American Rhetoric: Movie Speech
"Cool Hand Luke" (1967)
'Captain' Identifies The Problem Behind Luke's Escape
Captain: You gonna get used to wearin' them chains after awhile, Luke. Don't you never stop listenin' to them clinking, cause they gonna remind you of what I've been saying -- for your own good.
Luke: I wish you'd stop being so good to me, Cap'm.
Captain: Don't you ever talk that way to me. Never! Never!
What we've got here is failure to communicate.
Some men, you just can't reach.
So you get what we had here last week -- which is the way he wants it.
Well, he gets it.
And I don't like it anymore than you men.