Gene Quotes in Air America (1990)


Gene Quotes:

  • Gene: So we'll sit back and we'll do what we do best. We fly.

  • Gene: [Cracker Jack disappointment] It's paper. You promised us a toy.

  • Wreck-It Ralph: [enters the empty penthouse] Hello? Felix? Mary? Anyone?

    Gene: [pouring himself a martini at the bar] Well, you actually went and did it.

    Wreck-It Ralph: Gene, where is everybody?

    Gene: They're gone. After Felix went looking for you and didn't come back, everyone panicked and abandoned ship.

    Wreck-It Ralph: But I'm here now!

    Gene: It's too late, Ralph. Litwak's pulling our plug in the morning.

    [he motions to the window; Ralph goes to the window and sees the "OUT OF ORDER" sign hung over the game console]

    Gene: But, never let it be said that I'm not a man of my word. The place is yours, Ralph.

    [tosses the penthouse key at Ralph]

    Gene: Enjoy.

    [He heads for the door, pulling a suitcase]

    Wreck-It Ralph: Gene, wait! I didn't want any of this to happen...

    Gene: Well, what did you want, Ralph?

    Wreck-It Ralph: I don't know! I was just sick of living alone in the garbage!

    Gene: Well, now you can live alone in the penthouse.

  • Fix-It Felix: [after Ralph abandoned the game] Everyone calm down. Ralph probably fell asleep in the washroom of Tapper's again.

    [a tram pulls up]

    Fix-It Felix: See, here he is now.

    [Q*Bert hops out]

    Fix-It Felix: Why, it's Q*Bert! What brings you here, neighbor?

    Q*Bert: $;&?@#

    Gene: What's he saying, Felix?

    Fix-It Felix: Stand by. My Q*Bert-ese is a little rusty.

    [Felix and Q*Bert exchange rounds of Q*Bert-ese]

    Fix-It Felix: Ralph's gone Turbo?

  • Dieter: [for his birthday] What kind of champagne is this?

    Gene: You just got to keep thinking protein, lots of protein.

    Duane: It's not bad. Squished insect larva.

    Gene: Protein...

    Dieter: [drinking] Mmmm... Oh, this is a good year, this one.

  • [first lines]

    Gené: Relax. You're feeling calmer and calmer. Now imagine a movie screen, opening before you. On it, imagine your favorite place. Concentrate on your breathing, allowing your whole body to relax, to feel at peace. Keep it going. Just let it come and go... come and go... Now you are there. Notice the details: the colors, the textures, the light, the temperature. Feel the temperature. Let this tranquil scene unfold before you. The sensation of peace is infinite.

  • Gené: Fear is a powerful weapon. Fear doesn't give you the power to decide.

  • Gene: Now, we need to make 8 gallons of bug juice by snack hour; do you know where the powder packets are?

    Gary: [irritated] Yeah.

    Gene: In the pantry, above the sink, right next to my bottle of dick cream... Uh, wait, forget that last part.

    Gary: Did you say dick cream?

    Gene: No! I said next to my... stick... team, you know, stick team! Stickball! Go away, leave me alone!

  • [Coop is sobbing, Gene appears from nowhere]

    Gene: Be proud of who you are.

    Coop: Huh? Gene?

    Gene: Shh... it isn't about the girl, Coop.

    Coop: It isn't?

    Gene: Well, it is. But see if you can follow me here... it

    [long pause]

    Gene: ... isn't.

    Coop: Oh. So it is... and it isn't.

    [pause, wind blows]

    Gene: You are ready to be taught the new way.

    Coop: Will you teach me about this - what is it? A new way?

    [bird calls]

  • Gene: Now finish up them taters; I'm gonna go fondle my sweaters.

    Gary: Come on - what?

    Gene: Finish up the taters.

    Gary: And then what did you say?

    Gene: And then what did I say?

    Gary: You said you were going to... fondle your sweaters.

    Gene: Ah, uh - no I didn't. I said... fondue the cheddar... I was thinking about making fondue with cheddar cheese for dinner tonight.

    Gary: No, Gene, that is *not* what you said.

    Gene: That *is* what I said. Fondue cheddar.

  • Gene: The fact that you're even thinking about this plan means that that bag is gonna be devoid of money in less than three weeks.

    Eddie: Not true.

    Gene: Absolutely.

    Eddie: There is a happy ending on this one. Absolutely.

    Gene: There can't be a happy ending. Because there has never been a happy ending for you.

    Eddie: That's a loser's attitude.

    Gene: Every story you ever told me, from the day I've met you has been about how you were here and then you ended up here.

    Eddie: That's because you're my sponsor. What, am I just gonna tell you my glory stories? Most of 'em are winning stories.

    Gene: Who's your sponsor?

    Eddie: You.

    Gene: Me? No, I'm not.

    Eddie: Yeah, you are.

    Gene: No, no, no. I'm not. Because you haven't been to a meeting in six months and there's a system in place and that program is supposed to work in a particular way. Let me tell you who I am. I'm a guy who you invite to diners and then you spout your bullshit about what you're gonna do and then you hope that I accept it, so you don't feel guilty about your behavior.

    Eddie: My sponsor.

  • Gene: If you have to kill someone, never ever tell a living soul.

  • Gene: [opens a case of guns] You're going to need one of these.

    XXXX: Fuck me, Gene. I fuckin' hope not. Are you trying to scare the shit out of me? I mean, I fucking hate guns - Although that one is really pretty. What is that, Second World War?

  • Morty: Why did you keep the gun?

    Gene: I know it sounds silly now, but it was my favorite.

    Morty: You better not let the other guns know you have a favorite.

  • Gene: In those days, being black was worse than being Irish.

  • Gene: [to XXXX] This what being a gangster gets you. You're not in there 'cause I like you.

    Morty: I'm beginning to feel left out.

    Gene: Why? I seem to recall a friend of yours in intensive care after your little... reunion.

  • Gene: Hey, these pills are going to be a nice catch for my retirement fund. So don't fuck up again, or you'll wish Dragon had shot you between the eyes.


    Gene: Good luck.

  • [Vann talks to Gene about football]

    Vann Siegert: What happens if you get an injury?

    Gene: Coach wants us to. The problem is if we don't get injured, he thinks we're not giving 110%. You know?

    Vann Siegert: He does? That's asking a lot.

    Gene: Supposed to raise our pain threshold or something.

    Vann Siegert: I bet it probably does.

    Gene: Did you ever play?

    Vann Siegert: Me? I played a little.

    Gene: Yeah?

    Vann Siegert: I was a scat back.

    Gene: A scat back!

    [both Vann and Gene chuckle together]

  • Gene: [after punching Adam] That ain't no way to treat your wife, buddy. I don't care what she's done.

  • Gene: [while Adam is taking out the jewellery]

    [his wife is shouting]

    Gene: He might be upset.

  • [Adam catches his wife Lorraine in bed with Gene Clean]

    Gene: Just forget you ever saw it. It's better that way.

  • Troy: Luck is the lazy man's excuse.

    Gene: Ah, spoken like a man who's had nothing but luck.

  • Gene: [Angrily] What is it? What are you smiling at?

  • Gene: Sometimes... sometimes life doesn't give us choices.

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