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Stand and Deliver Quotes

Stand and Deliver is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . Stand and Deliver ended in 1970.

It features Tom Musca as producer, Craig Safan in charge of musical score, and Tom Richmond (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Stand and Deliver is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Stand and Deliver is 102 minutes long. Stand and Deliver is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante, Andy García as Dr. Ramirez, Lou Diamond Phillips as Angel, Will Gotay as Pancho, Virginia Paris as Raquel, Rosanna DeSoto as Fabiola Escalante, Vanessa Marquez as Mr. Delgado, Ingrid Oliu as Lupe, Edward James Olmos as Jaime A. Escalante, and Edward James Olmos as Escalante.

Stand and Deliver Quotes

Edward James Olmos as Jaime Escalante

  • (Edward James Olmos) "You're like a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "I wouldn't do that if I was you. Might lose a finger and won't be able to count to ten."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "You think you got it, Johnny? Think you have the answer?"
  • (Tito) "Juan is X, Carlos is Y, Pedro is X + Y. Is Pedro bisexual or straight?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Sometimes I worry about you."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Wouldn't want anyone thinking you're intelligent, would you?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "I want the original scores reinstated."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "It's not that they're stupid, it's just they don't know anything."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Are your friends auditing?"
  • (Unnamed) "I audited them to come with me."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "I may have made a mistake."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Those scores would have never been questioned if my kids did not have Spanish surnames and come from barrio schools. You know that."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "My kids could teach you a thing or two, Johnny."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Do you think the students cheated?"
  • (Virginia Paris) "Mr. Escalante, you put these kids under an awful lot of pressure. They would have gone to any lengths to please you."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "You didn't answer my question."
  • (Virginia Paris) "Well -- every night when I go to bed, I watch the television news. I see a lot of people go on trial. They always deny everything, or their lawyers say they were insane at the time. A lot of them get off. But I believe that most people who get caught today are guilty. Don't you?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Yup. I know what you mean."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Hey, what you got?"
  • (Will Gotay) "I got a core."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "You owe me a hundred percent. And I'll see you in the People's Court."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "She'll just get fat, waste her life away in your restaurant. You have to understand; she's a top student."
  • (Vanessa Marquez) "I started washing dishes for a nickel an hour. Now I own this place. Did I waste my life?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "I washed dishes, too, when I first came to this country."
  • (Vanessa Marquez) "Good. Why don't you put on an apron and give us a hand?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "-- Ana could go to college, come back, and teach you how to run this place."
  • (Vanessa Marquez) "Professor Escalante, I don't want your money. And I don't need your business."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Tip, for Ana. By the way, I notice you put hot chilies in your dip to sell extra beer; don't you?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "You know what kills me -- it's that they lost the confidence in the system they're now finally qualified to be a part of. I don't know why I'm losing sleep over this. I don't need it. I could be making more money, with less hours, and have people treat me with respect."
  • (Rosanna DeSoto) "Respect? Jaime, those kids love you."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "You only see the turn, you don't see the road ahead."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "I am El Cyclone, from -- Bolivia. One-man gang. This classroom is my domain. Don't give me no gas, or I'll jump on your face and tattoo your chromosomes -- If the only thing you know how to do is add and subtract, you will only be prepared to do one thing: Pump gas."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "I've seen you do a lot of underhanded tricks, but bringing your abuelita to my house at Christmas time, come on."
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "I need calculus to take me a good career, Johnny."
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "Something smells good."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "If we discuss sex, I have to give sex for homework."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Now you got a ticket to watch the show"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "This girl's gotta do some work from the neck up. We're going to have to stay late again. Of course you know, we have pizza because they deliver. We can get fried chicken, hamburgers with cheese. We'll need donations. No, really, you owe me money anyway. You don't deserve the grades you're getting."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Where are you going? Late for another date? She's got more boyfriends than Elizabeth Taylor."
  • (Claudia) "I don't appreciate you using my personal life to entertain this class."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Tough guys don't do math. Tough guys fry chicken for a living."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "-- There will be no free rides, no excuses. You already have two strikes against you: your name and your complexion. Because of those two strikes, there are some people in this world who will assume that you know less than you do. Math is the great equalizer -- When you go for a job, the person giving you that job will not want to hear your problems; ergo, neither do I. You're going to work harder here than you've ever worked anywhere else. And the only thing I ask from you is ganas. Desire."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "And maybe a haircut."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "If you don't have the ganas, I will give it to you because I'm an expert."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "-- Did you know that neither the Greeks nor the Romans were capable of using the concept of zero? It was your ancestors, the Mayans, who first contemplated the zero. The absence of value. True story. You burros have math in your blood -- A negative times a negative equals a positive. Why?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "We're gonna need a lot of Kleenexes; there's gonna be a lot of bloodshed."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Calculus was not made to be easy. It already is."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Go to woodshop and make yourself a shoeshine box. You're gonna need it."
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "You the man, you know? Why don't you put them in college, huh? So dumb taco benders like me can pick their vegetables for them, collect their garbage, clip their poodles' toenails. I may be a sinner, but I'm willing to pay for my sins."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Right. See you at three."
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "I got more bad news for you, profe. I know this is really gonna trip you out, but -- I forgot my pencil."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Either I teach calculus next year, or have a good day."
  • (Virginia Paris) "Well, if this man can dictate terms to us, I see no reason for me to continue as department chair."

