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Battle of the Sexes – Quotes

Stacey Tuttle on October 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm in Movie Quotes 2017

Read Shepherd Project’s discussion of Battle of the Sexes, here.

We want to make this the most prestigious tournament ever!
Billie Jean King: And...paying the women less than ever makes it more prestigious??

Gladys: Are we really gonna do this?
Billie Jean King: Sure we are.
Gladys: How are we going to do this?
Billie Jean King: No idea.

Billie Jean King: If you have nothing to offer us, I have a contract to sign.

Billie Jean King: I’m married.
Marilyn: That’s OK. I’ve got a boyfriend, sort of.

Bobby Riggs: You’re still a feminist, right?
Billie Jean King: No, I’m a tennis player that happens to be a woman.

Billie Jean King: Whatever I may feel, I can’t act on it.

Bobby Riggs: You folks aren’t here because you’re a gambler; you’re here because you’re terrible gamblers.

Bobby Riggs: Life is a gamble!

Bobby Riggs: These folks don’t need to stop gambling, they just need to get better at it.

Larry King: I’m not the competition. I’m just her husband and you’re just the sideshow and if you get between her and the game, you’ll be gone.

Ted: Best be careful. The world isn’t always a forgiving place.

Billie Jean King: I think everyone cares what I do. I’m gonna let them all down.

Billie Jean King: I’m going to be the best, that way I can really change things. That way I can have a voice.

Bobby Riggs: Sauna suit – killing me but every time I breathe I lose a pound.

Jack Kramer: The thing about women is they find it hard to consistently handle the pressure. Some would say they’re not built for it.

Billie Jean King: Of course it’s big! The one thing that man knows how to do is hustle.

Announcer: It’s not that women can’t play tennis; it’s that they can’t handle the pressure. Maybe this will put an end to women asking for the same pay.

Announcer: A rather easy triumph over motherhood and woman kind.

Billie Jean King: You’re a good man, Larry.
Larry King: You’re a good woman.
Billie Jean King: I wish that were true.
Larry King: Just focus on the match. Everything else can wait.

Bobby Riggs: I’m going to be on the cover of Time magazine. Won Wimbledon three times, never got on the cover of Time.

Billie Jean King to Jack Kramer:   With Bobby it’s all show, but with you, it’s real. It’s when we dare to want a little bit more, just a little bit of what you have, that’s what you can’t stand.

Billie Jean King: Is your father better than your mother just because he’s a man? Because that’s what you’re saying.

Bobby Riggs: I underestimated you.

Billie Jean King: I’m not sure I’m ready for all of this.
Ted: I think you’re more ready than you know.

Ted: Someday we will be free to be who we are and love who we love.

Ted: Times change. You should know. You just changed them.

 

 

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