Uma Thurman (as Mia Wallace) says to John Travolta (as Vincent Vega) after being seated for dinner. Travolta and Thurman have just been silent for an extended period of time.
There's a passage I got memorized. Ezekiel 25:17.
"The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of the darkness, for he is truly his brother's keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy My brothers. And you will know I am the Lord when I lay My vengeance upon you."
Now... I been sayin' that shit for years. And if you ever heard it, that meant your ass. You'd be dead right now. I never gave much thought to what it meant. I just thought it was a cold-blooded thing to say to a motherfucker before I popped a cap in his ass. But I saw some shit this mornin' made me think twice. See, now I'm thinking: maybe it means you're the evil man. And I'm the righteous man. And Mr. 9mm here... he's the shepherd protecting my righteous ass in the valley of darkness. Or it could mean you're the righteous man and I'm the shepherd and it's the world that's evil and selfish. And I'd like that. But that shit ain't the truth. The truth is you're the weak. And I'm the tyranny of evil men. But I'm tryin', Ringo. I'm tryin' real hard to be the shepherd.
By: Samuel L. Jackson
Characters: Jules Winnfield
From: Pulp Fiction
| Cult Cinema
Samuel L. Jackson (as Jules Winnfield) says this to Tim Roth (as Pumpkin) after Jackson gets caught up in a robbery Roth is attempting to pull at a diner Jackson is eating breakfast at with his partner, John Travolta (as Vincent Vega). Just prior to the stick-up, Jackson has confided to Travolta that he wants out of their life of crime.
Butch Coolidge: You okay?
Marsellus Wallace: Naw man. I'm pretty fuckin' far from okay.
Butch Coolidge: What now?
Marsellus Wallace: What now? Let me tell you what now. I'm a call a couple a hard pipe-hittin' niggas to go to work on the homes here, with a pair of pliers and a blow torch. You hear me talkin' hillbilly boy? I ain't through with you by a damn sight. I'ma get medieval on your ass!
Butch Coolidge: What about me and you?
Marsellus Wallace: Oh, that what now. I'll tell you what now between me and you. There is no me - and you. Not no more.
Butch Coolidge: So we cool?
Marsellus Wallace: Yeah, we cool.
Marsellus Wallace: Two things.
Marsellus Wallace: Don't tell nobody about this. This deal is between me, you...and soon to be living the rest of his short ass life in agonizing pain, rapist here. It ain't nobody else's business.
Marsellus Wallace: Two. You leave town tonight, right now. And when you gone, you stay gone. or you be gone! You lost all your LA privileges. Deal?
Butch Coolidge: Yeah.
By: Bruce Willis
| Ving Rhames
Characters: Butch Coolidge
| Marsellus Wallace
From: Pulp Fiction
| Cult Cinema
Bruce Willis (Butch Coolidge) and Ving Rhames (Marsellus Wallace) have an exchange just after Willis' character saves Rhames from a pair of rapists. The two were knocked out and kidnapped after running into one of the assailant's used electronics shop, Rhames in pursuit of Willis over an earlier double-cross.