The 10 Best Big Lebowski Quotes

The 10 Best Big Lebowski Quotes

Who’s to really say what the best Big Lebowski quotes are? After all, there are just so many classic one liners in this amazing cult movie

How many times have you seen it? I estimate I’m on my 156th viewing now and I can think of no better way to waste a couple of hours than to kick back with a brew and watch the Big Lebowski. There is something about the unique humor the movie brings, almost making one feel like they are in the movie itself. The mix of characters and the quirky, twisty storyline is second to none and this is the reason I believe that I am about to watch it for the 157th time!

How many Big Lebowski quotes do you know off by heart and which is your favorite?

Much heated debate has taken place between big Lebowski buffs as to what the definitive, best quotes are from the movie. There are different schools of thought, naturally and you can find numerous top 10 lists of favorite big Lebowski quotes offering different takes as to which are the best and funniest. Here’s our must read list top ten, see your favorite one here?

Quote 1:

she's my lady friend

She’s not my special lady, she’s my f*cking lady friend. I’m just helping her conceive, man!

Quote 2:

the carpet

That rug really tied the room together

Quote 3:


This is a very complicated case, Maude. You know, a lotta ins, a lotta outs, a lotta what-have-yous. And, uh, a lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder’s head. Fortunately, I’m adhering to a pretty strict, uh, drug regimen to keep my mind, you know, uh, limber

Quote 4:

I'm the Dude

Let me explain something to you. Um, I am not “Mr. Lebowski”. You’re Mr. Lebowski. I’m the Dude. So that’s what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or El Duderino if you’re not into the whole brevity thing – (You can see this quote and many others in this article called ‘The 25 most famous movie quotes of all time

Quote 5:

I do mind, the Dude minds

I do mind, the Dude minds. This will not stand, ya know, this aggression will not stand, man

Quote 6:

Certain things have come to light

I dropped off the money exactly as per… look, man, I’ve got certain information, all right? Certain things have come to light. And, you know, has it ever occurred to you, that, instead of, uh, you know, running around, uh, uh, blaming me, you know, given the nature of all this new shit, you know, I-I-I-I… this could be a-a-a-a lot more, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, complex, I mean, it’s not just, it might not be just such a simple… uh, you know?

Quote 7:

Hey, careful, man, there's a beverage here!

Hey, careful, man, there’s a beverage here!

Quote 8:

Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

Yeah, well, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man.

Quote 9:

Mind if I do a J

Mind if I do a J?

Quote 10:

Nobody calls me Lebowski. You got the wrong guy. I'm the Dude, man.

Nobody calls me Lebowski. You got the wrong guy. I’m the Dude, man.