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The Postman (film) Quotes

The Postman (film) is a television program that was first aired in 1970 . The Postman ended in 1970.

It features Kevin Costner, Steve Tisch, and Jim Wilson as producer, Graeme Revell in charge of musical score, and Stephen F. Windon as head of cinematography.

The Postman (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Postman (film) is 177 minutes long. The Postman (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Kevin Costner as The Postman, Roberta Maxwell as Irene March, Daniel von Bargen as Sheriff, Kevin Costner as Postman, Tom Petty as Bridge City Mayor, Will Patton as General Bethlehem, Olivia Williams as Abby, Larenz Tate as Ford Lincoln Mercury, Tom Bower as Larry, Scott Bairstow as Luke, and Ron McLarty as Old George.

The Postman (film) Quotes

Will Patton as General Bethlehem

  • (Will Patton) "Great men were made by other great men. Patton had Rommel, Grant had Lee, I get stuck with you."
  • (Will Patton) "I know what your problem is. Do you know why you won't fight? Because you have nothing to fight for. You don't care about anything. You don't value anything. You don't believe in anything. That's what makes me better."
  • (Will Patton) "U.S. Mail -- Restored United States -- Do these people really believe that shit?"
  • (Will Patton) "A military man, especially a commander should keep a journal. After he's gone, it's the only real defense against the slander that later arises."
  • (Will Patton) "Law one. You will obey orders without question. Law two: Punishment shall be swift. Law three: Mercy is for the weak. Four: Terror will defeat reason. Five: Your allegiance is to the clan. Six: Justice can be dictated. Seven: Any clansman may challenge for leadership of the clan. Law eight: There is only one penalty. Death."
  • (Will Patton) "I was at the Battle of Georgetown; I watched the White House burn to the ground."
  • (Will Patton) "Great men were made by other great men. Patton had Rommel. Grant had Lee."
  • (Will Patton) "You see the reason you don't want to die for anything is because you have nothing to die for. That's the difference between you and me. You don't believe in anything."
  • (Kevin Costner) "I believe in the United States."

Tom Bower as Larry

  • (Tom Bower) "I tried to be an actor when I was young. I wasn't a good actor, but now after seeing you at least I can die knowing I wasn't the worst one."
  • (Kevin Costner) "How much did you pay to get in, Larry? So bite me."

Roberta Maxwell as Irene March

  • (Roberta Maxwell) "I have a feeling about you. I know you'll do what's right."
  • (Roberta Maxwell) "You're a godsend. A savior."
  • (Kevin Costner) "No, I'm -- I'm just the Postman."

Kevin Costner as The Postman

  • (Kevin Costner) "The President's name -- is Richard Starkey."
  • (Kevin Costner) "It's a tale told by --"
  • (Unnamed) "An idiot."
  • (Kevin Costner) "-- by a moron. Full of sound and fury, signifying nothing."
  • (Kevin Costner) "I know you. You're -- famous."
  • (Tom Petty) "I was once -- sorta."
  • (Kevin Costner) "Tell me something: how much mail can a dead Postman deliver?"
  • (Kevin Costner) "It's gotta be the uniform."
  • (Kevin Costner) "When I was a kid, we all wore our hats backwards. We thought it was cool."
  • (Kevin Costner) "Wouldn't it be great if wars could be fought just by the assholes who started them?"
  • (Kevin Costner) "Hi, how you doing?"
  • (Kevin Costner) "You're no general. You're not even a good painter."
  • (Kevin Costner) "Uh -- Strangers -- I hate this. Do they want to share what they got or take what you got? Do you say 'hi' or do you blow them away?"
  • (Kevin Costner) "Don't make me use this."
  • (Kevin Costner) "Once more into the breach, my friends, once more. We'll close the wall with our dead. In peace, nothing so becomes a man as modesty and humility, but when the blast of war blows in our ears, then imitate the action of the tiger, summon up the blood, disguise fair nature with rage and lend the eye a terrible aspect."

Olivia Williams as Abby

  • (Olivia Williams) "This is your daughter -- her name is Hope."
  • (Olivia Williams) "You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Tom Petty as Bridge City Mayor

  • (Tom Petty) "I heard of you, man. You're famous."
  • (Kevin Costner) "Yeah, I guess I am."

Ron McLarty as Old George

  • (Ron McLarty) "I was an aerospace engineer. I helped design the Galileo space station. I dream it's orbiting Earth forever, with a dozen human skeletons all grinning at each other. Laughing at us down here."

Daniel von Bargen as Sheriff

  • (Daniel von Bargen) "You're nothing but a drifter who found a bag of mail."

Scott Bairstow as Luke

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