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Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Gretel McAlbertson: Why are you stealing food?
Ratso Rizzo: I was just, uh, noticing that you're out of salami. I think you oughtta have somebody go over to the delicatessen, you know, bring some more back.
Gretel McAlbertson: Gee, well, you know, it's free. You don't have to steal it.
Ratso Rizzo: Well, if it's free, then I ain't stealin'.


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

John and Mary

John and Mary

John: The great thing is, if men can cook at all, women think it's wonderful.
Mary: Well, it is.
John: No, it's not. It's really a legend. Like sex and black men.


--Dustin Hoffman (as ) in John and Mary

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Ratso Rizzo: Excuse my vulgarity.


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Ratso Rizzo: Frankly, you're beginning to smell and for a stud in New York, that's a handicap.


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Ratso Rizzo: I'm walking here! I'm walking here!


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy


Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Ratso Rizzo: The two basic items necessary to sustain life, are sunshine and coconut milk... didya know that?


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Ratso Rizzo: You know, in my own place, my name ain't Ratso. I mean, it just so happens that in my own place my name is Enrico Salvatore Rizzo.
Joe Buck: Well, I can't say all that.
Ratso Rizzo: Rico, then.


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Ratso Rizzo: You want the word on that brother-and-sister act, Hansel's a fag and Gretel's got the hots for herself, so who cares, right? Load up on the salami.


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Joe Buck: I like the way I look. Makes me feel good, it does. And women like me, goddammit. Hell, the only one thing I ever been good for is lovin'. Women go crazy for me, that's a really true fact! Ratso, hell! Crazy Annie they had to send her away!
Ratso Rizzo: Then, how come you ain't scored once the whole time you been in New York?


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

Midnight Cowboy

[At the gravesite of his father]
Ratso Rizzo: He was even dumber than you. He couldn't even write his whole name. "X," that's what it ought to say on that goddamn headstone, one big lousy "X."


--Dustin Hoffman (as Ratso) in Midnight Cowboy

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