Businessman Quotes in Die Hard (1988)


Businessman Quotes:

  • [first lines]

    Businessman: You don't like flying, do you?

    John McClane: What gives you that idea?

    Businessman: You wanna know the secret to surviving air travel? After you get where you're going, take off your shoes and your socks then walk around on the rug bare foot and make fists with your toes.

    John McClane: Fists with your toes?

    Businessman: I know, I know, it sounds crazy. Trust me, I've been doing it for nine years. Yes sir, better than a shower and a hot cup of coffee.

    John McClane: Okay.

    [the businessman sees John's gun]

    John McClane: It's okay, I'm a cop. Trust me, I've been doing this for eleven years.

  • Zeus: [attempting to be polite, expecting a call from Simon on the phone the Businessman is currently using] Excuse me, sir, but I'm expecting a call. I need that phone.

    Businessman: Why don't you use the other phone?

    Zeus: [continuing to be polite] ,Sir, please. I need to use that phone.

    Businessman: [dismissively] Hey, listen, bro, I was here first.

    Zeus: [offended, raises his voice] Bro? Get away from the goddamn phone!

  • Businessman: It says one hundred percent guaranteed, you moron!

    Brad Hamilton: Mister, if you don't shut up I'm gonna kick one hundred percent of your ass!

  • Businessman: So the company's actually doing very well. We're just raising the figures of the last quarter, they show a 40% increase over the past year.

    Dr. Stone: [looking at the patient's chart] Visiting hours are over.

    Man in White: Doctor, do you think my brother will be able to come home to the farm soon?

    Dr. Stone: It's hard to say, it's a difficult case. He still thinks he's an accountant.

    Man in White: Okay.

    [Nurses, meanwhile, are trying to restrain the patient who thinks he's an accountant]

    Businessman: You must believe me! Invest in money markets!

  • Businessman: [first lines, at the airport, a businessman meets Santa believing he's a regular person] First time in Orlando?

    Santa Claus, aka 'Seth Applegate': Oh, no. I fly in once a year, though I usually come in a different way.

    Businessman: Where are you from?

    Santa Claus, aka 'Seth Applegate': Oh, up north.

    Businessman: Me, too. Toronto. What line of work are you in?

    Santa Claus, aka 'Seth Applegate': Toys, mostly.

    Businessman: No fooling. You been in there long?

    Santa Claus, aka 'Seth Applegate': Longer than you can imagine.

  • Santa Claus, aka 'Seth Applegate': I don't think I quite have the magic for another season.

    Businessman: I think that every time they send me to Cleveland.

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