27/03/2014 10:30 PM IST | Updated 07/12/2017 8:47 AM IST

16 'Pulp Fiction' Quotes That Will Help You Become A Better Person

"F*** pride. Pride only hurts, it never helps."

It's been 19 years, six months and four days since the release of Quentin Tarantino's seminal film "Pulp Fiction," as of this writing. A perfect time, we say, to reflect on the myriad life lessons his timeless crime flick bestowed upon us through a pair of hitmen, a gangster, a gangster's wife and assorted others. (No, seriously.)

Below you'll find a curated selection of wise dialogue that will make you appreciate this masterpiece even more.


1. "Fuck pride. Pride only hurts, it never helps." -Marsellus Wallace

2. "Just because you are a character doesn't mean that you have character." -The Wolf

3. "If my answers frighten you then you should cease asking scary questions." -Jules Winnfield

4. "Play with matches, you get burned." -Vincent Vega

5. "Any time of the day is a good time for pie." -Fabienne

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6. "Uncomfortable silences. Why do we feel it's necessary to yak about bullshit in order to be comfortable?" -Mia Wallace

7. "A dog's got personality. Personality goes a long way." -Jules Winnfield

8. "Did you ever hear the philosophy that once a man admits that he's wrong, he is immediately forgiven for all wrongdoings?" -Vincent Vega

9. "Yeah, well the days of me forgetting are over, and the days of me remembering have just begun." -Pumpkin

10. "Look, do you wanna play blind man? Go walk with the shepherd. But me, my eyes are wide fucking open." -Jules Winnfield

11. "Besides, isn't it more exciting when you don't have permission?" -Mia Wallace

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12. "It's the little differences. I mean they got the same shit over there that they got here, but it's just -- it's just there it's a little different." -Vincent Vega

13. "That's when you know you've found somebody special. When you can just shut the fuck up for a minute and comfortably enjoy the silence." -Mia Wallace

14. "You see, this profession is filled to the brim with unrealistic motherfuckers. Motherfuckers who thought their ass would age like wine." -Marsellus Wallace

15. "Ezekiel 25:17. The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children." -Jules Winnfield

16. "Hamburgers: the cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast." -Jules Winnfield

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