Quotes by Rita: Groundhog Day
Phil: Do you know what today is?
Rita: No, what?
Phil: Today is tomorrow. It happened.
Phil: Why are you here?
Rita: I bought you. I own you.
Phil: But why are you still here?
Rita: You said "stay", so I stayed.
Phil: I said "stay" so you stayed? I can't even make a collie stay.
Phil: Something is different.
Rita: Good or bad?
Phil: Anything different is good. But this could be real good.
[Phil is working on an ice sculpture of Rita]
Rita: Is it finished yet?
Phil: Almost. I still have to put some cherry syrup on the top and then we can eat it.
Phil: I'm just trying to give you your money's worth. You paid top dollar for me.
Rita: Well, I think you were a bargain.
Phil: Sweet of you to say. You're probably right.
Ned: Phil, this is the best day of my life.
Phil: Mine too.
Rita: Mine too.
Ned: Where are we going?
Rita: Oh, let's not spoil it.
Ned: Let's not... Oh! I got that. [Purrs like a cat]
Felix's Wife: Excuse me, Dr. Connors?
Felix's Wife: I want to thank you for fixing Felix's back. He can even help around the house again!
Phil: Well, I'm sorry to hear that, Felix.
Rita: Dr. Connors?
Phil: It's kind of an honorary title.
[To Rita, after Phil plays keyboard with the band]
Piano Teacher: Isn't he good?
Rita: He's great!
Piano Teacher: He's my student!
Rita: Where are you going, would you like to get a cup of coffee?
Phil: I'd love to. Can I have a rain check? I've got some errands I've got to run.
Rita: Phil! Errands? What errands? I thought we were going back.
Rita: That was surprising. I didn't know you were so versatile.
Phil: I surprise myself sometimes.
Rita: Sometimes I wish I had a thousand lifetimes. I don't know, Phil. Maybe it's not a curse. It just depends on how you look at it.
Phil: Gosh, you're an upbeat lady!
Phil: That's not the worst part.
Rita: What's the worst part?
Phil: The worst part is that tomorrow you will have forgotten all about this and you'll treat me like a jerk again.
Phil: It's alright, I am a jerk.
Rita: It would take me a year to get good at this.
Phil: No, six months, four to five hours a day, and you'd me an expert.
Rita: And her?
Phil: Nancy. She works in a dress shop and makes noises like a chipmunk when she gets real excited.
Phil: It's true.
Phil: [Introducing Rita to the diner's customers] This is Debbie Kleiser and her fiancé Fred.
Debbie: Do I know you?
Phil: They're supposed to be getting married this afternoon but Debbie is having second thoughts.
Rita: Lovely ring.
Phil: I didn't just survive a wreck. I wasn't just blown up yesterday. I have been stabbed, shot, poisoned, frozen, hung, electrocuted, and burned.
Rita: Oh, really?
Phil: And every morning I wake up without a scratch on me, not a dent in the fender. I am an immortal.
Rita: I'm worried, I think there's something really wrong with Phil.
Larry: Yeah. There's a lot of things really wrong with Phil.
Rita: It's a perfect day. You couldn't plan a day like this.
Phil: Well you can, it just takes an awful lot of work.
Rita: Believe it or not, I studied 19th-century French Poetry.
Phil: What a waste of time! I mean for someone else that would be an incredible waste of time. It's so bold of you to choose that. It's incredible. You must be a very, very strong person.
Phil: Who's your perfect guy?
Rita: First of all, he's too humble to know he's perfect.
Phil: That's me!
Rita: He's intelligent, supportive, funny...
Phil: Intelligent, supportive, funny... me, me, me.
Rita: He's romantic and courageous.
Phil: Me also.
Rita: He's got a good body but he doesn't have to look in the mirror every two minutes.
Phil: I have a great body and sometimes I go months without looking.
Rita: Is this for real, Phil, or are you just trying to make me look like a fool?
Phil: I'm just trying to talk like normal people talk. Isn't this how they talk?
Phil: Do you think I'm acting like this because I'm egocentric?
Rita: I know you're egocentric, it's your defining characteristic.
Rita: Don't you worry about cholesterol, lung cancer, love handles?
Phil: I don't worry about anything anymore.
Rita: What makes you so special? Everybody worries about something.
Phil: That's exactly what makes me so special. I don't even have to floss.
Rita: I like to see a man of advancing years throwing caution to the wind. It's inspiring, in a way.
Phil: My years are not advancing as fast as you might think.
Rita: Phil, I think you need help.
Phil: That's what I've been saying, Rita. I need help.
Phil: I'm not going back to Pittsburgh.
Rita: Why not?
Phil: Because of the blizzard.
Rita: I thought you said that was gonna hit Altoona.
Phil: I know that's what I said...
Rita: These sticky buns are just heaven.
Doris: [Looking at Phil] Aren't they?
Phil: Can I talk to you about a matter that is not work-related?
Rita: You never talk about work.
Phil: Can I be serious with you for a minute?
Rita: I don't know, can you?
Phil: Yes, I'm being serious.
Phil: Rita, do me a favor. I need someone to give me a good, hard slap in the face.
Rita: [slaps Phil in the face] How's that?
Larry: If you need any help with the other cheek, let me know, I'm right here.
Rita: Phil! Are you going to the groundhog dinner?
Phil: No, I had groundhog for lunch. It wasn't bad. Tastes like chicken.
Want to try it again without the sarcasm?
Rita: Oh, isn't he cute?
Phil: Hey, do you like your guys with prominent upper teeth?
Phil: So did, you sleep OK without me? You tossed and turned, didn't you?
Rita: You're incredible.
Phil: Who told you?
Rita: You're missing all the fun. These people are great! Some of them have been partying all night long! They sing songs till they get too cold, and then they go sit by the fire and they get warm and then they come back and they sing some more!
Phil: Yeah. They're hicks, Rita.
Rita: Where have you been?
Phil: It was horrible. A giant leech got me.
Rita: Would you like to come to dinner with Larry and me?
Phil: No thank you. I've seen Larry eat.
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