Top 50 Quotes From Ken Leung
John: I've found that address, Finch. What exactly am I looking for?
Harold: I don't know how to explain it. I double-checked, but it seems we have a repeat number.
John: A repeat. Well, who would be dumb enough to get in a life-threatening situation again?
Leon: [crashes through a plate-glass window into the street; rolls over and spots Reese] Hey, pal! You won't believe this!
[gets up as his attackers come around the corner]
John: Fellas, whatever bodily harm you want to inflict on this guy, I'm sure you earned it. But I have to ask you to let it slide.
[the men move closer]
John: Geez, Leon, what'd you do to piss these guys off?
Leon: You heard of gold farming? Selling multiplayer online game currency for real cash? It's all the rage.
[Reese and the heavies come to blows]
Leon: People make millions! They take the business very seriously! Especially the Russian Mafia!
John: [dispatches the goons] Does it look like I play video games, Leon?
Leon: I think I broke my arm.
- I'm going back to the beach.
- Claire and the kid are coming with me.
- You good with that?
- Yeah. I'm good with that.
Miles: I'm coming with you.
- Let's go.
- You too, Hurley.
Miles: We just walked over a fresh grave.
Miles: Four U.S. soldiers. Dead just under a month. Three of them were shot. One died of radiation poisoning.
Daniel: Miles, hey. Hey. Did any of them happen to mention what year it is?
Harold: Please don't touch any of my computer equipment.
John: If you do, the dog will kill you.
Leon: Great. What am I supposed to do for entertainment?
Harold: It's a library, Mr. Tao. Try reading a book. Oh! Here's a start.
[Hands him a copy of Penal Law]
Leon: It's not like I'm still crying over Candi, but it's always the same story, you know? You find a girl you like. She's tall, she's pretty, and it turns out someone paid her to handcuff you to a bed so they could murder you.
John: Same old story.
John: I am looking for a friend of mine. I have a source that says you might be able to help.
[Shows him a picture of Root and Finch]
Leon: I have never seen either of them.
John: Take another look. My source is never wrong.
Leon: I've never seen either of them before in my life understand?
John: You're not lying. So why the hell am I here?
Leon: I have no idea, dude, truly.
John: [Looks around the bar, notices several armed patrons] You gotta be kidding me.
[Goes back to Leon]
John: Let me guess, you're in some kind of trouble A life-threatening kind. I can't believe it. I am the contingency, the backup.
Leon: The what?
John: He didn't want me to find if anything went wrong. He just wanted me to keep rescuing people. People like you. So what is it? You pissed these guys off somehow and they're about ready to kill you when I just happened to walk in the door?
Leon: No, we were just we were just talking...
Byron: [Interrupts] You are right, Detective. Leon stole a great deal of money from us and we're just about done talking when you walked in.
John: Listen, I don't have time for this. I need to find my friend, so I'll take Leon here and we're gonna leave.
Byron: [Puts a gun on the table] Leon stole more than enough, in fact to make it worth us killing a cop so maybe we can make a deal. You leave Leon here with us and you can keep looking for your friend.
John: You know, the guy who owned this badge would probably have accepted the market. But I'm not him.
Byron: So who are you?
John: The guy who shot him and stole his badge.
Harold: Mr. Tao, we don't have much time.
Leon: What? Who are you?
John: The guy who helped me save your life tonight... for the second time.
Leon: Oh. You're the boss. Never did figure John here for upper management.
[Survivors are paddling in the middle of the ocean]
Miles: This plan sounded a hell of a lot better when we were going by motorboat.
Carter: [while entering his room] I brought you your tea
Corrado: [before giving him plastic buttons, they use as poker chips] You did a good job tonight kid, here's a taste
Carter: [waves them off, refusing them] It's alright
Corrado: [insistently] Take it: you earned it
Corrado: There was a time once I was a kid, my old man was a stonemason, took me to work, a job, building a wall a rich lady's garden. She comes home, I help carry her groceries, she goes to give me quarter, which was a lot in those days but I say No. She goes in, no sooner than she closes the door, my old man gave me a crack right across the mouth
Corrado: [impersonating his father with an Italian accent] What're you a millionaire? You don't need money? You don't like to eat?
Corrado: Even still, he was right: he made me walk home that night, eleven fuckin miles from Essex Fells back to Newark
Carter: [surprised] I'm from Essex Fells
Corrado: A rich kid, huh?
Carter: Once in third grade, I got a ninety-six on my spelling test: highest mark in the class, I was so proud, I brought it home to show my dad, he says What happened to the other four points?
Carter: [suddenly angry, shouting and cursing at the memory of his father] Fuck you, fuck you
Leon: It's not technically a crime to scam a scammer!
Nigerian: But it is a crime to cut out a man's intestines and make him wear them as a hat.
Leon: Wait. You - you plan to kill me?
