Inherit the Wind quotes

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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a Tennessee science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Stanley Kramer
Writer: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith, Jerome Lawrence
Production: N/A
Year: 1960
MetaScore: 75/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 30 Aug 1960
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 3 wins & 11 nominations total


73 Clips & Quotes

We must not abandon faith - Inherit the Wind 02:22 We must not abandon faith My old friend - Inherit the Wind 00:32 My old friend The individual human mind - Inherit the Wind 01:18 The individual human mind I don't swear just for the hell of it - Inherit the Wind 00:33 I don't swear just for the hell of it I do not think about things I do not think about - Inherit the Wind 00:28 I do not think about things I do not think about Colonel Drummond - Inherit the Wind 02:01 Colonel Drummond All right - Inherit the Wind 01:28 All right You're the stranger - Inherit the Wind 00:26 You're the stranger Which is hungrier - Inherit the Wind 00:46 Which is hungrier Remember the wisdom of Solomon in the book of Proverbs - Inherit the Wind 00:31 Remember the wisdom of Solomon in the book of Proverbs Don't you understand the meaning of what happened here today - Inherit the Wind 02:20 Don't you understand the meaning of what happened here today I do hateful things for which people love me - Inherit the Wind 00:50 I do hateful things for which people love me You're not supposed to say  Hell - Inherit the Wind 00:39 You're not supposed to say Hell We're growing a strange crop of agnostics this year - Inherit the Wind 00:17 We're growing a strange crop of agnostics this year He's the only man I know who can strut sitting down - Inherit the Wind 00:21 He's the only man I know who can strut sitting down Is that the way of things - Inherit the Wind 00:45 Is that the way of things He that sups with the devil must have a long spoon - Inherit the Wind 00:09 He that sups with the devil must have a long spoon But your client is wrong - Inherit the Wind 00:40 But your client is wrong The Bible is a book - Inherit the Wind 00:20 The Bible is a book Your Honor - Inherit the Wind 01:52 Your Honor Youth can be so pure - Inherit the Wind 02:28 Youth can be so pure Those are the boobs that make our laws - Inherit the Wind 00:22 Those are the boobs that make our laws At the funeral - Inherit the Wind 01:08 At the funeral Welcome to Hillsboro sir - Inherit the Wind 00:28 Welcome to Hillsboro sir Don't you see what's happening - Inherit the Wind 02:02 Don't you see what's happening You're about to get a haircut - Inherit the Wind 00:15 You're about to get a haircut Drummond and I have worked side by side in many battles for the common folk - Inherit the Wind 00:30 Drummond and I have worked side by side in many battles for... As long as the prerequisite for that shining paradise is ignorance - Inherit the Wind 00:31 As long as the prerequisite for that shining paradise is... Walking down an empty street - Inherit the Wind 02:39 Walking down an empty street The Gospel according to Brady - Inherit the Wind 00:47 The Gospel according to Brady Whatever happened to silent prayer - Inherit the Wind 00:16 Whatever happened to silent prayer Bert Cates - Inherit the Wind 02:11 Bert Cates I'm getting damn sick of you - Inherit the Wind 01:00 I'm getting damn sick of you Glad you asked me that - Inherit the Wind 01:02 Glad you asked me that Only with the sound of my own words - Inherit the Wind 00:26 Only with the sound of my own words Welcome to Hell - Inherit the Wind 00:14 Welcome to Hell Don't you see - Inherit the Wind 00:24 Don't you see And he's in jail - Inherit the Wind 00:13 And he's in jail You can't live in both - Inherit the Wind 00:17 You can't live in both I trust it was in three separate elections - Inherit the Wind 00:41 I trust it was in three separate elections Drift apart - Inherit the Wind 00:21 Drift apart Lord of the tempest and the thunder - Inherit the Wind 01:20 Lord of the tempest and the thunder The Athiest who believes in God - Inherit the Wind 00:18 The Athiest who believes in God We'll hang Bertram Cates to a sour apple tree - Inherit the Wind 01:34 We'll hang Bertram Cates to a sour apple tree What are you trying to prove anyway - Inherit the Wind 04:08 What are you trying to prove anyway Disillusionment is what little heroes are made of - Inherit the Wind 00:20 Disillusionment is what little heroes are made of And what are their rewards - Inherit the Wind 01:11 And what are their rewards What I need is a miracle - Inherit the Wind 00:19 What I need is a miracle According to Bertram Cates - Inherit the Wind 00:46 According to Bertram Cates How do you write an obituary about a man who's been dead for thirty years - Inherit the Wind 00:25 How do you write an obituary about a man who's been dead for... I am more interested in the 'Rock of Ages' than I am in the age of rocks - Inherit the Wind 00:25 I am more interested in the 'Rock of Ages' than I am in the... Brady talk - Inherit the Wind 02:13 Brady talk I was always more afraid of you than of falling - Inherit the Wind 00:20 I was always more afraid of you than of falling Do you know that at the top of the world - Inherit the Wind 00:40 Do you know that at the top of the world What goes on in this town is not necessarily the Christian religion every place else either - Inherit the Wind 00:30 What goes on in this town is not necessarily the Christian... Give me that old time religion - Inherit the Wind 02:58 Give me that old time religion For our science lesson for today - Inherit the Wind 02:54 For our science lesson for today There is only one great truth in the world - Inherit the Wind 00:21 There is only one great truth in the world That you've moved so far away from me - Inherit the Wind 00:33 That you've moved so far away from me Progress has never been a bargain - Inherit the Wind 01:29 Progress has never been a bargain He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind - Inherit the Wind 00:31 He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind Looks like you're going out in a blaze of glory counselor - Inherit the Wind 01:53 Looks like you're going out in a blaze of glory counselor I know what Bert is going through - Inherit the Wind 01:36 I know what Bert is going through Tell them what your father really said - Inherit the Wind 01:13 Tell them what your father really said He Died Fighting - Inherit the Wind 02:02 He Died Fighting Looks like you're going out in a blaze of glory - Inherit the Wind 03:47 Looks like you're going out in a blaze of glory And I object to all this Col - Inherit the Wind 02:15 And I object to all this Col The Bible satisfies me - Inherit the Wind 00:36 The Bible satisfies me A fine biblical scholar - Inherit the Wind 01:55 A fine biblical scholar What do you think - Inherit the Wind 02:34 What do you think That first day - Inherit the Wind 02:39 That first day Hooligans of the world - Inherit the Wind 00:24 Hooligans of the world It's good enough for me - Inherit the Wind 02:59 It's good enough for me

