Arvid Quotes in In China They Eat Dogs (1999)


Arvid Quotes:

  • Richard: Come with me, Arvid. You're going to heaven with me.

    Arvid: Heaven? What about the rock musicians? I killed a whole rock band!

  • Peter: [turning down a cigarette] Can't, they smell your breath.

    Arvid: Then we better not listen to this music, they may listen to your ears.

  • Arvid: I would rather belong to any one... ANYONE, than belong to the Nazis like you do.

    Thomas Berger: That's because you have everything backwards. Nazis go anywhere they want, do anything they want, everyone gets out of our way.

    Arvid: Quiz time. Got your glasses on.

    Thomas Berger: What?

    Arvid: It means you don't know who your friends are.

  • Peter Müller: When I was a boy about half past three, my daddy said son come here to me. He said things may come and things may go but this is one thing you ought to know:

    Peter MüllerThomas BergerArvid: Tain't what you do it's the way that you do it. Tain't what you do it's the way that you do it. Tain't what you do it's the way that you do it. That's what gets me through.

    Arvid: Ma ma ma ma!

  • Arvid: You think that just because you're not doing it yourself, you're not a part of it? Well, I'm sick and tired of doing my part.

  • Arvid: No one who likes swing can become a Nazi.

  • Arvid: What do you think it will cost to ship us there?

    Robert: Around 100 riksdaler.

    Arvid: Ya, well, might as well forget it. 200 riksdaler. I'll never have that much.

    Robert: You don't have it?

    Arvid: I will go anyway. We can travel to America on foot.

    Robert: Nah, there's an ocean. You can't go on foot to America.

    Arvid: Do you mean there is no way?

    Robert: I'm afraid there is not. America is an island.

    Arvid: Damned ocean.

  • Arvid: Last year the parson asked who our lords and masters are. But, I couldn't answer him.

    Robert: All of our lords and our masters, besides our parents, are those God has ordained to have a fatherly power over us...

    Arvid: Is that the truth?

    Robert: Do you know how many lords and masters we have over us - in the whole world?

    Arvid: Nah.

    Robert: The first is the King, Oskar the First; the second is the Governor; the third is the Chief Constable; the fourth is the Sheriff, Lönnegren; and the fifth is his Deputy; and the sixth will be the Parson; and the seventh, Aron, our master.

    Arvid: Why, that's a lot of lords.

  • Arvid: I think I sell myself as a slave when I'm in America.

    Robert: Its forbidden for whites to get sold as slaves.

    Arvid: Forbidden? But, you were just saying that America's a free country?

    Robert: Ya. But, still that is forbidden, I'm afraid, for whites, that is.

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