Quotes from the Movie Brazil

Yes... No... I don't know. I don't know what I want.

Sam Lowry

Mr. Helpmann, I'm keen to get into Information Retrieval. Mr. Helpmann, I'm dying to get at this woman... no, no, no.

Sam Lowry

Yes, I always used to wonder if she wore falsies. False ears...

Sam Lowry

Sorry, I'm a bit of a stickler for paperwork. Where would we be if we didn't follow the correct procedures?

Sam Lowry

I assure you, Mrs. Buttle, the Ministry is very scrupulous about following up and eradicating any error. If you have any complaints which you'd like to make, I'd be more than happy to send you the appropriate forms.

Sam Lowry

...well, that's a pipe of a different color.

Archibald Harry Tuttle

Listen, this old system of yours could be on fire and I couldn't even turn on the kitchen tap without filling out a twenty-seven B stroke six... bloody paperwork.

Archibald Harry Tuttle

My good friends call me Harry.

Archibald Harry Tuttle

Listen, kid, we're all in it together.

Archibald Harry Tuttle

Bad sportsmanship. A ruthless minority of people seem to have forgotten good old-fashioned virtues. They just can't stand seeing the other fellow win. If these people would just play the game...

Mr. Helpmann

We're fielding all their strokes, running a lot of them out, and pretty consistently knocking them for six. I'd say they're nearly out of the game.

Mr. Helpmann

Jill? Yes... Sam I think I ought to tell you. I'm afraid she's upped stumps and retired to the pavillion. Thrown in the towel.

Mr. Helpmann

All I can say is don't fall at the last fence. The finishing post's in sight. See you in the paddock... keep your eye on the ball.

Mr. Helpmann

'Ere I am, J.H. ...The ghost in the machine.

Mr. Helpmann

Don't fight it son. Confess quickly! If you hold out too long you could jeopardize your credit rating.

Guard

There you are, your own number on your very own door. And behind that door, your very own office! Welcome to the team, DZ-015.

Mr. Warrenn

What is this mess? An empty desk is an efficient desk.

Mr. Warrenn

This is your receipt for your husband... and this is my receipt for your receipt.

Arresting Officer

Mistakes? We don't make mistakes.

Bill, Department of Works

Bloody typical, they've gone back to metric without telling us.

Charlie, Department of Works

It's been confusion from the word go!

Kurtzmann

What have you done with his body?

Mrs. Buttle

Until this whole thing blows over, just stay away from me.

Jack Lint

It's not my fault that Buttle's heart condition didn't appear on Tuttle's file!

Jack Lint

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