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Jaime Escalante (Character)
from Stand and Deliver (1988)

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Jaime Escalante was a real-life IT professional with... See more »

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Quotes:
From Stand and Deliver (1988)
Pancho: [Escalante is driving Pancho's car] Kemo, I don't wanna let you down but the money I'd be making'll buy me a new Trans Am.
Jaime Escalante: No one cruise through life, Pancho. Wouldn't you rather be designing these things than repairing them? Can't even do that, things got fuel injection -
[grinds gears]
Pancho: Kemo, you're gonna strip my gears, man!
Jaime Escalante: Don't panic, Johnny, just watch out for the other guy -
[grinds gears again]
Jaime Escalante: Right or left?
Pancho: GO RIGHT! GO RIGHT!
Jaime Escalante: [Kemo turns right, screams to halt in front of a dead end]
Jaime Escalante: All you can see is the turn, don't see the road ahead...
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