Top 10 Shawshank Redemption Quotes

The Top Ten

1 I guess it comes down with a simple choice: Get busy living, or get busy dying.
2 Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.
3 Rehabilitated? Well, now let me see. You know, I don't have any idea what that means.
4 I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. Truth is, I don't want to know. Some things are best left unsaid. I'd like to think they were singing about something so beautiful, it can't be expressed in words.

That also applies to me and Japanese singer-songwriter Megumi Hayashibara. I know almost nothing about her and don't know what she sings about... but the music is among the greatest I know. - Martin_Canine

5 That's the beauty of music. They can't get that from you… Haven't you ever felt that way about music?
6 They say it has no memory. That's where I want to live for the rest of my life. A warm place with no memory.
7 Anything you put in my mouth you're gonna lose.
8 Bad luck, I guess. It floats around. It's got to land on somebody. It was my turn, that's all. I was in the path of the tornado. I just didn't expect the storm would last as long as it has.
9 Salvation lies within.
10 I believe in two things: discipline and the Bible. Here you'll receive both. Put your trust in the Lord; your ass belongs to me. Welcome to Shawshank.

yep - EliHbk

The Contenders

11 I must admit I didn't think much of Andy first time I laid eyes on him; looked like a stiff breeze would blow him over. That was my first impression of the man.
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