Councilman Quotes in Billy Jack (1971)
Mr. Posner: Why did you read it?
Councilman: Were you taught this in school?
Drama Teacher: [shouts from audience] Because her brain has been damaged by the heathen devil weed, marijuana!
Councilman: When was the last time you cut your hair?
Drama Teacher: When was the time you brushed your teeth, sir?
Councilman: This is the chairman...
Horton: Idiot! You're finished in this town! Is that understood? Finished! You Boob!
[brief pause while the chairman splutters]
Horton: I'm just joking.
Councilman: Eh heh, good one.
The Mayor of Who-ville: Horton, I'd like you to meet my wife, Sally.
Sally O'Malley: You exist! This means my husband isn't crazy. Hooray!
The Mayor of Who-ville: And these are some of my daughters, Hildy, Helga, Hula, Heidi, and Hedy.
Hedy, Heidi, Hildy, Helga: Hi!
The Mayor of Who-ville: And this is Miss Yelp, my loyal assistant. And this is Dr. Larue.
Dr. Mary Lou Larue: You saved us!
The Mayor of Who-ville: And Burt from Accounting, and Mrs. McGillicuddy. And Mr. FarFloogin of the Cloogin FarFloogins. And the old man in the bathtub.
Sally O'Malley: Honey, let's not overwhelm the poor guy, he's never gonna remember all these names.
Horton: Well, I'll try my best: Sally, Chairman, Hildy, Helga, Hula, Heidi, and Hedy. Miss Yelp. Dr. Larue, Burt from accounting, Mrs. McGillicuddy, Mr. FarFloogin of the Cloogin FarFloogins. And wasn't there an old guy in a shower?
The Mayor of Who-ville: Mmm, Bathtub.
Horton: [a bit mad he didn't remember the name] Oh, Yeah!
Councilman: [to the mayor] Nothing ever goes wrong in WhoVille. Never has, never *will*. You bluthering boob.
Councilman: Who wants the festivities of the Who Centennial to proceed as planned?
[the people of WhoVille begin to cheer]
Councilman: And who wants to celebrate the Who Centennial, in an underground storage area?
Obnoxious Who: *Yeah!*
First Tradesman: [arguing over a goat] And I bought it when I went to the fair in Sylos. And this thief took it from under my nose. He even refused to trade. Just grabbed it as if it were his.
Second Tradesman: Your Highness, I can prove that I am the owner. My father presented this goat to Mother.
First Tradesman: Stop lying to his majesty or I'll break this staff over your skull.
Second Tradesman: Will you just go ahead and try it?
First Tradesman: I will... just as soon as King Laertes upholds my claim.
Laertes - Ithaca King: Why wait? Break it now.
Second Tradesman: He threatened me!
First Tradesman: How can he claim his father gave the goat to his mother? It's impossible. A goat couldn't live that long. It must have been a, a hundred years ago.
[the council members laugh]
Laertes - Ithaca King: You, settle this.
Councilman: Yes, Your Highness. I'll see to those two.
First Tradesman: He must have decided alread. Can I take it home now? I own it!
Councilman: Now, start all over again and talk one at a time.
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