Agnes Carpenter: Karen, you're not eating. You look too thin, if you ask me.
Karen Carpenter: Mother, how can anybody be too thin?
Ron Kovic: We went to Vietnam to stop communism... We shell women and children.
Mrs. Kovic: You didn't shoot women and children! What are you saying?
Ron Kovic: That was the war, communism, the incidious evil! They told us to go.
Mrs. Kovic: Yes, yes that's what they told us.
Ron Kovic: Thou shalt not kill, Mom. Thou shalt not kill women and children! Thou shalt not kill! Remember? Isn't that what you taught us? Isn't that what they taught us?
Mrs. Kovic: Stop it! Stop it.
Bob Woodward: Why didn't you go home, John? Why did you kill yourself?
John Belushi: Vietnam, man.
Bob Woodward: You never served.
John Belushi: Society fucked me over, like Lenny Bruce.
Bob Woodward: Lenny Bruce? John, you were a living legend! Your friend Dan Ayrkoyd called you "America's guest." Come on, what was the real reason?
John Belushi: I have no idea.
Bob Woodward: What was it? Why did you do it?
John Belushi: Because I needed IT! because IT'S mine.
Emmett Foley: When you come back a certified hero... it kind of raises people's expectations. Makes them think you're a big guy.