Lou Diamond Phillips as Angel

  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "Hey, Kemo, you should be proud of me, man. I'm the first dude here. What's calcoolus?"
  • (Chuco) "Lots of stars up there, Homey. Not too polluted."
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "The stars aren't really there, ese. No, what you're looking at is where they used to be, man. It takes the light a thousand years to reach the Earth. You know, for all we know, they burned out a long time ago, man. God pulled the plug on us. He didn't tell nobody."
  • (Chuco) "The stars are out there, homeboy. I don't care what you say."
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "Why don't we order out?"
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "I'm kidding, man."

Will Gotay as Pancho

  • (Will Gotay) "Kemo, I don't wanna let you down but the money I'd be making'll buy me a new Trans Am."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "No one cruise through life, Pancho. Wouldn't you rather be designing these things than repairing them? Can't even do that, things got fuel injection;"
  • (Will Gotay) "Kemo, you're gonna strip my gears, man."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Don't panic, Johnny, just watch out for the other guy;"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Right or left?"
  • (Will Gotay) "GO RIGHT. GO RIGHT."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "All you can see is the turn, don't see the road ahead --"
  • (Will Gotay) "Don't laugh."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "How can we laugh? You're breaking our hearts."

Vanessa Marquez as Mr. Delgado

  • (Vanessa Marquez) "Your husband comes into my restaurant, eats -- and he insults me."
  • (Rosanna DeSoto) "Excuse my husband, Mr. Delgado. He just wants what's best for Ana."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "She can go to college, come back, teach you how to run the place."
  • (Vanessa Marquez) "Professor --"
  • (Vanessa Marquez) "I don't want your money. And I don't need your business."
  • (Edward James Olmos) "Skip it. Tip."

Virginia Paris as Raquel

  • (Virginia Paris) "Can you have negative girlfriends?"
  • (Edward James Olmos) "No, only negative boyfriends. Forgive us, for we know not what we do."
  • (Virginia Paris) "Have a good day."

Andy García as Dr. Ramirez

  • (Andy García) "How'd you do it?"
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "I got the test ahead of time and passed it out to all the others?"
  • (Dr. Pearson) "How did you get it?"
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "The Mailman"
  • (Lou Diamond Phillips) "I strangled him and his body's decomposing in my locker."
  • (Andy García) "Nobody has the right to accuse me of racism."
  • (Andy García) "Nobody has the right to accuse me of racism."

Ingrid Oliu as Lupe

  • (Ingrid Oliu) "Kemo, we're seniors. This is our year to slack off"

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