Upon hearing the news of iconic director John Hughes' sudden and tragic death, we not only reflected on the classic films he directed throughout the '80s, but also the totally awesome quotes that came out of them.

To be honest, we're not sure we'd have made it through high school without Ferris Bueller's lengthy asides, Saturday morning detention with 'The Breakfast Club,' or daydreams of Jake Ryan.

Relive the '80s and a truly era-defining career through our roundup of the best quotes from John Hughes' movies. Upon hearing the news of iconic director John Hughes' sudden and tragic death, we not only reflected on the classic films he directed throughout the '80s, but also the totally awesome quotes that came out of them.

To be honest, we're not sure we'd have made it through high school without Ferris Bueller's lengthy asides, Saturday morning detention with 'The Breakfast Club,' or daydreams of Jake Ryan.

Relive the '80s and a truly era-defining career through our roundup of the best quotes from John Hughes' movies.


'The Breakfast Club' Quotes

"Two hits. Me hittin' you, you hittin' the floor."

"Screws fall out all the time. The world's an imperfect place."

"Does Barry Manilow know you raid his wardrobe?"

"No Dad, what about you? F**k you!"

"So it's sorta social. Demented and sad, but social."

"I wanna be just like you. I figure all I need is a lobotomy and some tights."

"Do I stutter?"

"Could you describe the ruckus, sir?"

"Hey, how come Andrew gets to get up? If he gets up, we'll all get up, it'll be anarchy."

"Face it. You're a neo maxi zoom dweebie, what would you be doing if you weren't out making yourself a better citizen?"

"Dear Mr. Vernon, We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong, but we think you're crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us: in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain ... and an athlete ... and a basket case ... a princess ... and a criminal. Does that answer your question? Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club."

'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' Quotes
"You killed the car."

"Pardon my French, but Cameron is so tight that if you stuck a lump of coal up his ass, in two weeks you'd have a diamond."

"Drugs?" "Thank you, no, I'm straight." "I meant, are you in here for drugs?" "Why are you here?" "Drugs."

"That's right, I'm Abe Froman." "... the Sausage King of Chicago?"

"Excuse me: if whoever was in this house is still in the house, I'd like you to know that I've just called the police. I'd also like to add that I've got my father's gun and a scorching case of herpes."

"Save Ferris"

"Bueller? ... Bueller? ... Bueller?"

"You hit me. Look don't make me participate in your stupid crap if you don't like the way I do it. You make me get out of bed, you make me come over here. You make me make a phony phone call to Edward Rooney? The man could squash my nuts into oblivion. And-and-and then, and then, you deliberately hurt my feelings."

"Not that I condone fascism, or any 'ism' for that matter. Ism's in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon: 'I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.' Good point there. After all, he was the walrus. I could be the walrus, I'd still have to bum rides off of people. "

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it."

"He'll keep calling me, he'll keep calling me until I come over. He'll make me feel guilty. This is uh... This is ridiculous, okay I'll go, I'll go, I'll go, I'll go, I'll go. What - I'll go. S**t."

Grace: "Oh, he's very popular, Ed. The sportos, the motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, wasteoids, dweebies, dickheads - they all adore him. They think he's a righteous dude."
Ed Rooney: "That is why I need to show these kids that the example he sets is a first-class ticket to nowhere!"
Grace: "Oh, Ed - you sounded like Dirty Harry just then."
Ed Rooney: "Really? Thanks, Grace."


'Sixteen Candles' Quotes
"I can't believe my grandmother actually felt me up."

"They fucking forgot my birthday."

"I can't believe I gave my panties to a geek."

"What's happenin', hot stuff?"

"I've never bagged a babe."

"By night's end, I predict me and her will interface."

'Some Kind of Wonderful' Quotes
"Break his heart, I'll break your face."

"I'd rather be with someone for the wrong reasons then alone for the right."

"You should consider whether or not you feel you can deliver the kiss that kills."

"You look good wearing my future."

'National Lampoon's Vacation' Quotes
"The Wagon Queen Family Truckster. You think you hate it now, but wait till you drive it."

"Oh God! ... The dog wet on the picnic basket."

'Pretty in Pink' Quotes
"His name is Blane? Oh! That's a major appliance, that's not a name!"

"I know I'm old enough to be his mother, but when the Duck laid that kiss on me last night, I swear my thighs just went up in flames. He must practice on melons or something."

"God, Andie, I'd've died for you!"

"Love's a bitch, Duck. Love's a bitch. "

"Well, that's very nice. I'm glad. Well here's... here's the point, Andie. I'm not particularly concerned with whether or not you like me, because I live to like you and... and I can't like you anymore. So... so when you're feeling real low and... and dirty, and your heart is splattered all over hell, don't look to me to pump you back up 'cause... 'cause... 'cause maybe for the first time in your life I won't be there!"

"You said you couldn't be with someone who didn't believe in you. Well I believed in you. I just didn't believe in myself. I love you. Always."

'Uncle Buck' Quotes
Miles: "You have much more hair in your nose than my Dad."
Buck: "How nice of you to notice."
Miles: "I'm a kid - that's my job."

'Weird Science' Quotes
Wyatt: "Gary?... By the way, why are we wearing bras on our heads?"'
Gary: "Ceremonial."

'Planes, Trains, and Automobiles' Quotes
Neal: "Del, why did you kiss my ear?"
Del: "Why are you holding my hand?"
Neal: "Where's your other hand?"
Del: "Between two pillows."
Neal: "Those aren't pillows!"


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