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Captain America: The First Avenger Quotes

  • Red Skull: You could have the power of the gods! Yet you wear a flag on your chest and think you fight a battle of nations! I have seen the future, Captain! There are no flags!
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Not my future!


  • Gabe Jones: Wait. You know what you're doing?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: Yeah. I've knocked out Adolf Hitler over 200 times.


  • Bucky Barnes: Remember when I made you ride the Cyclone at Coney Island?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: Yeah, and I threw up?
    Bucky Barnes: This isn't payback is it?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: Now why would I do that?


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: Keep it steady!
    Peggy Carter: Wait! (kisses Steve) Go get him.
    Peggy Carter: Wait! [kisses Steve] Go get him.
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: (Looks surprised at Phillips)
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: [looks surprised at Phillips]
    Colonel Chester Phillips: I'm not kissing you!


  • Peggy Carter: Get back here! We're taking you all the way in!
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: As soon as I'm clear, you turn this thing around and get the hell out of here!
    Peggy Carter: You can't give me orders!
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: The hell I can't! I'm a captain!


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: Because the strong man who has known power all his life, may lose respect for that power, but a weak man knows the value of strength, and knows... compassion.


  • Nick Fury: Look, I'm sorry about that little show back there, but we thought it'd be easier to break it to you slowly.
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Break what?
    Nick Fury: You've been asleep, Cap. For almost seventy years...You gonna be okay?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Yeah, it's just...I had a date.


  • Johann Schmidt/Red Skull: Arrogance may not be a uniquely American trait, but I must say, you do it better than anyone. But there are limits to what even you can do, Captain, or did Erskine tell you otherwise?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: He told me you were insane.
    Johann Schmidt/Red Skull: Ah. He resented my genius and tried to deny me what was rightfully mine, but he gave you everything. So, what made you so special?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: Nothing. I'm just a kid from Brooklyn.


  • Johann Schmidt/Red Skull: What makes you so special?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: *smirks* Nothing. I'm just a kid from brooklyn.


  • Dr. Arnim Zola: I don't eat meat.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Why not?
    Dr. Arnim Zola: It disagrees with me.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: How about cyanide does that give you the rumbly tummy too?


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: What ever happens, stay who you are, not just a soldier, but a good man.


  • Dr. Arnim Zola: What is it?
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Steak
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Steak.
    Dr. Arnim Zola: What is in it?
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Cow
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Cow.


  • Timothy 'Dum Dum' Dugan: You know what you're doin'?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Of course I do. I've knocked out Adolf Hitler over 230 times.


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: I can do this all day.
    Red Skull: So can I, but unfortunately I have a tight schedule.


  • Red Skull: What makes you so special?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Nothing. I'm just a kid from Brooklyn.


  • HYDRA Lieutenant: I am sorry Herr Skull, we fought to the last man.
    Johann Schmidt/The Red Skull: Evidently NOT! *shoots*


  • Johann Schmidt/The Red Skull: I have seen the future Captain! There are no flags!
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: Not in my future!


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: Your Enemy is not what you expect
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Your Enemy is not what you expect.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Your enemy is not what you expect.


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: Why someone weak? Because a weak man knows the value of strength, the value of power...


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: I thought you were dead
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: I thought you were dead.
    Bucky Barnes: I thought you were smaller
    Bucky Barnes: I thought you were smaller.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: I asked for an army. All I got is you.


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: this is why you were chosen. Because a strong man, who has known power all his life, may lose respect for that power.But a weak man knows the value of strength, and knows compassion
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: This is why you were chosen. Because a strong man, who has known power all his life, may lose respect for that power. But a weak man knows the value of strength, and knows compassion.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: I'M not gonna kiss ya!
    Colonel Chester Phillips: I'm not kissing you.


  • Steve Rogers / Captain America: I suppose it's too late to use the bathroom?


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: Why someone weak? Because a weak man knows the value of strength, the value of power...


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: We are here to create a new breed of supersoldiers
    Colonel Chester Phillips: We are here to create a new breed of super soldiers.


  • James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes: [discovering Steve is taller] What happened to you?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: I joined the Army.


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: [finds Barnes strapped to a chair in one of Schmidt's testing labs] It's me. It's Steve.
    James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes: Steve?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Come on.
    James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes: Steve.
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: I thought you were dead.
    James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes: I thought you were smaller.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: If you have something to say, now would be the perfect time to keep it to yourself.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: If you have anything to say, now would be a perfect time to keep it to yourself.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: if you have something on your mind now is a great time to keep it to your self.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: If you have something on your mind now is a great time to keep it to your self.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: If you have something on your mind now is a great time to keep it to yourself.


