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They Live Quotes

They Live is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . They Live ended its run in 1970.

It features Larry J. Franco as producer, John Carpenter, and Alan Howarth in charge of musical score, and Gary B. Kibbe as head of cinematography.

They Live is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of They Live is 94 minutes long. They Live is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Roddy Piper as Nada, Keith David as Frank, Peter Jason as Gilbert, Raymond St. Jacques as Street Preacher, George Buck Flower as Drifter, and Meg Foster as Holly.

They Live Quotes

Roddy Piper as Nada

  • (Roddy Piper) "You know, you look like your head fell in the cheese dip back in 1957."
  • (Roddy Piper) "A long time ago things were different man. My old daddy took me down to the river, kicked my ass, told me about the power and the glory. I was saved. He changed when I was little. Turned mean and started tearin' at me. So I ran away when I was thirteen. He tried to cut me once. Big old razor blade. Held it up against my throat. I said "Daddy please" -- Just kept moving' back and forth -- like he was sawin' down a little tree --"
  • (Keith David) "Maybe they're always been with us -- those things out there. Maybe they love it -- seeing us hate each other, watching us kill each other off, feeding on our own cold fuckin' hearts --"
  • (Roddy Piper) "I got news for 'hem -- There's gonna be hell to pay. 'Cause I ain't daddy's little boy no more."
  • (Roddy Piper) "You, you're okay. This one: real fuckin' ugly."
  • (Roddy Piper) "I don't like this one bit. Not one bit."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Wooo. It's like a drug. Wearing these glasses gets you high, but you come down hard."
  • (Roddy Piper) "I'm giving you a choice: either put on these glasses or start eatin' that trash can."
  • (Keith David) "Not this year."
  • (Roddy Piper) "That's like pouring perfume on a pig."
  • (Roddy Piper) "I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass -- and I'm all out of bubblegum."
  • (Roddy Piper) "You see, I take these glasses off, she looks like a regular person, doesn't she? Put 'em back on --"
  • (Roddy Piper) "-- formaldehyde-face."
  • (Female Interviewer) "Last place of employment?"
  • (Roddy Piper) "Denver, Colorado. I worked there for ten years and things just seemed to dry up. They lost fourteen banks in one week. So, well --"
  • (Female Interviewer) "There's nothing available for you right now."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Now look, uh, things turned out a little sour for me today."
  • (Meg Foster) "You're not the only one."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Yeah, well, I'm sorry. But I needed you to get away."
  • (Meg Foster) "No, you have two guns. You're not sorry. You're in charge."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Don't wear them glasses too long. Starts to feel like a knife turnin' in your skull."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Ha, figures it'd be something like this."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Put the glasses on. Put 'em on."
  • (Blonde Haired Cop) "Where did you get those sun glasses?"
  • (Roddy Piper) "From the Tooth Fairy."

Keith David as Frank

  • (Keith David) "I've walked a white line my entire life, I'm not about to screw that up."
  • (Roddy Piper) "White line's in the middle of the road, that's the worst place to drive."
  • (Keith David) "The steel mills were laying people off left and right. They finally went under. We gave the steel companies a break when they needed it. You know what they gave themselves? Raises."
  • (Keith David) "So how you gonna make it?"
  • (Roddy Piper) "I deliver a hard day's work for my money. I just want the chance. It'll come. I believe in America. I follow the rules. Everybody's got their own hard times these days."
  • (Keith David) "We can't be the only ones who can see, we've got to find the people who made these."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Yeah, if any of them are still alive."
  • (Keith David) "I have a wife and kids in Detroit. I haven't seen them in 6 months. Steel mills were laying people off left and right. They finally went under. We gave the steel companies a break when they needed it. Know what they gave themselves? Raises. The Golden Rule: He who has the gold, makes the rules. They close one more factory we should take a sledgehammer to one of their fancy fuckin foreign cars."
  • (Roddy Piper) "You know. You ought to have a little more patience with life."
  • (Keith David) "Yeah, well I'm all out."
  • (Keith David) "The whole deal is like some kind of crazy game. They put you at the starting line. And the name of the game is make it through life. Only, everyone's out for themselves and looking to do you in at the same time. OK, man here we are. You do what you can, but remember, I'm going to do my best to blow your ass away. So how are you going to make it?"
  • (Roddy Piper) "I deliver a hard day's work for my money I just want the chance. It'll come. I believe in America. I follow the rules. Everybody's got their own hard times these days."
  • (Keith David) "Listen, man, I don't like anyone following me if I don't know why they are."
  • (Roddy Piper) "Well, I don't join up with anyone, unless I know where they're going."
  • (Keith David) "Leave it alone."
  • (Keith David) "Man, I told you, I don't want to be in-VOLVED."

Peter Jason as Gilbert

  • (Peter Jason) "The world needs a wake up call, gentlemen. We're gonna phone it in."

Raymond St. Jacques as Street Preacher

  • (Raymond St. Jacques) "This world may have blinded me, but the Lord has let me see."
  • (Raymond St. Jacques) "Outside the limit of our sight, feeding off us, perched on top of us, from birth to death, are our owners. Our owners. They have us. They control us. They are our masters. Wake up. They're all about you. All around you."

George Buck Flower as Drifter

  • (George Buck Flower) "What's wrong with having it good for a change? Now they're gonna let us have it good if we just help 'em. They're gonna leave us alone, let us make some money. You can have a little taste of that good life too. Now, I know you want it. Hell, everybody does."
  • (Keith David) "You'd do it to your own kind."
  • (George Buck Flower) "What's the threat? We all sell out every day, might as well be on the winning team."

Meg Foster as Holly

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