Paul Tannek Quotes in Loser (2000)


Paul Tannek Quotes:

  • Paul Tannek: What was that?

    Dora Diamond: A kiss.

    Paul Tannek: You call that a kiss?

  • Dora Diamond: Well, you know how there are couples that stay together just because they feel like they can't do any better, or there are people who are sad and miserable and live alone? But then there's this microscopically teeny group of luck people who get to be with the person they're madly in love with.

    Paul Tannek: Dora, you ever consider being in love and leaving out the "madly" part?

    Dora Diamond: Well, what's the fun in that?

  • Dora Diamond: You have a girlfriend?

    Paul Tannek: Ex-girlfriend. We dated in high school.

    Dora Diamond: Do you still see her?

    Paul Tannek: No. She lost some weight over the summer, so she's dating a lot more now. You know how it goes.

  • Paul Tannek: Think you could turn it down just a skosh?

    Chris: Skosh? What's that?

  • Paul Tannek: Oh, are you referring to the illegal drugs you disperse at parties?

    Chris: What are you talking about? What, are you gonna turn into a narc on us?

  • Paul Tannek: What kinda drugs were you giving out here?

    Chris: Drugs? Man, all we had was BEER.

    Paul Tannek: You can't pass out from beer.

    Chris: Yes, you can, if you take something before you drink it!

  • Chris: I'm gonna tell you something, and this... this is gonna be for your own good, okay?

    Paul Tannek: Okay.

    Chris: No one likes you.

    Paul Tannek: They don't?

    Chris: No. You didn't notice?

  • Prisoner: [handcuffed to a cop, watching a baldness treatment product TV commercial in the hospital waiting room] Losing your hair sucks.

    Paul Tannek: They say it comes from your mother.

    Prisoner: [aggressively] My mother's got hair, you know!

  • Dora Diamond: It isn't ennobling, being poor. It just makes you mean.

    Paul Tannek: Yeah, that's why all the really nice people are rich.

  • Noah: There you are again with those books! What is that?

    Paul Tannek: Studying?

  • Paul Tannek: Hey, has anybody seen my toothbrush?

    Chris: [from the other room] You can't find it? Shit, you better find that thing, man. Those things can cost up to $2.50.

    Noah: [also from the other room] Yeah, and yours has such a nice handle, man.

  • Chris: Come on! You're my asshole buddy. Look, since O'Brien died...

    Paul Tannek: What?

    Chris: O'Brien, on the eighth floor, he died. So they've instituted this new policy where they're, like, doing grocery inspections to make sure there's no alcohol coming in, and they're doing spot checks to make sure that there's, like, one guest per person. Just because one guy can't monitor his buzz, all of us got to suffer.

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