Payne Quotes

Emily: [as Payne is hazing the cadets by making them run around the Madison campus in drag] Major, WHAT are the boys doing in those DRESSES?
Major Benson Winifred Payne: Oh, they're just puttin' on a fashion show.
Emily: Do you really think THIS is the best way to gain the respect and admiration of these young men?
Major Benson Winifred Payne: They may not like me, but they WILL respect me.
Emily: Let me be more direct: they HATE you.
Major Benson Winifred Payne: Good. It'll draw 'em close together, make 'em a team.
Emily: That's a very cynical plan!
Major Benson Winifred Payne: Yeah, well at least it won't backfire. Besides, they started it.

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Dr. Phillips: You're in charge of the green boys
Major Payne: Come again?
Dr. Phillips: The green boys... they wear those green 'tings. You know what's funny, when they stand in front of the bushes... I can't see them!

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Jack Lupino: The flesh of fallen angels! Come to me, all!... Astaroth, Beelzebub, Asmodeus, Baphomet, Lucifer, Loki, Satan, Cthulhu, Lilith, Hela! Blood to you all!

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Kevin 'Tiger' Dunn: [referring to all the other cadets, save Dotson] They won't let me go on a "Black Op," because I'm too little, and nobody ever lets you do anything when you're little.
Major Payne: Aw, phooey! Don't you ever read any of those stories about little people who do big things? Little Red Riding Hood! The Three Little Pigs! Spike Lee! The Little Rascals! How about the Little Engine That Could!

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Major Payne: I surprised you ain't dropped 'bout 12 puppies by now. Ain't you never been married?
Emily: Yeah, I was.
Major Payne: What happened? You terminate his command?
Emily: No, actually he left. I wanted children, he didn't.

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[at attention]
Major Payne: Major Payne reporting for duty, SIR!
Dr. Phillips: Whaaat?

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