23 Sling Blade Quotes that Will Make You Laugh and Cry

In the 1996 film “Sling Blade,” Karl Childers, a mentally disabled man, is released from prison after spending 25 years there for the murder of his mother and her lover. Karl is welcomed back into society by his brother, Frank, and begins to learn how to live in the outside world. Throughout the film, Karl shares his wisdom with those around him through quotable lines that offer insight into his simple but profound perspective on life.

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Sling Blade Quotes

1. “That ain’t none of your damn business, besides, that’s the way friends do one another! F*** it, I’m calling them up.” — Doyle Hargraves

2. “He don’t wanna go play in his room. Let’s all just sit here and be a family. Until your mentally retarded friend and your homosexual friend get here.” — Doyle Hargraves

3. “I don’t like homosexuals and she goes out and buddies up with one so I gotta deal with that. I don’t like little wimpy-ass kids or mental retards and she got one of each livin’ with her.” — Doyle Hargraves

4. “Some folks call it a sling blade, I call it a kaiser blade.” — Karl Childer

5. “- Vaughan Cunningham: Homosexual. I like men sexually.

Karl: Not funny ha-ha, funnyqueer.

Vaughan Cunningham: Well that’s a very offensive way to put it.” — Vaughan Cunningham — Karl Childers

6. “The Bible says two men ought not lay together. But I don’t reckon the Good Lord would send anybody like you to Hades.” — Karl Childers

7. “You ought not killed my little brother, he should’ve had a chance to grow up. He would had fun some time.” — Karl Childers

8. “- Doyle Hargraves: What’cha doin’ with that lawn mower blade Karl?

Karl Childers: I aim to kill you with it.” — Doyle Hargraves — Karl Childers

9. “See, you don’t want to question the genius, Vaughan. Morris here is a modern-day poet, kinda like in olden times.” — Doyle Hargraves

10. “There was a young man by the name of John Leggit Hunter who ran a filling station business, a good filling station business and he’s one of these young men we meet in life, I’m sure you’ve met some like him, who did not deserve what he had and what he had was a beautiful young bride named Sarah. She was a Georgia peach. In fact, she was the picture I had in my mind of the perfect woman so I took it upon myself to take her away from John Leggit Hunter who did not deserve her. Oh, I don’t know if I mentioned this but he was a Frenchman who claimed to be an Englishman. It took a lot of strong nylon cord to get her away from him because she was a fighter as well as being a Georgia peach.” — Charles Bushman

11. “Hey is this the kind of retard that drools and rubs shit in his hair and all that, ’cause I’m gonna have a hard time eatin’ ’round that kind of thing now. Just like I am with antique furniture and midgets. You know that, I can’t so much as drink a damn glass of water around a midget or a piece of antique furniture.” — Doyle Hargraves

12. “A shovel just makes too goddamned much racket.” — Charles Bushman

13. “I learned to read some. I read the Bible quite a bit. I can’t understand all of it, but I reckon I understand a good deal of it.” — Karl Childers

14. “I’ve killed Doyle Hargraves with a lawnmower blade. Yes, I’m right sure of it. I hit him two good whacks in the head with it. That second one just plumb near cut his head in two.” — Karl Childers

15. “Your buddy Karl here is going. We can’t be no normal family with him living in the garage and comin’ in the damn bedroom at 4:00 in the morning, carryin’ hammers and shit.” — Doyle Hargraves

16. “He lives inside of his own heart. That’s an awful big place to live in.” — Karl Childers

17. “- Doyle Hargraves: What in the hell you doin’ with that hammer?

Karl Childers: I don’t rightly know. I just kinda woke up holding it.” — Marsha Dwiggins — Karl Childers

18. “Well, there were these two old boys and they hung their peckers off a bridge to piss. One old boy from California, the other from Arkansas. The old boy from California says “Boy, this water’s cold”, and the old boy from Arkansas says “Yeah, and it’s deep too”. Get it?” — Bill Cox

19. “Yeah, I got a new tune in a composition entitled “The Thrill.” And it goes somethin’ like this: “I stand on the hill, not for a thrill, but for the breath of a fresh kill. Never mind the man who contemplates doin’ away with license plates. He stands alone, anyhow, bakin’ the cookies of discontent by the heat of the laundromat vent. Leavin’ his soul!” Then like in poetry I go dot-dot-dot, you know, kinda off-center, then I drop down and then I go: “Leavin’ his soul! And partin’ the waters of the medulla oblongata of – -brrrrrr! – -mankind!” That was a damn good song, wasn’t it Doyle?” — Morris

20. “We’ll always be friends. You and me made friends right off the bat. Don’t nobody ever change that. I kindly want to put my arm around you, then I’m gonna get up out of here and leave.” — Karl Childers

21. “I stand on the hill, not for a thrill, but for the breath of a fresh kill.” — Morris

22. “- Marsha Dwiggins: Will you ever kill anyone again, Karl?

Karl Childers: I don’t reckon I got no reason to kill nobody.” — Marsha Dwiggins — Karl Childers

23. “She had on a leather skirt and had a lot of hair on her arms. I like that a lot. That means a big bush.” — Charles Bushman




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