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Drew Baylor (Character)
from Elizabethtown (2005)

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Elizabethtown (2005)
[from trailer]
Drew Baylor: [embracing] Please don't take this as rejection.
Claire Colburn: I really don't.

[from trailer]
Hollie Baylor: Don't expect to be making any friends.
Heather Baylor: Drew doesn't have friends, Mom.
Drew Baylor: I have friends!

Drew Baylor: I'm gonna have to call you back...
Heather Baylor: Okay, just dial HELL and i'll answer.

Drew Baylor: So what are you doing right now?
Claire Colburn: [referring to Drew] I'm checking out this cute guy...
Drew Baylor: [disgusted face] Why are you telling me that?

[first lines]
Dock Worker: [receiving returning good] Welcome back, boys.
Drew Baylor: As somebody once said, there's a difference between a failure and a fiasco. A failure is simply the non-present of success. Any fool can accomplish failure. But a fiasco, a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions. A fiasco is a folktale told to others, that makes other people feel more... alive. Because it didn't happen to them.

Claire Colburn: Do you ever just think I'm fooling everybody?
Drew Baylor: You have no idea.

Claire Colburn: I think I've been asleep most of my life.
Drew Baylor: Me too.

Drew Baylor: [on cremating his dad] That's the plan - that is the way it's gonna be guys! Sprinkled at sea!
Drew Baylor: [angrily] And that's the decision from California!
[then realising what he just said]
Drew Baylor: Shit, Oregon!
[men at table laughing]
Drew Baylor: We really are from Oregon!

Claire Colburn: Hey, you're only 45 minutes away. You wanna meet halfway and see the sunrise? At this point it's probably easier to stay up!
Drew Baylor: You think so?
Claire Colburn: I think that's what "they" say!

Drew Baylor: I see you right there. I see you right there.
Claire Colburn: There you are.

Drew Baylor: You know, there is nothing greater than deciding in your life that things maybe really are black and white! And this guy Ben, who clearly takes you for granted, who serially takes advantage of you, is bad! And what I'm saying is good! See what I mean? You shouldn't be the substitute for anybody. This guy should be right here, right now, doing this
[kisses Claire]
Drew Baylor: .

Drew Baylor: What is that word...? Whimsical!

Drew Baylor: No true fiasco ever began as a quest for mere adequacy. A motto of the British Special Air Force is: 'Those who risk, win.' A single green vine shoot is able to grow through cement. The Pacific Northwestern salmon beats itself bloody on it's quest to travel hundreds of miles upstream against the current, with a single purpose, sex of course, but also... life

Drew Baylor: And don't worry. Because as great as you look tonight, you are safe with me.

Drew Baylor: And they all know me, and I don't know any of them. And I've never seen a dead body before.

Drew Baylor: I've just recently decided that the things we know aren't black and white.

Drew Baylor: You're smart, you'll just wear your shoes and *never* ask any questions. Just enjoy your footwear.

Chuck Hasboro: Okay, it's all about family bro.
Drew Baylor: Thank you, Chuck.
[they hug]

Drew Baylor: Did I miss 60B?

Drew Baylor: Because we have a moment here, let me tell you that I have recently become a secret connoisseur of 'last looks'. You know the way people look at you when they believe it's for the last time? I've started collecting these looks.

Drew Baylor: Can you imagine an entire life wrapped up in a shoe?

Claire Colburn: Hey, now we actually have a shot at being friends for the rest of our lives.
Drew Baylor: The rest of our lives... hm...

Drew Baylor: In that moment, I knew success, not greatness, was the only god the world served.

Claire Colburn: You know, You're always trying to break up with me, and we're not even together.
Drew Baylor: I know... We're not?

[repeated line]
Drew Baylor: I'm fine.

Drew Baylor: You're great, Claire. Actually, you're kinda amazing.

Drew Baylor: We should've taken this trip years ago.

Drew Baylor: Beautiful night, does it ever cool off?
Jessie Baylor: No, this time of year its hotter than the hinges of hell, we got stars though...

Drew Baylor: [on phone] I am Currently stealing Chuck and Cindy's wedding beer.
Chuck Hasboro: You're a friend of Chuck's right?
Drew Baylor: Yes, yes I am
Chuck Hasboro: No you're not, I'm Chuck
Drew Baylor: ...Of... Chuck and Cindy?
Claire Colburn: [voiceover] Is that Chuck?
Drew Baylor: It's Chuck!

Drew Baylor: And who says we have to listen to 'them'?
Claire Colburn: *They* do!

Drew Baylor: By the way, I didn't say 'million,' I said 'billion.' A billion dollars; that's a lot of million.

Claire Colburn: You're an artist, man. Your job is to break through barriers. Not accept blame and bow and say thank you, I'm a loser, I'll go away now. Oh, Phil's mean to me, whaa, whaa, So what.
Drew Baylor: I don't cry.
Claire Colburn: You want to be *really* great? Then have the courage to fail big and stick around. Make 'em wonder why you're still smiling. That's true greatness to me. But don't listen to me, I'm a Claire.