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Quotes for
Guido (Character)
from The Misfits (1961)

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The Misfits (1961)
Gay: What's eatin' you?
Guido: Just my life.

Guido: Have you ever been outside Reno, Ms. Taber?
Roslyn: Once I walked to the edge of town; doesn't look like there's much out there.
Gay: Everything's there!
Roslyn: Like what?
Gay: The country!
Roslyn: Well, what do you do with yourself?
Gay: Just live.
Roslyn: How does anyone "just live"?
Gay: Well, you start by going to sleep. You get up when you feel like it. You scratch yourself. You fry yourself some eggs. You see what kind of a day it is; throw stones at a can, whistle.

Guido: She wasn't like any other woman. Stood by me 100%, uncomplaining as a tree.
Roslyn: Maybe that's what killed her.

Guido: You have the gift for life, Rosylyn. The rest of us, we're just looking for a place to hide and watch it all go by.

Guido: She's crazy. They're all crazy. You try not to believe it cause you need them. She's crazy. You struggle, you build, you try, you turn yourself inside out for 'em but its never enough. So they put the spurs to you - I know, I got the marks. I know this racket, I just forgot what I knew for a while.

Guido: Boy I must be in the wrong house!
Guido: The only thing this guy ever did for a woman was get out the ice cubes.

[first lines]
Isabelle Steers: Young man, do you have the time? I got six clocks in the house and none of them work.
Guido: Twenty after nine.
Isabelle Steers: After? It's twenty after, dear. Dahlin'. Five minutes.
Roslyn: What about you?
Isabelle Steers: I'm all set, I just tyin' my sling. The lawyer said nine thirty sharp, dahlin'.
Roslyn: Okay.

Roslyn: [to Guido, who is driving drunkenly at breakneck speed] Please, Guido! Don't kill us!
Guido: How do you get to know somebody, kid? I can't make a landing, and I... can't get up to God, either. Help me. I never said "help me" in my life. I don't know anybody. So how do I land, honey? Will you give me a little time? Say yes.
Guido: At least say, "Hello, Guido".
Roslyn: [Nervously] Yes, Guido. Hello, Guido.
Guido: [a pause between the two] Hello, Roslyn.