicap zone, perhaps they towed it.


  • Walter Sobchak: Say what you will about the tennants of national socialism dude, atleast it's an ethos.


  • Walter Sobchak: Has the whole world gone crazy? Am I the only one who gives a shit about the rules?


  • The Dude: Obviously, you are not a golfer!


  • Bunny Lebowski: Uli doesn't care about anything. He's a Nihilist!
    The Dude: Ah, that must be exhausting!!
    The Dude: Ah, that must be exhausting!


  • Walter Sobchak: Smoky this is not Nam this is Bowling there are rules.


  • Maude Lebowski: Vagina.


  • Jesus Quintana: Nobody fucks with the Jesus.


  • Walter Sobchak: Donny, you're out of your element!


  • Jesus Quintana: Let me tell you something pendejo. You pull any of your crazy shit with us. You flash your piece out on the lanes. I'll take it away from you and stick up your ass and pull the fucking trigger 'til it goes click.
    The Dude: ...Jesus
    Jesus Quintana: You said it man, nobody fucks with the Jesus.


  • Walter Sobchak: Smoky, this is not 'nam. This is bowling. There are rules.


  • The Dude: You brought a fucking Pomeranian bowling?
    Walter Sobchak: Bought it bowling? I didn't rent it shoes. I'm not buying it a fucking beer. It's not taking your fucking turn, Dude.


  • Walter Sobchak: Mark it as a zero.


  • The Stranger: The Dude abides. I don't know about you, but I take comfort in that. It's good knowing he's out there, the Dude, takin' 'er easy for all us sinners.


  • Walter Sobchak: Aw, fuck it Dude. Letâ??s go bowling.
    Walter Sobchak: Aw, fuck it Dude. Let's go bowling.


  • Walter Sobchak: Life does not stop and start at your convenience you miserable piece of shit.


  • Walter Sobchak: Donny, youâ??re out of your element.
    Walter Sobchak: Donny, you're out of your element.


  • The Dude: Fu***** Quintana!


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fu** up, Donny!


  • Jesus Quintana: Let me tell you something, pendejo. You pull any of your crazy shit with us, you flash a piece out on the lanes, I'll take it away from you, stick it up your ass and pull the fucking trigger 'til it goes "click."
    Jesus Quintana: Let me tell you something, pendejo. You pull any of your crazy shit with us, you flash a piece out on the lanes, I'll take it away from you, stick it up your ass and pull the fucking trigger 'til it goes 'click.'


  • The Dude: They're gonna kill that poor woman.
    The Dude: They're gonna kill that poor woman, man!


  • Walter Sobchak: I told that Kraut a fucking thousand times, I don't roll on shabbos!
    Walter Sobchak: I told that kraut a fucking thousand times that I don't roll on Shabbos!


  • Walter Sobchak: This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass!


  • The Dude: My only hope is that the big lebowski kills me before the Germans cut my dick off.
    The Dude: My only hope is that the big Lebowski kills me before the Germans can cut my dick off.


  • Maude Lebowski: you can imagine where it goes from here
    Maude Lebowski: Lord. You can imagine where it goes from here.
    The Dude: he fixes the cable?
    The Dude: He fixes the cable?


  • Donny: I am the Walrus
    Donny: I am the walrus.


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up Donny!
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny!


  • Walter Sobchak: You are entering a world of pain.
    Walter Sobchak: You mark that frame an 8, and you're entering a world of pain.


  • Nihilist: I said WE CUT OFF YOUR JOHNSON!
    Nihilist: We'll cut off your johnson!


  • Jesus Quintana: Nobody fucks with the Jesus! (exeunt)
    Jesus Quintana: Nobody fucks with the Jesus!
    Walter Sobchak: Eight year-olds, dude......
    Walter Sobchak: Eight year-olds, dude.


  • Malibu Police Chief: I don't like your jerkoff name. I don't like your jerkoff face, I don't like your jerkoff behavior, and I don't like you, jerkoff. Do I make myself clear?
    Malibu Police Chief: I don't like your jerk-off name. I don't like your jerk-off face, I don't like your jerk-off behavior, and I don't like you, jerk-off. Do I make myself clear?
    The Dude: I'm sorry, I wasn't listening.
    Malibu Police Chief: (Throws coffee cup at The Dude's head)
    Malibu Police Chief: [Throws coffee cup at The Dude's head]
    The Dude: Ow! Fuckin' fascist!


  • Walter Sobchak: Lady, I got buddies who died face down in the muck so that you and I could enjoy this family restaurant!


  • The Big Lebowski: What makes a man, Mr. Lebowski?
    The Dude: Dude.
    The Big Lebowski: Huh?
    The Dude: Uh...I don't know, Sir.
    The Dude: Uh... I don't know, Sir.
    The Big Lebowski: Is it being prepared to do the right thing, whatever the cost? Isn't that what makes a man?
    The Dude: Hmmm... Sure, that and a pair of testicles.


  • The Stranger: Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes, well, he eats you.
    The Stranger: Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes, well, he eats you.


  • The Dude: At least I'm housebroken.


  • The Stranger: Darkness warshed over the Dude - darker'n a black steer's tookus on a moonless prairie night.


  • The Dude: Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man.
    The Dude: Mr. Treehorn treats objects like women, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: I don't roll on Shabbos!


  • The Dude: The Dude abides.


  • The Dude: That rug really tied the room together.


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up Donny!
    Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up, Donny!


  • Walter Sobchak: Smokey, this is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.


  • The Dude: Let me explain something to you. Um, I am not "Mr. Lebowski". You're Mr. Lebowski. I'm the Dude. So that's what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing.
    The Dude: Let me explain something to you. Um, I am not 'Mr. Lebowski'. You're Mr. Lebowski. I'm the Dude. So that's what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing.


  • Donny: You want a toe, I can get you a toe
    Donny: You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me.
    Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me.


  • The Dude: Ya well that's just like, you're opinion man.
    The Dude: Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.


  • Walter Sobchak: It's a league game, Smokey
    Walter Sobchak: Dude, this is a league game, this determines who enters the next round robin. Am I wrong?


  • The Dude: nice marmot, man.
    The Dude: Oh, nice marmot.


  • Walter Sobchak: Am I wrong?
    Walter Sobchak: Am I wrong? Am I wrong?
    The Dude: Yeah, but--
    The Dude: Yeah, but I wasn't over. Gimme the marker Dude, I'm marking it 8.


  • Walter Sobchak: eight year olds dude...
    Walter Sobchak: Eight year olds, Dude.


  • Donny: i got a beverage here man ! joe sinavage
    Donny: I got a beverage here man!
    Donny: Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here!


  • The Dude: I'm sorry, I wasn't listening.


  • Walter Sobchak: This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass!


  • Walter Sobchak: Shut the fuck up Donny!


  • Walter Sobchak: Forget about the FUCKING toe!
    Walter Sobchak: Forget about the fucking toe!


  • Bunny Lebowski: I'll suck your c*** for a thousand dollars
    Bunny Lebowski: I'll suck your c*** for a thousand dollars.
    The Dude: Let me just find a cash machine
    The Dude: Let me just find a cash machine.


  • The Dude: I'm not Mr. Lebowski, you're Mr. Lebowski. I am The Dude, so that's what you call me, you know? That or, uh, Duder or His Dudeness or El Duderino, if you're not into the whole brevity thing.


  • The Dude: You brought a Pomeranian bowling?
    Walter Sobchak: I did not bring it bowling. I'm not renting it shoes, I'm not buying it a f***in' beer, dude.
    Walter Sobchak: I did not bring it bowling. I'm not renting it shoes, I'm not buying it a fucking beer, dude.


  • Walter Sobchak: I don't roll on Shabbos
    Walter Sobchak: I don't roll on Shabbos.


  • Walter Sobchak: You want a toe? I can get you a toe.


  • Nihilist: Vee vill cut off your johnson Labawski
    Nihilist: Vee vill cut off your johnson Labawski.
    Nihilist: Vee vill cut off your johnson Lebowski.


  • Walter Sobchak: I myself dabbled in pacifism once, that was before 'Nam of course
    Walter Sobchak: I myself dabbled in pacifism once, that was before 'Nam of course.


  • The Dude: Nice marmont
    The Dude: Nice marmont.


  • Donny: I am the walrus
    Donny: I am the walrus.


  • Walter Sobchak: That rug really tied the room together
    Walter Sobchak: That rug really tied the room together.


  • Walter Sobchak: Smokey, this is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.


  • The Dude: The royal we......
    The Dude: The royal we...


  • The Big Lebowski: You see this leg, i got it chopped off by some china men in Vietnam
    The Big Lebowski: You see this leg, I got it chopped off by some china men in Vietnam
    The Big Lebowski: I didn't blame anyone for the loss of my legs. Some Chinaman took them from me in Korea.


  • The Stranger: The dude abides...


  • Walter Sobchak: Say what you will about the tenants of national socialism, dude, at least its an ethos
    Walter Sobchak: Say what you will about the tenants of national socialism, dude, at least its an ethos.
    Walter Sobchak: Say what you will about the tenets of national socialism, dude, at least its an ethos.


  • Donny: Over the line!


  • The Dude: That rug really tied the room together.


  • The Dude: Wait... let me just explain something to you. I am not Mr. Lebowski. You're Mr. Lebowski. I'm "The Dude". So that's what you call me, you know. That, or His Dudeness, or Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing.


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