120 Hot Rod Quotes on Dreams and Persistence

Whatever your goal is in life, we’re sure these Hot Rod quotes will inspire you to dream high and never back down.

Hot Rod is an American comedy film released in 2007. It is a film about an amateur stuntman in constant rivalry with his stepfather, who always made fun of him.

Rod Kimble, the protagonist, is a character who genuinely believes that he can succeed in anything he wants to do.

He is an ambitious man whose determination never falters whatever failure he experiences.

If you are curious about the movie or want to revisit the lines, don’t miss out on reading our collection below. 

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Best Hot Rod Quotes

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1. “You have only to believe if you wish to achieve. That rhymed, unintentional.” – Rod Kimble 

2. “Life is pain. We’ve got to scrape the joy from it every chance we get.” – Rod Kimble

3. “I needed to think about last night, so I galloped into a wooded glen, and after punch-dancing out my rage and suffering an extremely long and very painful fall, I realized what has to be done.” – Rod Kimble

4. “Play the victim, and you will be the victim.” – Frank Powell

5. “Whatever happened to ‘Live as a team. Die as a team?'” – Dave McLean

6. “Never underestimate your opponent.” – Frank Powell

7. “Don’t you ever tell me how to live my life again!” – Rico Brown

8. “It’s a sham, okay? There’s no such thing as a team. You live and die alone.” – Rod Kimble

9. “Tai Chi teaches that if you focus your body and mind, you’ll be able to perform at the peak of your abilities.” – Denise Harris

10. “Every relationship has its ups and downs.” – Denise Harris

11. “Who cares what anyone thinks?” – Denise Harris

12. “I’d rather die than live in a world where I can’t kick your ass.” – Rod Kimble 

13. “You’re wrong, Frank. I’m not a kid. I’m a man. I am going to get you better, and then I’m going to beat you to death!” – Rod Kimble

14. “You don’t get it, do you, Denise? I used to be legit. In fact, I was too legit. I was too legit to quit. But now, I’m not legit. I’m un-legit, and for that reason, I must quit.” – Rod Kimble 

15. “Life is short. Stunt it!” – Rod Kimble

Memorable Hot Rod Quotes and Conversations

16. “Frank, I’m going to get you better, you old sack of shit, and then, I’m going to uncork the ass beating of a lifetime on you! And you will respect me! Peace!” – Rod Kimble

17. “I’ve been drinking green tea all goddamn day!” – Rico Brown

18. Rod Kimble: “You look pretty.”

Denise Harris: “What?”

Rod Kimble: “I said you look shitty.”

19. “Wow, that’s pretty racist but correct. I’ll see you later.” – Rod Kimble

20. “It’s nice to see him smiling again.” – Marie Powell

21. “Do you see what you’re doing to him? You’re making him upset. How important is this to you, huh? I don’t even cry, and look at me. You’re about to make tears come out of my face. Who am I supposed to build ramps for? Who am I supposed to build ramps for now?” – Rico Brown

22. “Yoohoo, shit heads. I found this bag of fireworks in the men’s restroom. Would you guys like to light them off?” – Rico Brown

23. “Who do you think would win in a fight between a grilled cheese and a taco?” – Rod Kimble

24. “You know, pools are perfect for holding water.” – Dave McLean

25. “You’re gonna look like a champion, Rod.” – Kevin Powell

26. “Hey, everybody! I got some awesome news. We have a new crew member today, Denise. So I thought it would be fun if we all went around and said our name and a little something about ourselves.” – Rod Kimble

27. “I go to church every goddamn Sunday, and you bring the demons out in me!” – Rico Brown

28. “I’m just kidding. I could hear you. It was just really mean.” – Rod Kimble

29. “Oh my God, shut up! Okay? I’m just going to do it for you. Denise, this is the crew. Dave is the mechanic. Rico makes the ramps. Kevin is team manager slash videographer. None of them party, right? Got it? Let’s party!” – Rod Kimble

30. “He won’t be smiling when I murder him!” – Rod Kimble

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31. “Well, I think the grilled cheese sandwich, in a fair fight. But if it was prison rules, I’d put my money on the taco.” – Denise Harris

32. “I had that weird dream again last night where I am in a castle, and 1000 wizards are coming at me, and the only way to kill them is to punch them as hard as I can in the face, and then, when I’m done, all their little wizard wives came out and wanted me to just have sex with them. Which is kinda weird.” – Rico Brown

33. Rod Kimble: “So how did he die?”

Marie Powell: “He choked on some pie.”

Rod Kimble: “What? Come on! Seriously?”

Marie Powell: “He wanted to win that contest so badly.”

34. “My balls itch more than a flea on a Jack Russel terrier!” – Rico Brown

35. Kevin Powell: “Hey, Rod, what’s that song about a grandma getting run over by a reindeer?”

Rod Kimble: “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer?”

