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Dragline: He's a natural born world-shaker.

Dragline: My Lord, whatever I done, don't strike me blind for another couple of minutes.

Dragline: That's my darling Luke. He grins like a baby but bites like a gator!

Luke: Well that oughta be easy for a genuine son of a bitch.

Boss Paul: That ditch is Boss Kean's ditch. And I told him that dirt in it's your dirt. What's your dirt doin' in his ditch?
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: I don't know, Boss.
Boss Paul: You better get in there and get it out, boy.

[Why he was cutting the heads off parking meters.]
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: Small town, not much to do in the evenin'.

Dragline: Anything so innocent and built like that just gotta be named Lucille.

Carr: Any man playing grabass or fightin' in the building spends a night in the box.

Captain: You run one time, you got yourself a set of chains. You run twice you got yourself two sets. You ain't gonna need no third set, 'cause you gonna get your mind right.

Luke: Sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.

Arletta: Ya know, sometimes I wished people was like dogs, Luke.

Boss: Sorry, Luke. I'm just doing my job. You gotta appreciate that.
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: Nah -- calling it your job don't make it right, Boss.

Captain, Road Prison 36: Now what we have here is a failure to communicate.

Captain: You gonna get used to wearin' them chains afer a while, Luke. Don't you never stop listenin' to them clinking. 'Cause they gonna remind you of what I been saying. For your own good.
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: Wish you'd stop bein' so good to me, cap'n.

Lucas (Luke) Jackson: I can eat fifty eggs.
Dragline: Nobody can eat fifty eggs.
Other Prisoner: You just said he could eat anything.
Dragline: Did you ever eat fifty eggs?
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: Nobody ever eat fifty eggs.
Other Prisoner: Hey, Babalugats! We got a bet here!
Dragline: My boy says he can eat fifty eggs, he can eat fifty eggs!
Other Prisoner: Yeah, but in how long?
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: A hour.
Other Prisoner: Well, I believe I'll take part of that wager!

[Discussing a new prisoner who has to spend the night in the box]
Dragline: He ain't in the box because of the joke played on him. He back-sassed a free man. They got their rules. We ain't got nothin' to do with that. Would probably have happened to him sooner or later anyway, a complainer like him. He gotta learn the rules the same as anybody else.
Lucas (Luke) Jackson: Yeah, them poor old bosses need all the help they can get.

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