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The Shawshank Redemption Movie Quotes

Here are a few of our favorite movie quotes from The Shawshank Redemption.

Andy Dufresne ( Tim Robbins ):
"I guess it comes down to a simple choice. Get busy living or get busy dying."

Brooks Hatlen ( James Whitmore ):
"Easey, peasey, Japanesy."

Andy Dufresne ( Tim Robbins ):
"Remember Red. Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best of things. And hope never dies."

Andy Dufresne ( Tim Robbins ):
"It's amazing what you can accomplish by mail."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"His first night in the joint Andy Dufresne cost me two packs of cigarettes. He never made a sound."

Andy Dufresne ( Tim Robbins ):
"As I am innocent of this crime, Sir. I find it decidedly inconvenient that the gun was never found."

Andy Dufresne ( Tim Robbins ):
"The funny thing is that on the outside I was an honest man. Straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to become a crook."

Andy Dufresne ( Tim Robbins ):
"A man working outdoors feels more like a man if he can have a bottle of suds. That's only my opinion, Sir."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"Prison life consists of routine and more routine."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"Rehabiliated? Well, now, let me see. I don't have any idea what that means."

Warden Samuel Norton ( Bob Gunton ):
"I believe in two things. Discipline and the bible. Put your trust in the Lord. Your ass belongs to me."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"They send you here for life and that's exactly what they take. At least the part of it that counts anyway."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man inside. It's got no use on the inside."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. And the truth is I don't want to know. Some things are best left unsaid."

Red Redding ( Morgan Freeman ):
"I must admit I didn't think much of Andy when I first laid eyes on him. Looked like a stiff breeze would blow him over. That was my first impression of the man."

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