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Midnight Cowboy Quotes

  • Mr. O'Daniel: Say, why about you and me get right down on our knees, right now. How's that strike you?


  • Towny: I'm in here on a paper manufacturers convention, and frankly to have a little fun. Damit.


  • Joe Buck: You know what you can do with them dishes. And if you ain't man enough to do it for yourself, I'd be happy to oblige. I really would.


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: I'm walking here! I'm walking here!


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: The two natural items to sustain life are sunlight and coconut milk. Did you know that?


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: You know, in my own place, my name ain't Ratso. I mean, it just so happens that in my own place my name is Enrico Salvatore Rizzo
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: You know, in my own place, my name ain't Ratso. I mean, it just so happens that in my own place my name is Enrico Salvatore Rizzo.
    Joe Buck: Well, I can't say all that
    Joe Buck: Well, I can't say all that.
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Rico, then.


  • Joe Buck: [wearing glasses] Guess who I am?
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Who?
    Joe Buck: [takes off glasses and laughs] It's me!


  • Party Guest: [to Ratso] I'm just gonna lick the sweat off of you.
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: JUST GET YOUR HANDS OFF OF ME!
    Party Guest: WELL, YOU LOOK HOT!


  • Party Guest: What's the matter? How did you get crippled?
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: I slipped on a banana peel. Come on, I gotta sit down; I feel crummy.
    Party Guest: What's the matter?
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Take your hands off of me!


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: [about his failing health] I'm fallin' apart here!


  • At the Party: [after Joe and Rizzo show up] Well, if you need anything, there's beer and stuff behind you. Anything you want.
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Oh, Jesus!


  • Joe Buck: I ain't no kinda hustler.


  • At the Party: [lady partygoer happily describing theater] I love everything in the theater! I would like to die on the stage!


  • At the Party: [random partygoer describing his hair] My hair - it's fur, you know? It's tendrils reaching out into space and times. I've watched it touch many stars.
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Wackos. They're all wackos.


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: I'm walkin' here! I'm walkin' here!


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Load up on the salami
    Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: Load up on the salami.


  • Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo: I'm walking here! I'm walking here!


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