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23 Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

21 Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

We can all agree that Angela Bassett knows how to make a statement in every role she embodies. While her presence alone is immediately felt on the screen. It is her words that leave an additional imprint on our brains.

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There are so many reasons as to why she is considered the GOAT and how she masterfully delivers each line is definitely one of those reasons.

Check out 23 memorable Angela Bassett movie quotes below.

 

Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

“The worst thing is that he made me move out here where my children are in school with only one other black kid so they won’t be improperly influenced. Well, guess what John, YOU’RE the motherfuckin’ improper influence! Get your shit! Get your shit! And, get out.” – Bernadine Harris

“I give you 11 fucking years of my life and you’re telling me you’re leaving me for a white woman?
Would it help if she was black?” – John Harris, Sr.
“No. It would help if you were black.” – Bernadine Harris

Angela Bassett Movie Quote From: Waiting to Exhale

 

 

21 Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

 

“Go straight to hell, Ike.” -Tina Turner

“Except my name. I’ll give up all that other stuff, but only if I get to keep my name. I’ve worked too hard for it, your honor.”- Tina Turner

“I just believe that anything is possible. You know, anything. Now, it took me a long time to get Ike out of my system. And now that I’ve done that, I’m ready. I’m ready and I know what I want.” -Tina Turner

Angela Bassett Movie Reference: What’s Love Got to Do With It

 

 

21 Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

“You’re a liar, and you’re a cheat, and I don’t want you. No, I don’t want you, I don’t want you, I don’t want you, I don’t want you, I don’t want you no more.” -Katherine Jackson

Angela Bassett Movie We’re Quoting: The Jackson 5: An American Dream

“Banning is ex-Special Forces. Ranger battalion. He will move mountains or die trying.” -Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs

Movie: Olympus Has Fallen

 

“There is little joy in life for me, and little terror in the grave.I’ve lived the parting hour to see of one I would have died to save.” -Anna May

Angela Bassett Movie Reference: Gunpowder Milkshake

 

“Open your eyes. Open your eyes. You can face death 24 hours a day, but the possibility of betrayal never enters your head. Open your eyes.” – Betty Shabazz

Angela Bassett Movie Reference: Malcolm X

21 Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

“You know who you are without me, I need to figure out who I am without you.” -Carol Walker

Movie Reference: Otherhood

 

“Hey, what if I told you I love you too? But I got scared for a second, but I’d rather be scared and with you than be not scared and not have you.” -Brenda Brown

Angela Bassett Movie We’re Quoting: Meet The Browns

 

Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

“What You Did Is No Different Than What Mothers Have Been Doing From The Beginning Of Time” – Reva

Movie: Boyz in the Hood

 

“Y’all make my tired ass tired.” —Miss Helen

Movie Reference: Chi-Raq

 

 

21 Memorable Angela Bassett Movie Quotes

“In case you haven’t noticed Winston, baby I’m old enough to be your mother, okay.” -Stella

Angela Bassett Movie Quote From: Stella Got Her Groove Back

 

“Our family weren’t slaves. We owned slaves.”

“Life is like a disco, no matter how the music changes, you just keep on dancing.”

“Well, if the sofa hasn’t been repossessed, please find yourself on it, tonight.” – Mrs. Watson

Angela Bassett Movie We’re Quoting: Jumping The Broom

 

 

“I know what you always say: ‘Everything by the book’. But what if this ain’t in the book? Going by the book won’t solve it.” – Det. Rita Veder

Angela Bassett Movie Quote From: Vampire in Brooklyn

 

“[fiercely] Do me a favor. Stay alive. You gotta live to see your kid. Make those fuckers pay.” -Lynne Jacobs

Movie: London Has Fallen

 

 

 "[fiercely] Do me a favor. Stay alive. You gotta live to see your kid. Make those fuckers pay." -Lynne Jacobs <b>Movie: </b>London Has Fallen     “You use a scalpel, I prefer a hammer.” -Erika Sloane <b>Movie: </b>Mission Impossible: Fallout    

“Your father taught you all that warrior nonsense—but he also taught you how to think. Don’t fight this war with guns.” -Ramonda

“Proud. Your father and I would talk about this day all the time. He is with us. And it is your time to be King.” -Ramonda

“You have been told that the might of your country is in its wonderful invention, in its circuits and weaponry. This is the mastery of things. But Wakanda was great before it had things, and its secrets are older than any vaulted metal.” -Ramonda

Angela Bassett Movie Quote From: Black Panther

“You use a scalpel, I prefer a hammer.” -Erika Sloane

Angela Bassett Movie Reference: Mission Impossible: Fallout

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