36. “Please believe, I do my laundry with no pants on!” – Rod Kimble

37. “Never sneak up on a man who’s been in a chemical fire.” – Frank Powell

38. “I’m a go drop some dumpage.” – Rico Brown

39. “Got it, sensei. I have a question. Is there a Tai Chi move that would make a grown man crap his pants and not know why?” – Rod Kimble

40. Rod Kimble: “Did you reinforce the take-off ramp?”

Kevin Powell: “No, we didn’t have time.”

Rod Kimble: “Cool.”

41. “I’m kind of grumpy today, dude. I didn’t get a lot of sleep last night having those dreams again.” – Rico Brown

42. “Have fun being married to Satan!” – Rod Kimble

43. “You know I have a hormone disorder!” – Rod Kimble

44. “Balls, man. We just ran over a small bus.” – Dave McLean

45. “Oh, man, he hit his ass with a parking cone. Nice.” – Dave McLean

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Embarrassing Hot Rod Quotes That Will Make You Laugh

46. “My name is Rod, and I like to party. All right, Dave, you’re up.” – Rod Kimble

47. “Please don’t let me embarrass myself in front of Denise.” – Rod Kimble

48. “Wow, Rod, I can’t believe she said yes.” – Kevin Powell

49. “I am genuinely sorry about the window!” – Rod Kimble

50. “When you’re going on a date, you put on a shirt and ride your bike to the date!” – Rod Kimble

51. “Prepare to be dazzled!” – Rico Brown

52. Dave McLean: “I’m gonna be honest with you, Rod. You look like a giant eagle with fire all around you, and you’ve got a mountain for a face.”

Rod Kimble: “I’m guessing that’s the drugs, Dave.”

53. “Man, Rod! I am just green with jealous rage right now.” – Dave McLean

54. “Who wants to see me do a big-ass stunt!” – Rod Kimble

55. “It’s bouncing around the web like a beach ball at a Nickelback concert.” – Kevin Powell

56. “Hey, Denise, have I ever shown you a picture of my dead dad?” – Rod Kimble

57. “My name is Dave, and I am the stuntman.” – Dave McLean

58. “Is that Sully? Babe, I’ve got to go, say what up to Sully. Hey Sullivan, you chode. I owe you a shot in the nuts.” – Jonathan Ault

59. “I’m not going to lie to you, Rod. That move does exist, but you’re not ready for it yet.” – Denise Harris

60. “You’re the next Douglas Bubbletrousers!” – Rod Kimble

Hot Rod Quotes on Being a Stuntman

61. “We’re going to jump 15 buses.” – Rod Kimble

62. “That’s him? He looks so nice. He was a stuntman?” – Denise Harris

63. “You’re a terrible stuntman!” – Furious Boss

64. “The safe word is ‘hhhwhiskey.'” – Rod Kimble

65. “Frank, I know you’re sleeping, but I just wanted you to know the training is going really great. My reflexes are sharp, I’m crazy agile, and I have a date. So, anyways, that’s the update. Sleep tight.” – Rod Kimble

66. “What do you mean he’s not here? He’s team manager!” – Rod Kimble

67. “It’s actually one more than Evel Knievel jumped, Rico. I know. I checked online.” – Rod Kimble

68. “One afternoon, he set out to jump 10 milk trucks. He nailed the take-off, but when he landed, something terrible happened. His front tire exploded like a cannonball, and his handlebars went straight through his head. Blood was everywhere. His teeth were ground down to a powder, and the front of his face exploded out the back of his skull. He died instantly the next day.” – Rod Kimble

69. Rico Brown: “Man, I don’t really know about having a girl on the team, man.”

Dave McLean: “Alright, Rico, listen. Um, there’s an ancient Italian maxim that roughly translates to 70. ‘He who is resistant to change is destined to perish.’ So, why don’t you try to open up that mind of yours, you know? It’s like, look at Kevin, I mean, he real mature, man.”

70. “Looks like you got stood up, huh?” – Jonathan Ault

71. “Now I know she doesn’t look like much, but trust me, man, she’s got some kick, a lot.” – Dave McLean

72. “Souls of the animal kingdom! Eagle, fox, bottlenose dolphin, octopus, house cat! Okay, let’s jump this jump!” – Rod Kimble

73. “Yeah, uh, we were, uh, worried that the moped might not be fast enough to clear the jump, so uh.” – Dave McLean

74. “What was it, Kev? Jealousy? You couldn’t take everyone loving my stunts and thinking you’re short?” – Rod Kimble

75. “There’s one more thing, Rod. I know how you like explosions, and showmanship, and stuff, so I rigged the whole jump with fireworks. And I got you this rock to represent all my hard work.” – Rico Brown

Sweet Hot Rod Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

76. “I miss you, daddy.” – Rod Kimble

77. “Rod, are you okay?” – Kevin Powell

78. “Old man, young heart!” – Frank Powell

79. “They’ve done it! They’ve raised $50,000 for Frank’s conveniently priced surgery!” – Barry Pasternak

