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The original phrase is by Friedrich Nietzsche, in his book Twilight of the Idols: From life's school of war: what does not kill me makes me stronger This means that every experience in life makes you a stronger, more rounded person. Joker's phrase is obviously a word play on this, as other answered have already identified, but to give some more reasons ...


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He is referring to the fact that he will become one with The Force - a technique only a handful of jedi have learned. As a 'spirit' he will continue to guide Luke, and thus become somewhat omniscient - subsequently becoming more powerful. You might say as an older man, he had become physically weak, but once bonded with the Force he becomes greater than ...


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Irina Spalko was a KGB operative communist working for the Soviet Union. She was attempting to obtain the Crystal Skull in order to give the USSR an advantage over the Americans. From the screen play: The barrel of Mac’s gun, pointing directly at Indy’s head. INDY (cont’d) Why Mac? Why? * MAC What can I say, Jonsy, I’m a capitalist. And they paid. * ...


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As noted in other answers, it's wordplay and emphasizes how strange the Joker himself is. But the literal meaning of the expression is also important; to me, it seems quite reasonable to assume that the Joker really does believe that traumatic experiences ("whatever doesn't kill you") can push people to extremes and cause them to abandon social norms ("makes ...


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It means exactly the opposite of your take on it. I think Arnold said "No Sport" to indicate that if she was unarmed, she would be too easy to kill; not sporting. If she was armed by picking up the gun, the Predator would consider her to be true sport, in a fairer fight. Here's a sound clip of a quote from Blade Runner that conveys the same message more ...


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I just did a bit of digging on your behalf regarding this line, and there seems to be no concrete definition of it from any official source. That said, I found several interpretations along the way, including: 1) "You cannot wash away your sins."; 2) The blood is worn as a badge of merit on the blade; 3) The blood remains on the blade and not on your ...


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As far as I can tell, it comes from The Untouchables film. Films According to searches at Subzin, The Untouchables was the first with this line, but has been emulated in at least 20 other films since 2000. The Untouchables (1987) 01:21:23 Brings a knife to a gunfight. The Target Shoots First (2000) 00:17:38 What are you doing, Max? Bringing a knife to a ...


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I am not sure that it is based on a specific event but 1972 was a very tense year in the British government: 2 separate states of emergency were declared due to striking Bloody Sunday The British Embassy in Ireland was burned down There was a very violent protest in Derry Aldershot was bombed with several people killed 2 British ships were sunk by ...


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Well, I don't remember the scene exactly, but I'm pretty sure, that this was meant rather sarcastic. Latin is really not an easy language and has a rather complex grammar. Besides that it's not really spoken in everyday life anymore and only read from ancient texts or used in quite specialized contexts (law and medical terms, recitated prayers), but not ...


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So far we don't know. All we do know is that Gustavo Fring immigrated from Chile to Mexico in 1986. What he did back in Chile and who he was remains a mystery. Hank investigated his past and couldn't find anything, leading him to suspect that the Pinochet regime (who ruled Chile at the time) were somehow responsible. Don Eladio's words seems to suggest that ...


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Could this be Man on the Moon (1999)? Andy Kaufman is being offered a job in a sitcom, and is talking about canned laughter (emphasis added): - I hate sitcoms, George. I've never liked them. [...] - And sitcoms are the lowest form of entertainment. - I mean, it's just stupid jokes and canned laughter! - You don't know why it's there, but it's ...


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(Caveat: no disrespect intended to the man or his family. All information below is personal opinion, and mostly about the artistic decisions of the movie makers.) You wrote: Q: “In the end when he is dying his last words are ‘Happiness is only real when shared.’" Not quite. He wrote that into some book (with “Moscow” and various Russian names in the ...


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I would say the focus of the ending of the movie should not be on Is it a mistake of the society or is it wrong to live a solitary life,rather on the fact what he actually said when dying i.e. "Happiness is only real, when shared". By this quote he meant, if you want to find happiness in life, you can't enjoy it alone. Share it with your friends and family ...


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Obi Wan learned a specific force technique from Qui-gon Jin that allows him, after death to retain communication with the living via the force. This partially explains Kenobi's comment. What Obi Wan is most likely referring to is the fact that if Vader kills him it will drive Luke to learn the force and take on the Empire. Obi Wan believes that since ...


