In the Valley of Elah Quotes
Det. Emily Sanders: And so David went down into the valley to challenge Goliath...
David Sanders: D'you think he was scared Mom?
Det. Emily Sanders: Yes. I think he was scared.
Det. Emily Sanders: David wants a slingshot now.
Hank Deerfield: Hmm.
Det. Emily Sanders: I guess it could be worse; it could have been a BB gun.
Detective Nugent: [calling Emily Sanders] Remember the woman with the dead dog?
Chief Buchwald: But didn't you just say that you would do whatever you were told?
Det. Emily Sanders: Yeah, I sometimes exaggerate for effect.
Hank Deerfield: Do you know what it means when a flag flies upside down?
School Janitor: No...?
Hank Deerfield: Its an international distress signal...
School Janitor: No shit?
Hank Deerfield: No Shit! It means we're in a whole lot of trouble so come save our asses 'cause we ain't got a prayer in hell of saving it ourselves.
School Janitor: It says alot...
Hank Deerfield: Yes, it does...
Private Robert Ortiez: Wouldn't it be funny if the devil looked just like you?
Hank Deerfield: Why don't you come over here! I'll show you what the devil looks like!
Evie: Mustard or mayonnaise?
[Hank looks up and is taken aback to see that the waitress is topless]
Hank Deerfield: Um... no thank you, ma'am.
Evie: Woman stands topless in front of you, "ma'am" could be taken as an insult.
Hank Deerfield: Goliath challenged the Israelite army to send their best man down to fight him, but no one would go down to fight him.
David Sanders: Why didn't they shoot him with arrows?
Hank Deerfield: That wouldn't have been fair.
Hank Deerfield: [looks at flag] Just leave it like that, okay?