Leon: Okay, that's a big mistake. Yeah, you better get out of here, right now while you still can.
[Reese busts into the room and attacks the Nigerians]
Leon: You expect me to stay here, and eat Hot Pockets?
John: Only if you wanna live.
Harold: Just don't feed any to Bear. He's on a special diet.
Leon: That damn dog again. You don't suppose any of my money came out of him?
Harold: Ah, that was fast.
Leon: Me and Bear - one hell of a team. Even with one arm, I'm still the fastest gun in the West.
Harold: Yes, yes, back pats all around. What have you found out?
Leon: Well, I was snooping around the short seller server. That thing was a gold mine - private medical forms signed by Oliver Veldt buried in a trash file. Would you believe that? This is fun. This is what you and John do all day long?
Leon: So this guy's dealing drugs?
Harold: That's putting it mildly. Based on the financial information I've seen, he's laundering profits on the order of eight figures.
Leon: Wow, I'm jealous... angry. Angry. He must be stopped.
Miles: Well, I lived in these houses 30 years before you did, otherwise known as last week.
Juliet: Who do you think they are?
Miles: Who cares who they are? We don't even know when they are. Hey, Dan, we don't get involved, right? That's what you said.
Daniel: It doesn't matter what we do. Whatever happened, happened.
James: Well, thanks anyway, Plato. I'm going over there.
James: You still got my back?
James: Alright, drop the gun. Drop it!
Miles: That douche is my dad.
Miles: [referring to Hugo's movie script] What the hell is this?
Hugo: I'm writing "Empire Strikes Back."
Miles: Uh, I'm sorry. What?
Hugo: It's 1977, right? So "Star Wars" just came out. And pretty soon, George Lucas is gonna look for a sequel. I've seen "Empire" 200 times, so I figured I'd made life easier and send him the script... with a couple improvements.
Charlotte: Where did these come from?
Daniel: That's a good question. They're pretty old.
Miles: They're not that old.
James: Let me see that.
[reads a bottle label]
Juliet: Ajira. It's an airline. It's based out of India, but they fly everywhere.
James: Great. Maybe they've got a flight out of here to Vegas.
Hugo: Locke said the people on the ship were here to rescue Charlotte and then kill us.
Hugo: So... are you?
Miles: Not yet.
Leon: She may be hot, but that's one broad I never wanna see again. I mean, ever! You guys never told me she was dangerous and crazy! Bad combo.
John: What happened?
Leon: I gave her the atropine and some demerol to knock her out. But she woke up on the drive over and almost killed me! Look
[Pulls down his collar]
Leon: Look at this bruise on my neck! So I gave her some more.
Harold: How much more, Mr. Tao?
Leon: I don't know. I look like a doctor to you?Man. I so don't get paid enough for this crap.
John: We don't pay you anything, Leon.
- Where's Leon?
Leon: You remind me of a girl.
- Have you ever considered pink hair?
Frank: What did you say your name was again?
Frank: Juliet? Juliet what?
Juliet: Juliet Burke.
Frank: Juliet Burke? You weren't on that plane were you?
[nods to himself]
Frank: This is Juliet Burke. And she was not on that plane!
Miles: What? Are you sure?
Frank: You know how many times I studied that damn manifest? There was no Juliet Burke on that flight! She's a native.
Miles: [charging towards Juliet] Where is he?
Sayid: Who are these people? What do they want?
Hugo: It's the Others, dude. They caught us... again. I dunno, I think they are trying to protect us.
Miles: Uh, as you can see, Hugo here has assumed the leadership position so that's pretty great.
- Violent crimes involving ordinary people.
- The government considers these people irrelevant.
- Hunted by the authorities, we work in secret.
- You will never find us.
- But victim or perpetrator, if your number's up, we 7! Find you.
Leon: This is the best day of my life.
Byron: Titus will here soon, and we both know he's not be as patient as I'm. So for the last time, Leon: Where is the rest of our money?
Leon: Double dip recession man. It happens. You don't want me to bet against America with your money, did you?
Leon: What are you, ex-military? One of those Blackwater guys?
John: Does it matter?
Leon: Look, you seem - well, crazy, but highly capable. I just need you to take me to my car. You owe me that much.
John: How do you figure?
Leon: When you butted in, we were in the middle of a negotiation.
John: Negotiations don't usually end in bullets, and your friends in there were Aryan brotherhood, something you should have thought of before you stole from them. By the way, how much did you take?
Leon: 8 million. Hey! Look, I didn't plan on stealing, at least not at first. I had a legitimate job at Bear Stearns. Then the recession hit and we all get axed, so I take a job at this little startup. Took me six months to realize I was working for the corporate arm of the Aryan Nation, laundering profits from their meth business. You wanna call that greedy? I call it payback. Please, I gotta get out of town, or I'm roadkill. Take me to my car.
[Reese walks up to a police car]
Leon: Not this car!