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Well, I believe that this is attributed to many of the great civilizations decaying from within that contributed to the eventual fall of said civilization. There is a lot of evidence that the Maya empire was near the brink of collapse before the Spanish came (due to famine, overpopulation in specific cities, fighting among social classes, etc.). You can ...


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I think it's important to look at (one of) the Joker's origin stories. From The Killing Joke: You see it doesn't matter if you catch me and send me back to the asylum... [...] I've proved my point. I've demonstrated there's no difference between me and everyone else! All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy. That's how far the ...


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TangoOversway -- You're right ! It is Sad Sack and here is the clip. The line is "Please, can I kill him now ?" I had rejected that because the image of Peter Lorre I had was a much younger, leaner version -- so I ruled out all movies after about '55. Perhaps this is not the only movie he said this line in... :)


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The problem here is that the major is aiming at Chingachgook. The major may think he's one of the attackers running away. It's clear that he's aiming at Chingachgook because even after Chingachgook kills the only other Indian within the line of site of the Major, the Major keeps taking aim. Obviously HawkEye doesn't want Chingachgook shot, So since the ...


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In Armageddon the character Bear (Michael Clarke Duncan) says: Yo, Harry, you're the man. after Harry (Bruce Willis) detonates the bomb. [Watch clip on YouTube]


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The quote both relates how, by the end of the film, Jake LaMotta has found his own peace; and as a tribute to Martin Scorsese's film teacher, Haig P. Manoogian. Filmsite's review of Raging Bull says: The final title commemorates Jake's "once I was blind and now I can see" salvation and new understanding: Final Title: So, for the second ...


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This line (which breaks the fourth wall as Al Pacino utters it directly at us) is said immediately after Kevin (Keanu Reeves) has been easily coerced by a reporter and his own wife, Mary-Ann (Charlize Theron), into giving an interview which, it is promised, will make him a 'star'. We are essentially right back where we started in the film. After getting ...


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The best explanation is the first one. Walt still doesn't want to admit that he constitutes a danger to the family (including his bother in law Hank). And he surely doesn't want to scare Skyler. Much as Walt might want to let Skyler know he did something to protect the family, he can't do this without revealing the depths to which he has already gone and the ...


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It was a simple wordplay. He took a very famous and often used phrase (that you correctly identified in your question) and made it, well, stranger. This is just the Joker's kind of humour, especially when seeing that he has a thing for taking the normal and driving it ad absurdum. So I'm not sure he intended anything else than being funny and, uh, strange.


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Maybe it's a TV clip instead? Here's one from Everybody Loves Raymond, where he says "Too much talking, not enough shooting" in a faux Mexican accent while commenting on a 'girlie' film (it's around 0:35): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2Nk3FOcyIw


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He was talking about the entire source code project (getting in someone else's body) and trying to explain to her what was really going on to make her understand/help him. As he realizes his actions might seem strange, he tries to convince her to go with it. She dismisses it as it doesn't seem important (only dreams) and flirts with him


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Analysing some subtitles I found out that the quotation can be: Ich kann nicht anders Maybe the pronunciation wasn't that great. The quotation is attributed to Martin Luther: Hier stehe ich, ich kann nicht anders. Gott helfe mir. Amen!: "Here I stand, I cannot do differently. God help me. Amen!"


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The Dictionary of American Slang defines this, and supplies just this line from Val Kilmer in Tombstone as an example of its usage."I'm your huckleberry" means "I'm just the man you're looking for!""I'm your huckleberry..." Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday in TombstoneAlso, the podcast A Way With Words from Public Radio, is a call-in show about linguistics, and ...


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You need to understand clearly one crucial point. Only a Jedi who adheres to the 'good' side becomes part of The Force in the event of his death. A Jedi adherent of the dark side who perishes is truly dead; he cannot survive as a part of The Force. Hence Vader, having adopted the dark side, had no knowledge that a Jedi was capable of surviving beyond ...


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There is one famous Homer Simpson quote that sounds like the one you are looking for: It's true, I'm a rageoholic! I just can't get enough RAGEOHOL! This is from S13E18 - I Am Furious Yellow Source: http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0701132/


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My understanding was that there was an event in 1972 which caused uproar in the Diogenes Club. John Watson enters a room and asks for Mycroft, a number of the gentleman in the room look at him in horror. Mycroft arrives and ushers him quickly from the room. Mycroft then explains that the room has a policy of silence. He jokingly comments that there are a ...



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