14 of the Best Things Ever Said by Bill Murray

Brought to you by Rock the Kasbah. In theaters Friday

Bill Murray is among our most beloved performers, from the sketch comedy of Saturday Night Live to comedy classics like Ghostbusters, or even dramatic fare like Lost in Translation. Or when he shows up, as if by magic, at your cousin’s bachelor party or tending bar at some music festival. Adding to the Murray canon: Rock the Kasbah, which hits theaters on October 23. Get ready with some of Murray’s most memorable and quotable lines, both from his movies and his real life.

Rock the Kasbah (2015)

“I’m sorry, but I can’t tell if you’re vomiting or laughing.”

“Time for a crazy story…”

“I don’t have to take this abuse from you. I’ve got hundreds of people dying to abuse me!”

- Ghostbusters (1984)

Caddyshack (1980)

This is a hybrid. This is a cross of Bluegrass, Kentucky Bluegrass, Featherbed Bent, and Northern California Sensemilia. The amazing stuff about this is that you can 36 holes on it in the afternoon, take it home, and just get stoned to the bejeezus-belt that night on this stuff.”

Scrooged (1988)


“You are a hallucination brought on by alcohol. Russian vodka poisoned by Chernobyl!”

Stripes (1981)

“Chicks dig me, because I rarely wear underwear. And when I do, it’s usually something unusual.

“The more relaxed you are, the better you are at everything: the better you are with your loved ones, the better you are with your enemies, the better you are at your job, the better you are with yourself.”

—in The New York Times

Groundhog Day (1993)


“I’ve got a winter prediction. It’s gonna be cold. It’s gonna be gray. And it’s going to last for the rest of your life.”

“It’s hard to be an artist. It’s hard to be anything. It’s hard to be.”

—in The Independent

Rushmore (1998)


“Now, for some of you it doesn’t matter. You were born rich and you’re going to stay rich. But here’s my advice to the rest of you: Take dead aim on the rich boys. Get them in the crosshairs and take them down. Just remember, they can buy anything but they can’t buy backbone. Don’t let them forget it.”

“We’re in this life, and if you’re not available, the sort of ordinary time goes past and you didn’t live it. But if you’re available, life gets huge. You’re really living it.”

—on Charlie Rose

The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (2004)


“Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go on an overnight drunk, and in 10 days I’m going to set out to find the shark that ate my friend and destroy it.”

Zombieland (2009)


“So do you have any regrets?”

“Garfield maybe. [followed by exaggerated, final exhale.]”

14 of the Best Things Ever Said by Bill Murray