One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Quotes

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Quotes by Ken Kesey, Frank Bruno, Deborah Norville, Michael Biehn, Sam Rockwell, Peter Mullan and many others.

All I know is this: nobody's very big in the first plac

All I know is this: nobody’s very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down.
Ken Kesey
If you say you’ve had a nervous breakdown or things aren’t right mentally, people run away from you. They think you’re from ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,’ you know.
Frank Bruno
He knows that there’s no better way in the world to aggravate somebody who’s trying to make it hard for you than by acting like you’re not bothered.
Ken Kesey
He knows that you have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance, just to keep the world from running you plumb crazy.
Ken Kesey
You’re making sense, old man, a sense of your own. You’re not crazy the way they think. Yes…I see.
Ken Kesey
You can’t really be strong until you see a funny side to things.
Ken Kesey
What's the first image that comes to mind when you thin

What’s the first image that comes to mind when you think of a mental hospital? Jack Nicholson in ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ right? We need to change that perception, and places like this one are doing that.
Deborah Norville
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ is a movie that I just find flawless. Jack Nicholson… I just saw ‘The Shining’ again the other day; he’s so brilliant. He’s such a brilliant actor, just unbelievable.
Michael Biehn
I had those kind of parents where I watched all of these very sophisticated movies: ‘Five Easy Pieces’, ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.’
Sam Rockwell
In terms of popular cinema, ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ is as near perfection as I can think of.
Peter Mullan
But I remember one thing:
it wasn’t me that started acting deaf;
it was people that first started acting like
I was too dumb to hear or see or say anything at all
Ken Kesey
But it’s the truth even if it didn’t happen.
Ken Kesey
They can't tell so much about you if you got your eyes

They can’t tell so much about you if you got your eyes closed.
Ken Kesey
I bought the book, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. I paid to have it made into a play and I played in it for six months. I came back and I tried to make it into a movie, without success.
Kirk Douglas