A free man at a start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain. As audiences, we often lack perception. Captain Byron Hadley: You eat when we say you eat. Year after that he did them all including the warden’s. Here are 20 The Shawshank Redemption quotes on freedom and hope: Salvation lies within. An ice age here, million years of mountain building there. Ernie: I heard he had you shittin' in your pants! Red  [narrating]  The first night’s the toughest, no doubt about it. I tell you, those voices soared higher and farther than anybody in a gray place dares to dream. You got that, you maggot —– ———? The guards simply didn’t notice. We oughta file that under “Educational” too, oughten we? [to Andy]  Let me tell you something my friend. Somebody always breaks down crying. That there’s a – there’s a – there’s something inside that’s yours, that they can’t touch. Captain Byron Hadley: You eat when we say you eat. RED: I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. I want to talk to him. Andy Dufresne… who crawled through a river of stuff and came out clean on the other side. Contents1 shawshank redemption quotes2 the shawshank redemption quotes3 shawshank redemption dialogues4 shawshank redemption best quotes5 quotes from shawshank redemption6 shawshank redemption quotes hope7 shawshank redemption hope quote8 shawshank redemption quote9 shawshank redemption dialogue10 hope shawshank redemption11 shawshank quotes12 hope quote … – Andy Dufresne, Oh, Andy loved geology. Straight as an arrow. Truth is, I don’t wanna know. The Sisters never laid a finger on Andy again… and Bogs never walked again. 22. Red [narrating] Not long after the warden deprived us of his company, I got a postcard in the mail. Year after that they rescheduled the start of the intra-mural season to coincide with tax season. I hope. Captain Byron Hadley: Oh that’s funny. Mr. Rock and Roll. Some things are best left unsaid. IT’S MY LIFE! I believe in two things: discipline and the Bible. And I guess you judge how well you are doing by how well you sleep at night…and what your dreams are like.”, “I hope I can make or across the border. Tommy Williams: So I’m backing out the door, right, and I got the TV, like this; it was a big old thing, You know, I was standing there, holdin’ on to that TV, so finally the voice says, “You hear what I said, boy?” And I say, “Yes sir, I sure did, but if I drop this f***ing thing you got me on destruction of property too.”. Red  That tall drink of water with the silver spoon up his ass. The guards simply didn’t notice. Step aside Mert, this is about to have himself an accident. They’ll see the flames for miles. Red [narrating]  Tommy Williams came to Shawshank in 1965 on a two-year stretch for B&E. But, now they’re everywhere. It was blank, but the postmark said Fort Hancock, Texas. 12. Andy Dufresne, who crawled through a river of stuff hit and came out clean on the other side. I want to try and talk some sense to him, tell him the way things are. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. I hope I get to see my friend. Enough time passes, gets so you depend on them. I guess I just miss my friend. That’s the beauty of music. The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry. I was in … Red:  I’m known to locate certain things from time to time. You’re holdin’ up the show. Terrible thing to live in fear. Boggs: Naw, you don’t understand. Andy:  I wouldn’t say friends. Red: In 1966, Andy Dufresne escaped from Shawshank prison. Their feathers are just too bright. His eyes never got that dull look. [referring to Andy using an alias to launder money for the warden]  If they ever try to trace any of those accounts, they’re gonna end up chasing a figment of my imagination. I remember my first night. Any questions?” ― Warden Samuel Norton, Shawshank Redemption, “Get busy living or get busy dying. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. That’s yours. That’s where I want to live the rest of my life. It's hard work, and I try … The film tells the story of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), a banker who is convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. Truth is, I don’t want to know. The part that counts, anyways. Hope is a dangerous thing. . I have trouble sleepin’ at night. To my knowledge, he lived out the rest of his days drinking his food through a straw. A. Plot – We are in 1946. Old Andy did it in less than twenty. That’s yours. A warm place with no memory. That’s the beauty of music. The parole board got me into this halfway house called "The Brewer" and a job bagging groceries at the Foodway. Red: I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. I like to think the last thing that went through his head other than that bullet, was how the hell that Andy Dufrense got the best of him. 4. What was wrong with him he kept bottled up inside.”, “It’s amazing how many men remember him that way, and amazing how many men were on that work-crew when Andy Dufresne faced down Byron Hadley. I want to try and talk some sense to him, tell him the way things are. I want to talk to him. Well yeah, Andy. A toothbrush, see,is a non-lethal sort of object. Relax! I look back on the way I was then: a young, stupid kid who committed that terrible crime. I had my money on Andy Dufresne. Forget that there are places in the world that aren’t made out of stone. The parole board got me into this halfway house called “The Brewer” and a job bagging groceries at the Foodway. You have to be human first. Man up and vanished like a fart in the wind!Warden Norton, Only guilty man in Shawshank…Ellis Boyd ‘Red’ Redding, The funny thing is on the outside I was an honest man. I want to try and talk some sense to him, tell him the way things are. [narrating] Not long after the warden deprived us of his company, I got a postcard in the mail. The parole board got me into this halfway house called the Brewer, and a job bagging groceries at the Foodway. The movie is narrated by Red (a man that knows how to get things! Besides seven Academy Award nominations, the real success was achieved thanks to word of mouth and film critics, … Andy did like he was told, buffed those shoes to a high mirror shine. I’ll not have the Lord’s name taken in vain in my prison. Enough time passes, you get so you depend on them. They send you here for life, and that’s exactly what they take. It was as if some beautiful bird had flapped into our drab little cage and made these walls dissolve away, and for the briefest of moments, every last man in Shawshank felt free.”