As long as the world is turning and spinning, we're gonna be dizzy and we're gonna make mistakes.
That's all we needed, a Druish Princess!
I was in the middle of shooting the last few weeks of Blazing Saddles somewhere in the Antelope Valley, and Gene Wilder and I were having a cup of coffee and he said, I have this idea that there could be another "Frankenstein." I said not another — we've had the son of, the cousin of, the brother-in-law, we don't need another Frankenstein. His idea was very simple: What if the grandson of Dr. Frankenstein wanted nothing to do with the family whatsoever. He was ashamed of those wackos. I said, "That's funny."
Jim "The Waco Kid": My name is Jim, most people call me... Jim.
Sheriff Bart: Good mornin', ma'am! And isn't it a lovely mornin'? Old Woman: Up yours, nigger! Jim "The Waco Kid":[consoling Bart afterwards]: What did you expect? "Welcome, sonny"? "Make yourself at home"? "Marry my daughter"? You've got to remember that these are just simple farmers … these are people of the land … the common clay of the New West. You know – morons.
Sheriff Bart: Excuse me while I whip this out.
Sheriff Bart: Where the white women at?
Railway Worker: You shifty nigger! They said you was hung! Sheriff Bart: And they was right!
Sheriff Bart[waking up a drunk Jim in jail]: Are we awake? Jim "The Waco Kid": We don't know. Are we black? Sheriff Bart: Yes we are. Jim "The Waco Kid": Then we're awake, but we're very puzzled.
Sheriff Bart: Since I am your host and you are my guest what are your hobbies? What do you like to do in your free time? Jim "The Waco Kid": Oh you know, play chess...screw. Sheriff Bart: Well let's play chess!
Josephus: I'm Josephus, and I'm the main course over at the Colosseum!
Count de Monet [consistently mispronounced as "count da money"]: Bearnaise, do we have any of those delicious raisins left? Bearnaise: You ate yours. These are mine. Count de Monet:Au contraire, they are mine! I paid for them! Hand them over! Bearnaise [sotto voce, mimicking]: 'I paid for them! They're mine!' [Blows a raspberry] Count de Monet: Don't be saucy with me, Bearnaise.
Count de Monet: It is said that the people are revolting King Louis XVI : You said it. They stink on ice.
Impoverished Paris Street Merchant (Jack Carter): Rats, rats for sale. Get your rats. Good for rat stew, rat soup, or the ever-popular ratatouille.
Other Street Merchant:Nothing, I have absolutely nothing for sale!
King Louis XVI [prior to his arrest]: It's good to be the king. (Also used in Robin Hood- Men In Tights and The Producers [Musical])
Tomás de Torquemada: It's better to lose your skullcap than your skull.
Moses : God has given us these fifteen— (after dropping one of the tablets) Oy! Ten — ten commandments!
Revolutionary Leader: And now, let us end this meeting on a high note. [Proceeds to sing a sharp high note, followed by the rest of the revolutionaries.]