  • Howard Stark: The moment you think you know what's going on in a woman's head is the moment your goose is well and truly cooked.
    Howard Stark: Nor should you, pal. The moment you think you know what's goin' on in a woman's head, it's the moment your goose is well and truly cooked.


  • Peggy Carter: You have no idea how to talk to a woman do you?
    Peggy Carter: You have no idea how to talk to a woman, do you?
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: Think this is longest conversation I've had with one.
    Steve Rogers/Captain America: [grins] I think this is the longest conversation I've had with one.


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: Most people seem to forget that the first country the Nazi's invaded was their own.
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: So many people forget that the first country that the Nazi's invaded was their own.


  • Nick Fury: Trouble sleeping?
    Nick Fury: [finding Steve in a gym] Trouble sleeping?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Here with a mission sir?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: You're here with the mission, sir?
    Nick Fury: I am.
    Nick Fury: I am.
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Trying to get me back into the world?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Trying to get me back in the world?
    Nick Fury: Trying to save it.
    Nick Fury: Trying to save it.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: General Patton has said that wars are fought with weapons but are won by men. Our goal is to create the greatest army in history. But every army begins with one man. He will be the first in a new breed of super-soldier. We are going to win this war because we have the best men. And they, personally, will escort Adolf Hitler to the gates of Hell.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: Grenade!
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: (jumps on grenade scrambling) ............is this a test?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: [jumps on grenade scrambling]


  • 'Dum Dum' Dugan: Are you sure you know what you're doing?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Yeah. I punched out Adolf Hitler 200 times.
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Yeah. I punched out Adolf Hitler 200 times.


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: A strong man gains power and loses respect for it. A weak man gains power and knows compassion.
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: [about his choice] Why someone weak? Because a weak man knows the value of strength, the value of power...


  • Dr. Arnim Zola: What this is?
    Dr. Arnim Zola: What is this?
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Steak
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Steak.
    Dr. Arnim Zola: What is in it?
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Cow.


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: I had a date...
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: Yeah. It's just... I had a date.


  • Steve Rogers / Captain America: Don't win the war 'til I get there!
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: Don't win the war till I get there!


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: So many people forget that the first country that the Nazi's invaded was their own.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: Look at that? He's making me cry.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: Stick a needle in that kid's arm and it's gonna go right through him
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Stick a needle in that kids arm and it's gonna go right through him. [watching Steve struggling whilst training with the other new recruits]


  • Howard Stark: I did say a few years, didn't I?


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: I'm not kissing you.


  • Boy at Dock: I can swim...go get him!


  • Boy at Dock: I can swim, GO GET HIM!


  • Peggy Carter: Yes, I think it works.


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: I don't like bullies. I don't care where they're from.
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: I don't like bullies. No matter where they come from.


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: I know this neighborhood. I got beat up in that alley.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: He's still skinny.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: Grenade!!!
    Colonel Chester Phillips: Grenade!


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: You never give up, do you?
    Captain America/Steve Rogers: You just don't know when to give up.
    Johann Schmidt/Red Skull: You just don't know when to give up.


  • Captain America/Steve Rogers: Is this a test?


  • Steve Rogers / Captain America: Wasn't so bad
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: That wasn't so bad...
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: That was penicillin
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: That was the penicillin.


  • Steve Rogers / Captain America: Is it to late to go to the bathroom?
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: Is it too late to go to the bathroom?


  • Red Skull: What makes you so special?
    Peggy Carter: What makes you so special?
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: Nothing. I'm just a kid from Brooklyn
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: Nothing. I'm just a kid from Brooklyn.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: He's still skinny.


  • Steve Rogers / Captain America: What do you think?
    Peggy Carter: (Bang bang bang) I think it works.


  • Steve Rogers / Captain America: Why me?
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: Because a weak man knows a value, of strength. Knows a value, of power.
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: Because a weak man knows the value, of strength. Knows the value, of power.


  • Peggy Carter: How do you feel?
    Steve Rogers / Captain America: Taller.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: Your enemy is not what you expect.


  • Colonel Chester Phillips: eneral Patton has said that wars are fought with weapons but are won by men. Our goal is to create the greatest army in history. But every army begins with one man. He will be the first in a new breed of super-soldier. We are going to win this war because we have the best men. And they, personally, will escort Adolf Hitler to the gates of Hell.
    Colonel Chester Phillips: General Patton has said that wars are fought with weapons but are won by men. Our goal is to create the greatest army in history. But every army begins with one man. He will be the first in a new breed of super-soldier. We are going to win this war because we have the best men. And they, personally, will escort Adolf Hitler to the gates of Hell.


  • Dr. Abraham Erskine: Whatever happens , Stay who you are. Not just a soldier ,but a good Man .
    Dr. Abraham Erskine: Whatever happens, stay who you are. Not just a soldier, but a good man.


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