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Quotes for
Rock (Character)
from Take the Lead (2006)

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Take the Lead (2006)
[from trailer]
Pierre Dulaine: You can get what you want.
Rock: No, some people get what they want.
Pierre Dulaine: Those are the people who show up to get it.

Rock: Doctor's note. I can't dance, I have a heart condition.
Pierre Dulaine: Interesting man, your doctor. Not many doctors write notes on three-hole paper.

Pierre Dulaine: What if I said these dances would make you look cool?
Rock: I'd say you're full of shit.

Rock: No one does somethin' for nothin'.

Pierre Dulaine: Sometimes the best way to conquer an enemy is to get right up in his face.
LaRhette: I'd rather be dead than up in his face.
Rock: You know what? I feel the same way.
Pierre Dulaine: You know, guys, you're lucky. Common emotions can be very powerful.

Pierre Dulaine: [watching Rock shooting hoops] Nice job. We could've used that in class today.
[Rock grabs his backpack and starts to leave]
Pierre Dulaine: Rock, just a second. The night you destroyed Miss Augustine's car, why did you do it?
Rock: Because it felt good.
Pierre Dulaine: That's all?
Rock: Why you in my business, man?
Pierre Dulaine: It's hard to lose someone you love. It hurts. It's easy to think that something on the street can fill the bad feeling inside, but you know what? It won't.
Rock: You need to stop acting like you know my life.
Pierre Dulaine: Stop assuming I was talking about your life.
Rock: [pause] What are you doing here?
Pierre Dulaine: Not everybody has ulterior motives.
Rock: In my world they do. And if our worlds ain't that far apart, you would understand that. Youcome around here with your fancy suits on, your slick little dance moves, you think you're better than us, don't you?
Pierre Dulaine: No no, you don't know who I am...
Rock: Oh I don't know anything, huh? You can know about me but I can't know anything about you?
[pause]
Rock: I got work.

Rock: Hey man, this is just for the night, you know? Don't think I'm gonna come to your class or anything. We ain't kickin it, we ain't friends.
Pierre Dulaine: Got it.
Rock: And maybe I snore a little, I don't know...
Pierre Dulaine: That's okay, because I know *I* snore.
Rock: This is a nice place you got here. I'm gonna have me a spot like this someday. Someplace clean.
Pierre Dulaine: You can get whatever you want, Rock.
Rock: No, only some people get the shit they want.
Pierre Dulaine: That's true. Those are the people who show up to get it.
Rock: [pause] Anybody ever tell you you talk too much?
Pierre Dulaine: Yeah, they do.
[they share a mutual smile]
Pierre Dulaine: Good night.