21 Best Jerry Maguire Quotes From The Classic Sport Romance

Movie quotes from 'Jerry Maguire' are memorable.

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Director Cameron Crowe's movie, 'Jerry Maguire' is a '90s classic that stars acting heavyweights like Renée Zellweger, Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Junior, and Regina King (who played Marcee Tidwell).

The story follows Cruise's character, Jerry Maguire, trying to get back on track after he is dismissed from his job. Quite simply, the film can be dubbed as one of the very best feel-good films that has ever been made.

Not only is it an ode to a good old romance, but it is also a haven of laughter; a combination that gives you the perfect romantic comedy movie. Maguire is a man who tries to find a flicker of happiness in his otherwise competitive job and Zellweger's Boyd is a woman in love who believes in the ideality of all. It is just not the story that we love, as 'Jerry Maguire' has also risen as one of the most quotable movies of all time. The film earned Tom Cruise an Oscar nomination and is one of those movies that simply inspires people to enjoy love and life. Here are some of the best movie quotes from the film.  

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Famous 'Jerry Maguire' Movie Quotes

Quotes from 'Jerry Maguire' are an essential part of pop-culture.

Enjoy some of these popular and relatable quotes from the quintessential '90s movie!

1. "Right now, you are a paycheck player. You play with your head, not your heart. In your personal life, heart. But when you get on the field it's all about what you didn't get."

-Jerry, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

2. "Rod Tidwell: No, no. You can do better than that! I want you to say it brother with meaning! Hey, I got Bob Sugar on the other line I bet you he can say it!

Jerry Maguire: Yeah, yeah, no, no, no. Show you the money.

Rod Tidwell: No! Not show you! Show me the money!"

-'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

3. "I am a valuable commodity! I go across the middle! I see a dude coming at me, trying to kill me, I tell myself 'Get killed. Catch the ball!' BOO YA! Touchdown!"

-Rod Tidwell, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

4. "In this age, optimism like that is a revolutionary act."

-Dorothy Boyd, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

5. "We live in a cynical world. A cynical world. And we work in a business of tough competitors."

-Jerry, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

6. "It's something very personal, a very important thing. Hell! It's a family motto. Are you ready Jerry? I wanna make sure you're ready, brother."

-Rod Tidwell, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

7. " ... think about back when you were a little kid. It wasn't about the money, was it? Was it?"

-Jerry Maguire, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

8. "I am out here for you. You don't know what it's like to be me out here for you. It is an up-at-dawn, pride swallowing siege that I will never fully tell you about, ok?

-Jerry, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

9. "There is no real loyalty, and the first person who taught me that was you."

-Avery Bishop, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

10. "That's the truth. Can you handle it? It's just a question between friends, you know. Oh, and when they call you 'shrimp,' I'm the one who defends you!"

-Jerry, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

'Jerry Maguire' Funny Quotes

This movie was an all-rounder. Not only did it give us the sweetest of moments, but it also gave us plenty of reasons to laugh out loud. Here are some of the funniest quotes from the movie 'Jerry Maguire' that will crack you up!

11. “Rod Tidwell: I feel for you, man. But a real man wouldn't shoplift from a single mom.

Jerry Maguire: I didn't shoplift. All right. I shoplifted.”

-'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

12. "Jerry Maguire: Towel?

Rod Tidwell: Naah, I air dry"

-'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

13. "Jump in my nightmare, the water's warm!"

- Jerry, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

14. "Don't worry, I'm not gonna do what you all think I'm gonna do, which is, you know, flip out!"

-Jerry Maguire, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

15. "Don't cry at the beginning of a date. Cry at the end, like I do."

-Laurel, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

16. "Who's coming with me besides... 'Flipper' here?"

-Jerry Maguire, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

'Jerry Maguire' Famous Quotes About Love

For all of us old-school lovers, 'Jerry Maguire' is that fantasy movie story that we all want to achieve. So, wait no more and delve into this beautiful list of quotes about love from 'Jerry Maguire'. These quotes will make you fall in love all over again with the movie!

Famous Jerry Maguire quotes are extremely popular.

17. “I love him! I love him for the man he wants to be. And I love him for the man he almost is.”

-Dorothy Boyd, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

18. "Jerry Maguire: What do you want from me? My soul?

Dorothy:  Why not? I deserve that much."

-'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

19. “That's more than a dress. That's an Audrey Hepburn movie.”

-Jerry, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

20.  "Jerry Maguire: We live in a cynical world, and we work in a business of tough competitors, I love you. You... you complete me. And I just...

Dorothy Boyd: Shut up, just shut up. You had me at 'hello'. You had me at 'hello.'"

-'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

21. "In life, to be honest, I failed as much as I have succeeded. But I love my wife. I love my life. And I wish you my kind of success."

-Dicky Fox, 'Jerry Maguire', 1996.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Jerry Maguire' quotes then why not take a look at these 'Sweet Home Alabama' quotes or '80s movie quotes for more great movie quotes?


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