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The Great Escape Quotes

  • "Cooler King" Hilts: What do they call a mole in Scotland?
    "The Mole" Ives: A mole.

  • Senior Officer Ramsey: Up the rebels.
    Goff: Down the British.

  • "Cooler King" Hilts: What do they call a mole in Scotland?
    "The Mole" Ives: A mole.

  • Kuhn: We have reason to believe this prisoner is the mastermind behind numerous criminal escape attempts.
    Von Lugar "The Kommandant": [sarcastically] Squadron Leader Bartlett has been three months in your care! And the Gestapo has only "reason to believe"!
    Von Lugar "The Kommandant": [sarcastically] Squadron Leader Bartlett has been three months in your care! And the Gestapo has only 'reason to believe'!

  • Strachwitz: I will not take action against you, now. This is the first day here and there has been much stupidity and carelessness... on both sides!

  • "Cooler King" Hilts: Wait a minute. You aren't seriously suggesting that if I get through the wire... and case everything out there... and don't get picked up... to turn myself in and get thrown back in the cooler for a couple of months so you can get the information you need?
    "Big X" Bartlett: Yes.

  • "The Scrounger" Hendley: Blythe's not blind when he's with me, and he's going with me.

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