[Reese breaks the window and handcuffs Leon to the steering wheel]
Leon: What're - what're you doing?
John: Keeping you safe. Like I said, I'm looking for my friend,and I don't have time to babysit you.
Miles: Any of us can die because this is our present.
Hugo: But you said Ben couldn't die because he still has to grow up and become the leader of the Others.
Miles: Because this is his past.
Hugo: When we first captured Ben and Sayid just tortured him, then why wouldn't he remember getting shot by that same guy when he was a kid.
Miles: Huh... I hadn't thought of that.
Leon: Are you the Nigerian scammers? I can't believe you're actually Nigerian.
Miles: Your name's not Kevin!
Michael: [stares at him blankly] Huh?
Miles: Don't worry, 80 percent of the people on this boat are lying about something.
James: [to Daniel Faraday] Welcome back, Dr. Wizard.
Miles: I think it's Mr. Wizard.
James: Shut up.
Harold: Sorry for the theatrics, Mr. Tao, but we couldn't have you turning up knocking on our door.
Leon: What if I was collecting for UNICEF?
Jack: Why don't you put the guns down?
Miles: And why would I do that?
Jack: Because our friends are out in the jungle with a gun pointed at your head, and his head!
Miles: How stupid do you think I am?
[shots ring out and Juliet and Sayid emerge from the jungle with guns drawn]
Jack: I don't know Miles, how stupid are you?
Sayid: You say you are not here on a rescue mission and the world at large believes us to be dead. But here we are alive and well and you don't seem remotely surprised to see us.
Miles: Oh my God, you guys were on Oceanic flight 815.
[with huge sarcasm]
Miles: WOW! Is that better?
Detective: [after being rescued from the Aryan Brotherhood] Not a word. You hear me? We're going back to my cruiser in total silence.
John: Sure thing, Lionel. Like a gag order.
Leon: Hey, hey, guys, think you could uncuff me?
Harold: Who stands to benefit most from Veldt's death? Did another company plot it?
Leon: Gives new meaning to the phrase "hostile takeover," huh?
Harold: I'm extending an element of trust to you, Mr. Tao. Please resist the temptation to test the limits of my system.
Leon: Do I seem like the kind of guy who would let you down?
[Hurley takes the guitar case out of van]
Miles: Are we gonna sing Kum Ba Yah on the way?
Hugo: It's not a guitar, man.
Lloyd: I've solved the code. You need to know what it says right now.
Jack: Okay, Lloyd.
Lloyd: It says, "Graham home. Marathon, Florida. Save yourself, kill them all."
Miles: This conversation already happened, we just don't remember it.
Bian: Jiu shi.
Enrique: Jiu shi, what does that mean?
Bian: "Chairman," like Mao.
Enrique: I love that. Jiu Shi Morales.
Bian: In fact it would be Morales Jiu Shi. The family name is always first.
Enrique: See, now that's what's fucked up about your side of the world. The names, the way you read, the funny alphabet - you people do everything backwards.
Bian: Or you people do.
Darien: All you had to do was lose, old man. So before you die, I'm gonna make you realize that you are a loser. And that's all you're ever gonna be. You like games, right, Lou? Huh?
[Pulls out a gun, loads a single bullet]
Darien: Roulette's my favorite. It's just you versus the wheel. You may skate by for a spin or two. But in the end, the house always wins.
Lou: [Makris points the gun at Reese] I - I'll give you all the money back, just don't - just stop this. Just stop it
Darien: [Fires, no bullet] Oh, he's safe. For now.
[Moves the gun to Leon]
Leon: Come on, man. You gotta save me. That's your thing!
[Makris fires, again miss]
Darien: Not him either. The odds are getting worse.
[Moves the Gun to Harold]
Harold: [to Lou] Sometimes your luck just runs out.
[Reese springs into action, flips the table with one kick, takes out Makris' guys]
Lou: [Makris tries to shoot, his gun is empty] Hey, dumbass I cheated.
[Holds up the bullet]
John: We have to stop meeting like this.
Leon: But I'm always so happy to see you.
John: Next time this happens, Leon, I'm gonna be on vacation.
Carter: [reciting the letter Junior asked him to write] "Dear Vice President Cheney, as a powerful man all too familiar with accidental gunplay, I am writing in the hope that you will "intervene" in my case, like yourself, I was involved in an "unfortunate incident" when the gun I was "handling" misfired"
Miles: That's not Naomi, it's just meat.
Corrado: Two fags decide they want a baby. So they jack off in a cup, use the sperm to get a lady friend of theirs pregnant. Nine months later they go to the hospital. They see all the babies in the nursery. "Look," they say, "Our baby's the sweetest one. He's not even cryin' at all!". Uh, uh... Goddamn it, what the fuck is it?
Carter: "Now he's not crying," the nurse says, "Just wait till we get the pacifier out of his ass."