Cast

Henry Drummond - Spencer Tracy
Matthew Harrison Brady - Fredric March
E. K. Hornbeck - Gene Kelly
Bertram T. Cates - Dick York
Rachel Brown - Donna Anderson
Judge Mel Coffey - Harry Morgan
Rev. Jeremiah Brown - Claude Akins
Prosecutor Tom Davenport - Elliott Reid
Bailiff Mort Meeker - Paul Hartman
Mayor Jason Carter - Philip Coolidge
Howard - Jimmy Boyd
John Stebbins - Noah Beery Jr.
WGN Radio Technician - Norman Fell
George Sillers - Gordon Polk
Mrs. Krebs - Righteous Townswoman - Hope Summers
Jessie H. Dunlap - Ray Teal
Mrs. Stebbins - Renee Godfrey
Sarah Brady - Florence Eldridge
Courtroom Spectator - John Alban
Townsman - Leon Alton
Courtroom Spectator - Don Ames
Courtroom Reporter - Don Anderson
Courtroom Reporter - Eddie Baker
Townsman - Frank Baker
Courtroom Spectator - Alex Ball
Townsman - John Barton
Townsman - Brandon Beach
Fundamentalist Woman - Gail Bonney
Courtroom Spectator - Chet Brandenburg
Courtroom Photographer - Brad Brown
Townsman - Ralph Bucko
Courtroom Spectator - George Calliga
Townsman - Dick Cherney
Courtroom Reporter - Oliver Cross
Eskimo Pie Vendor in Courtroom - Jack Daly
Townsman - Richard Deacon
Townsman - Jack Deery
Dr. John - Lester Dorr
Banker / Critic at Town Meeting - George Dunn
Bollinger - Donald Elson
Courtroom Reporter - Adolph Faylauer
Courtroom Spectator - Duke Fishman
Courtroom Spectator - Raoul Freeman
Threatening Spectator - David Fresco
Courtroom Spectator - Kay Garrett
Courtroom Spectator - Helen Gereghty
Courtroom Spectator - Joseph Glick
Townswoman - Signe Hack
Dr. Amos Keller - Stuart Hall
Man Yelling at Brady Welcome - Joseph Hamilton
Townsman - Sam Harris
Dr. Britton's Tonic Spieler with Chimp - Earle Hodgins
Townsman - Tex Holden
Banker - Critic at City Meeting - Wendell Holmes
Townsman - Shep Houghton
Courtroom Spectator - Colin Kenny
Courtroom Spectator - Johnny Kern
Townsman - Perk Lazelle
Courtroom Spectator - King Lockwood
Townsman - Hank Mann
Reporter in Courtroom - Thomas Martin
Harry Esterbrook - Harp McGuire
Courtroom Spectator - Frank Mills
Townsman - Hans Moebus
Sam - Deputy Arresting Cates - Robert Osterloh
Courtroom Spectator - Stephen Paylow
Courtroom Reporter - Bob Perry
Courtroom Spectator - Joe Ploski
Townsman - 'Snub' Pollard
Courtroom Spectator - Paul Power
Courtroom Reporter - Waclaw Rekwart
Townsman - John Rice
Townsman - Addison Richards
Woman Diner - Leoda Richards
Townsman - Robert Robinson
Courtroom Spectator - Scott Seaton
Townsman - Stephen Soldi
Courtroom Reporter - Rudy Sooter
Courtroom Spectator - Bert Stevens
Courtroom Spectator - Martin Strader
Juror - Hal Taggart
Courtroom Spectator - Harry Tenbrook
Courtroom Spectator - George Tracy
Hotel Clerk - Charles Wagenheim
Hillsboro Salesman - Justice Watson
Bible Salesman - Will Wright