Jack Gaines Quotes in Accepted (2006)
Jack Gaines Quotes:
Bartleby Gaines: Uh, Dean Lewis why don't you tell them a little bit about the philosophy here at south Harmon?
Uncle Ben: Look, we throw a lot of fancy words in front of these kids in order to attract them to going to school in the belief that they're gonna have a better life, and we know that all were doing is breeding a whole new generation of buyers and sellers, BUYERS AND SELLERS! Pimps and whores, PIMPS AND WHORES! and indoctrinating them into a life long hell of debt and indecision!
Jack Gaines: I... I, I just don't understand...
Uncle Ben: DO I HAVE TO SPOON FEED IT TO YA? look, there's only one reason that kids want to go to school...
Bartleby Gaines: [quietly] Holy shit...
Jack Gaines: [after long pause] ... Which is?
Uncle Ben: ...To get a good job... To get a good job, with a great starting salary.
Jack Gaines: I couldn't agree more.
Diane Gaines: It is so refreshing to have somebody approach education so rationally!
Uncle Ben: Fuckin' A!
Jack Gaines: [on the phone] Tell me what classes you're taking?
Bartleby Gaines: [on the phone] Classes? Right, I'm taking
[sees kids playing craps]
Bartleby Gaines: statistics, and uhh
[sees kids dealing drugs]
Bartleby Gaines: business, and
[sees girl nearly taking her bikini off]
Bartleby Gaines: an... a... tomy...
Jack Gaines, Diane Gaines: [on the phone] Anatomy?
Diane Gaines: Are you huffing?
Bartleby Gaines: Oh god.
Diane Gaines: Are you high?
Jack Gaines: You're huffing grass?
Bartleby Gaines: No I'm not huffing mom I'm not stoned I'm completely fine, infact I'm more clear and level headed than I've ever been.
Jack Gaines: Okay cut the crap Bartleby. Society has rules and the first rule is: You go to college. You wanna have a happy and successful life, you go to college. If you wanna be somebody, you go to college. If you wanna fit in, you go to college.
Bartleby Gaines: Well you know what maybe I didn't get into college!
Diane Gaines: I knew we should've started preparing for college in junior high, like your sister.
Jack Gaines: Now she's got a shot.
Lizzie Gaines: I've got a shot.
Diane Gaines: She's got a shot.
Jack Gaines: Listen, I took another look at that website, what's all this be-what-you-wanna-be-crap?
Bartleby Gaines: Oh no no, dad they just have to say stuff like that just to keep from being sued.
Jack Gaines: Yeah well it sounds like a bunch of crap to me.
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