Twin Peaks quotes

117 total quotes

Dale Cooper: Do you like to gamble Ed?
Big Ed Hurley: Well, I went to Reno once but I never felt too lucky.
Dale Cooper: You're gonna be lucky tonight. This is ten thousand dollars of the bureau's money. Whenever I gamble with the company's stake I always like to bring back a ten to fifteen percent return. How much would you like to start with? How about three hundred? And Ed, the suit is perfect.

Dale Cooper: Following a dream I had three years ago, I have become deeply moved by the plight of the Tibetan people, and have been filled with a desire to help them. I also awoke from the same dream realizing that I had subconsciously gained knowledge of a deductive technique, involving mind-body coordination operating hand-in-hand with the deepest level of intuition.

Dale Cooper: Gentlemen. When two separate events occur simultaneously pertaining to the same object in inquiry we must always pay strict attention.

Dale Cooper: Harry, I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don't plan it, don't wait for it, just let it happen. It could be a new shirt at the men's store, a catnap in your office chair or two cups of good hot black coffee. Like this.
Sheriff Truman: A present? Like Christmas?
Dale Cooper: [Taking a sip] Ah, man that hits the spot. Nothing like a great cup of black coffee.

Dale Cooper: Harry, when Albert finishes up at the Great Northern we'll meet back at the station. I'm ready to lay the whole thing out.
Sheriff Truman: Rocks and bottles?
Dale Cooper: Chalk and blackboard will be just fine.
Sheriff Truman: Jelly donuts?
Dale Cooper: Harry, that goes without saying.

Dale Cooper: I believe the Black Lodge is the source of what you've traditionally referred to here as the evil in the woods.

Dale Cooper: I have no idea where this will lead us. But I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange.

Dale Cooper: Nothing beats the taste sensation when maple syrup [claps his hands] collides with ham.

Dale Cooper: Now I'm going to go down and get us two malts and some fries downstairs. Then I want you to tell me all your troubles.
Audrey Horne: That could take all night.
Dale Cooper: The night is young. Now I'm going to get the food and you're going to get dressed.
Audrey Horne: I can't tell you all my secrets.
Dale Cooper: Secrets are dangerous things Audrey.
Audrey Horne: Do you have any?
Dale Cooper: No.
Audrey Horne: Laura had a lot of secrets.
Dale Cooper: Finding those out is my job.

Dale Cooper: Ronette Pulaski has woken from her coma.
Albert Rosenfield: And?
Dale Cooper: I'm thinking she's gonna have quite a story to tell when she regains the ability to speak.
Albert Rosenfield: So she's not talking?
Dale Cooper: Waking but silent. Probably shock. I'm going to show her the sketches of Leo Johnson and Bob, the man Sarah Palmer saw in her vision. The man who came to me in my dream.
Albert Rosenfield: Has anyone seen Bob on Earth in the last few weeks?

Dale Cooper: Surefire cure for a hangover, Harry. You take a glass of nearly frozen, unstrained tomato juice. You plop a couple of oysters in there and you drink it down. Breathe deeply. Next you take a mound and I mean a mound of sweetbreads sauteed with some Canadian bacon and chestnuts. Finally some biscuits, big biscuits, smothered in gravy. Now here's where it gets tricky, you're gonna need some anchovies. You take -- 
Sheriff Truman: [groaning] Excuse me.
Dale Cooper: [smiling] That should do it.

Dale Cooper: The time has come for you to seek the Path. Your soul has set you face to face before the clear light ... and now you are about to experience it in its Reality, wherein all things are like the void and cloudless sky, and the naked, spotless intellect is like a transparent vacuum, without circumference or center... At this moment, know yourself and abide in that state.

Dale Cooper: The trail narrows, Diane. I'm close, but the last few steps are always the darkest and most difficult.

Dale Cooper: There's nothing quite like urinating in the open air.

Dale Cooper: What does Bob want?
The One-Armed Man: He is Bob, eager for fun. He wears a smile. Everybody run!