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Barry Berkman: The baseball announcer?
Gene Cousineau: I need you out of my house.”
Shinji Ikari: What do you mean?
Asuka Langley Soryu: [sighs frustratedly] You're thinking in Japanese, aren't you? If you MUST think, do it in German!
Shinji Ikari: Uh, well, I'll try... um, strudel, bratwurst...
Asuka Langley Soryu: Ach! Dummkopf!”
James Bond: Japanese proverb say, 'Bird never make nest in bare tree.'”
Tiger Tanaka: In Japan, men come first. Women come second.
Bond: Really? I may just retire to here.”
Judge: Well, do you, Private?
Desmond Doss: No, sir, I don't.
Judge: Why are you contesting it, then? Why is it so important to you, given your refusal to even touch a weapon to serve in a combat unit?
Desmond Doss: Because when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, I took it personal. Everyone I knew was on fire to join up, including me. There were two men in my hometown declared 4-F unfit, they killed themselves cause they couldn't serve. Why, I had a job in a defense plant and I could've taken a deferment, but that ain't right. It isn't right that other men should fight and die, that I would just be sitting at home safe. I need to serve. I got the energy and the passion to serve as a medic, right in the middle with the other guys. No less danger, just...while everybody else is taking life, I'm going to be saving it. With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it doesn't seem like such a bad thing to me to wanna put a little bit of it back together.”
Butt-head: We're gonna explore the world of getting high? Cool! Huh huh.
Mr. Van Driessen: No, Butt-head. Not ‘high, cool,’ but the ancient, Japanese, spare, haunting poetry called ‘haiku.’”
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