Taxi Driver Quotes and Sayings

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Taxi Driver Movie 
Robert De Niro
Still from Movie Taxi Driver

A dark movie directed by Martin Scorsese which portraits the loneliness and violent leading character. Starring Robert De Niro as Travis playing the role of a tortured, ex-Marine taxi driver. However, Travis Bickle acts as a guardian angel for a young girl in particularly a prostitute. Even the character brilliant taxi driver quotes are terrific.

Taxi Driver Quotes by Travis Bickle

Taxi Driver Quotes from the Robert De Niro movie

Twelve hours of work and I still can’t sleep. Damn. Days go on and on. They don’t end.”

Each night when I return the cab to the garage, I have to clean the cum off the back seat. Some nights, I clean off the blood.”

Loneliness has followed me my whole life. Everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s, lonely man.”

I realize now how much she’s just like the others – cold and distant, and many people are like that. Women for sure. They’re like a union.”

“Someday, A Real Rain Will Come And Wash All This Scum Off The Streets.”

I think someone should just take this city and just… just flush it down the f***in’ toilet.”

Loneliness has followed me my whole life. Everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s, lonely man. June 8th. My life has taken another turn again. The days can go on with regularity over and over, one day indistinguishable from the next. A long continuous chain. Then suddenly, there is a change.”
Travis Bickle

Markedly, the movie proved to be one of the great movies in history. Although it looked director Scorsese and screenwriter Paul Schrader portraying their psychological inspiration (“I just knew I had to make this film,” Scorsese would later say). In spite of this, Robert De Niro’s act is a chilling performance. As much as one of the most memorably intense and strong realized characters ever committed to film.

I try to steal from the best. Suck it all in. ‘Taxi Driver’ is really a bible for film actors, a master class. A lot of emotional power, a lot of emotional depth but it’s contained and you just see the tip of the iceberg.”
– Sam Rockwell

Quotes by Uber Founder Travis Kalanick

The ability for somebody to put their arm out and get a taxi is fundamentally different than having a 10-minute pickup time. It just is.”
– Travis Kalanick

There’s been so much corruption and so much cronyism in the taxi industry and so much regulatory capture, that if you ask for permission upfront for something that’s already legal, you’ll never get it.”
– Travis Kalanick

Checkout: Quotes from “V for Vendetta” (2006) movie

Taxi Driver Quotes by Cab Passenger

Taxi Driver Quotes: Taxi Driver in New York
Source: Medium

Life is like a taxi. The meter just keeps a-ticking whether you are getting somewhere or just standing still.”

The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi.”
– Fred Allen

There used to be a strong belief that if you wanted to know what was really going on in a country, the best thing to do was to go there and ask a taxi driver.”
Michael Korda

 “If someone steals your cab, then it wasn’t your cab”
– Wang

It’s very, very difficult to reinvent yourself when you’re 40 or 50, whether you are a taxi driver who now needs to become a web designer, or anything else. It just becomes more difficult and more scary.”
– Yuval Noah

The one thing you shouldn’t do is try to tell a cab driver how to get somewhere.”
Jimmy Fallon

Driving a cab is not really a nurturing type of relationship. You take people and they tip you, they may not tip you, you don’t know their names, they don’t care about you, you don’t care about them.”
Pam Grier

You take responsibility for your children but you’re not always the taxi driver and that doesn’t make you a bad parent.”
– Karren Brady

I have a driver’s license, but the truth is that I hardly ever drive. I prefer to get around by taxi.”

I’m shocked at being recognized. You go to places you don’t think you would be and still, you are. Taxi drivers often recognize me… but I haven’t got a free ride yet.”
– Dan Stevens

After all, what is your host’s purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they’d have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.”
– O’Rourke

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