Quotes About John Belushi

"Following Belushi's short career is akin to taking a crash course in modern American comedy."
-- Variety Magazine

"One of the greatest things John gave us, those of us who were a part of his life, was his outrageous sense of the absurd."
-- Rhonda Coullet

"He was a secret square."
-- Tom Schiller

"He was a Gypsy king."
-- Michael O'Donoghue

"John was America's Guest."
-- Dan Aykroyd

"He was a force of nature."
-- Mitch Glazer, Carrie Fischer and about 20 other people when interviewed for the book "Belushi"

"When we filmed Animal House, I found John astonishingly shy and vulnerable. Rather than being a confident, established star, he seemed nervous about meeting everyone, about fitting in."
-- Karen Allen

Quotes By John Belushi

"On stage is the only place where I really know what I'm doing."

"I suggest you go out and buy as many Blues albums as you can."
-- To the audience at the Universal Amphitheatre, first Blues Brothers concert performance.

"Wise Up!"
-- A common phrase John used when signing autographs

Movie Quotes and Memorable Sayings

"Seven years of college down the drain."
-- "Animal House"

"No Coke. Pepsi"
-- Greek restaurant scene, "Saturday Night Live"

"How much for the women? We want to buy the women."
-- "The Blues Brothers"

"But noooooooooooooo!"
-- "Saturday Night Live" weatherman

"I owe it all to little chocolate donuts."
-- "Saturday Night Live," Little Chocolate Donates ad parody

"It's so quiet up here you could hear a mouse get a hard-on."

"Continental Divide"

"Cheezbugha, cheezbugha…"
-- Greek restaurant scene, "Saturday Night Live"

"Over'? Did you say 'over'? Nothing is over until we decide it is! Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? Hell, no!"
-- "Animal House"

"Toga!Toga!"
-- "Animal House"

"Food fight!"
-- "Animal House"