Happy Gilmore was released 25 years ago today (February 16.) All these years later, the film’s plentiful amount of one-liners still hold up and are still often used.

Want proof? Scroll through the ten quotes from Happy Gilmore below and judge for yourself.


“Why don’t I go eat some hay? I can make things out of clay, or lay by the bay. I just may. Whaddya say?”

“You could trouble me for a warm glass of shut the hell up!” 

“You’re gonna die, clown!”

“What? Friends listen to ‘Endless Love’ in the dark.”

“It’s all in the hips.” 

“Just tap it in.”

“Damn you people! Go back to your shanties!”

Where were you on that one dips—?” 

“I eat pieces of s— like you for breakfast!” “You eat pieces of s— for breakfast?”

“The price is wrong, b—!”


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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights