A Bug's Life Quotes

  • Hopper: You little termites!! I gave you a second chance, and this is all I get!
    Princess Atta: But, Hopper, we ran out of time!
    Hopper: Have you been playing all summer? You think this is a game?
    Princess Atta: No, no please don't do this.
    Hopper: Well, get what? You just lost! Not one ant sleeps until we get every scrap of food, on this island!
    Molt: Just do what he says. You don't want to make him mad, believe me.
    Hopper: No, no, no. You're staying with me your highness.


  • Princess Atta: We just want to thank all of you for our hope, our dignity, and our lives.
    Slim: And to you, Princess Atta, you have given us so much, please except these gifts from us bugs, to you ants.
    Manny: For you.
    Princess Atta: Oh! (laughs nervously) It's a rock.
    Cornelius: What's with the rock?
    Thorny: Must me a circus thing.


  • Hopper: Do I look stupid to you? Let's just think logically shall we? Let's just think about it for a second. If it was up there would I be coming down to your level looking for it? Why am I even talking to you? You're not the queen, you don't even smell like the queen.


  • Hopper: So, where is it? Where's my food!
    Princess Atta: Isn't it up...there?
    Hopper: What?!
    Princess Atta: The food was in a leaf.
    Hopper: (interrupts) Excuse me!?
    Princess Atta: Are you sure it's not up there?
    Hopper: Are you saying I'm stupid?
    Princess Atta: No.


  • Francis: Hey, turn your butt off!


  • Hopper: Let this be a lesson to all you ants! Ideas are very dangerous things! You are mindless, soil-shoving losers, put on this Earth to serve us!
    Flik: You're wrong, Hopper. Ants are not meant to serve grasshoppers. I've seen these ants do great things, and year after year they somehow manage to pick food for themselves *and* you. So-so who is the weaker species? Ants don't serve grasshoppers! It's *you* who need *us*! We're a lot stronger than you say we are... And you know it, don't you?


  • Manny: You listen to me, my boy. I've made a living out of being a failure, and you, sir, are not a failure.


  • Flik: Here pretend-pretend that that's a seed.
    Dot: It's a rock.
    Flik: Oh, I know it's a rock, I know. But let's just pretend for a minute that it's a seed, alright? We'll just use our imaginations. Now, now do you see our tree? Everything that made that giant tree is already contained inside this tiny little seed. All it needs is some time, a little bit of sunshine and rain, and voilá!
    Dot: This rock will be a tree?
    Flik: Seed to tree. You've gotta work with me here.Okay. Now, y-you might not feel like you can do much now, but that's just because, well, you're not a tree yet. You just have to give yourself some time. You're still a seed.
    Dot: But it's a rock.
    Flik: (shouting) I know it's a rock! Don't you think I know a rock when I see a rock? I've spent a lot of time around rocks!
    Dot: You're weird, but I like you.


  • Hopper: You piece of dirt! No, I'm wrong. You're lower than dirt. You're an ant!


  • Princess Atta: You mean you're not warriors?
    P.T. Flea: re you kidding? These guys are the lousiest circus bugs you've ever seen, and they're gonna make me rich!
    P.T. Flea: Are you kidding? These guys are the lousiest circus bugs you've ever seen, and they're gonna make me rich!


  • Rosie: Okay, come on everyone. Break a leg.
    Flik: Whoa! You're vicious!


  • Slim: I'm the only stick with eyeballs!!


  • Tuck & Roll: [at each other] You fired! You fired! You fired!
    Rosie: Oh, will you shut up?!?
    Tuck & Roll: [to Rosie] Hey! You fired!


  • Francis: anytime pal! I'm going to pick the hairs out of your head one by one!
    Francis: Anytime pal! I'm going to pick the hairs out of your head one by one!


  • Flik: We could find bigger bugs to help us fight!
    Queen: Why didn't I think of that? Oh, because it's suicide!


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