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Mike Waters (Character)
from My Own Private Idaho (1991)

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My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Mike Waters: This chick's living in a new car ad.

Scott Favor: It's when you start doing things for free, that you start to grow wings. Isn't that right, Mike.
Mike Waters: What?
Scott Favor: Wings, Michael. You grow wings, and become a fairy.

Mike Waters: I love you, and you don't pay me.

Scott Favor: I only have sex with a guy for money.
Mike Waters: Yeah, I know.
Scott Favor: And two guys can't love each other.
Mike Waters: Yeah.
Mike Waters: Well, I don't know. I mean... I mean, for me, I could love someone even if I, you know, wasn't paid for it... I love you, and... you don't pay me.
Scott Favor: Mike...
Mike Waters: I really wanna kiss you, man... Well goodnight, man... I love you though... You know that... I do love you.

Scott Favor: Getting away from everything feels good.
Mike Waters: Yeah, it does.
Scott Favor: When I left home, the maid asked me where I was off to. I said "Wherever. Whatever. Have a nice day."
Mike Waters: You had a maid. If I had a normal family, and a good up-bringing, then I would have been a well-adjusted person.
Scott Favor: It depends on what you call normal.
Mike Waters: Yeah, it does. Well, you know. Normal. Like a mom and a dad and a dog, and shit like that. Normal. Normal.
Scott Favor: So, you didn't have a normal dog?
Mike Waters: No, I didn't have a dog.
Scott Favor: Didn't... or... didn't have a normal dad?
Mike Waters: Didn't have a dog or a normal dad anyway, yeah. That's alright. I don't feel sorry for myself. I mean, I feel like I'm... I feel like I'm... you know... well-adjusted.

Mike Waters: This is a nice home. Do you live here?... I don't blame you.

Mike Waters: I've been tasting roads my whole life.

[last lines]
Mike Waters: I'm a connoisseur of roads. I've been tasting roads my whole life. This road will never end. It probably goes all around the world.

Daddy Carroll: I am so lucky, i was born on April 4th 1944, thats 4.4.44, if you add that up it comes to 16: 1-6, one plus six is seven: luckiest number of all.
Mike Waters: You know your Math.
Daddy Carroll: It's more than math Mike, it's... imaculate perfection!

Gary: Hey man, did you get into that Sinead O'Connor concert last night?
Mike Waters: To the Sinead? What?
Gary: You know, the chick with the bald head.
Mike Waters: I've never been to a concert before, dude.

Richard Waters: That guy. He was your real dad, Mike.
Mike Waters: Don't fuck me in the head anymore man! I know the fucking truth! I know who my fucking real dad is!
Richard Waters: Who?... Who?
Mike Waters: Dick, you. Richard, you're my dad. I know that.
Richard Waters: You know too much.

Mike Waters: [in a coffee shop] How'd we get home?
Scott Favor: That German guy. Hans. He brought you downtown, you were passed out. He said he was heading to Portland, so I asked him for a ride.
Mike Waters: For some reason I'm forgetting a German guy named Hans.
Scott Favor: Well. You were sleeping.
Mike Waters: How much do you make off me while I'm sleeping?
Scott Favor: Just a ride, Mike. I don't make anything. What, you think that I sell your body while you are asleep?
Mike Waters: Yeah.
Scott Favor: [Scott stirs his coffee] No, Mike. I'm on your side.

Bob Pigeon: Are you not a coward? Answer that, and that goes double!
Mike Waters: You're calling me a coward? You fat duck!
Bob Pigeon: I'd give a thousand dollars to be able to run as fast as you can.
Mike Waters: It'll never happen Bob.

Mike Waters: [First lines, mumbled to self, counting seconds, looking at pocket watch] 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10...
[Coughs]
Mike Waters: I always know where I am by the way that the road looks. Like I just know that I've been here before. I just know that I've been stuck here, like this one f**king time before, you know that? Yeah. There's not another road anywhere that looks like this road - I mean, exactly like this road. It's one kind of place. One of a kind... like someone's face...
[cracks neck]
Mike Waters: like a f**ked up face.

Mike Waters: [shouting at rabbit on roadside] Oooh-woo-woo-woo-woo-woo-woo! Where do you think you're running, man? We're stuck here together, you s**t!

Mike Waters: This road never ends. It probably goes all around the world.

Mike Waters: Walt.
Walt: Yeah, Mike?
Mike Waters: You think, um, that you could spot me ten more dollars?
Walt: Ten dollars? What's the matter, you can't get it from your dad?
Mike Waters: My dad and I don't get along too well, you know that Walt.
Walt: We're not getting along that well either now, are we?
Mike Waters: No we don't get along too well... or else he wouldn't have gone out and drowned himself at Boxcar Canyon.
Walt: Again? He hit the water this time?
Mike Waters: He survived the first time, this time...
Walt: Oh, God.
Mike Waters: You're the only one I can ask, you know that Walt! Please! I'll owe you a date, how about that? I'll owe you a date. Pleeeeeeeease.
Walt: Oh God, tears crying, hold on. Here you go.
[slides money under the door]
Mike Waters: Thanks!