Jaws Quotes From the Legendary Thriller
August 10, 2022 5:00 AM EST
Many adventure-thriller fans love all the Jaws movies because of the excitement and heart-thumping action scenes it gives to fans.
The movies not only give a good experience to moviegoers but they also offer all the great Jaws quotes delivered in the entire movie series.
The Jaws movie series, which started in 1975, is thrilling and somewhat scary.
It deals with the characters’ life-threatening experiences while up close with the king of the oceans.
A number of character’s lives were taken and many action-packed scenes definitely made the audience thrilled and frightened at the same time.
It is also notable how the characters delivered their lines well, adding to the excitement and thrill in the whole experience.
Here are some of the greatest Jaws quotes you will find in the series that will make your heart stop.
Don’t forget to also check out these Maleficent quotes from the movies about Disney’s mistress of evil.
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Famous Jaws quotes and lines
1. “Intellectually, they knew a great deal. Practically, they chose to know almost nothing.” – Peter Benchley
2. “Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.” – Peter Benchley
3. “The past always seems better when you look back on it than it did at the time.” – Peter Benchley
4. “What are you doing out there? These are your people; go and talk to them.” – Chief Martin Brody
5. “Odds might be good, but the stakes were prohibitively high.” – Peter Benchley
6. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” – Chief Martin Brody
7. “I’m chief of police, I can do anything…” – Chief Martin Brody
8. “You yell ‘Barracuda,’ everybody says ‘Huh? What?’ You yell ‘Shark,’ we’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July.” – Mayor Larry Vaughn
9. “I know it is. But just do it for the old man, will ya?” – Chief Martin Brody
10. “The great fish moved silently through the night water.” – Peter Benchley
11. “Why don’t we show Mr. Hooper our accident?” – Chief Martin Brody
12. “I don’t think either one of you are familiar with our problems!” – Mayor Larry Vaughn
13. “Suppose you fell over with this fish. Is there anything you could do? Sure. Pray.” – Peter Benchley
14. “I don’t think you appreciate the gut reaction people have to these things… Martin, it’s all psychological.” – Mayor Larry Vaughn
Classic Jaws quotes from Quint
15. “Here’s to swimmin’ with bow-legged women.” – Quint
16. “Come up fish. Come to Quint.” – Quint
17. “You have city hands, Mr. Hooper. You been countin’ money all your life.” – Quint
18. “There’s too many captains on this island. Ten thousand dollars for me, by myself. For that, you get the head, the tail, the whole damned thing.” – Quint
19. “Farewell and adieu to you fair Spanish ladies. Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain.” – Quint
20. “Chief Martin Brody: You’re certifiable, Quint. You know that?
21. “Back home, we get a taxidermy man, he’s gonna have a heart attack when he sees what I brung him!” – Quint
22. “Shut off that engine!” – Quint
Best Jaws movie quotes from Matt Hooper
23. “They caught A shark. Not THE shark.” – Matt Hooper
24. “And what did you say the name of this shark is?” – Matt Hooper
25. “It’s a carcaradon carcharias. It’s a Great White.” – Matt Hooper
Did you enjoy these Jaws quotes?
Sharks will always be one of the scariest and deadliest creatures of the seas that no man would like to deal with while in the open waters.
That is why it was always a hit when a Jaws movie is released.
It portrays the life-and-death situation one may encounter when they come face-to-face with these giant creatures of water.
No one wanted to get lost and alone in the open seas with all these sharks preying on you.
Are you one of the millions of Jaws fans worldwide?
Who is your most favorite character and what Jaws quotes and lines are stuck with you after all these years?