'Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner' - Penny
When it came time for their final dance, Johnny takes hold of Baby’s hands and says to her dad: “Nobody puts baby in a corner.” The quote has come to define the entire movie, and joins a short list classic American film lines that will live on for generations.
'Look, Spaghetti Arms. This Is My Dance Space. This Is Your Dance Space. I Don’t Go Into Yours, You Don’t Go Into Mine. You Gotta Hold The Frame” - Johnny
Here, Johnny offers Baby (and all of us) a good tip on professionalism while sharing one of the foremost lessons in ballroom dancing. We’re all better dancers thanks to this bossy line from Swayze’s smooth character.
'You Just Put Your Pickle On Everybody’s Plate, College Boy, And Leave The Hard Stuff To Me' - Johnny
The womanizing waiter, Robby Gould, gets served by Johnny, who isn’t afraid to say exactly what’s on his mind.
'Oh, Come On, Ladies. God Wouldn’t Have Given You Maracas If He Didn’t Want You To Shake ’Em' - Penny
This hilarious quote comes courtesy of Penny, the former Rockette, who reminds us all to embrace our bodies and that sometimes you’ve just got to let loose.
'No, The-The Way He Saved Her. I-I Mean, I-I Could Never Do Anything Like That. That Was Somethin’. I Mean, The Reason People Treat Me Like I’m Nothin’ Is Because I’m Nothin’' - Johnny
Johnny delivers this heartbreaking line to Baby who quickly comes to his rescue with the reply: “That’s not true! You, you’re everything.”
'Now, You’ll Hurt Me If You Don’t Trust Me, Alright?' -Johnny
As Baby and Johnny continue to perfect their moves, the resident heartthrob delivers another important piece of advice that we could all easily apply to many situations.
'I Am Doing This To Save Your A**, But What I Really Want To Do Is Drop You On It' - Baby
A whole new Baby emerges when she finds her voice and delivers this zinger to Johnny.
'It’s Not On The One, It’s Not The Mambo. It's A Feeling; A Heartbeat' – Johnny
Johnny seals his swoon-worthy status in an instant when he places Baby’s hand on his heart and delivers yet another great line about dancing that one could easily apply to real life.
“Me? I’m Scared Of Everything. I’m Scared Of What I Saw, I’m Scared Of What I Did, Of Who I Am, And Most Of All I’m Scared Of Walking Out Of This Room And Never Feeling The Rest Of My Whole Life The Way I Feel When I’m With You' - Baby
Baby’s moment of vulnerability comes when she delivers this devastatingly romantic line to Johnny as sexual tension between them grows beyond control.