. I think it’s the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain. And that also is very convenient, isn’t it, Mr. Dufresne? Not because I’m in here, or because you think I should. I swear, the stuff he pulled… Sometimes it makes me sad, though, Andy being gone. Truth is, I don’t want to know. I want to talk to him. Andy has a strong personality and doesn’t crack under pressure — his resilience and imperishable hope helped him prevail behind the bars. … The Shawshank Redemption is still high on the top lists of the prominent film websites. The Shawshank Redemption. 9. I’d like to think they were singing about something so beautiful it can’t be expressed in words, and it makes your heart ache because of it. That’s god damn right.” ― Ellis Boy “Red” Redding, Shawshank Redemption, “I like to think the last thing that went through his head other than that bullet, was how the hell that Andy Dufrense got the best of him.” ― Ellis Boy “Red” Redding, Shawshank Redemption, The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry.- Brooks Hatlen, Get busy living or get busy dying. They march you in naked as the day you were born, skin burning and half blind from that delousing sh*t they throw on you, and when they put you in that cell, when those bars slam home, that’s when you know it’s for real. He never made a sound. Warden Samuel Norton: Nothing stops. 10. She was beautiful. Andy Dufresne… headed for the Pacific. Don’t you understand? All they found of him was a muddy set of prison clothes, a bar of soap, and an old rock hammer, damn near worn down to the nub. I guess I just miss my friend. An ice age here, million years of mountain building there. Because to tell you the truth. I had my money on Andy Dufresne. I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. I’m tired of being afraid all the time. They march you in naked as the day you were born, skin burning and half blind from that delousing — they throw on you, and when they put you in that cell, when those bars slam home, that’s when you know it’s for real. It’s down there and I’m in here. That there’s something inside… that they can’t get to, that they can’t touch. Maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever diesAndy Dufresne, I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. I hope.' eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'optimistminds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_2',131,'0','0'])); Behind bars, the usual collection of samples of humanity is displayed: sodomites out of necessity, guardians who are more delinquent than the prisoners, a greedy director and an old lifer, James Whitmore, who embodies the greatness of American cinema of the past. The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry. Geology is the study of pressure and time. Writing about yourself seems to be a lot like sticking a branch into clear river-water and rolling up the muddy bottom. I hope I can make it across the border. I saw an automobile once when I was a kid. If I hear so much as a mouse fart in here the rest of the night I swear by God and sonny Jesus you will all visit the infirmary. [after Brooks held a knife to Heywood's throat] Andy Dufresne: I just don't understand what happened in there. Neither did I… I mean, seriously, how often do you really look at a mans shoes? Their feathers are just too bright. But I can’t. Fort Hancock… right on the border. Luckily his fellow inmate Ellis “Red” Redding (Morgan Freeman) pulls some strings and helps the new recruit avoid more trouble. You need it so you don’t forget. ), who becomes Andy’s closest friend inside Shawshank…, eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'optimistminds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_1',132,'0','0']));1. Andy Dufresne, headed for the Pacific. Like I said, in prison a man will do most anything to keep his mind occupied. Not because I’m in here, or because you think I should. I’m not even going to count to one. Their feathers are just too bright. Catching my drift? These prison walls are funny. Appropriations committee voted an annual payment of five hundred dollars just to shut him up. … There’s not a day goes by I don’t feel regret. Red: Oh, Andy loved geology. Red: [narrating]  Two things never happened again after that. Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies. Your backsidebelongs to me. I want to talk to him. I didn’t pull the trigger, but I pushed her away. Nothing left but all the time in the world to think about it. I’ll thump your skull for ya! That’s the beauty of music. I hope. That’s the beauty of music. I hope wherever he is, he’s doin’ okay and makin’ new friends. You do that and I’ll put all eight inches of steel in your ear. Explore our collection of motivational and famous quotes by authors you know and love. I had to come to prison to be a crook. Enough time passes, you get so you depend on them. Hope can drive a man insane. Like. I got to live with that. “Yeah, right. Red: These prison walls are funny. – Captain Byron Hadley, Oh that’s funny. Yeah, I think it would be fair to say…I liked Andy from the start. Then you get used to them. Norton must have subscribed to the old Puritan notion that the best way to figure out which folks God favours is by checking their bank acounts.”, “Get busy living or get busy dying.” ― Stephen King, The Shawshank Redemption”, “I hope he died of intestinal cancer in a part of the world where morphine is as of yet undiscovered.”, “It always comes down to two choices; Get busy living, or get busy dying.”, “They found him guilty, and brother, if Maine had the death penalty, he would have done the airdance before that spring’s crocuses poked their heads out of the dirt.”, “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. And when you swallow mine you’re gonna swallow Rooster’s cause ya done broke his nose and I think he oughta have something to show for it. They can’t get that from you… Haven’t you ever felt that way about music? That’s yours.”  ― Andy Dufresne, Shawshank Redemption, “Let me tell you something my friend. ANDY: You know what the Mexicans say about the Pacific?eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'optimistminds_com-banner-1','ezslot_5',154,'0','0'])); eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'optimistminds_com-large-leaderboard-2','ezslot_7',135,'0','0']));ANDY: They say it has no memory. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. They send you here for life, that’s exactly what they take. I’ve decided not to stay. He is given two life sentences and sent to the notorious Shawshank State Penitentiary, but maintains his innocence. [narrating]  I find I’m so excited, I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. Let us know if you liked the post. Get busy living or get busy dying, Lord, it’s a miracle! Every last ———-in here. The only question is, who’s it gonna be? View Quote Brooks: All Andy needed was a suit and a tie and a little jiggly hula gal on his desk, he would've been Mister Dufresne. “I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged. You better be sick or dead in there, I sh*t you not! They send you here for life, that’s exactly what they take. The part that counts, anyways. Geology is the study of pressure and time. Haven’t you ever felt that way about music?” ― Andy Dufresne, Shawshank Redemption, “That’s where I want to live the rest of my life. What was right with him he’d only give you a little at a time. “There’s not a day  goes by I don’t feel regret. The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry. A promise I made to Andy. Share. That’s all it takes really, pressure and time. That there’s something inside -that they can’t get to, that they can’t touch. You understand me? THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION by Frank Darabont Based upon the story Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption by Stephen King 1 INT -- CABIN -- NIGHT (1946) A dark, empty room. I … Five hundred yards… that’s the length of five football fields; just shy of half a mile. I’m Mr. Norton, the warden. I will be hoping that this letter finds you, and finds you well. 17 Shawshank Redemption Quotes About Andy’s Escape From Prison. “Salvation lies within.” — Warden Samuel Norton, 14. First you hate ’em, then you get used to ’em. Hope can drive a man insane, Remember, Red… hope is a good thing. And everyone’s in on it, including *her*! It comes out that the director counterfeits the books of accounts, registering them in Randall Stevens’ names, a fictitious figure. Based on Stephen King’s novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, and directed by Frank Darabont, the movie is an uplifting prison drama. It floats around. " We sat and drank it and felt the sun on our shoulders, and not even the expression of half-amusement, half-contempt on Hadley’s face – as if he was watching apes drink beer instead of men – could spoil it. You WILL shut the f*** up NOW or I’ll sing you a lullaby! It’s just a bad word. A great memorable quote from the Shawshank Redemption movie on Quotes.net - Brooks: Dear Fellas, I can't believe how fast things move on the outside. The movie’s principal messages in the power of hope, continued persistence in the face of adversity and a single-minded desire to achieve goals are as inspiring and as relevant to any blogger or SEO practitioner as they are to someone facing up to any type of personal challenge.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'optimistminds_com-leader-2','ezslot_10',139,'0','0'])); Daniela Paez is a Clinical Psychologist with an MSc. quote-left. So you go on and stamp your form, sonny, and stop wasting my time. That’s institutionalized.” — Red. Sometimes it takes me a while to remember where I am. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I guess I just miss my friend. Brooks Hatlen Quotes. Let me tell you something my friend. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice. Geology is the study of pressure and time. You sh*t when we say you sh*t and you p*ss when we say you p*ss. 20 The Shawshank Redemption Quotes on Freedom and Hope, Who Is Adam Sandler’s Wife? Here you’ll receive both. Like Byron Hadley, Brooks plays a much bigger role in the movie of Shawshank than the book. Their feathers are just too bright and when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice, but still, the place you live in is that much more drab and empty now that they’re gone. I thought there were nine or ten of us, but by 1955 there must have been two hundred of us, maybe more… if you believed what you heard.”, “At first you can’t stand those four walls, then you get so you can abide them, then you get so you accept them… and then, as your body and your mind ad your spirit adjust to life on an HO scale, you get to love them.”, “I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. The film adaption is … Andy Dufresne: Forget that there are places in the world that aren’t made out of stone, that there’s a… there’s something inside that they can’t get to and they can’t touch. Join; Authors; Topics; Movies; TV Shows; Search. Like I said, in prison, a man will do almost anything to keep his mind occupied. Still, the place you live in is that much more drab and empty that they’re gone. But I can’t. But, now they're everywhere. All I want is to be back where things make sense. 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