Jean Rasczak: Figuring things out for yourself is the only freedom anyone really has. Use that freedom.
Jean Rasczak: You once asked me for advice. You want some now? Never give up a good thing.
Newsreel announcer: Join the Mobile Infantry and save the Galaxy. Service guarantees citizenship. Would you like to know more?
Dizzy Flores: I finally had you, Johny.
Ace Levy: I heard your lieutenant is a real ball buster.
Johnny Rico: Someone asked me once if I knew the difference between a civilian and a citizen. I know now. A citizen has the courage to make the safety of the human race their personal responsibility. Dizzy was my friend. She was a soldier. But most important, she was a citizen of the Federation.
Newsreel announcer: They’ll keep fighting… and they’ll win.
Johnny Rico: These are the rules. Everybody fights, nobody quits. If you don’t do your job I’ll kill you myself. Welcome to the Roughnecks.
Private Sugar Watkins: Rico’s Roughnecks.
Johnny: The only good bug is a dead bug.