80. “Rod knows my name! Rod knows my name! Rod knows my name!” – Richardson 

81. “Now, who’s with me? Good. Now, let’s celebrate.” – Rod Kimble

82. “We don’t talk much, do we? Kathy, was it? My name’s Rod. I do awesome stunts all the time with my friends. You probably didn’t know that, and you probably have lots of cool stuff about you that I don’t know. Point is, if you don’t sit down with someone and really talk and get to know them, you’ll never find those things out. So what do you say? Want to make this thing official?” – Rod Kimble

83. “We did it, Richardson!” – Rod Kimble

84. “Yeah, I do. Stay sweet.” – Rod Kimble

85. “Mom, have you seen my hip pads?” – Rod Kimble

Hilarious Hot Rod Quotes

86. “Denise, you were right. The taco won.” – Rod Kimble

87. “A cooked goose for everyone! Hahaha!” – Scrooge

88. Rico Brown: “I hope you enjoy the show.”

Frank Powell: “I can assure you I won’t.”

89. “Now, I don’t want to say that kiss was hot, but if the boner police are here, I want a lawyer!” – Barry Pasternak

90. Rod Kimble: “All great men have mustaches!”

Frank Powell: “Yeah, but real men actually grow them!”

91. “Yeah, you could pretty much just toss that after the fireworks go off, it’s cool.” – Rico Brown

92. “Right, totally. You guys should break up.” – Rod Kimble

93. “Aw, man. That just shatters my entire universe.” – Dave McLean

94. “Rod’s crew is running to his side. I, for one, hope none of them had a fight with Rod this morning because he is more than likely dead.” – Barry Pasternak

95. “Come on, Richardson. You’re being a tool.” – Dave McLean

96. Rod Kimble: “Cool beans?”

Kevin Powell: “Cool beans.”

97. “Ancestors protect me.” – Rod Kimble

98. “Why is Rod kissing his sister, man?” – Dave McLean

99. “Oh, the safety word didn’t help.” – Rod Kimble

100. “Well, maybe I’ll pick up a box of dong bags so we can knock boots later.” – Jonathan Ault

Hot Rod Quotes That Will Catch Your Attention

101. “I need to go to my quiet place!” – Rod Kimble

102. “Here I am, Frank. Get ready to meet your maker. Oh, God. We hadn’t even started yet.” – Rod Kimble

103. “I’ve got a tattoo here that fully illustrates my point. It’s of this rebellious young man, and he’s urinating on an FM radio, and then this other stream of urine is going onto that television set. Implausible, I know, but I like to think that he had sex the night before, and a little bit of residue is blocking his urethra, allowing the urine to flow in two separate directions.” – Barry Pasternak

104. “What’s going on? Is this some sort of interactive theater art piece?” – Rod Kimble

105. Rod Kimble: “Gods of war.”

Kevin Powell: “May your hammer be mighty.”

106. “I decided to get on my bench grinder, and a piece of metal flew up and hit me right in the eye. It was pretty awesome, and that brings us to now.” – Dave McLean

107. “No, Kevin, I know, for a fact, you don’t party.” – Rod Kimble

108. “You guys, the bathroom here is nuts.” – Dave McLean

109. “I’m officially kicking off Phase Two: Operation Fiscal Jackhammer.” – Rod Kimble

110. “Yeah, but it’s also just kind of weird seeing you drive this minivan.” – Dave McLean

Hot Rod Quotes That Show the Characters’ Quirks

111. “Your video made me look like an idiot.” – Rod Kimble

112. “There are no tools in this pool.” – Richardson

113. “I’m going in for a vitamin water. Should I make that dos?” – Jonathan Ault

114. “Sorry, Rod, what was that?” – Kevin Powell

115. “This is my hat now! This is totally my hat!” – Rico Brown

116. “No! I’m the only one who parties!” – Rod Kimble

117. “Why I’m saying what, what way?” – Rod Kimble

118. “Hey, Rod, thanks for the ride.” – Dave McLean

119. “Thanks, Rico. Hey, have you seen Kevin anywhere?” – Rod Kimble

120. “So, Denise, tell me about Jonathan. What’s that dude all about?” – Rod Kimble

Did These Hot Rod Quotes Push You to Reach Your Dreams?

Our passion often drives us to achieve our aspirations in life. But sometimes, constant failures in the process of reaching our dreams discourage us from continuing.

It is undeniably frustrating when we can’t seem to get things right, and it robs us of imagining the futures we want. We hope these quotes were able to remind you to keep on trying to reach your goals. Despite Rod Kimble’s continuous unsuccessful attempts in his career, he never lost sight of his ambitions.

Always remember that every failure is an opportunity to learn. Without these experiences, we will never grow. So, try again, and you are already one step closer to your dreams!

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